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9 Effective Ways To Beat The Heat This Summer

By Asha Das

Summer is here again! Scorching sun is hitting, making it difficult to cope with the temperature. Apart from the heat, the ultraviolet rays make the experience even more worse. It is natural that you will feel uncomfortable throughout the day and night.

It is necessary to be ready with some tips and tricks that will help you to beat the summer heat. If you have children at home, you have to take more care, as the harsh effect of the sun's rays can cause even health issues in kids.

There are many ways to beat the heat in summer. Why don't you try those ways to stay cool this summer? The first step that you have to take is to prevent yourself from the effect of dehydration. By staying hydrated, you can beat the effect of heat.

Let's take a look into some of the other best ways to beat the heat that will make your life cool and comfortable this summer.


1. Cotton Time:

Yes, one of the best ways to stay cool this summer is to choose bed linens and dresses in cotton. This keeps you cool than any other clothing does, as it helps your body to breathe. It is better to go for light-shaded clothes that reflect light and heat.


2. Tricks On Table Fans:

Do you think the table fan is blowing hot air? Then there is a small trick that you can opt for. Try to face the fan outside, especially at night. This will help in optimum cooling.


3. Optimise The Windows:

By optimising the windows, you can stay cool this summer. It is better to close the windows and use insulated drapes during the day, so that you will not feel hot. At night, keep the windows open.


4. Cold Shower:

Taking cold shower will be the best ever possible way to keep yourself cool in summer. Take bath in the morning and before bed, so that you can stay fresh throughout.


5. A Fan And An AC:

You could run the fan and an AC together, or you could switch on the AC until the temperature is reached. Once the place is cool enough, you could turn off the AC and use the fan.


6. Open The Bathroom Vent:

One of the best ways to stay cool this summer is to stay away from sticky moisture. For this, best option is to turn on your bathroom vent while bathing. This will keep the whole house cool.


7. Spritzing:

Of course spritzing yourself will help to beat the heat and keep you cool. Many have experienced that this method works wonders. Keep a spray bottle in the refrigerator and spritz yourself when you feel hotter.


8. Fruit Snacks:

Change your diet plan and opt for mostly fruits and vegetables to stay healthy and cool. Try to make fresh fruit juices or smoothies at home to keep your body cool.


9. Exercise In The Morning:

Exercising early in the morning is known to benefit you in more than one way. It keeps your body cool by removing excess body heat due to the sweat.

Read more about: summer heat prevention
Story first published: Monday, April 10, 2017, 11:05 [IST]
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