Your house is too dry. There are commercial anti-static sprays that
can be used. Lightly spray the floor with water and wait 10 minutes
before walking on it. It could be the clothing your daughter is
wearing--in that case lightly spray the clothing with water. If you
use a fabric softener in the rinse laundry cycle, static will be
I had this problem in my computer class. The principal offered to buy
me a humidifier, but these can breed nasty bacteria if not properly
maintained. Instead, I used a spray bottle to spray the carpeting 10
minutes before each class. Static can kill a computer.
She needs to drag a fishing line as you do. It drains static.
Get a quaternary ammonium compound. They are used in fabric softeners
and hair conditioners. The positive charge imparts antistatic properties.
Another trick is to rub a bar of soap all over your carpet.
Thanks guys, I'll pass the info on.
I was interested in your humidifier comment. I've never used one and
have no knowledge of them but I know an elderly person that does and I
doubt they would clean it properly- if at all. I could give it a check
over if I knew what to look for or is it something I would get a
company in to do?
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