15 Incredible Uses for WD-40 That’ll Blow Your Mind

Who knew that WD-40 can loosen a zipper that's stuck! Even if your zipper isn't stuck but it's becoming difficult to move around WD-40 can help it become compliant again.

15. Loosen zippers

Stubborn zippers on jackets, pants, backpacks, and sleeping bags will become compliant again after you spray them with WD-40. Just spray it on and pull the zipper up and down a few times to distribute the lubricant evenly over all the teeth. If you want to avoid getting the WD-40 on the fabric, spray it on a plastic lid; then pick it up and apply it with an artist’s brush. Clean and lubricate guitar strings.


Who knew WD-40 could assist you with SO many things! From household items to pesky insects and rodents, this spray and versatile item can help you with it all.

When you're packing your bug out bag or survival kit, don't forget to throw in a travel size version of WD-40. You should also store quite a few bottles in your bug out shelter for emergencies! As you have read this spray can be used to help you with just about anything.

For more incredible WD-40 applications visit Readers Digest.

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  1. Rigoberto De La Portilla said:

    yeah call a beekeeper dont exterminate…. relocate

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  2. Chris Johnson said:

    If you click through to the second page, you’ll get a bogus virus warning, a phishing scam. Don’t waste your time.

  3. Doug Finch said:

    Use that stuff on your clothes…. They will Smell you a mile away…. Not what you Want…. When surviving

  4. Mike Dunger said:

    Just be aware, WD-40 will absolutely DISSOLVE grease. Don’t ever use it on a wheel bearing or such because you’ll soon be replacing the bearing.

  5. Travis Boucher said:

    WD 40 will remove oil based paint from your hands, minus the harsh chemicals. The primary ingredient? Fish oil.

  6. Max Campbell said:

    Please don’t put it on your shoes if your hiking in the wilderness we don’t need that getting into the environment any more than it already does

  7. Pete C Anderson said:

    Got all sticky adhesive of plexiglass. Let set for 10 minutes and wipe away all goooo.

  8. Cliff Caro said:

    war department composition 40. bailing wire. Duct tape. J&B weld. Now you can fix the world.

  9. Daniel Payton said:

    Lol. Mind=NOT BLOWN. WD40 is a joke compared to similar products. WD40 is absolete

  10. Sawa Cheroke said:

    Silicone is toxic remember all the silicone boobies and all the problems there soaks through your shoes through your skin and wa-lady problems