Tips on Keeping Your Home Cool in this Summer

by Dov Waxman

In summer, temperature levels gradually raise and every occupant in a house tries to lower the temperature levels inside of a house by using different electronic air cooling devices. But at the same time, some electronic devices raise your electric bills. In order to save money as well as to keep your home cool, follow the below tips.

  • Ceiling fans are the best ones to use in your house for cooling. Even though you run fans continuously daily at optimum speeds, it won’t effect or raise your electric bills. Table fans are also best for you to use to cool your home.
  • Use shades, blinds or drapes in your house to not to allow the heat enter into your house.
  • Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. Incandescent bulbs generate more heat when they are lighting whereas compact fluorescent bulbs produce same lighting that of the incandescent bulbs. Internal heat is also responsible for keeping your warm home. So avoid using incandescent bulbs.
  • Consider tinting your windows with reflective films. These windows doesn’t allow heat to enter in your house as well as it doesn’t allow outsiders to watch your interiors.
  • Don’t cook during the hottest day time. Try to cook in early morning or in the evenings. If compulsory to cook in mid-hot days, then try to use vent fan to exhaust hot air.
  • Don’t put heat generating devices nearer to air conditioner thermostat (If you have A/C). It forces air conditioner to to work hard and don’t cool your home efficiently.
  • Have plants or trees on the south or west of your house. These plants keep your home cool in the summer and allows sunlight in winter to keep your home warm.
  • Paint your roof with reflective coat paints. These paints don’t allow to enter sunlight onto the bottom of the room. Thus your home stays cool.

Following these tips will help you to beat heat in this summer.

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