Now that we are reaching the end of winter, we are starting to prepare our home for warmer weather. After all, it won’t be long till we can expect hot days and nights. And to ensure we don’t end up overheating, we need to make a few changes to our home. That way, we can stay nice and cool when the hot weather does arrive. Here are some top things to implement in your home to keep you cool.
A ceiling fan
A lot of people end up sweltering in their bedroom. After all, it can become a hot oasis at nighttime. But rather than having to open all your windows, you could consider using a fan. And not a desk fan; a ceiling fan would be great. You can put it on the ceiling and then turn it on during the night to keep your bedroom cool. As well as being a handy light, it will be a great way to circulate the air in your bedroom. And if you go for a high-tech fan, you could opt for extras such as connecting it to your phone. That way, you can just turn it on and off via your phone while you are in bed, rather than having to stand up and adjust it manually! And opt for one with programs so that you don’t have to worry about how much it costs you at night.
An air con system
Another great way to keep your home cool is via an air con system. After all, when it gets hot and toasty in your home, you can turn it on to ensure you get cold air through your home. And it’s an excellent way to ensure every room in your home gets some cold air. You can find many companies who will come and implement the system. For example, as you can see on www.SaveHomeHeat.com, they have different options such as a ductless air conditioner which they can implement in your home. Therefore, read up about different systems and how much it will cost you, so you make the right decision for your home. And when you get one implemented, make sure you get it checked annually.
A cool mattress
Sleeping can be hard when the weather turns roasting. And you can end up tossing and turning in the night on your mattress. In fact, it can often be your bed which is to blame when you have sleepless nights during the summer. After all, your mattress can collect the hot air and make it feel like an oven while you are trying to sleep. Therefore, it’s worth looking into some form of a cool mattress which is breathable and wicks away moisture. That way, you can stay cool and have a good night’s rest. As you can read about on our previous blog, you might want to consider a Japanese futon mattress. It’s breathable and will keep you cool throughout the night! You can get more help on choosing a mattress on http://greatist.com/happiness/how-pick-perfect-mattress.
You should also get some blinds for your home as these are an excellent way to keep your home cool. In fact, it says on http://www.artofmanliness.com/2016/06/01/how-to-keep-your-house-cool-without-cranking-the-ac/, keeping them shut can reduce the temperature of your home by 20 degrees!