How to Cool Down Your Bedroom When it’s Hot?

Hello, Dear Friends.
Today I am publishing a guest post from a very interesting site TUCK

How to Cool Down Your Bedroom When it’s Hot Outside?

When it starts getting hot outside, you may feel your bedroom temperature start to rise and become uncomfortable. It’s tough to sleep when you’re feeling hot. You may find it difficult to relax and fall asleep under the covers, or you may wake up in a sweat.

If you have central air that can keep up with the heat, turning down your home’s thermostat is an obvious choice for maintaining a cold bedroom. But if your home feels hot, even at night, there are steps you can take to make it cooler and more comfortable.

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Use a fan. Whether you install an overhead fan or put a powerful one in the corner of your room, a fan can make a difference. Even if the air in your room is warm, a fan can cool it down by a few degrees, and offer a breeze that can feel refreshing when you’re overheated.

Choose natural, breathable bedding. You wouldn’t sleep on flannel sheets in the summer, but you may not realize synthetic fibers can have the same warming effect. Instead, you can make your bed with natural, breathable fibers including cotton and bamboo.

Cool down your mattress. Your mattress can retain heat, especially memory foam mattresses. You can cool it down and reduce heat retention by adding a cooling mattress topper for the summer.
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Use blackout curtains. With sunshine comes heat. If you have windows that get sun, especially in the afternoons, make sure they are screened or better yet, covered with a blackout curtain to block room warming light. These curtains can help keep distracting light out at night when you’re trying to sleep, too.

Turn off electronics and lights. Avoiding screen time in the bedroom is generally a good idea, as the light emitted from screens can interfere with your circadian rhythm. In the summer, turning off electronics including your TV, computer, and other appliances can cut down on the heat they emit as well. It’s a good idea to turn down or turn off lights as well, as lights can emit heat like any other electronic item.

Repurpose your hot water bottle. Bring your hot water bottle out of summer hibernation. Instead of filling it with hot water as you would in the winter, fill it with cold water and put it in the freezer, then place it in between your sheets to cool them down before you get in bed.

Don’t take hot showers. A hot shower can warm you up — and it can also heat up your bedroom. When it’s hot outside, turn down the water temperature and avoid letting the water run for an extended period.

It’s no fun to sleep in a hot bedroom. Even experts say that temperatures above 75 deg F may interfere with sleep. Keep your bedroom as cold as you can during the summer months to enjoy a good night’s rest.
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I also wish you calm and cool sleep.

The plants help reduce levels of indoor air pollution

The plants help reduce levels of indoor air pollution

According to Feng Shui not recommended to place plants in the bedroom. But scientists think that indoor plants aren’t having any harmful effect. More important is a good ventilation in the bedroom and generally at home. Personally, I love the plants in the rooms. I enjoy when they grow or bloom, when I water my plants I talk to them and they feeling it.
The indoor plants may help reduce levels of indoor air pollution. Here a list of top 10 plants that help you fight with toxins (formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide). If you have these plants in the home you are having a fresh air.

1. Chrysalidocarpus lutescens,
2. Rhapis excelsa,
3. Chamaedorea seifrizii,
4. Ficus robusta,
5. Dracaena deremensis,
6. Philodendron,
7. Phoenix roebelenii,
8. Ficus macleilandii “Alii”
9. Nephrolepis exaltata “Bostoniensis”
10. Spathiphyllum “Mauna Loa”

The plants help reduce levels of indoor air pollution

My lovely plants. GSH Interior design

לפי הפנג שואי לא מומלץ למקם צמחים בחדר השינה. אבל מדענים חושבים שאפשר לישון בקרבת צמחים ,הם לא מזיקים לבריאות. יותר חשוב איורור טוב בחדר השינה ובבית. הצמחים מסעיים להפחית את רמות זיהום אוויר בבית. הנה רשימה של למעלה 10 צמחים שיסייעו לך להלחם עם רעלים. אישית, אני מאוד אוהב להשתמש בצמחים בעיצוב פנים.

My lovely plants_GSH Interior design

My lovely plants. GSH Interior design

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About toxins and their sources in the home I will write soon.

Photography and styling by Galina Sherman.


Let’s clean your shelves

Today I want to talk about a release. Every home has items, souvenirs from trips no longer in use or not happy homeowners and they take up much space on the shelves and space of the house. I belong to the type of people who collect things for many years and every time while cleaning they say: ” I’m sorry to throw this thing, I may need it sometime”.
In this period before the holidays I decided to throw all unused objects.
After the cleaning I felt so good. A feeling of liberation and freedom .
I highly recommend that you occasionally do a home inspection, what you can toss or donate.
Now I have a half-empty shelves and the house has more space. I am ready for new beginnings.



היום אני רוצה לדבר אל שחרור. בכל בית יש חפצים, מזכרות מטיולים שכבר לא בשימוש או לא משמחים את בעלי הבית והם תופסים הרבה מקום במדפים ובחלל הבית. אני שייכת לסוג אנשים שאוספים דברים הרבה שנים וכל פעם בזמן הניקיון אומרים שחבל לזרוק את הדבר, אולי אני אצטרך אותו מתישהו .
בתקופה זאת שלפני חגים אני החלטתי לזרוק את כל החפצים שלא בשימוש .
אחרי הניקיון הרגשתי כל כך טוב . הרגשה של שחרור וחופש.
אני מאוד ממליצה לכם מדי פעם לעשות בדיקה בבית, מה אפשר לזרוק או לתרום.
עכשיו יש לי מדפים חצי ריקים ובבית יש יותר מקום .אני מוכנה להתחלות חדשות.


Jessie Boehm