Summer heat can cause serious harm to your health. The hot walls heat the air that enters the apartment from the open Windows, and the use of air conditioning causes the development of colds.
However, to get rid of the heat in an urban apartment is still possible. Try one of the following ways:
1. Take a cool shower about every 3-4 hours. You can get heat stroke, not going outside – if you live in a block of flats on the upper floors. Water treatments will help you to cool down.
2. Drink at least 2.5-3 liters of water a day. Not only soda and alcoholic beverages. The content of sugar in carbonated drinks is so high that to quench your thirst with lemonade will not work. And drinking alcohol in the heat can cause irreparable damage to the body. Your choice – sparkling water, green tea and herbal fees, which also are incredibly healthy.
3. Select the "right" curtains. Heavy curtains in dark shades of velvet, silk and artificial materials will not help you beat the heat. Choose curtains made of natural linen and bright colors – beige, white, yellow, or orange.
4. Purchase in store special reflective film. Attach it to the window in the apartment, located on the Sunny side.
5. Arrange in a stuffy room plates with ice or basins and bottles of cold water. If you have a fan, put the plates around it – so the room temperature will drop much faster. If you want to keep the effect as long as possible – fill the pots with ice, crushed using a blender.
6. Buy a humidifier. Air conditioners and fans can cause colds, rheumatism and sciatica. Humidifier operates on a different principle, but also helps to cope with the heat.
Advice 2 : Heat and humidity: how to escape
Most people like summer for the hottest days, the opportunity to swim in open water to spend the whole day and even the night outdoors. However, all is not well tolerate high temperatures and are constantly looking for different ways to escape from the heat.
How to escape from the heat of the house
Effective solution at home is to install air conditioning, but not all of it is because of the rather high cost.
To escape the heat and be without this miracle of technology. In a room not exposed to sunlight, increasing the temperature by a few degrees, you can buy thick dark curtains or blinds. Window you can also seal with foil, reflecting the sun's rays, or you can sew it to the curtains from the window.
You can buy an inexpensive fan. To increase its effectiveness, next you should put a bowl of ice or a few bottles of frozen water.
The window in the heat it is not necessary to keep open, and at night, the room must be properly ventilated.
To additionally not heat the room, incandescent bulbs can be replaced by fluorescent or led. It is desirable to use a stove and oven, microwave.
For cooling drinks with ice. Not a sore throat, they need to be consumed in small SIPS.
Helps to reduce body temperature cool shower, wrapped around the neck with a wet towel.
In the heat you need to move less, basic household chores should be performed early in the morning or evening.
In the heat it was easier to sleep, the blanket can be for a few hours before bedtime to put in the freezer in a plastic bag, also sheets you can spray water from a spray bottle. On the bedside table you can put a mug with cool water, if necessary, to moisten the throat or to refresh the face.
How to escape from the heat at work
Should be to pick the right clothes for the office. It should be spacious, natural light.
If you go to the place of work far enough, you need to be in the way with cold water. On the night the bottle can be put in the fridge or freezer. Good saves from the heat of hot green tea, regulating heat transfer. You can carry the fan, water-dampened handkerchief.
Don't overuse make-up, creams and perfume, they do not allow the skin to breathe freely.
On the desktop you can put a small aquarium or a vase with flowers, evaporating the liquid will freshen the air. Spray can moisten the face, hands and the surrounding area. Irrigated water plants with large leaves (ficus, palms, dracaena, begonia help to make the air more humid. Under the table you can put a small fan which will cool the feet.
You should not eat a heavy meal, it is best to eat in lunch salads and fruits.
All the important things you need to do on arrival until the working area is not strongly warmed up.
How to escape from the heat in the car
Rear window in the car tinted or hang on to them special curtains Velcro.
You can buy car fridge and keep it ice cubes to wipe face and neck and water to drink. In the backseat is recommended to put a few bottles of ice water from the air in the car will be cooler.
Outside on the windshield, you can install a mirror screen.
The car should be washed frequently, from a pure drive to be better reflected sunlight.
To escape from the heat outside the city, so the weekend should go to the country.