THERE are lots of things that can get in the way of your Wi-Fi signal.
But one sneaky item most houses have may also contribute to your connectivity woes.
And that item is mirrors.
Some especially large wall mirrors can impact connectivity as the mirror is made up of a thin coat of metal which may cause interference to the hub, Virgin Media O2 has revealed.
So you should try to keep your hub at least one meter away from large mirrors.
The revelation comes as a poll by the provider of 2,000 adults shows many of us know where we should and shouldn't place the router – yet we still put them there.
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Just over two in five admit to putting their router next to or behind their TV (41 per cent).
12 per cent said they left it on the floor.
And some even put it under their bed (6 per cent).
Nearly half (45 per cent) of Brits are open to rearranging their home to create a clearer route for their Wi-Fi signal.
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Another useful tip to improve your Wi-Fi is the eye contact test.
If you can, try to make sure you can see your hub where you need it most.
So if it's most important purpose is in the office, it's best situated in there.
Gareth Lister, Director of Connectivity at Virgin Media O2 said: "Broadband is an essential part of everyday life.
"Whether working from home, doing an online shop, or catching up on that must-watch series, connectivity sits at the heart of it all.
"Yet being conscious of where to place your router is something that often gets overlooked."
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