How to get rid of static from new microfiber couch??

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  1. Zombie

    Zombie Platinum Member

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    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.
     
  2. Howard

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    Pee on it.
     
  3. GalvanizedYankee

    GalvanizedYankee Diamond Member

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    I would do it with used fabric softener sheets, just save a few after doing the laundry.
     
  4. Amorphus

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    tie a wire from the fiber to an electrical ground.
     
  5. MazerRackham

    MazerRackham Diamond Member

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    This is what I would do as well, if it's really that bad.
     
  6. dighn

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    does the material even conduct enough?
     
  7. brigden

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    The static will probably stop once the warm, humid weather arrives. In the meantime, try a humidifier in the room.
     
  8. loup garou

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    They do make anti static sprays for clothing, but I have no idea how well they work.
     
  9. TitanDiddly

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    Get some static guard.
     
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  11. Zombie

    Zombie Platinum Member

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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.
     
  12. Zombie

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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.
     
  13. MustISO

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    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.
     
  14. propellerhead

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    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.