30 Everyday Problems You Can Solve With Petroleum Jelly

3. Pesky squirrels

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Use petroleum jelly to keep squirrels away from the bird feeder. Apply it to the pole, and the squirrels won’t be able to climb up the slippery surface.

WD-40 will also do the trick.

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