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I helped my nephew install a click and lock composite wood/plastic look floor in his basement. We used the prescribed under layment which is the very thin white foam type.

Floor looks real nice.

It seems that somehow my nephew and I are getting static shocks from walking back and fourth on the floor. Others that walk around on the floor do not experience the same. Everyone except myself wares tennis/sport shoes of various brands including my nephew. I ware Danner boots with a very soft rubber type bottom.

Any thoughts as to what may be causing it?

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The potential for static electricity can be reduced by increasing the humidity in the home.

As you walk on the floor, you are litterally rubbing electrons from the floor material to your shoes. They can build up to some rather large charge potential (thousands of volts). When you come into contact with a conductive material the built-up static charge will attempt to discharge and you feel the shock. It's not much unlike a small lightning strike.

One way to combat this process is to increase the humidity level in your home. The moisture helps prevent electrons from building up on your body by improving conductivity. If you're interested in a more thorough explanation just do a web search for static electricity and you'll get lots of info.

Bob

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You can also make a helmet out of tin foil and that will solve the problem. There is no need for a face guard on the helmet and it is also OK to paint it to match your favorite NFL team.

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Why would you want to get rid of the shock capability. Nothing is funnier then giving someone a jolt when their not paying attention.

It reminds me of the Family Guy episode when Peter thought he had super powers because he could shock people.

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I might need that face guard attachment.

I took a mini lighting strike to my cheek as I inadvertently turned into the pull chain for the ceiling fan. Got my attention...

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