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Tried and tested ways to cool your space (even without an AC)

Want to beat the summer heat, while not spending so much money at the same time? We got you!

Here are some proven ways to make your room cool even without the aid of an air conditioner:

Turn off the lights or switch light bulbs

Incandescent bulbs are not energy efficient, as they only use 10% of their power to give off light while the rest is used to emit heat. Opting for LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs can help cool your home while also reducing energy expenses. Switching off any unnecessary light sources can also help reduce the overall temperature of the room.

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Cover Windows

Uncovered windows during the sunniest and hottest hours of the day let in a significant amount of heat. When the sun is at its peak and you want to cool down a room, covering the windows with curtains, especially dark ones, is the best solution as it helps block out the sun’s rays. Shutters, blinds, tinted windows, or shades are also good options to help block out the sun and keep the room cool.

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Manage Humidity

If you live in a humid climate, the humidity can make the heat feel even worse. A dehumidifier won’t necessarily reduce the room temperature; it will, however, control the thick, sticky, and stale air that makes the heat even harder to bear. Humidity decreases the rate at which our sweat evaporates, making us feel worse and leading us to feel hotter in humid weather than what the weather really is.

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If the sun isn’t necessarily too hot or bright out, opening the ventilation in your room can be beneficial, especially on windy days or if the area you live in gets progressively cooler during the night. Allowing space for the wind or breeze to enter can help naturally cool your room. Ventilation also reduces indoor humidity.


Re-paint your house

If you really want to go for the maximum amount of coolness you can have in your room, repainting your house with lighter and more neutral colors helps reflect the light and heat coming from the sun, allowing your house to bounce back more heat and remain cool.


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