WD-40 is a bit of an elusive product. The ingredients are secret (but the makers do tell you what’s not in it), it was first conceived as an industrial rust-prevention solvent, and now it’s likely the can left idly on your workbench until a door starts squeaking.
But WD-40 is actually quite useful all over the house. The company claims it has 2000 uses, and Porch recently tried four of WD-40’s tricks for dealing with spotty, scuffed, and stuck-on messes. Carolyn Forte, director of the Cleaning Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute, agrees that WD-40 can be worth keeping in your cleaning arsenal. She says she would try it on a stainless steel sink: “I bet a light coating would help water bead up and roll off to prevent spotting.”
Watch the video above to learn all of the tips.