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What to Do About the Heat

So, your air conditioner has broken down and you’re waiting for our team to provide you with relief. Sure, as long as you called us for AC repair in Melbourne, FL, we’ll be there quickly to fix your system and get it up and running again. But what if that takes an hour? Or what if your system has a much more complicated issue that takes a few hours to fix? Well, you still need to look out for your family and their comfort, so this blog post is for you.

We want to make sure that all of our customers, no matter what their living situation might be, are safe and remain comfortable this summer. So, through some best practices, we’d like to talk about great tips that will help keep you hydrated, happy, and in good shape to enjoy your time even if temperatures reach the triple digits.

Call for Help

First of all, you deserve to have air conditioning above all else. That’s why our first tip on this list is to call our team for help. It may be the case that we can quickly address your AC repair this morning, and you’ll be in good shape for the rest of the day. However, we want to make it clear that the earlier you call for our help, the more likely it will be that we can fix the problem before the hottest temperatures arrive.

So, if you have an issue with your AC, the first step is to always call us!

Stay Hydrated

Water is vital when temperatures are hot. Human beings release heat by sweating, which consumes a lot of water. This is why it’s so easy to get heat exhaustion or heatstroke because people might not be aware of just how much water they’re losing when they’re sweating it all away.

Keep you and your family safe by providing cool drinks for everyone that are going to keep them all hydrated.

Keep in the Shade

Sunlight can be a huge problem in the summertime when you’re trying to lower temperatures. You’ve probably noticed the huge difference between shade temperatures and temperatures in direct sunlight.

We urge homeowners to use their curtains and shades to block out the sun so your home can be a lot cooler than the outside temperature.

Open the Windows and Run the Fans

This might sound like how your life used to be before air conditioning was purchased, but there’s a reason why so many people still depend on these methods of cooling. With a breeze created by a fan system, whether it’s a ceiling fan or a box fan, hot air can be whisked away, moisture can evaporate, and a home can be cooled down a nominal amount.

Also, with windows open, you’ll be able to get rid of any excess heat that’s gotten trapped in the rooms of your home. This includes body heat, heat from devices like computers or lamps, and it’ll even let a breeze from outside come through your house to provide you with additional comfort.

Call Complete Air & Heat, Inc. for help with your AC. Making families happy on the Space Coast since 1975.

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