staying warm in colder weather

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

When it gets cold, we all seek out a lot of things to keep ourselves comfortable in Royse City. Unfortunately, some of these things are actually making us colder! Fortunately, B&W Services is always here to check on your furnace maintenance—and that will definitely keep you comfortable.

Check out some of the usual legends about what will help you stay comfortable when the temperatures reduce. These things are in fact making you colder!

  • Drinking hot drinks will warm you up. Wrong. It may feel nice and toasty to grasp that warm mug, but once you drink a warm beverage, your body will operate 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 cooler because it can lower your core temperature.
  • A long, hot shower or bath will do the trick. Actually, you’re only going to feel colder when you get out of the nice 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—fundamentally blocking your body comfort under your clothes.
  • Most body heat escapes through your head, so I’m good with my hat. The quantity of heat that emits from your head is comparable to the area of exposed skin on your head in comparison with the rest of your body. So, shelter as much skin as possible to evade heat loss.
  • So now you know what you could be doing incorrectly in trying to keep yourself comfortable. What you can do that will help keep you warm is dependably scheduling your standard annual furnace maintenance appointments with B&W Services in Royse City. Nothing keeps you warm like a fine-tuned furnace. Call us today at 972-695-2264 to keep warm this winter!

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