Tips to Keep Your House Cool in Summer

With a heat advisory in effect, it's crucial to stay cool efficiently. Here are some easy and inexpensive tips to beat the heat and save on your electricity bill.

Replace Old Air Filter

Close Blinds or Shade

Use Ceiling Fans

Plant Trees for Shade

Maintain a Consistent Temperature






5 Tips to Keep Your House Cool


Use Insulation Sheets

✤ Air filters are inexpensive and available at stores like Lowe's or Home Depot. ✤ Easy to install without tools, boosting your system's efficiency.

Tip 1: Replace Old Air Filters

✤ Pull down blinds or shades when leaving the house. ✤ Keeps the inside temperature cooler and reduces stress on the HVAC unit.

Tip 2: Close Blinds or Shades

✤ Plant a tree on the south or southwest corner of your home. ✤ Provides shade in the summer and allows sunlight in the winter, aiding with heating costs.

Tip 3: Plant Trees for Shade

✤ Don't turn off the air conditioning when leaving the house. ✤ Keep the A/C on auto to maintain a consistent temperature and save energy.

Tip 4: Maintain a Consistent Temperature

✤ Run ceiling fans to maintain airflow throughout the house. ✤ Helps reduce the workload on your air conditioning system.

Tip 5:  Use Ceiling Fans

✤ Install insulation sheets to reduce heat transfer through walls and roofs. ✤ Keeps your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, improving energy efficiency.

Tip 6: Use Insulation Sheets