Stay Cool During Summer Activities in Phoenix

August 20, 2015

Summer is typically a hectic time of year for many families in Phoenix. Whether it’s a family reunion, a long vacation or any number of other fun activities, summer not only brings about full schedules, but that dreaded Phoenix heat as well.

We know you’ve already taken care of all of your AC repair and air conditioner service needs well in advance of summer, so what else can you do to keep cool during those days where you can’t go to an air conditioned oasis? Health Canada has a couple tips: 

  • Stay in an air conditioned area as much as you can. Of course, outdoor activities make this tough, but if you are able to take a quick break and utilize an air conditioned building at a park or a vehicle’s air conditioning, take advantage of it.

  • Drink plenty of fluids. Sip on your drink even if you don't think thirsty, as thirst can be an early sign of dehydration. If you begin having muscle cramps, take a few moments to rest as it could also be an early sign of dehydration or a separate heat-related illness.

  • Take special measures when planning outdoor activities. Any sort of workout or athletic practices should be done earlier or later in the day when the Phoenix temperatures are more tolerable.

  • Dress to stay cooler in higher temperatures. Light-colored, lightweight and loose-fitting clothing are your best choice.

  • Keep your shower or bath a little cooler than normal. It can help you cool down a little sooner so you can get back to enjoying your home’s air conditioning.
Spending time outdoors is what summer is all about, but staying safe in the Phoenix heat is a requirement. And when you do finally make it back to air conditioning, make sure you’ve taken care of all of your AC repair and air conditioner service needs so you don’t have to worry about it going out in the heat of the summer. Give Bob Brown Service Experts a call at or set up an appointment online if you have any questions about potential AC repair or how you can make certain that your air conditioner is running at its highest level in the Phoenix heat.
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