If you want to extend the shelf life of your razors, rub some Vaseline on them. Rub some on and then wipe it off and make sure the razor is completely dry when you do it. Any moisture or wetness will make it rust.
Next time you are painting, Vaseline can help you keep paint off of your door knobs. Rub Vaseline on door knobs, hinges and other areas that you want to keep paint free. Then when you are done, rub it off and voila!
If you don’t have any leather polish lying around, reach for Vaseline instead. You can use it to shine your shoes, bags, belts, jackets and any other leather you own! Your leather goods will look as good as new without spending a lot of money.
Candles can change the entire atmosphere of a room, but wax all over your candlesticks can look tacky. Next time, put petroleum jelly inside the candle holders before you put the candles in. Then when you blow out the candles, you can pop the wax out nice and easy.
Even more so than above, don’t also you hate when your wood furniture get watermark rings all over it? If you want to get rid of them, apply Vaseline and let it sit overnight. Then watch as you simply wipe the watermark away!
Are pesky ants getting into your pet’s food bowls? Put a little ring of Vaseline around their bowls. The ants will no longer attempt to get to the food because they won’t want to cross the line of Vaseline.
How about when you go to open a window and it gets stuck. It creaks and it squeaks and it’s almost impossible to slide or pry open. Take a small paintbrush and line the window sash channel with some Vaseline and your window will slide freely.
Before you throw away a lipstick-stained napkin or shirt, try this trick. Before you wash them, blot a little petroleum jelly on the stain. Then wash as you usually would and the stains will disappear like that!
Before you store bikes or unused strollers in the garage to sit, take some Vaseline and apply it to the chrome parts. When it’s time to take them out, they will be rust-free, no matter how long they are sitting in there. You can use this trick for any stored machinery in your garage.
Have you ever had a really hard time unscrewing a light bulb? And then when you finally get it to unscrew the metal base remains in the socket and you are left holding the glass in your hand? Well, Apply Vaseline to the base of the bulb before screwing it in and that will fix everything.