How to Keep a Room Cool Without AC: Hack a Fan
With a bowl of ice and a fan, you can create a faux ocean breeze. Simply fill a mi bowl with ice or an ice pack, and put the bowl in front of a fan. Turn the fan on, and the air will mimic a chilly, misty breeze. If you do have an air conditioner but it’s broken, check out this DIY air conditioning service repair.
How to Keep a Room Cool Without AC: Set Your Ceiling Fans to Rotate Counter-Clockwise
A ceiling fan isn’t a set-it-and-forget-it appliance. In the summer, the fan blades should rotate counter-clockwise (as you look up at it) to push the air straight down. Increase the fan speed on really hot days. No ceiling fan at your house? Here’s everything you need to know to install one yourself.