With these simple tips below, even when it is very hot day or there is no air conditioner, your room will still be cool and comfortable.
Let’s apply these tips immediately for hot summer days so you will not feel tired and uncomfortable anymore.
1. Close the curtains
This is the leading principle that the US website Huffington Post launched because 30% of unwanted heat come from your window.
This means that you should not underestimate the huge role of the curtains, especially in the east and west – where has the most sunlight of days. The curtains not only are the decoration but also help your room cool down and always keep cool.
2. Let ceiling fans rotate counterclockwise
It sounds strange but it is true that you should change the position of ceiling fans in the winter and summer. The reason is the direction that you choose for ceiling fans will determine the hot air and cool air. In the summer, in order to get cool wind, you just need to adjust the ceiling fans to counterclockwise.
Similarly, with standing fan, instead of turn the fan with its hot flows directly to the body, you can leave the fan on the window and turn the fan toward the window. The hot air will be removed out of the room quickly.
3. Open the door to take advantage of the cool breeze in the evening
When the temperature is low and pleasant at night, you should open the door so that the cool air from outside can come into the room. You house will not be hot anymore. However, you should be careful to ensure the safety and prevent thieves at night time.
4. Use a fan and ice
If you do not have an air conditioner, you can put a big bowl or tub of ice water in front of the fan. The fan will blow cool wind with steam and the temperature will decrease rapidly.
5. Turn on the ventilator
Turing in the ventilation fan in the bathroom, kitchen seems very simple but it will help the indoor air circulate fresher and reduce high temperature.
6. Remove all unused electrical plugs at night
If you not unplug, the equipment or appliance can still run with underground thermal energy. Therefore, this small trick will not only help you save electricity but also make the indoor temperature lower so that you can feel more comfortable.
7. Plant more trees around the house
We can not deny the great role of green trees in the house. The trees have shade and can absorb a great amount of heat. You can plant vines at the gate or place houseplants in the balcony, window…
8. Stick the film to against heat
If your house has many glass windows, in the summer, you need to make sure that these glass windows are covered by films. Because the temperature over the glass is very strong so the glass can not reduce or stop the heat into your house.