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Old 02-24-2004, 03:42 PM   #1
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Default How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

Its very annoying and stupid little zaps hurt. I have carpeted floors but a friend of mine who has wooden floors also has same problem so it can't be the carpet.

Is there a spray that I can use to get rid of static? Any other simple solutions?

I would rather not rub fabric softner sheets.
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Old 02-24-2004, 05:03 PM   #2
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Pee on it.
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Old 02-24-2004, 05:06 PM   #3
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I would do it with used fabric softener sheets, just save a few after doing the laundry.
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Old 02-24-2004, 05:07 PM   #4
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Default RE: How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

tie a wire from the fiber to an electrical ground.
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Old 02-24-2004, 05:08 PM   #5
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tie a wire from the fiber to an electrical ground.
This is what I would do as well, if it's really that bad.
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Old 02-24-2004, 05:09 PM   #6
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tie a wire from the fiber to an electrical ground.
This is what I would do as well, if it's really that bad.
does the material even conduct enough?
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Old 02-24-2004, 07:41 PM   #7
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Default RE:How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

The static will probably stop once the warm, humid weather arrives. In the meantime, try a humidifier in the room.
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Old 02-24-2004, 07:43 PM   #8
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Default RE: How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

They do make anti static sprays for clothing, but I have no idea how well they work.
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Old 02-24-2004, 08:10 PM   #9
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Get some static guard.
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Old 02-24-2004, 08:15 PM   #10
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The static will probably stop once the warm, humid weather arrives. In the meantime, try a humidifier in the room.
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Old 02-25-2004, 10:28 AM   #11
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I think humidifier and hidden wire sounds like a good idea. Hopefully I won't have to make any holes for the wire.
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Old 02-25-2004, 10:39 AM   #12
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I think humidifier and hidden wire sounds like a good idea. Hopefully I won't have to make any holes for the wire.
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Old 02-25-2004, 12:28 PM   #13
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Default RE:How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

Is mirofiber the same as Ultra Suede? We have an U.S. sofa that never shocks us. The carpet on the other hand, dear lord, you can build up enough electricity to power a light bulb.
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Old 02-25-2004, 12:35 PM   #14
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Default RE: How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

Option 1) Rub dryer sheets over the couch.

Option 2) Dilute liquid fabric softener in a spray bottle. Spray all over the couch and floor.

Option 3) Buy static guard made for clothes. Spray all over.


These options work great for vehicles too.
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