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

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.

The woman took it to TikTok to share the hack, where the clip has taken the internet by storm

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The woman took it to TikTok to share the hack, where the clip has taken the internet by stormCredit: Getty – Contributor
The TikTok user claimed a bag full of water will keep pesky flies away from your home

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The TikTok user claimed a bag full of water will keep pesky flies away from your homeCredit: TikTok/@curiousk_24

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.

”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.

”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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