Things You are Doing to Stay Warm That are Actually Making You Colder Posted November 10, 2017 We all try small tricks to keep cozy when the temperatures falls in West Palm Beach. Though we wish they didn’t, a number of those remedies are actually making us colder. One way you can definitely stay cozy? Have the team at Summit Air Conditioning Inc do routine furnace maintenance! Take a look at some of the common myths about what will warm you up when the temperatures decreases. These things are actually making you colder!Most body heat vanishes through your head, a hat is all you have to have. Protect as much skin as possible to avoid heat loss. The amount of heat that escapes from your head is proportionate to the area of exposed skin in relation to the rest of your body. If more skin is uncovered, more heat will be lost.Dark clothes absorb the heat from the sun. Light colors reflect light and should only be worn during the spring and summer. It’s true that white or light clothing will reflect the sun’s rays. However, it may also reflect your body’s own heat back—essentially trapping your body heat under your clothes. A scorching shower or bath will warm you up. Unfortunately, you’re only going to feel colder when you leave the warm water. When you’re exposed to cold air, the water will evaporate off your skin leaving you feeling frigid.Alcoholic beverages can warm you up. Alcohol can warm up your skin, but it can also make your temperature drop. You’ll still be left feeling cold.Having warm drinks will keep you warm. This is a classic remedy for when you’re feeling cold. Nothing is more reassuring that the nice toasty feeling you get when you’re holding a warm drink. Unfortunately, when you drink a warm beverage, your body will work against you and try to cool itself.Unfortunately, some of the classic ways we try to keep warm are making us colder. If you want a better way to keep warm, set up your routine furnace maintenance with Summit Air Conditioning Inc in West Palm Beach. There’s no easier way to stay warm in your space than a furnace that’s running in peak condition. Call us today at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment with us online!