Never Throw Away Your Condemned Engine Oil Again. See 5 Things You Can Use It For.
Used engine oil is like a gold mine in the right hands. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Whether it’s coming from your car, generator or any other machine it is still valuable so long as you what you can use it for.
If you are still wondering, what good can a used or condemned engine oil do? Allow me properly open your eyes and reveal to you the wonderful uses of this popularly ignored waste product.
There are plenty of uses for used engine oil once it has been cleaned.
Below are the uses of condemned/ used engine oil;
Used engine oil can be used for wood treatment.
Oil doesn’t dry easily, which means you can see the oil coming through. Oil can be used to stabilize wood, stop termite from feeding on it and prevent it from rotting beyond repair.
In the event of a total blackout, oil can be burned to provide light and heat energy to meet immediate needs. It should be noted that this is toxic and it pollutes the air.
But if you desperately need to, you should fill a soda can with oil and use it as a lantern providing that you have cotton rope to use as a wick.
3)Soften And Clean Leather Goods.
Leather products can be difficult to break in, but a bit of used motor oil can help soften it so that the break in time and stress is reduced from a few weeks to a couple of days.
4)Maintain Garden Lawn Tools.
If you have ever left a rake or a lawn mower in the rain by accident, you should know that slick feeling that you get afterwards on the handle.
That is the beginning of the wood decomposition which will eventually lead to splintering. To prevent this, coat the handles with used motor engine oil.
5)Tool Protection Chambers.
Mix oil and sand in a bucket until you have the mixture of oily sand and use as much as possible for your specific needs.
Then store your tools in the bucket, it protects it from rust.
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Originally posted on 16/10/2020 @ 12:13 PM