I was tired of flies coming into my house, but I discovered a trick to repel them – & you can keep the windows open | The Sun

A WOMAN has gone viral on TikTok after sharing a brilliant hack to keep pesky flies away from your home – and yes, you can even keep the windows open.

With summer now in full force, there's another, less welcome guest – annoying flies buzzing their way into your property.

And one social media user, @curiousk_24, was also familiar with the problem – until she discovered a genius trick to repel them.

The woman also shared the hack on TikTok, where it's gone viral, racking up more than a whopping 1.1million views in just three days.

The trick, she claimed, is brilliant for those who prefer to keep their windows open during the warm months.

''If you have a problem with flies coming in your house in the summer and you like your doors and windows open, fill a bag of water.

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''Hang it up somewhere near the opening by your door or your windows.''

She then proceeded to explain the logic behind this trick: ''The flies think it's wasps' nests – and will not come anywhere near.

''I’ve had it up for 4 days and my doors and windows wide open and I’m amazed as not a single fly or wasp or bee in my house it works,'' the TikTok user continued in the comments.

Although the simple life-changing trick worked for her, the water bag hack might not perform so well for everyone, she warned.

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With over a million views, the video has taken the internet by storm, and has seen many people thanking the woman.

''Nice one, I’ll give it a go,'' one viewer was keen to try for themselves.

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Another commented: ''ahh I wonder why my neighbour had that out of his window [laughing emoji] thank you I know now.''

However, not everyone was sold on the trick and some even claimed it was a total flop.

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''Tried it and it doesn’t work,'' read a negative review.

Someone else was sceptical and pointed out: ''So what I’m hearing is that it will attract wasps instead.''

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