14 Useful Tips and Hacks to Solve Your Problems in Summer
Summer is that time of the year that has its positive and negative side, it can be really icky and sticky in some places and that could make anyone really uncomfortable and yet for some, summer is all about sunshine and days spent outdoors enjoying the sun. If you are one who can’t stand the problems associated with summer, then there are many things that one can do to ease the discomfort. Here are some amazing summer hacks that will make you forget the negative side of summer.
1When it is too hot
Font you hate it when it is so hot and you can’t even go outdoors because of the blazing heat? Well, here is what you can do to keep cool. You will need a high-speed stand fan or a high-speed table fan in which case two are better. Now you will need a large bed sheet that has two layers. Just switch on the fan and separate the layers of the bed sheet. Let the air blow into it.
You now have a home-made breezy tent
Once you have allowed the bed sheet to inflate with the air, get inside it and you will find the air is really cool inside because of the fan breeze circulating throughout your makeshift breeze tent. This is a great inexpensive idea to keep cool. Just take a book and a soft drink and enjoy the breeze.
2Improve your dreams with cold pillows and sheets
If you find it really hot and cannot seem to sleep, then here is something you can do about it. Just take some of your pillowcases and bedsheets and stash them into your freezer. When you are ready to go to bed, slip them on to the bed. You’ll be amazed how well this works to keep you cool.
3Relief from mosquito bites outdoors
You are resting against a tree on what seems for you a nice sunny day. You are enjoying a drink and reading a book when suddenly a mosquito bites you from nowhere ruining your moment. The best thing to do in this case especially if you happen to have sweet lemon with you is to rub a half lemon on the bite, the citric acid provides relief and the swelling and redness will be gone. It won’t even be itchy and irritable. You can also make your own lemon spray with lemon essential oil combined with carrier oil.
4To relieve itchiness from Gnat bites
Summer also brings with it gnats and a bite from one can really be nasty because if the itchiness. The best way to relieve itchiness from gnat bites is to apply toothpaste to the affected area. This will soothe the skin and provide relief from the itchiness. However before trying the remedy, first apply a small bit of toothpaste on a small part of your skin to make sure there is no allergic reaction.