Stay Cool During Summer Activities in Girard

August 20, 2015

Summer is typically a hectic time of year for many people in Girard. Whether it’s a family reunion, a long-awaited vacation or any host of other outdoor activities, summer not only brings about crazy schedules, but that dreaded Girard heat as well.

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

  • Stay in air conditioned places as much as you can. Of course, outdoor activities make this difficult, 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, take advantage of it.

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

  • Take special considerations when scheduling outdoor activities. Any sort of workout or athletic practices should be done earlier or later in the day when the Girard temperatures are more tolerable.

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

  • Keep your shower or bath a little colder than normal. It can help you cool down a tad faster so you can get back to basking in your home’s air conditioning.
Spending time outdoors is what summer is all about, but staying safe in the Girard heat is a requirement. And when you do finally make it back to air conditioning, make sure you’ve handled all of your AC repair and air conditioner service needs so you do not have to worry about it breaking down in the heat of the summer. Give Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 330-269-7235 or set up an appointment online if you have any questions about potential AC repair or how you can make certain that your air conditioner is running at its highest level in the Girard heat.
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