Five Ways to Keep a House Cool

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Is there is anything more relieving than coming out of the heat into a nice, cool home? Most people tend to rely on some form of air conditioning to keep the temperature down, but there are plenty of other methods for cooling a home that get overlooked. Combining some or all of these methods will not only keep your home cooler, but it can reduce or even eliminate your cooling bill as well.
Five Ways to Keep a House Cool

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Windows are a major enemy in the battle against the heat because they release cool air from the interior and allow heat to enter from outside. One of the best ways to keep out the heat is to cover the windows. Awnings and shutters on the exterior of the home provide a barrier between the sun’s rays and your home’s interior. Inside, use drapes that have a sun-barrier lining.

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