How to cool down a room

How to cool down a room

Across the UK temperatures have soared to above 28C, with sunny skies and humid conditions for many. This hot weather is great for time spent in the garden or on a balcony, but when it comes to being at home sometimes the heat can be too much.

British homes do not typically come with air conditioning, and buying an air con unit for your home can be pricey.

With temperatures spiking, going to bed in a hot, sticky room can be frustrating and lead to sleepless nights.

Warm weather could continue over the next few days, and as we head towards summer more hot days are on the horizon.

If you want to know how to cool down a room and make temperatures more comfortable, Express.co.uk has rounded up some tips for you.

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This is because cotton fabrics are breathable and so cooler and easier to sleep in.

Egyptian cotton is a good choice, and there is also an Egyptian technique which cools down your body temperature rapidly.

Wet a sheet and leave it until it is damp, then place it over yourself before bed.

This works as the evaporation cools you down. Adding a fan with its air flow over you could speed up the process.

5. Avoid using the oven or hob

It may seem obvious, but using the oven or hob brings heat into your home.

Using a microwave, having cool meals or even barbecuing outside can be nifty alternatives for your evening meal while keeping your house cool.

Switching off screens like laptops, TVs and even gaming consoles can also decrease the heat in your home.

Published at Thu, 21 May 2020 18:39:00 +0000