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Air-conditioners are standard electronics in most houses today as there is a need for most people to keep up the ventilation in their homes and stay away from the sting of the heat especially when it is the dry season characterised by more intense sunshine during the day as compared to the rainy season when the air is quite humid and the temperature is quite more friendly.

With the recent recourse to natural alternatives, you might want to know about ways to go about increasing the ventilation level in your house without necessarily having to put money on an Air-conditioner.

These are ten ways to go about increasing the ventilation level in your house without necessarily having to break your bank.

  1. Keep your windows and blinds shut. 

According to a report by experts, it is stated that up to 30 percent of heat in your home comes from your blinds, and using home effects such as  shades and curtains and other blinding accessories can save you a lot of cost, increase coolness generally in the home and lower indoor temperatures by up to 20 degrees. Closing your blinds has been termed an healthy way of dealing with heat and ultimately bringing some cool into your room even when it is hot outside.

  1. Use dark-coloured curtains and colours with neutral colours.

Black curtains are well known for their ability to block sunlight from penetrating your blinds and insulating the home against heat, thereby cooling your house normally without having to use an Air conditioner. Other neutral-coloured curtain or blind for that matter are also quite effective for blocking out the rays of sunlight and bringing some cold into your room.

  1. The Little ‘fan magic trick’

To achieve the desired level of cool in your house quite comparable with an Air-conditioner, you might try this little hack that we discovered.

Simply get a bag of ice or anything equally cold in a bowl, place it at an angle in front of a fan such that the fan has access to the ice. The trick is to place the ice in such a vantage position such that when the fan blows, the air from the fan can literarily whip off some of the ice in a way that it produces a chilling and misty effect that ultimately cools the room or the subject of attention

4. Focus on the temperature in your body, not the house.

If your ancestors survived without air conditioning, so can you. From sipping tasty iced drinks to applying a cold cloth to strong-pulsed areas like your neck and wrists, cooling yourself from the inside out is not a bad idea.

  1. Swap your sheets.

Changing your sheets at the beginning of a new season would not only give a new feel to your room, but it’s also a great way to keep your room cool. Flannel sheets and fleece blankets for instance are wonderful choices for insulation, although cotton materials might represent a smarter move depending on the period of the year.

 

Victoria crest real-estate company offers houses for sale in Lekki, in places like Chevron, Lafiaji, Ikoyi and other areas around the Island, also offering consultancy for investors or property buyers.

 

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