Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning In Jasper

Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning In Jasper

Published On: March 17, 2019|Categories: Jasper IN Real Estate|Tags: , , , |

For many, it seems impossible to believe – but generations of people have existed without air conditioning. In Texas. Florida. Africa. So, if you find yourself with no air conditioning or are just looking to save on your electric bill, there are quite a few fascinating ways to do it.

First and foremost, remember that your body will gradually get used to living in a warmer home. This may be different for everyone and can be hindered by issues like hypertension or certain medication side effects. If you’re unsure if you are safe to withstand a little heat, you may want to check with your physician.

Remember that the goal is to keep your body cool, not necessarily your house.

However, there’s lots of ways to cool down your house as well – such as not opening drapes, particularly if they are black-out drapes. This way lower the temperature in your home by thirty percent or more. Remember, if your windows are showing, your home becomes a little greenhouse.

Close off unused rooms. This also helps you take advantage of cooler night air by not letting it get into unused areas.You can maximize your fans by adding a few simple steps. Fill a bowl with ice and position it in front of a large fan so that that air blows over it, creating a chilly misty breeze. Make sure you’re only wearing cotton and using cotton sheets.

Buckwheat pillows can keep your head cool because they don’t trap heat (your head is the hottest thing in your body!) If you’re extra hot, take a cool shower or wet your head and hair with cold water. Use the exhaust in your bathrooms to take heat out of the room. Hot feet is a serious problem for people in the summertime.

Freeze some water bottles and place them at the foot of your bed. If you lightly mist your sheets with water, you will feel cooler as well. Sleep on the lowest level of your house, including the basement, if you can. Heat rises, so staying lower will keep your cooler. If it gets cool at night, open the windows, but remember to close them (and the drapes!)  before the sun comes up in the morning.

Ditch your oven in the summer and grill out instead. This can reduce temperature in your home significantly in the summer months.

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