staying warm in colder weather

Things You are Doing to Stay Warm That are Actually Making You Colder

We all try some tricks to keep cozy when the temperatures falls in Cape Coral. Unfortunately, a number of those remedies are really making us colder. One way you can definitely stay cozy? Have the pros at Comfort Zone Inc do regular furnace maintenance!
Check out some of the common myths about what will keepy you cozy when the temperatures decreases. These routines are actually making you colder!
  • Most body heat disappears through your head, a hat is all you have to have. Guard as much skin as possible to avoid heat loss. The amount of heat that vanishes from your head is proportionate to the area of exposed skin in relation to the rest of your body. If more skin is exposed, more heat will be lost.
  • Dark clothes absorb the heat from the sun. Light colors reflect light and should only be worn during warmer temperatures. It’s true that white or light clothing will reflect the sun’s warmth. However, it may also help you keep your body heat by reflecting it back—essentially trapping your body heat under your clothes.
  • A steamy shower or bath will warm you up. Unfortunately, you’re only going to feel colder when you get out of the warm water. When you’re exposed to cold air, the water will evaporate off your skin leaving you feeling frigid.
  • Alcoholic beverages can warm you up. Alcohol can warm up your skin, but it can also lower your core temperature. You’ll still be left feeling cold.
  • Making warm drinks will keep you warm. This is a classic remedy for when you’re feeling cold. Nothing is more soothing that the nice toasty feeling you get when you’re holding a warm cup of tea or coffee. Unfortunately, when you drink a warm beverage, your body will work against you and start to cool itself.
Unfortunately, some of the typical ways we try to remain warm are making us colder. If you want an easier way to keep warm, set up your routine furnace maintenance with Comfort Zone Inc in Cape Coral. There’s no easier way to stay warm in your house than a furnace that’s running in peak condition. Call us today at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment with us online!
 


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