staying warm in colder weather

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

 

When it gets cold, we all try a lot of things to keep ourselves cozy in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, some of these things are in fact making us colder! Luckily, JonAire Inc is always here to perform your furnace maintenance—and that will absolutely keep you comfortable.

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

  • Drinking hot drinks will warm you up. Wrong. It may feel nice and toasty to hold that warm mug, but once you drink 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 can warm up your skin, it can really make you colder because it can reduce your core temperature.
  • A long, hot shower or bath will do the trick. In reality, you’re only going to feel more cold when you leave the hot water and the water commences to evaporate off your skin in the frosty air.
  • You should always wear dark colors to absorb the sun’s heat and leave light colors for the warmer days. While it’s true that white or light clothing will reflect the sun’s rays, it may also reflect your body’s own heat in return—essentially blocking your body comfort under your clothes.
  • Most body heat escapes through your head, so I’m good with my hat. The amount of heat that outflows from your head is proportionate to the area of bare skin on your head in comparison with the rest of your body. So, protect as much skin as possible to avoid heat loss.
  • So now you know what you could be doing incorrectly in trying to keep yourself toasty. What you can do that will help keep you comfy is dependably arranging your regular annual furnace maintenance appointments with JonAire Inc in Las Vegas. Nothing keeps you warm more so than a perfected furnace. Call us today at 702-866-9322 to keep cozy this winter!

     


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