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Use humidifiers to reduce static electricity: Part 1 [Video]

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Welcome. If you’ve thought about purchasing a humidifier, chances are you’re aware of how versatile this appliance is. Not only do they help with a variety of health-related issues, like cold symptom relief, but they can also help improve air quality and lower your heating costs. They also have a largely unknown use: These trusty machines can help get rid of static electricity.

First, it’s important to know what causes static. It’s typically caused by two materials rubbing together, which in turn causes charges to gather. This phenomenon occurs mostly in the winter, when air is colder and dryer.

Static electricity manifests itself in a few unpleasant ways. In addition to causing your hair to stand on end, electric charges can cause you to experience a painful shock when you touch some objects.

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