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The Heat Is On! 6 Home Appliances To Make Summer A Breeze

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March 12, 2024
Home Appliances To Make Summer A Breeze

Regardless of where you live, summers worldwide are getting hotter and hotter. Finding a reliable place to shelter from the peak afternoon sun is necessary to make it through the day comfortably. The good news is that turning your home into a cooling oasis escape is easier than you think. 

While you cannot control the scorching conditions outside, investing in appliances and devices that make your home more conducive to hot summer will significantly improve your overall comfort. From a fridge with ice makers to cooling air conditioners and convenient instant pots, there is no better time to equip your home for a relaxing and fun summer properly. 

Air Conditioner

It should come as no surprise that air conditioners are among the most popular summer essentials worldwide. They are the ideal way to combat scorching hot temperatures outside and maintain a cool and comfortable home temperature that better accommodates sleeping and general day-to-day chores and tasks. 

Air conditioners come in a variety of options that range in size, strength, and features, so selecting a suitable option that fits your budget and room size is essential. To further improve your user experience, choose a model that is equipped with an auto-restart feature as well as sleep mode, which allows your appliance to adjust the temperature accordingly to ensure a comfortable night's sleep. 

Countertop Ice Maker

Few things beat an ice-cold, refreshing drink when the summer season is upon us. And if you find yourself low on ice more often than you would like, a countertop ice maker is going to be the best investment you can make this season. 

The model you choose ultimately depends on personal preference. You can select different models that vary in machine size, capacity, and ice shape, ensuring you have a fresh stock of ice whenever you desire. Ensure you read the instruction manual correctly, as some companies require purified water only to maintain an efficient working machine. 

Air Purifier

In a climate with hot and dry summer weather patterns, the quality of air during the warm months can quickly deteriorate to uncomfortable or potentially harmful levels. To combat these lower levels, purchasing an air purifier for your home, specifically designed to remove pollutants, odors, and other impurities from the air, can significantly improve your breathing and overall comfort level. 

For people who suffer from allergies, asthma, or other breathing difficulties, it is worthwhile investing in a high-quality and often more expensive model that uses activated carbon filtration, which effectively removes nearly all allergens and pollutants. Additionally, more advanced models come equipped with Wi-Fi capabilities that allow users to check real-time reports and control the machine using a smartphone. 

Blend Mixer

On the scorching days when you cannot face the thought of making a heavy meal, turning to refreshing juices and smoothies to accompany a lighter meal makes for a fantastic alternative. Having a blend mixer on hand lets you whip together your favorite flavors of the season to make deliciously refreshing drinks from the comfort of your home. 

Furthermore, it can be used to blend soups, sauces, and desserts as needed for extended versatility. Ensure you properly clean your mixer using hot water and dish soap, keeping your fingers away from any sharp blades. 

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Instant Pot

Instant pots are often connected to winter classics like hearty soups and delicious stews. But the truth is, they are ideal for the summer months when you want to cook a tasty meal with minimal effort and little residual heat filling up your kitchen. 

Simply plug in your pot, select an easy recipe, and prepare your meal by pressing a few buttons. Furthermore, they are easy to clean and can be used to create a wide variety of different dishes or meal ingredients, ideal for meal prepping at the start of the week. 

Air Fryer

Alongside the instant pot, air fryers are fantastic kitchen appliances that can cook delicious meals without the unwanted heat that ovens and convection microwaves produce.  Crispy, roasted vegetables, juicy chicken breasts, and crunchy French fries have never tasted better. 

Select a dual-basket model to take advantage of separate temperature-controlled cooking zones. This allows you to prepare a variety of different ingredients perfectly every time. Don’t be afraid to experiment with your favorite desserts and other baked goods to get the most from your air fryer. 

Water Filter

When the weather outside is hot, consuming far more water than usual is natural. Water purifiers or filters are a fantastic way of ensuring that any and all water you are consuming at home is free of harmful chemicals and contaminants that may be present in your water supply. 

Refrain from falling into the misconception that filtered water needs to strictly come from bottled water or a water dispenser. Instead, purchase a simple purifier that effortlessly connects to your kitchen sink tap, filtering the water as needed. Alternatively, you can use a filter jug that can be filled and stored in the fridge, with a removable filter that can be changed per the manufacturer's instructions. 

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