What Causes Static
& How to Reduce It
Ever had your laundry come out with too much static? Here are three common reasons & how to solve the problem:
Laundry that is completely dry with no moisture in the fabric can cause electricity to cling onto the piece of clothing. As a result, the over-dried laundry can have too much static when taken out of the dryer, so reducing the drying time on your load will solve this issue. In fact, Nellie’s Lamby Dryerballs are specifically designed to shorten your drying time.
You’re Using Too Much Detergent
With the adhesive texture of detergent, excess detergent can also cause too much electricity to stick your laundry fabrics. Using less detergent will save you from static, and will save you money too! Nellie’s All-Natural Laundry Nuggets are the perfect answer to this, with the convenience of a pre-measured nugget you will never over-measure detergent again.
You’re Not Separating Fabrics in the Dryer
Synthetic fabrics such as polyester or nylon cause static clothing since they attract electricity more than other materials. Separate your natural from synthetic fabrics to get rid of static transfer.
Overall, dryer balls are a great way to cut down on your drying time and reduce the amount of energy being consumed in your home. So, the next time you do laundry, you can feel great about helping the environment and saving some money on your energy bill too!