Static cling can be a nuisance especially when there is low humidity. This guide is about preventing static cling in clothing.
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For static cling, I put a wad of tin foil in the dryer. It seems to help. Also, don't dry to bone dry. Leave damp and hang to finish. That system also prevents a lot of wrinkles so no need for fabric wrinkle releaser. It seems that a lot of store products create the need then meet it. Prevention is a key.
By Stephanie from Connecticut
With cold weather here, static cling can be a problem. To keep socks, dresses, or even some slacks from clinging to you, lightly rub your legs with fabric softener sheet. That should eliminate the problem.
By dwedenoja from New Creek, WV
Here's a tip for all those ladies that have problems with static cling, especially in the winter time. If you use softener in your washer and dryer and still have static cling, take a small safety pin and pin it to the outside of your slip. It will remove all static cling. I have done this for years now winter and summer, and it does work. What's worse than static cling on a Sunday morning church service?
By cassie from Paragould, AR
Rub a small amount of lotion onto your hands then rub your palms over your pantyhose or slip. This works, I do it all the time. There is nothing more aggravating than static cling. Lotion is usually something you have in your purse so if you forget before you leave the house you can do it at work.
By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario
The natural way to fix static cling is to pin a small safety pin to the seam of the slip you are wearing. It acts like a grounding device. It eliminates the static cling in your dress. If you wear slacks, then place the safety pin in the seam of your slacks, to keep static off of your panty hose when wearing them under slacks.
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Here are questions related to Preventing Static Cling in Clothing.
I get shocked on everything I touch at work and it hurts. What do I need to do?
By kathleen williams04/03/2009
We have the same problem in our home but it happens where there's no carpet. It don't happen all the time, don't know why, good luck.
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Crumple up a piece of aluminum foil and put it in the dryer with your wet clothes. This will prevent static cling!
Ever get to work and have your pant leg sticking to your panty hose? Or your skirt clinging to your panty hose? Keep one fabric softener sheet in your car and one in your desk to eliminate that extremely annoying problem. Gently glide the sheet down your panty hose and the static cling goes away. Much cheaper and easier to store than a can of Static Cling.
By Wendy from Jacksonville, FL