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Affordable Ways to Keep Your House Cool This Summer

The warmer days of summer are here and that means one thing – homeowners are trying to keep their homes cool. When the soaring temperatures strike, we’re all looking for ways to keep the house cool and comfortable. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive.


Cost-Effective Ways to Stay Cooler


  • Invest in a good fan

When the mercury shoots up, the first thing we reach for is the fan – but not all fans are created equally. Some circulate the warm air in the room rather than blowing cool air. Ensure you’re getting a fan that works to lower the temperature in the room.


  • Close windows and curtains during the day

Though it’s tempting to open the windows when it’s warm outside, this can actually let in hot air rather than cool, warming up your home. Ideally, keep the windows and curtains closed to prevent the hot air and sunlight from warming up your home’s interior. If you do need to open the windows, open another window at the opposite side of the house to create a through breeze.


  • Switch appliances off

A surprising amount of heat is generated from appliances around the house, and switching them off can help avoid internal heat increases. Turn them off when not in use rather than leaving them on standby. Also, conventional incandescent light bulbs generate light inefficiently, giving off waste heat in the process. Switch to low energy light bulbs to reduce overheating.


These tips can help to cool your home efficiently this summer. Talk to your home insurance agent today to learn more about how to protect your home with coverage. For all of your homeowners insurance needs, talk to the professionals at Little & Sons Insurance Services, serving Banning and neighboring cities in California.

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