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Mom shares a simple paper towel trick that will permanently ban flies from your home


As the weather improves, unfortunately, so does the number of flies buzzing in and around your home.

And although people have limited success with mosquito nets, traps, and swatters, one mom found a brilliant way to get rid of flies from your home for good.

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The Silva family matriarch shared a smart way to get rid of fliesCredit: Tik Tok/ _thesilvafamily
Mom shares a simple paper towel trick that will permanently ban flies from your home

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Because flies can’t see white, she claimed, a paper towel can be used to catch them quickly and effectively.Credit: Tik Tok/ _thesilvafamily

The Silva family matriarch took to the family’s TikTok page to share the clever hack, as she explained: “One thing about flies is that they can’t see color. white.

“All you have to do is put a white paper towel in the palm of your hand, slowly approach the fly, and grab it.

“Try it yourself!”

” Oh my God ! You mean I wasted my time walking around the house? one person commented on the video.

Mom shares a simple paper towel trick that will permanently ban flies from your home
Mom shares a simple paper towel trick that will permanently ban flies from your home

While another asked: “So why the hell did they make red, yellow, orange or pink fly swatters?”

“Dazzling,” wrote a third, to which the mum replied, “David kept swearing it worked and it still works.”

“I’ll give it a try next time I see a fly,” someone else added.

Another person insisted it had nothing to do with the color of the paper towel but with the speed at which the hand moves, writing: “They can’t feel the slow movements.

“So what I mean is you just need to use your hand.”

“I think it’s more the speed than the color but I could be wrong,” another wrote.

Mom shares a simple paper towel trick that will permanently ban flies from your home
Mom shares a simple paper towel trick that will permanently ban flies from your home

“Flies have hair that senses the wind created by quick attacks, so they fly away.”

“Brother found a loophole,” someone else said.



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