ARE you struggling with condensation? According to cleaning fans, there’s a ‘crazy’ hack that works like a charm – and the results last a long time too.
This is approximately 2.7 million households, the experts added.
But not only can mould make for an unsightly mess – and reduce the value of your property – the common fungi, as well as dampness, can affect also your health.
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Being exposed to and inhaling the mould spores can cause a range of issues, such as sneezing, a runny nose, red eyes and skin rash.
In some cases moulds can also cause asthma attacks, the health gurus said.
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This happened after one woman, named Kymberly, took to Facebook to seek help, explaining she was having an issue with condensation and described it as being “quite bad”.
She wrote: “Window condensation… how do you all manage to wake up every morning without it.
“It’s on every window at the front of my house and it’s quite bad. Buying a dehumidifier for each room isn’t an option either.”
But although the post was soon inundated with responses, the most cost-effective and unusual trick came from a woman named Hannah – she advised trying a cat litter hack with a sock.
Replying to Kymberly, she said: “I know this sounds crazy.
“But… pop cat litter into old socks and tie at the top, it’s cheap and lasts for ages.
“We use this in our old campervan too, works a treat.”
A fellow cleaning fanatic also urged Kymberly to give the trick a go, instructing: “Buy a bag of cat litter, fill socks with it and place it on each window sill.
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“It will draw in the moisture.”
According to her, you should change the cat litter once a month to keep it working and fresh.
Cleaning hacks and tips
Here are some tips to help you clean your home like a pro: