Sears Home Services
appointment lookup logoAppointment Lookup
telephone logo213-596-2538
RepairHome WarrantyHome ImprovementClean & MaintainShop Parts
Resource
RepairHome WarrantyHome ImprovementClean & MaintainShop PartsResource CenterGlossary
appointment lookup logoAppointment Lookup

Table of Contents

The Importance of Keeping Your Home Cool During the Summer Olympics

How to Keep Your Home Cool During the Summer Olympics

Smart Home Solutions to Keep Your House Cool

Creating Cool Outdoor Spaces

Energy-Saving Measures for Cool Houses

Schedule your HVAC maintenance now!

Call (213) 596-2538
  1. Resource Center
  2. Maintain

Stay Cool and Catch All the Action: Enjoy the Summer Olympics in Comfort

4 min readUpdated Apr. 19, 2024Terry MehilosHVAC
Stay Cool and Catch All the Action: Enjoy the Summer Olympics in Comfort image

Get ready now to keep your home cool while watching this summer’s Olympic Games. Maintaining your home’s cooling system will keep you and your family comfortable so you can enjoy all the excitement. Our guide will help you with smart home solutions, tips on reducing heat gain, and air conditioning maintenance tips. These energy-saving measures will also help you cut down on carbon emissions in solidarity with 2024 Olympic host’s focus on sustainability.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Keeping your house efficiently cool will help you enjoy watching the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
  • Our guide will help you with expert tips to prepare your home for the Olympics as well as the hot summer ahead.
  • Join the 2024 Olympics ambitious goal of helping preserve our environment by taking aggressive steps to minimize your carbon footprint while staying cool and comfortable when watching the games in your home.

The Importance of Keeping Your Home Cool During the Summer Olympics

The joy of the Olympic Games can be diminished by an uncomfortably hot home. It’s no fun watching favorite Olympic sports like gymnastics or track while sweating it out yourself in your living room. High temperatures inside your home can cause distractions, discomfort, irritability, and fatigue, taking away from the thrill of the competition. That's why a cool house matters when preparing to watch the games.

At Sears Home Services, we specialize in top-quality cooling solutions tailored to your needs, from professional air conditioning maintenance to new AC system installation. Don’t wait until the last minute, contact us today to get your home’s cooling system ready for summer.

How to Keep Your Home Cool During the Summer Olympics

When it comes to keeping your home cool during summer, these are some effective strategies:

  • Maintain your air conditioning system: Schedule a professional maintenance checkup to ensure your system is running efficiently. Consider upgrading to a programmable thermostat for better temperature control.
  • Utilize fans and ventilation: Supplement your air conditioning with fans to improve air circulation. Make sure ceiling fans are spinning in the counter-clockwise direction to push air downward in your home.
  • Insulate your home: Proper insulation keeps cool air in and hot air out. Check your windows and doors for gaps or cracks and use weatherstripping to seal them. Consider insulating curtains or blinds to block out the sun's heat.

These strategies can help create cool homes while enjoying the summer Olympics. Our team of home improvement professionals is ready to assist with ways to help keep your home cool such as installing new energy-efficient windows and doors or a new HVAC system. Set up a free consultation today to begin transforming your home into a cool oasis.

Woman using a smart phone to control the AC unit in her home

Smart Home Solutions to Keep Your House Cool

Smart home technology can significantly enhance your home's cooling efficiency. Smart thermostats and automated cooling systems allow you to adjust your home's temperature remotely, while programmable settings enable temperature adjustments based on your daily routine. Many of these systems also optimize energy usage, helping you save on utility bills while keeping your home cool. Saving money using smart technology can help you afford to lower the thermostat setting during the Olympic games to help keep everyone ultimately cool.

Tips to Reduce Heat Gain

As part of our guide on keeping everyone cool during the summer games, here are some effective strategies to reduce heat gain in your house:

  • Install window treatments with high Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) and UV protection to block heat and protect your interiors.
  • Insulate doors and windows to prevent heat transfer. Consider upgrading to energy-efficient doors and windows with low emissivity (Low-E) glass.
  • Use landscaping strategies such as shade trees, awnings, or pergolas to block the sun's rays and reduce outdoor heat.

Implementing these tips can help prevent your house from getting hot during summer. Visit our home-improvement page to learn more about our products and services.

Creating Cool Outdoor Spaces

Why limit yourself to watching the games indoors? With some planning, you can create a cool outdoor viewing area. Consider setting up a shaded seating area with fans and misting systems for cooling. Add outdoor lighting and get your grill in top shape to top off the outdoor viewing experience.

Get into the spirit of the 2024 Paris games by joining the athletes in going without air conditioning while watching the games.

Energy-Saving Measures for Cool Houses

Here are some energy-saving measures to help keep your house significantly cooler during the summer.

  • Invest in a new energy-efficient cooling systems like a high-efficiency air conditioner or energy-saving heat pump.
  • Maintain your cooling equipment regularly to optimize its performance and prevent breakdowns.
  • Look for financial incentives and rebates from utility companies and government agencies for energy-saving home improvements.

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games are expected to be the most eco-friendly games ever. Together, we can all help reduce energy consumption and help the environment while comfortably watching our favorite events.

Schedule your HVAC maintenance now!

HVAC checkups from Sears Home Services help keep your heating and cooling system running at its best. Prevent costly repairs and can make your HVAC system more energy efficient with routine maintenance.

Call (213) 596-2538 or schedule online now.

Was this information helpful?

Maintain HVAC Resources

Home Maintenance Tasks for a Stress-Free School Year

Perform these home maintenance tasks to help you enjoy a stress-free school year.

5 min readJul. 18HVAC
Should I Use a Ceiling Fan with my Air Conditioner? A Comprehensive Guide image

Discover if using a ceiling fan with an air conditioner is a good idea. Get expert advice from Sears Home Services.

4 min readJun. 26HVAC
Your 'Let's Get It Done' Summer Checklist

Learn about the must-have items on your "let's get it done" summer checklist.

9 min readJun. 11HVAC
How to Keep your Home Healthy

Discover practical tips on how to keep your home healthy. Improve indoor air quality and create a safe living environment with Sears Home Services.

5 min readMay. 21HVAC