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Oct 19, 2011 ... What can I do to avoid it? ... In the winter it feels like everything you touch shocks you, and first thing in the ... You may have also noticed that often, when you get out of your car, you get a shock when you touch the door.


Feb 10, 2011 ... But have you stopped to think about "why" you get shocked? ... more shock-prone than the lazy days of summer has to do with the level of moisture in the air. In the winter, more static electricity builds up in our homes because ...


Feb 23, 2015 ... Plagued by static shocks during the winter months? ... Getting a static shock once in awhile is annoying. ... What can we do to prevent this?


Static shock is the result of the redistribution of electric charges between different materials. ... Why do I get shock when I reach to turn the light switch on or off? ... Electric shocks are most common when the air is dry, which is often in the winter.


Dec 6, 2015 ... This Simple Physics Trick Will Stop You Getting Shocked Every Time ... But what exactly is causing these shocks, and what can you do to stop ...


... air is weakly conducting so discharges the static so you don't get a shock. The reason for the air often being very dry in winter has to do with ... When that air circulates indoors it can remain very dry, and you get static shocks.


Come winter, I am always carrying a key in my pocket, with which I ... the tip of the key and the handle, which makes it extra fun to do as well =) ...


Dec 21, 2016 ... Winter is here, which means it's time for warm clothes, thick socks and getting shocked by everything you touch. What do doorknobs and light ...


Where possible, use a humidifier. Where I live it's very dry, and in winter static shocks were routine, though annoying and frequently painful. Since installing a ...