Flies coming inside your home have to be the most annoying thing ever, they have so much space outside why the need to come inside and bug us?
But now you'll never need to worry again as a Mrs Hinch fan has shared an incredibly easy hack that doesn't cost you anything – apart from some loose change.
Sharing a picture of a clear plastic bag filled with water and coins hanging by a window she said she'd had great results and branded the trick "amazing".
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As the weather gets warmer and we're more likely to leave a door or window open to let in a breeze, the pesky flies always seem to slip through the gaps.
But if you hang the bag by the frames according to science flies don't like water and the reflection in the coins puts them off from coming inside!
The Mrs Hinch fan wrote in the Facebook group Hinch Army Cleaning Tips : "Well after seeing someone post about the water filled bag & coins to stop the flies I thought I’d give it a try.
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"We normally always have about 5/6 small flies just flying about in the middle of the kitchen. So annoying. Well since the bag has been up I haven’t had a single fly in the kitchen! Amazing.
She later added: "Following so many comments I have no idea how it works or exactly where you’re supposed to put the bag but all I know is since I’ve had it in the window I haven’t had any flies in the kitchen since. Someone else posted this (thank you)…"
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After a little bit of research the original poster then added: "Posting how it works: The water and the pennies create a prism that reflects colors, and also projects the image of the water.
"Flies don't like water, and they don't like the colours given off from the pennies. Flies have compound eyes so the bags look like a giant body of water to them, therefore they leave."
Others were quick to share in their own success: "Well just tried this 2 small sandwich bags, water and few coins on back door near to where cat food goes..there were a few flies but not seen 1 since- around half an hour is this coincidence or magic?"
One woman said her husband tried this on his campervan: "My other half took this to another level last year camping!"
Some said alternatives like getting a Venus fly trap plant or burning incense were also as affective.
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