How to Reduce Static Electricity
Watch more Stains & Laundry videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/358-Stains-and-Laundry Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn how to reduce static electricity with these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Stop hair from rising Stop your hair from rising by using a natural bristle hairbrush or rubber comb. Step 2: Rub a dryer sheet Rub a dryer sheet on your clothes and hair to remove static cling. Tip You can also use a dryer sheet on your pet, but check with your veterinarian regarding safety issues. Step 3: Add baking soda to wash Reduce static electricity by adding baking soda to the wash cycle. Step 4: Raise the humidity Raise the humidity in your house with a humidifier. Tip Keep a dish of water in a dry room to evaporate and moisturize the air. Step 5: Trade old shoes Trade in your old shoes for shoes that have leather soles. Step 6: Add liquid softener and water Fill a spray bottle with water and add 1 tablespoon liquid fabric softener. Spray your carpets and furniture. Step 7: Moisturize your hands Keep your hands moisturized with lotion in the winter months when static electricity is prevalent. Did You Know? People will usually feel a shock from static electricity when the discharge is between 2,000 to 4,000 volts.