Use A Safety Pin To Eliminate Static Electricity

Use A Safety Pin To Eliminate Static Electricity

When static electricity builds up on your clothes, weblog WonderHowTo suggests attaching a safety pin to your clothing to divert the charge. Just attach one or two pins to a sock, and the metal will act as a mini-lightning rod for the mini-lightning in your dryer.

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Check out WonderHowTo for more clever uses for safety pins.

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