Ten Budget Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

If you are anything like me, you absolutely love to have the house as cold as what is comfortably bearable at all times during the summer. However, it can become extremely expensive to do so and most people are then left attempting to find ways to keep their home cool while also saving a little bit of their money.


If you are in that boat, you’re in luck. Tracie, over at Penny Pinchin’ Mom, has provided us with a list of ten things that you can do to lower that expense considerably. I’m going to highlight the list below but I definitely encourage you to head over to Tracie’s site and check out the details of her list. It is worth your time for the money saved.

Penny Pinchin’ Mom’s Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

Inspect/Maintain Your Air Conditioner

Increase efficiency

Avoid the AC if you can

Consider installing a whole-house fan

Keep the oven off

Keep the blinds/curtains closed

Use your box fan to keep hot air out

Plan landscaping wisely

Add solar screens or window film

Increase the temp

Head downstairs

So, there you have it. Follow these tips and you are well on your way to staying cool this summer while also saving a few extra dollars along the way. Let me know if there is anything that you do that is not on this list. We can all learn from each other.

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