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Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

  • after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.
  • after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Living in a dorm can serve as a passageway to adult life and independent living. For one, it allows you to live away from your parents, experience freedom, and do anything you want. While living in a dorm might sound fun and exciting, especially if you're sharing the room with the best roommate, one of the challenges you may have to face is making the room as comfortable as possible. After all, you make the most out of this new experience. 

As much as possible, you’d want a comfortable and cozy room to stay and lounge in. And one of the ways you can achieve this is by having a cool and refreshing space to retire after a long day. To help you out, listed below are some ways to keep your dorm room cool:  

1. Maintain Your AC Regularly 

While ACs can help keep your room extremely cool, you shouldn't forget to maintain them well to keep them in their best condition for as long as possible. Aside from cleaning your AC unit and ensuring they’re free from dirt and dust accumulation, you can also call for AC services to have it professionally checked and serviced.

With a clean and well-maintained AC unit, you can allow it to work efficiently, thus helping to keep your room cool and cozy all the time.  

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2. Use Thermal Blackout Curtains 

One of the factors that can affect the temperature inside your room is the heat outside. While you cannot replace the current windows installed in your dorm room and opt for an insulated one, you can focus your goal on what you can control, and that's by choosing what kind of curtains you can use in your room.

Blackout curtains, for instance. This type of window covering can block the sunlight and heat from the outside and keep your room’s temperature regulated, even during the hottest afternoons. By installing such curtains, keeping your dorm room cool can be more efficient as your AC unit or cooling system won't have to work harder than usual. This can also be energy efficient, which can be handy in helping keep your utility bills at a minimum. 

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3. Add A Fan 

Another way to keep your room cool is by using a fan. Unlike an AC unit, you wouldn’t need to have this appliance installed before using it. For instance, you can purchase a stand fan, which won’t require much effort from your end. You can allow the fan to blow fresh air right in your direction, making the hot season bearable. Alternatively, you can turn on the swing option to help keep your entire dorm room cool.  

To maximize its efficiency, it’s recommended to clean the fan regularly, especially since dust and dirt may accumulate on the unit over time. And when this happens, it can affect the fan’s performance and might not be effective in keeping the room cool.   

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4. Turn On Your Exhaust Fan 

Some dorm rooms include an exhaust fan to promote ventilation. Aside from helping remove moisture, odors, smoke, and other air pollutants, exhaust fans can also help take out heat from your room. It generally works by pulling out the humid air through the vent and expelling it outside. While it may not cool your space completely, it can help reduce the heat and improve the temperature inside. 

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5. Consider Opening The Windows

If you're only relying on your fans to keep you cool while in your door room, you might want to consider opening your windows to invite the cooler air inside. Doing so can help promote better air circulation and lower the temperature of your room. Consider cracking them open and letting the cool breeze make you comfortable as you study or lounge in your room. You can even point your fan in your direction to maximize the cold air.

However, in some cases, opening your windows could also invite more heat inside. This is especially when the temperature outside is hotter than indoors. And so, it may be best to open them only during nighttime and not when the sun is high. The cool air at night can help you be more comfortable and cozier as you take your rest. 

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6. Use A Cooling Mattress Topper 

Having a mattress topper goes a long way in offering you added comfort and support as you sleep. And while this is a more personal choice, investing in a cooling mattress topper can also provide you with other benefits. For instance, depending on the material and type, it can help regulate temperature, thus making you more comfortable and cooler as you lay on them. And as a result, you can get good quality rest and sleep.  

Some common materials include cotton, wool, gel memory foam, and others that can help draw away heat. But since replacing the mattress can be expensive, opting for a cooling mattress topper can be an option worth exploring.

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7. Invest In A Dehumidifier 

Apart from the sun's heat, high humidity levels can also contribute to your dorm room's high temperature. And so, to keep the moisture away, consider using a dehumidifier and allow it to keep the entire room cool. 

One of the dehumidifier's key roles is to regulate humidity levels by removing excess moisture from the room. While they might be expensive, they can be a handy investment, especially for hotter seasons. However, when using a dehumidifier, it's best to close your doors and windows to avoid overworking your machine.   

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Wrapping It Up

A warm dorm room can make you uncomfortable and uneasy. And since you’re using the space to rest, it’s essential to make it as cozy and cool as much as possible. With that, you can try keeping your dorm room cool by using and maintaining your AC unit regularly, buying a fan, using a dehumidifier, or sleeping on top of a cooling mattress topper. 

While some might require you to purchase more things for your room, if it helps to make your life much more comfortable, it can be a worthy investment. It will not benefit you but also everyone inside the room.

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