To remove static from clothes, add a fabric softener sheet to loads of clothes in the dryer, swipe a metal hanger over clothes with extra static and spray clingy clothes with hairspray or a solution of fabric softener and water. This process takes only minutes and requires dryer sheets, hangers, hairspray and fabric softener.Continue Reading
Throw a fabric softener sheet into the dryer along with wet clothes at the beginning of the cycle. Alternatively, throw a damp washcloth into the dryer for the final 10 minutes of the cycle.
Brush clothes with a metal hanger to neutralize the electric charge.
For clothes that are clinging to the body because of static electricity, spray affected areas with hairspray or a mixture of fabric softener and water.
Food.com recommends a mixture of vinegar, baking soda and water to make homemade fabric softener. Other options for homemade fabric softener include Epsom salt mixtures and homemade dryer balls.Full Answer >
To eliminate static cling, dry all clothes with dryer sheets or balls, then use a metal coat hanger or wire to counteract the electric charge in the clothing. Static cling occurs when friction between fabrics generates electricity.Full Answer >
Stain-Removal-101 suggests adding fabric softener during the final rinse cycle, after the clothes have been washed by the laundry detergent. Depending on the type of washing machine, the softener can be added through a dispenser on the machine, in a softener ball or manually.Full Answer >
The purpose of fabric softener is to soften fabrics and prevent static cling. Softener chemicals adhere to the fabrics, giving them a softer feel. Some people use scented softeners for a pleasant smell.Full Answer >