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3 Ways to Control Static Electricity at Home

July 5, 2019

Do you ever feel a shock when you flip a light switch in your house? This phenomenon is caused by static electricity, and it most often happens in the winter when the air is extra dry. While static electricity isn’t harmful, it can be a nuisance. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to cut down on the static electricity in your home. 1. Use Dryer Sheets Static electricity has a tendency to build up in clothes, towels, and bed linens, causing them to deliver unwanted shocks throughout the day. Not to mention, it can lead to a truly crazy...

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Stop the Static Shock in Your Home

May 7, 2019

During the winter months, you probably will notice your home has an increase in static electricity. Static electricity is more common because the dry air has replaced the moist air in the winter. Luckily, there are ways to control the static electricity that forms in your rooms. Why Does Moisture Stop Static Electricity? Water is a conductor for electrons to move freely in your home. When water condenses on the surface of an item, these electrons travel to find other electrons. Static electricity is caused by the missing particles. There are many ways that you can reduce static electricity in...

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