Stay Cool During Summer Activities in Windsor

August 20, 2015

Summer is normally a busy time of year for many people in Windsor. Whether it’s a family reunion, a long-awaited vacation or any variety of other exciting activities, summer not only brings about full schedules, but that dreaded Windsor heat as well.

We know you’ve already taken care of all of your AC repair and air conditioner service needs way before summer arrived, so what else can you do to stay cool during those days where you can’t escape to an air conditioned oasis? Health Canada has five pointers: 

  • Stay in air conditioning as much as you can. Of course, outdoor activities make this hard, but if you are able to take a quick break and escape to an air conditioned building at a park or a vehicle’s air conditioning, do so.

  • Drink plenty of fluids. Sip on your drink even if you don't consider yourself thirsty, as thirst can be an early warning of dehydration. If you begin to experience muscle cramping, take a break as it could also be an early warning of dehydration or a different heat-related illness.

  • Take special measures when scheduling outdoor activities. Any sort of workout or athletic practices should be done earlier or later in the day when the Windsor temperatures are cooler.

  • Dress to stay cooler in high temperatures. Light-colored, lightweight and loose-fitting clothing are your best bet.

  • Keep your shower or bath a little cooler than normal. It can help you cool down a bit sooner so you can get back to reveling in your home’s air conditioning.
Spending time outdoors is what summer is all about, but staying safe in the Windsor heat is non-negotiable. And when you do finally make it back to air conditioning, make sure you’ve taken care of all of your AC repair and air conditioner service needs so you don’t have to worry about it not working in the heat of the summer. Give Bryant Heating & Cooling Service Experts a call at 226-773-3357 or set up an appointment online if you have any questions about potential AC repair or how you can make sure that your air conditioner is operating at its peak in the Windsor heat.
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