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What Appliances do Your Need to Keep Cool This Summer?

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Summer is rolling in. You can feel it. The air is getting stuffy. The days are getting long and hot. So, are you going to enjoy summer in the cool or are you going to feel like you’re melting? A few appliances can help you with staying cool this summer. Any clue what they are? If not, we’ll help you out.

A Fan

The traditional way of keeping cool in the summer. Whether it’s a manual hand fan, a mechanical fan, or a ceiling fan. All three are pretty good at blasting a cool breeze onto you. Though the hand fan does require you to a little bit of the work. The other two work by circulating the air in the room into a breeze. The only problem with this is if there is no fresh air coming into the room. Air heats up when its carbon dioxide content increases. If the room isn’t getting enough fresh air, all you’ll be going is circulating warm air at yourself. The ceiling fans do this a little better though by drawing air up towards the ceiling and forcing the cool air back down. Still, it’s best to keep a window open too. That’ll help the fans.

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Air Conditioning

Air conditioning is the best way to keep cool in the summer. Just switch it on and you’ll be cool in no time at all. It works sort of on the same principle as a fan, but much more effectively. It also draws air in from outside, so you don’t have to worry about opening a window. The problem is that as a mechanical object, is it liable to break down. You need to have an air conditioner repair company on standby in case yours stops working in the dead of summer. It’ll be your worst nightmare if you’re stuck in the middle of a heatwave without working air conditioning.

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A Fridge/Freezer

I’m not suggesting you stand in front of it to keep cool. Though effective, you’re likely just to spoil or defrost all the food you have in there. A fridge with an ice maker or a freezer with ice trays is what I’m suggesting. A great way to cool down the outside of your body? Cool your insides instead. Grab some ice and mix a nice drink. If you want to get out in the garden, you can sit in the shade with a tall frosty drink. A bit of ice cream wouldn’t be all that bad either.

A Shower

If truly nothing else is working, it’s time to move away from the appliances and try something else. A cold shower isn’t guaranteed to be all that pleasant but if you’re that hot, it’s time to step under the showerhead for a minute or so. Don’t expose yourself to too much cold water though. It’s still possible to catch hypothermia even on a hot day if you cool yourself down that much.

Hot summers are tough. With the right tools though, you can get through them with ease.



Shane is a professional interior designer. Here he share his experience and also discussion.

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