Mrs Hinch fans reveal the £2.25 solution to get rid of annoying clothes moths

MRS HINCH fans have taken to social media to share the cheap ways they keep moths out of their homes.

You've probably already started noticing them creeping into your home as the weather gets warmer, but there's a simple solution to get rid of them.

Mrs Hinch, whose real name is Sophie Hinchliffe, 32, has long been a fan favourite, with close to 4.5million followers on Instagram.

The star rose to fame a few years ago with various home hacks and now her fans have even started dedicated cleaning pages on social media.

In one such group, Mrs Hinch Cleaning tips and tricks on Facebook, a member sought advice:  "Our deep pile hallway/stair carpet has been ravaged by tiny little moths.

“I’ve tried everything to get rid of them for the last 12 months to no avail.

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“Now I need to replace it but I don’t want to have the same problem.”

The Express reported that moths are now a year-long problem, with a noticeable emergence of them in April and May and a second wave in August and September.

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Cleaning enthusiasts on the group had one trick up their sleeves, lavender oil.

One wrote: "My daughter had a bit of an infestation and used lavender oil dotted around her living room and the cupboard they preferred – seemed to help as there is only the odd moth nowadays."

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"Lavender oil and put it in a mist bottle and spray it all over the carpet, they won’t like that," added another Mrs Hinch fan.

A third commented: "By putting some lavender oil on a few cotton balls and placing them in the areas they’ve been spotted, it’s a highly effective method of getting rid of moths because they hate it.”

"Lavender oil works a treat on moths, you can really notice a difference," A fourth user said.

While lavender oil smells amazing to us – it's highly repellent for moths and other insects.

It makes as a great natural alternative which will also keep your room smelling fresh.

To use lavender against moths, simply dip cotton balls in lavender oil and place in your wardrobe or use it in a spray or fill a sachet with dried lavender, whether you need to.

You can purchase lavender oil form Wilko for as little as £2.25.

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