Rusting In Peace said:
1) Attach one end to your wrist.
2) Attach the other to the trash.
3) Remove the strap from your wrist.
4) Attach said wrist strap to the bottom of the trash can.
Voila! The strap is where it belongs!
Just handle all components by the edges and avoid touching the PCB components.
lol, yep i agree, ive never come across a problem opeing/building a PC without a anti-static band as above just earth yourself, and work on a non-carpet/static surface and you should be fine! (even though i myself build my computer on my carpet i wouldnt reccommend it lol)