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How to handle a heat wave in cottage country

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Date: 07/30/2018 | Source:

There's at least one every summer - a heat wave. When the heat gets too much, follow these tips from Cottage Life to stay cool. A few simple things you can do are buy cotton sheets and stay away from any recipes that utilize the oven. If it's cooler inside than outside, keep it that way by closing the windows! You can even DIY your own air conditioning. "Grab two pop bottles out of the recycling bin, make a few small modifications by cutting off the bottoms and punching some holes in the bottom half. Then, with the cap screwed on, strap them upside down to the back of the fan with some zip ties, fill the bottles with ice, and voila!" 

How to handle a heat wave in cottage country

Sure, cottage country might be the best place to be when a heat wave sets in, but no matter where you are, when you feel as though you’re going to suffocate when you step outside and you’re starting to lose sleep, something’s got to give. If you want to stay comfortable during a heatwave, follow these simple steps. After all, in just a few short months, you’ll be whining about the ice build-up on your windshield and the fact that you can’t step outside without first throwing on a pair of long johns, a second pair of socks, and a clunky pair of boots — so you better make the most of what you’ve got.

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