No matter how hot it is outside; these hacks will keep your home cool.
With the arrival of summer, the problem of power outages also increases. On the other hand, the temperature is increasing day by day and the heat has doubled the problems of the people. Even if there is no electricity in this season or you do not have air conditioning in your house, these are the tricks to keep your house cool.
First, remove all the things you don’t need from your two rooms. This will make the room airy. If there is no space in the room, the warm air makes the room hotter and stuffier. Sometimes the heat in the house is unbearable because of the furniture or things lying around. There is wisdom in organizing a disorganized home.
In summer the house is hot all day, have cross ventilation, that is, let the air in. Do not keep heavy objects near the window. Don’t keep windows open in the afternoon. Since 30% of the heat enters the house, keep the windows open from 5 to 8 in the morning and from 7 to 10 at night. Put heavy curtains or blinds on the windows. If the curtains are not thick, you can install double curtains, there is no need to buy new ones. Install an exhaust fan in the hallway or dining room. Fill a large glass container with water and add rose petals. Place it in the hallway or bedroom. Freshness will be maintained.
Heat and sunlight come directly from the windows, put poppies on the windowsill, you can easily find them on the market. Its starting price is 60 rupees. It will keep the room cool. Keep pouring water in the middle. If you have more cushions on the sofas and divans in your hall, reduce them. Do not place shiny covers and sheets on cushions and divans. Remember, the lighter the shade, the less heat you will feel.
If the carpet is laid, remove it. Due to this, the room will not cool down. People for whom this is possible can install a drop ceiling, which also costs Rs. 100 per square foot It will cost some money, but it will take the heat off.
Dark colors absorb heat to keep your hallway or living room cool—don’t use dark-colored curtains or sheets. Use cotton or linen for the covers of the sofas and cushions, it will be easy to breathe. Use LED lights. If the chandelier has a yellow or dark light, do not light it.
Even from the kitchen the heat spreads throughout the house, remember to take care of cleaning the kitchen in summer. During a power outage, do not cook food that may generate smoke and heat inside. Change the cooking time slightly. That is, try to prepare lunch before 12 noon. and dinner until 8:00 p.m. Install an exhaust fan or fireplace in the kitchen. So that the hot air can escape. If there is light coming from the kitchen windows, don’t use lights unnecessarily during the day. Run the mixer and other kitchen appliances at night instead of during the day.