When your home gets too hot, you essentially have two options to help it cool down again. You can either use your air conditioning, which can quickly and effectively cool your home but can cost a lot to run, or you can use nature’s free “air conditioning” by finding ways to get air flowing through your home, thus creating a cooling breeze.
While both options certainly have their pros and cons, nothing beats the ability to stay cool and refreshed without spending a bundle on your utility bill. At the same time, all that outside air can bring a lot of bugs with it, which can quickly make your free air conditioning seem a lot less pleasant. To keep that from happening, here are a few ideas for letting the air in while keeping the bugs out.