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How To Keep Your Home Cool In Summers Without AC

March 31, 2015 14:32 IST

#1 Swap your bed sheets everyday

Bed sheets

Buy Geometric Print Bed sheet @ Rs 479    Buy Designer Bed sheet @ Rs 299

Buy 3D Print Bed sheet @ Rs 399

Your bed sheet tends to absorb the heat coming in. Change your bed sheets regularly or once in two days. This keeps your room fresh and cool.

#2 Use a mosquito net and keep the windows wide open during the night

Mosquito net

Buy Mosquito Net @ Rs 790

Get your windows meshed properly or use a mosquito around your bed like shown in the image above. Now you can keep your windows wide open and let the air circulate to keep it as cool as possible. Letting the night air in especially keeps the overall temperature of the house in control.

#3 Keep sipping nimbu pani throughout the day

Citrus zinger

Buy Citrus Zinger @ Rs 599

Stay hydrated by sipping nimbu paani, fruit juice or just water throughout the day. Add a zing of citrus flavour to a glass of water with Citrus Zinger. The Citrus Zinger offers an easy way to extract juice and flavour from citrus fruits and infuse them directly into your water bottle.

#4 Install exhaust fans in the kitchen and bathrooms

Exhaust fan

Buy Luminous Exhaust Fan @ Rs 954

Install & turn on the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen to get rid of the excess heat and keep the air circulating.

#5 Say good-bye to regular bulbs and CFLs

LED bulbs

Buy 5W LED Bulbs (Set of 9) @ Rs 490

Switch to LED lights as they release lesser heat as compared to CFLs and other tube lights.

 

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