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Welcome back to the hub of life hacks once again. In this enlightening article I will be exposing the very easy steps to unlock your padlock without destroying nor rendering it useless and of course without the use of your key or should I just say with the use of match sticks. Yes! the everyday match sticks you use in your kitchen or in the room to light up a candle, that same and very exact match stick is what am talking about.

But first of all, I would like to warn you not to use it illegitimately for selfish and evil reasons or criminally to break into someone’s property. If you’re caught using this expedient and eye opening article for illegal tenacity. I say verily unto you; You and you alone will be held liable for such offense as this article is set out to only help you access your padlock once again after probably losing the key without of course destroying the padlock and rendering it useless.

Without wasting much of your time and mine as well, since everyone is really busy, let me get started immediately.


how to unlock padlock with match stick

Get a thick, plain, neat white paper and place it on your table. Now get a complete box of match sticks and a small plier or anything you could use to peel off the head or top of each match stick. Ensure that the match sticks are not wet as this would render the whole thing fruitless at the end.

Now peel off all the top, head, or reactive (as you prefer to call it) part of each match sticks found in a single box (that is the part that produces the fire when you strike it on a match box) leaving only one. The reason for leaving one out is that it will help ignite the rest at the end. Just read on

It’s time to crush the match stick in preparation to unlock your padlock without key

After peeling all the required part of each match stick found in a match box onto the surface of the white paper provided, now crush or grind it in order to make it very smooth and suave.



After the whole process of crushing and grinding, get your padlock and pour the crushed suave particles from your match sticks into the orifice found in your padlock (that is the very place where you put your key in order to open it).

Finally, let’s unlock your padlock with just a match stick

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Now get another match stick (a normal match stick with its head or reactive part still very much intact and active) and fit it into that same orifice on your padlock with the reactive portion of the match stick facing outwards towards you and the unreactive part or should I say the tail or end of the match stick directly into the orifice I’ve been talking about.

Thus, it’s now time to unlock the stubborn padlock. Now light the match stick fixed into the opening of the padlock so that it carries fire into the padlock where the grinned and crushed reactive extract of the match sticks were poured earlier. Leave it to finish burning, so that it creates the required heat inside the padlock and watch and be thrilled as your padlock open willingly, its easy right? Yea, I’d bet it is.

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  1. This is a really helpful one…. You’ve just solved my problem on how to unlock my padlock without destroying or rendering it useless.

    Thank you so much for this

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