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Neighbourhood Safety

Ways to Beat the Heat in your Neighbourhood this Summer

We’ve all had those nights where we’ve been tossing and turning in bed, battling because our perspiration has us glued us to our sheets. There is nothing worse than trying to fall asleep and being sweaty but due to the environmental conditions during the summer, it is usually the case for many households. 

If you’re somebody who wants to get good night’s sleep and learn how to beat the summer heat, the information that we have mentioned below will give you some good insight into what you should do. 



Stay Hydrated

When you’re out there enjoying the summer and having fun with your friends, it is easy to neglect your health and not drink enough water but one of the best ways in which you could beat the heat is by staying hydrated. 

Staying hydrated will also help you avoid any complications such as heat stress or heat stroke because if it is really hot outside, it is so easy to start to develop symptoms of heat stress or heat stroke. Staying hydrated can do wonders for you in terms of keeping you cool and happy throughout summer.

Breezy Materials 

When you pick clothing or even your bathroom linens for the summer, it is best to use light materials for clothing purposes and buy comfortable towels to wrap around your body after hopping out the shower. 

It is always best to use cotton materials as they tend to be breezy and lightweight. Even if you buy the most comfortable towels and use cotton clothing during the summer, you are likely to sweat but cotton materials are known for absorbing sweat faster and not sticking to your body.

The one solution for the summer heat and sweats absorption is picking breezy materials. Using materials such as 80% bamboo 20% cotton is the best way to beat the heat and keep cool throughout the summertime. 

Cool Down

Undoubtedly one of the best ways to beat the heat is to apply a cold compress to your pulse points to avoid pulse points at the wrists, elbows, ankles, neck, groin, and behind the knees.

If you want to take it a step further, you should take a dip in the lake with friends or go to the swimming pool and relax in the pool. Immersing your body in cold water is the ideal way to cool down during the summertime. 

Reduce Heat

It is common knowledge that electrical appliances use up a lot of energy when they are in use and when energy is used up, a lot of heat is released into the surroundings so this summer, save upon those utility bills and stay cool and chilly throughout the day by using less electronic appliances. You will also be contributing positively to your surroundings by saving energy and switching off all of your electrical appliances.

Not only will this tip have an impact on your perspiration but it will also help you reduce your utility bills and everybody likes to reduce their utility bills.

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