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June 03, 2010

Summerize Your Home: Natural Solutions

Hammock It’s hard to believe that summer’s on its way, but the solstice is indeed within mere weeks. To help make sure that the living will be easy – and green – this week’s tips are about how to prepare your home for the hot season.

Tip #3: Au Naturel

Preparing your home for the heat needn’t be a big to-do. You can keep it simple by using what’s natural. Getting overheated in bed? Try hanging a hammock between trees and sleeping outside to get the benefit of those fabled summer breezes (just don’t forget the bug repellent). Coming home to a stifling abode after a long day away? Close the curtains before leaving to keep your place naturally cool. Feeling the energy-bill burn? The days are getting longer, so optimize the natural light by turning off any unnecessary electrical illumination.

Tell us: What are your favorite natural ways to keep cool during summer?

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