Our air conditioner went out and it will take approx. 3 weeks before our new one arrives (it had to be special ordered), and probably another week after that before the guy can install it. Right now, we have fans, which works great in the early morning, late evening, but during mid-day, it is HOT! (we live in the south). We can't use a window air conditioner because of the way our windows are designed, but I have seen portable air conditioners. Do they work? Are they worth the money? Any other ideas/suggestions/tips? Thanks in Advance!
Asked by Anonymous at 10:15 AM on Jun. 6, 2010 in Home & Garden
Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 12:27 PM on Jun. 6, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 10:30 AM on Jun. 6, 2010
Answer by rkoloms at 12:25 PM on Jun. 6, 2010
rkoloms- Do you have attic fan or a whole house fan? Sometimes whole house fans are confused with attic fans. We have a whole house fan and only run it at night or when temperature outside is 80 and below. We have an central air as well, but the unit broke 2 summers ago and we don't have the money to fix it. So we've done without! The tips above is what we primarly do to beat the heat. Although I haven't brought myself to actually shut the windows. I've read enough to understand the principle behind it, and it does make sense, but I just can't bring myself to do it. I do close the blinds and the curtains. DH doesn't like it as much because the house seems "dark". However it's what helps keep the inside temps down.
Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 12:35 PM on Jun. 6, 2010
Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 1:54 PM on Jun. 6, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 3:06 PM on Jun. 6, 2010