What happens if you burn a match in the toilet?

When you push open your toilet door, do you smell a very strong, unpleasant odor? Yes, it is a nuisance that can occur at any time. To get rid of this unpleasant smell, you do not need to use chemical sprays, which are usually toxic.

My grandmother recommended this curious trick to get rid of these odors naturally. Do you have any idea what it is? It is a method that consists of burning a match and leaving it in the toilet.

How is it done?

Take a box of matches and take out a stick.
Light it by breaking it gently.
Then blow gently to turn it off.
Next, place the unlit match in a small bowl in your toilet.
What’s the score?

And there you have it, in a single gesture, the bad odors have completely disappeared from the toilet.

In just a few seconds, bad odors are gone thanks to a stick of matches, and it is truly incredible.

Thanks to this simple natural trick, you can get rid of those odors without resorting to chemical deodorants.

You just have to remember to always have a box of matches on hand at home or when you are a guest at a friend’s house.

This way you can solve the odor problem in the blink of an eye.

Avoid throwing the match down the toilet

When you have blown out the match, avoid flushing it down the toilet. It is dangerous, can clog pipes and is not environmentally friendly. Especially if you have a septic tank. Throwing unnecessary waste down the drain can cause clogs.

Ideally, when you burn matches in the toilet, you should prepare a small plate in the water tank to deposit the waste. More specifically, the sticks of unlit matches. And when it’s full, throw them in the trash.

Why use this trick in the toilet?

Matches are not only used to light a fire. They can come to your rescue to neutralize bad toilet odors thanks to sulfur.

When you strike a match, you have to light it, and it is the sulfur it releases that will eliminate unwanted odors from the toilet. But there is also the smoke it gives off, which captures bad odors and acts as an environmental deodorant.