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Clean Crayon Stains From A Clothes Dryer Drum


If you have accidentally washed and dried crayons with your load of laundry, then chances are you will have crayon residue stuck on your clothes dryer drum. With a little WD-40 and some scrubbing, it should come off in no time.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 15 Minutes

Here's How:

  1. Spray WD-40 on the damp cloth rag; do NOT spray directly into the dryer. Use caution with a gas dryer.
  2. Wipe the crayon marks off the inside of the drum.
  3. Rinse cloth rag with water. Wipe the drum with the damp cloth.
  4. Run dry, old rags through the dryer to make sure that all the crayon residue is gone.
  5. If you have a gas dryer, leave the door open to dry out for a day before running.


  1. WD-40 can be purchased at most grocery, hardware, or auto parts stores.
  2. WD-40 is flammable so use caution. Do NOT spray on or near the pilot light.

What You Need

  • WD-40
  • Cloth Rag
  • Water

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