Static Electricity

Camp David

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Is it just me, or is everyone else a massive conductor of electricity lately?

My cat flinches when I pet him because he knows he's going to get shocked. Heck, I get shocked when I touch a doorknob.

Like a Frankenstein movie!
 
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Yes, been getting it a lot this winter. I think it has something to do with the humidity.
 
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woodyard":3kix26r5 said:
Yes, been getting it a lot this winter. I think it has something to do with the humidity.

May be, but it only happens when you're inside. We have carpet and tile floors, but doesn't seem to matter.
 
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Dry heat. My little dogs hair stands out part of the day and I get shocked a lot all day long.
 
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I have been shocking everything lately myself. I didn't know what was up.
 
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My favorite ll bean jacket lights me up every time I put it on or take it off...it snaps crackles and pops
 
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I don't see how a doorknob in a wood door can shock you but, every time, and hardwood and linoleum floors, but it's this time of year every year. I used to have a down vest with nylon shell that came off like a firework display.
 
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Our cats are undergoing the same here LOL.

I'm going to connect the filter box for venting our dryer into the house. That should help a lot.
 
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LOL when I saw the title of this thread my first thought was, "My cat hates me now" :)
 
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Aquaholic":9u71k0ae said:
KPH":9u71k0ae said:
Humidity is the problem
*Lack of humidity

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He's right.

That's what dry heat does, it dries up the humidity in the house while using the furnace the colder it is the more the furnace runs. The only time we use the furnace is in the cold months of winter and those same months we just happen to get more static electricity and more dry skin. People with sinus problems will have more blood come out when they blow their nose than normal, a sure sign that the air is too dry.

That's the reason I have a humidifier, just plug it in and all those problems go away.
 

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