Stay Cool During Summer Activities in Boise

August 20, 2015

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

We know you’ve already taken care of all of your AC repair and air conditioner service needs well in advance of summer, 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 a couple tips: 

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

  • Drink plenty of fluids. Sip on your drink even if you don't feel thirsty, as thirst can be an early warning of dehydration. If you begin noticing muscle cramps, take a few moments to rest as it can also be an early warning of dehydration or a different heat-related illness.

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

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

  • Keep your shower or bath a little more cool than normal. It can help you cool down a tad faster so you can get back to enjoying your home’s air conditioning.
Spending time outdoors is what summer is all about, but staying safe in the Boise heat is non-negotiable. 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 going out in the heat of the summer. Give TML Service Experts a call at 208-488-4892 or set up an appointment online if you have any questions about potential AC repair or how you can ensure that your air conditioner is operating at its best in the Boise heat.

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