3 Genius Ways to Clean With Spray Lubricant

Get rid of those stubborn stains with help from an unlikely source.

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Use spray lubricants to clean and degunk items around the house.

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Every household has certain maintenance items that make life just a little easier. An adjustable wrench for example or even a plunger. You don’t think twice about these tools but when a problem arises, you’re glad you have them handy. That’s how I feel about spray lubricant. This multi-use spray is likely sitting somewhere in your garage from the last time you used it to loosen a rusted bolt off your old lawnmower. It’s not just for grease and grime though. Check out these three cleaning hacks you can try at home:

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Clean dirt off of white shoes with spray lubricant and a soft cloth.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Shoe Cleaner

Kids and adults both have trouble keeping their white shoes clean. It seems like no matter how hard you try, dirt and mud will find a way to latch onto your fresh kicks until you finally decide to do something about it.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Cleaning white shoes can be difficult.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Make your shoes look like new again by applying a modest amount of spray lubricant to a soft cloth.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Apply spray lubricant to a soft cloth and scrub the dirt off of your shoes.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Then get to work on scrubbing and you’ll find that not only does the dirt wash away, but the shoe material appears polished and brighter than ever.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

White shoes look like new after being cleaned with spray lubricant.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Writing on the Wall

Even if your child is the next Picasso, that doesn’t mean you have to keep their works of art on your wall.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Use spray lubricant to clean "artwork" off the wall.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Make quick work of this problem by applying spray lubricant to a soft cloth and wipe away all the multi-colored scribble.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Use spray lubricant and a soft cloth to remove drawings on your wall.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Label Remover

Thinking about using that uniquely shaped soda bottle as a vase?

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Soda bottles make for great flower vases. The only problem is the sticker on the outside.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

If so, you’re going to want to remove the label first before getting started.

Apply a generous amount of spray lubricant directly to the bottle as you hold it with a towel.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Apply a generous amount of spray lubricant to the label and let it soak for a few seconds.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Let the bottle sit for just a minute or so and then use a plastic card to scrape the label off the glass.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Use a plastic card to scrap the sticker off the glass bottle.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

The sticky label should slide away easily, leaving you with a glass bottle perfect for your favorite arrangement.

Spray Lubricant Hacks

Spray Lubricant Hacks

With the sticker removed, the glass bottle can now be used as a vase for your favorite flowers.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

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