As the temperature rises, we all become vulnerable to heat cramps, exhaustion, dehydration and heat stroke. But the brutal scorching heat outsides are unavoidable for most of us at some point. As everyone has their own professional, schooling and daily life outside the cool airconditioned sweet home and at that time we all have to face those summer temperatures. But if you are not much ac friendly as it is not good for your health or it,s impossible for you to burden yourself with those hefty electricity bills.Then it’s a must for you to read this article as today we are here to help you to how to counterattack the sun’s heat without AC or coolers.
Without AC? It’s possible, I swear! A few quick tips and tricks, a bunch of which might you have heard before or probably never heard, can mean the difference between sleepless turns on the bed in the night in a borderline sauna and some blissful zzzs. Hence just have a quick glance to beat the heat with some natural tricks.
Replace your sheets
Yes, replace your ooh-la-la satin, silk, or polyester sheets with cotton bedsheets for cooler nights. Bright colored bed linens made of lightweight cotton is what you need in summers as they are breathable and excellent for promoting ventilation and airflow in the bedroom.
Always stay hydrated
Staying hydrated is a must during this season as this is the only way to keep yourself cool, active and fresh for the whole day. Make sure that you drink the plenty of water or summer coolers like Roohafza, Sugarcane juice, Buttermilk, Lassi, Shikanji to keep you fight the battle with the scorching summer heat.
A quick cold shower takes on a whole new meaning come summertime. Rinsing off with a stream of tepid H2O brings down the core body temperature and rinses off sweat so you can stay cool, calm and clean.
Unplug at night
As in, literally, disconnect the electronics item. As electronic items and other small appliances like induction plate, refrigerator which give off heat, even when turned off. Hence, unplugged the switch and save energy by reducing total heat when the appliances are not in use.
Keep a cold water spray bottle
Spraying cold water whenever you feel the heat is another effective yet simple way to lower the body temperature. Spraying water over the body’s pulse point like neck, wrist, and temples of the head where blood vessels are closer to the surface of our skin can help the body to cool down.
When temperature escalates, swap in that extra-comfy mattress for a minimalist straw or bamboo mat. These all-natural sleeping surfaces are less comfortable, but they don’t retain heat like a puffy, cloth-covered mattress.
Shades of paint matters
The paint in a room matters. Certain shades, such as blue, purple or green, can actually make a room feel cooler. Avoid bright yellows, reds, and oranges.
Get some plants inside the house during the day, but put them out at night, if you can. As there are plenty of plants mother nature gives us which makes you feel fresh and cool and helps you to stay away from heat. Hence, do research and keep some plants in your room.
Get a fan for your room. A fan on a low setting that can keep a light breeze blowing across your room can work wonders. If you dislike like air blowing directly on you while you sleep, you can still make your room cooler by using a fan in your window to circulate fresh air.
Install one or two exhaust fans on the roof or near roof on the walls.
And try to analyze the point of entry and exit of fresh air in your room. Install those fams at the exit point. And, if you live on the top floor, and your roof gets really hot during the afternoon then either spray water on the roof in evening or apply some insulation. Either use commercial service which is expensive, or buys broken clay pots and spread on your roof.