How to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer
September 5, 2017
This summer has been uncommonly warm, with June’s scorching temperatures making it the hottest month in 41 years. Such sweltering heat threatens the elderly, babies and those with underlying health conditions. Public Health England advises that excessive exposure to high temperatures can kill, and that heat-related deaths start to occur when temperatures rise above 25 degrees.
Led by June’s heatwave, the warmer weather this year has already taken 510 more lives than average in England and Wales. For homeowners, this news can be especially troubling, as homes rapidly warm up during the summer months. Here’s how to keep your home cool and your family out of dangerous heat this summer: