Countless articles have been posted with the “best things to do in heat”. Each is with a smile and few plugs for a paid advertisers.
Here are "Real World, you can do it now tips. The key is to keep your home at a "normal" temperature without having your AC work overtime. It is counter-intuitive but raising your thermostat slightly can make a big difference on extremely hot days. Whether you do this or not, the tips below can help no matter what.
1. Close your blinds curtains (as discussed previously, here).
2. Close the doors to unused rooms that face the sun (*note- we recommend against fully closing vents in those rooms as the area can get "too hot" and actually radiate adjoining areas).
3. Run Fans (typically, ceiling fans should run counter-clockwise).
4. Hang out in lower parts of your hom…