Close all windows and doors: This will prevent warm air from coming inside and also help retain the cool air that is already in the house
Use fans: Use fans to circulate the cool air already present in the house. Ceiling fans or portable fans can help create a breeze that makes the air feel cooler.Keep curtains and blinds closed: This will help to block out the sun’s heat and prevent it from warming up the house.
Use window coverings: Reflective window coverings such as solar screens or window films can help block out heat from the sun, keeping the house cooler.
Use cold water: Take a cool shower or bath to help cool down the body. You can also apply a cold compress to your forehead or the back of your neck to help reduce your body temperature.
Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water or other hydrating beverages to help regulate your body temperature and prevent dehydration.
Avoid using appliances that generate heat: Avoid using the oven, stove, or dryer as they generate heat that can make the house feel warmer.
Use light-colored clothing: Wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing made of breathable fabrics to help keep you cool.
Create shade: If you have an outdoor space, create some shade using an umbrella, awning, or pergola to help block out the sun’s heat.
Stay in a cooler part of the house: If certain areas of your house are cooler than others, stay in those areas to help stay comfortable until the A/C unit is repaired.