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From fixing a squeaky door to making it a little bit easier to shovel your snow, you’ll be surprised at just how versatile cooking spray can be. We wanted to share how to use cooking spray to solve a bunch of non-cooking problems.

We wanted to share how to use cooking spray to solve a bunch of non-cooking problems.

How to Use Cooking Spray to Solve 13 Problems



Quiet a squeaky door with a little spritz of cooking spray.

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via Good Housekeeping

Spray your snow shovel with oil to keep snow from sticking to it while you’re shoveling.

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via Listoic

The Versatility of Cooking Spray

Unstick a lock with a spritz of cooking spray. Alternatively, spray your key with the cooking oil before inserting it into the lock.

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via Living Like You

Need to dry your nails faster? Nonstick cooking spray can help you do that!

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via DIY Home Things

Spray your cheese grater with cooking spray before grating the cheese. It makes cleanup so much easier!

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via Time for Crafts

Spray your blender blades with cooking spray before blending. Easy cleanup? Yes, please.

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via The Blonde Cook

DIY projects can be messy. Remove the paint from your hands with a spritz of cooking spray.

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via The Creek Line House

Put cooking spray on your lawn mower blades so grass slides right off when cleaning.

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via Who Knew

Remove soap scum from your shower doors with a light coating of cooking spray. What?! The cooking spray breaks down the soap scum, and you’ll use Dawn dish detergent to remove the cooking spray for a clear, streak-free shower door.

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via Instructables

Keep your candle holders free of waxy buildup. Spray the inside before dropping the candle in.

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via Real Simple

How many white or clear bowls have you stained with red pasta sauce when reheating in the microwave? Prevent that problem once and for all by applying a coat of cooking spray before reheating your food.

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via Made From Pinterest

Get your stainless steel appliances gleaming! Add cooking spray to a soft, lint free cloth, and wipe it over the steel surface. It’ll look so shiny!

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via Thrifty Fun

Coat knives with cooking spray to keep food from sticking while you’re chopping.

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via Ask Chef Dennis

Did you know that little can of vegetable oil could do so much? Share our cooking spray tips with a friend!

You'd be surprised at just how versatile cooking spray can be. Check out how to use cooking spray to solve 13 problems around the house.