It gets hot here in the summer and if you have any windows that face the west, it really heats your house up in the afternoon when the sun is the hottest and getting lower in the sky. It spends hours beaming directly on those windows, creating more heat in your house! Believe me, I know. The front of my house faces west!
Reader Jennifer has the same problem and she solved with this solution (which I have also done!)
We invested in good blackout curtains for our West facing picture window and keep them closed when the sun is beaming in the late afternoon. It saved us hundreds in AC costs last summer, and paid for themselves after only a few months!
What do you do to keep it cool when it’s so hot outside?
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