Summer is officially here, and we can already feel the temperature rising up! But, just because it is hot outside, that does not mean the interior of your apartment has to be as well. Keeping your house cool and nice all season long is simple: doing a few different activities in and around your apartment. Read on to learn more about tuning your apartment for the summertime!
Switch Out Some Heavy Materials
If you still have any warm fleece blankets on your beds, it is time to swap them out for something a bit lighter. We tend to opt for some more breathable materials like cotton, which will help you stay cool at night. It is also an excellent way to swap out your pajamas for lighter materials too. If your closet is organized by the season, now is a wonderful time to bring out some summer clothing and store away the warmer and heavier materials inside of your apartment.
Plan Some No-Cook Recipes
The last thing you will want on a hot summer day is to add to the rising temperatures by turning on your oven or stove. Begin planning some no-cook recipes for the summertime and shop for all ingredients that you will need. We highly recommend things like smoothies, salads, or even sushi that will help you stay cool and calm at home.
Try to Use the Pool
If your apartment community features a pool, and we highly recommend using it around the summertime. Make sure to find out its hours of operations by reading some signs and visiting the apartment’s leasing office. A cool dip in the pool is an excellent way to stay cooled down while making use of the apartment’s amenities.
Reconsider Your Apartment’s Window Coverings
If your apartment receives direct sunlight, you can bet it can heat up around the summertime. Try putting up a bit of blackout curtains that will prevent the light from entering the different areas of your house that might get too hot. We highly recommend closing your blinds and curtains during the hotter portions of the day and opening them up in the morning to allow the light to shine in. As we welcome the summer heat, it is crucial for you to prep your apartment unit for the hot temperatures. By swapping out the heavy materials, planning no-cook recipes, utilizing the apartment amenities, and reconsidering the window coverings, you are able to enjoy a cool and pleasant summer in your apartment community.
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Nestled in the wooded hills of Pikesville, yet just moments away from Baltimore, Reisterstown, Randallstown, Millford Mill, Gwynn Oak, Old Court, Owings Mills, Garrison, Lochearn, and Windsor Mill, Prescott Square Apartments offers spacious apartment living spaces for everyone! We offer two-bedroom homes with wall-to-wall carpeting/hardwood flooring, central A/C, access to oversized patios/balconies, and maintenance whenever you need it. To set up an appointment to take a look at our apartments, call us at 443-213-8584 or visit our website!