Summer is here and the temperatures are rising. However, if you are on a tight budget like most people, you are probably getting worried about turning on your air conditioner to keep your home comfortable. Here are eight ways that you can easily implement to keep your house cool and you more comfortable without burning a hole in your wallet.
Our ancestors before us have found ways to stay cool, even in the hottest climates, without even using the air conditioner. Take a page from that playbook to keep your home comfortable without relying on energy-intensive resources by incorporating the ideas below.
Open the windows
Generally, if your house is decently insulated, keep the windows and blinds closed when the sun is shining. More specifically, keep the windows closed when the outside temperature is hotter than it is inside, and open the windows when it’s cooler outside than inside. However, opening the windows and creating a cross-breeze is one of the most effective ways to cool a home, especially when you combine it with the other ideas mentioned in this article such as box fans. If you have ever been to a tropical resort, they typically do not install AC’s Continue reading