3 WD-40® Uses You Need to Know About…

We’ve been using our WD-40 blog to create a hub of knowledge for our customers and tell you guys about ALL THE USES a can of WD-40 Sprays2Ways has; and trust us, there are many!

WD-40 can be used as a cleaning product, lubricant, and anti-corrosive solution. Its name actually stands for “Water Displacement – 40th Attempt.”

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WD-40 performs five basic functions: It cleans, displaces moisture, penetrates, lubricates, and protects. These functions can be expanded for use on a variety of items in and around your home.

Below we have selected another 3 Uses you may not have known about!

WD-40 cleans and lubricates metal Guitar Strings

We’ve been told many times by our consumers that applying a little Wd-40 to guitar strings increases performance and life. Try it!

uses wd 40 guitar strings

WD-40 helps to untangle Jewellery

Untangling jewellery that’s been sat in a jewellery box can be really frustrating and time consuming. Used in small amounts, WD-40 should help you untangle the mess in no time at all.

uses tangled jewellery


WD-40 cleans and protects Sports Equipment

You may see the guys in your gym looking after the equipment with a trusted can of WD-40; the same applies to your sports equipment at home. WD-40 can be used to remove unwanted dirt and decals from bicycles, and can lubricate your chain and gears as well. You can use WD-40 to protect your dirt bike, thus guarding against excessive mud; it can be used on watercraft to protect against corrosion and expel moisture. It’s also great for cleaning golf clubs.

uses wd 40 bike

Have a look at our WD-40 Bike products https://wd40.co.uk/bike/ and see how WD-40 can help keep you and your bike out and about this winter!


The uses shown and described for WD-40 Multi-Use Product were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using WD-40 Company products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.

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