Beat the heat this summer and keep your cool with these tips:
- Use your dishwasher's no heat drying cycle.
- Keep shades closed on sunny days.
- Replace your air conditioner's air filter, and keep vents clear of obstructions to allow air to flow freely throughout rooms.
- Before taking a trip, turn off and unplug everying you can and turn off your air conditioner, or raise your thermostat to 78 degrees.