5 More Things To Do with WD-40 (1/7)

Often kept in the garage, WD-40 is capable of so much more than lubricating machinery. Here are five creative uses for you to try out around the home.

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WD-40

In 1953 WD-40 – which literally stands for Water Displacement 40th Attempt – was designed for metal lubrication and to prevent corrosion. 58-years later it has become a regular household item, and is nearly as common as duct tape. Fortunately, WD-40 has many other household uses, and we’ve found a few that might come in handy. Just remember to keep it away from open flames and use in a well ventilated area. (Photo courtesy of FHKE/Creative Commons Flickr)

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