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Summer heat at home – how to deal with it?

Global warming makes summer hotter every year. That is why it is becoming more and more difficult to protect yourself from high temperatures, especially if they hit you in your own home. What can you do about the summer heat, and how can you protect yourself from it in your own home? You will find out all about it in the following entry.

 

Dangerous heat

Summer is already behind us, so it’s time for bigger and smaller holidays, during which we can take a break from work and other unpleasant issues. Unfortunately, together with the free time we have to face its consequences, which are not entirely pleasant for our body. I am of course talking about the heat, which is very dangerous.

Exposure to the sun’s rays for too long can result in burns, which are a threat to health and life. For this reason, we use protection to ensure our safety against UV rays. However, there is little that can protect us from the strokes and heatwaves that await us on summer sunny days.

That is why we spend a large part of the unbearable heat in our homes. Of course, not every flat building is significantly better off than outside. This can be especially true for flats that are located on the top floors of buildings. What can you do about it? Check out our ways to deal with the unbearable heat during summer.

 

Ways to beat the heat

If the heat is getting to you, you are certainly doing your best to keep your flat as cool as possible inside. We have decided to help you out a little by presenting the best suggestions of ways to cope with the heat. The first of our suggestions is therefore electrical appliances.

As you can guess, just before summer, everyone runs to the shop to buy fans. This type of product is not able to cool the air, but by spinning it and directing it to one place, it allows us to have the illusion of a cool breeze. Unfortunately, even such a saving option has its delicate disadvantages.

First, it stirs up all dust, pollen and other allergens, which will certainly aggravate the symptoms of allergy sufferers. Moreover, the force with which the wind blows from a ventilator makes it possible for us to start feeling body aches because of that. It is worth bearing in mind that not only the heat is harmful, but also the ways of dealing with it.

 

If not a fan, then what?

You may be wondering what to choose if a ventilator has such side effects. We have a suggestion that you might like. We are, of course, talking about the air conditioner. It consists of a form of radiator which is soaked in water, combined with the most ordinary fan in the world.

The air passes through this duo with considerable freedom. Then, thanks to flowing through the device, we get really cool air, which gently changes the temperature in the room. However, it is undoubtedly an investment as this type of electric device does not cost much as it effectively chases away heat from the flat.

However, it is worth noting that it is also able to treat the air. You have to decide for yourself whether such features make you able to tolerate the noise that the machine makes during operation. Also take into account the high energy consumption, the need for cleaning and maintenance and regular servicing.

 

Blinds and shutters for hot weather

You are certainly interested in other ways to deal with the heat, so we come to you with another proposal. These are, of course, blinds and roller blinds, which are able to shield the windows from the sun from outside. Thanks to keeping the sun in front of the house, it will not be able to penetrate into our flat and heat up its interior.

It is worth mentioning that there are a bunch of colour and design options for this range. Therefore, you do not have to worry that fitting external blinds and roller blinds will ruin the entire external arrangement. An interesting aspect is also the fact that these products are useful not only during summer.

Well, in winter they will be able to stop the escaping heat and make it return to the interior of the flat. What is more, it is a perfect option to make it difficult for burglars to enter our home. It is enough to close the façade roller blinds for the night, and we can be sure that we are safe and nothing is threatening us.

 

The indoor alternative – roller blinds and shutters

Another option worth considering as a cure for hot weather are internal shields, i.e. obviously internally mounted roller blinds and shutters. We recommend checking out those from our offer. Please remember that, for obvious reasons, this type of product will not protect your windows against external factors.

In this case, we can expect overheating of windows or damage due to weather conditions. However, they will do a good job of preventing the sun from penetrating into your home. In addition, they are able to stop excessively high temperatures from appearing inside due to insolation.

This is the best alternative when, for some reason, you are not able to bet on outdoor options. In addition to this solution, curtains and curtains will be responsible for beautifying the rooms. In addition, they will of course support the work of your blinds and shutters. However, we do not recommend hanging them in the kitchen and bathroom, as they absorb moisture.

 

What do you need to pay attention to?

Hot weather is no mean feat, so there are certain issues which make it necessary to take various scenarios into account. It is worth knowing that the best protection against them inside your house is to bet on external roller blinds and an air conditioner. This duo will effectively protect us from the rays of the hot sun.

However, remember that if you cannot afford either of these solutions, you should focus on buying a fan or interior shades. You must bear in mind that any action is better than no action at all. Failing to cool your flat can be dangerous for you, especially if you live in a block of flats.

Therefore, even the slightest shutting off from the heat coming from the outside world can save your life. Cooling down your flat must be your priority. It will make you more energetic, all thanks to the absence of middle-of-the-night wake-ups caused by too hot a room and sweating.

 

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FAQ - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

How do I cope with hot weather at home?

The following are great for dealing with hot weather at home: air conditioner, internal and external blinds and shutters, fan, curtains.

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