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Because of having a dog who sheds hair, I keep fleece type blankets on the sofa seats so you cant see all the hair she leaves on them, and I wash them weekly.<br><br>
Problem is, these fleece type blankets seem to get a lot of STATIC electricity in them, so my hair goes static and often I get shocks on my fingers from it...so what would be better to use as sofa seat coverings? Cotton sheets? What do you use?
 

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I use the no dogs on the couch rule<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> sorry that wasn't very helpful was it.<br><br>
I have a very old couch and although the frame is in good shape the cushions etc are beat up. I recently found a cotton blend slipcover that is super easy to take on & off and launders beautifully. I bought it at Ocean State Job Lots it was under $30. But my point is you would be better off trying out a sheet, jersey knit would probably work well.
 

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Jersey knit might really catch the dog hair. Don't know if that's an advantage or disadvantage.<br><br>
I had a friend with a dalmation who used a cotton painters' dropcloth to cover his couch. It worked well with the 'industrial' aesthetic of his place...
 

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you may also need a humidifier. It is soooooo dtry this time of year and that is what makes the static more then anything. I can always tell when our humidifier runs out, i start getting shockes with everything I touch.<br><br>
Try a cotton fitted sheet maybe, if that would stay on.
 

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Maybe a heavy duty denim type slipcover? Durable, will stay in place & washable.<br><br>
I stopped letting the dogs on the couch or bed when we started getting ticks in the house. Then there was the day my lab decided to eat a sofa cushion.....
 
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