How to get rid of static on a tv

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How to get rid of static on a tv

Especially in the winter when the air is dryer, static poses a great problem for those who bump into it. Static build-up in the home can be quite evident and irritating above all else as it finds its way onto clothing, upholstery and electronics. Removing static electricity from your television is a simple task that is practically effortless. There are several simple proven methods to help make your television static-free.

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Things you need

  • Fabric softener sheet
  • Liquid fabric softener
  • Soft clean cloth
  • Air humidifier
  • Magnet

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    Several Simple Suggestions

  1. 1

    Rub a fabric softener sheet over the screen to eliminate the static build-up. Keep the dryer sheet handy just in case it occurs again.

  2. 2

    Apply liquid fabric softener to a clean cloth and wipe the screen with it to eliminate the static.

  3. 3

    Place an air humidifier in the room to help cut back on the static in the air that can effect the television.

  4. 4

    Rub a magnet across the television to get rid of the static.

Tips and warnings

  • Bringing your head into close contact with a television boasting static electricity will result in a severe bad hair day.
  • Use caution around the static that the television produces. If you come into contact with static electricity and touch something electrical, you may wind up shorting something out.

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