staying warm in colder weather

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

When it gets brisk, we all attempt a lot of things to keep ourselves comfortable in Englewood. Unfortunately, some of these things are in fact making us colder! However, Symbiont Service Corp is always here to check on your furnace maintenance—and that will absolutely keep you warm.

Take a look at some of the usual myths about what will help you warm up when the temperatures reduce. These things are really making you colder!

  • Drinking hot drinks will warm you up. Wrong. It may feel nice and warm to grasp that warm mug, but once you gulp a hot beverage, your body will work against you and switch on your natural cooling mechanisms.
  • Ok, but alcoholic beverages can make you warmer. Wrong again. While alcohol will warm up your skin, it can really make you colder because it can decrease your core temperature.
  • A long, hot shower or bath will do the trick. In reality, you’re only going to feel colder when you get out of the hot water and the water commences to evaporate off your skin in the cool air.
  • You should always wear dark colors to absorb the sun’s heat and leave light colors for the warmer days. While it’s real that white or light clothing will reflect the sun’s rays, it may also reflect your body’s own heat back—basically locking in your body comfort under your clothes.
  • Most body heat escapes through your head, so I’m good with my hat. The quantity of heat that outflows from your head is equivalent to the area of bare skin on your head in comparison with the rest of your body. So, shelter as much skin as possible to dodge this heat loss.
  • So now you know what you could be doing improperly in trying to keep yourself toasty. What you can do that will help keep you comfy is dependably arranging your standard annual furnace maintenance appointments with Symbiont Service Corp in Englewood. Nothing keeps you warm better than a fine-tuned furnace. Call us today at 941-306-4161 to keep comfortable this time of year!

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