Static electricity is a common problem that occurs when two susceptible surfaces rub together. To get rid of static on clothes it helps to add a fabric softener to your wash. The following are further tips to prevent getting nasty shocks and being zapped!
*put a tennis ball in the dryer with your load of clothes.
• run the flat bit of a metal coat hanger over clothes; it will pick up the loose electricity and prevent clinging.
• Apply talcum powder to your skin. “The night crackled… Everything had turned to static electricity in the heat. I combed my hair to watch the sparks fly from the ends.” Janet Fitch