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Ways to Cool a Hot Room

Earthsense

Depending on how your house is situated, you probably have that one room that gets a lot of afternoon sun and is usually the hottest room in the house.  If the ceiling fan just isn’t cutting the heat, think about some of these options to cool the space.  Landscaping plays a bigger role in the comfort of your house than you may think. Planting shade trees and shrubbery around the hottest portions of your home will help keep things cool.  

But if you need immediate relief, installing awnings over your windows will increase the shade and cool hot rooms quickly.  Thermal curtains can help cut the heat in the summer and keep things warm in the winter.  But if you have a room that is always uncomfortable no matter the season, think about installing a ductless HVAC unit in the room.  Whether it’s a small window unit, or a unit mounted on the wall, a ductless system could be just the fix.