Mrs Hinch fan shares 65p cleaning hack that ‘completely cures’ condensation from windows

With the colder weather still hitting certain parts of the country, some households might find that they are experiencing a build-up of condensation on the windows.

Add on the cost of living crisis and many of us might be reluctant to open up the windows and lose any precious heat we have. However, that lack of ventilation could be leading to a build up of moisture in the home – particularly on the windows.

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Condensation on windows can build up when moisture droplets hit a cold surface turning which can dampen homes if it has nowhere to escape. Luckily, there is a cheap 65p item that can help absorb that moisture without opening the windows – and you probably have it in your home.

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The Mirror reported that shoppers often take to the Mrs Hinch Cleaning Tips Facebook Group to discuss the best way to rid mould and damp from the home – and one cheap hack has gone viral after one woman claimed it “completely cures” condensation.

The hack was shared after one woman asked for help with that particular issue by asking: “Every morning my windows are soaking wet and I can’t seem to fix the problem. I don’t know what to do, please help.”

A general view of sea salt flakes
Salt can absorb any excess moisture from the air (Image: Getty Images)

While many other members reminded others of the importance of ventilation to tackle the issue, one woman swears by a 65p trick that means you don’t have to open the windows.

She said: “One woman wrote: “A dish of salt placed on the floor by the bifolds has completely cured this.”

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According to experts, salt can remove excess moisture in the air, therefore reducing the amount of condensation on your window.

As salt has absorption properties, placing a bowl on your windowsill can remove the excess moisture in the air, therefore reducing the amount of condensation on your windows. It can also bind moisture meaning that it can prevent it from building back up again.

A bottle of table salt can be purchased for as little as just 65p from major supermarket chains such as Asda, Tesco and Morrisons. If you want to try the hack for yourself, then you will need a decent amount of salt to place into a dish.

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