Beat the Heat in Your Atlanta Apartment

Hotlanta temperatures keep rising and by now June’s electric bill has made its way to your Atlanta apartment. After you recover from the initial shock over the cost of cooling your apartment home, consider these budget saving tips.

Fan cooling an Atlanta apartment

Keep cool in your Atlanta apartment rental.

Block out the heat. Keep your blinds closed tight during day time hours. Choose heavier curtains not only to shade your spacious living room from the sun but to help keep the air conditioned air from escaping through the windows of your apartment. Good thermal curtains will keep you cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter while decreasing the power bill!

Use fans to circulate the air. Most JAMCO Properties apartments are equipped with ceiling fans, but a good standing fan will work too. Fans can make a room feel 5 to 7 degrees cooler and they are cost effective. Set ceiling fans to pull hot air up and away!

Finally keep it cool inside by using your appliances wisely. Televisions and computers give off heat so leave them off during the day. The dishwasher and washing machine increase humidity and make an apartment feel warmer so run them at night too. Instead of baking a dish or working over the hot stove, enjoy cold salads or entrees you can microwave. These appliances eat up their own electricity and work against your air conditioner.

Beat the heat this summer at Lexington II Apartments in East Point, Georgia minutes from downtown Atlanta and all utilities are included!

Posted on July 23, 2013, in Money Savers, The Lexington II, Weather Preparations and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Beat the Heat in Your Atlanta Apartment.

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