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 Alice. Though we wish they didn’t, a few of those remedies are actually making us colder. One way you can definitely stay cozy? Have the team at Rescue Heating & Air do regular furnace maintenance! Check out some of the common myths about what will keepy you cozy when the temperatures plumet. These things are actually making you colder!Most body heat escapes through your head, a hat is all you have to have. Guard 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 exposed, more heat will disappear.Dark clothes absorb the heat from the sun. Light colors reflect light and should only be worn during warmer temperatures. It’s true that white or light clothing will reflect the sun’s light. However, it may also help you keep your body heat by reflecting it back—essentially trapping your body heat under your clothes. A hot shower or bath will warm you up. Unfortunately, you’re only going to feel chillier when you get out of the warm water. When you’re exposed to cold air, the water will evaporate off your skin leaving you feeling a chill.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.Making warm drinks will keep you warm. This is a classic treatment for when you’re feeling cold. Nothing is more reassuring that the nice toasty feeling you get when you’re holding a warm cup of tea or coffee. Unfortunately, when you drink a warm beverage, your body will work against you and start to cool itself.Sadly, some of the classic ways we try to keep warm are making us colder. If you want a better way to keep warm, book your routine furnace maintenance with Rescue Heating & Air in Alice. There’s no better way to stay warm in your home than a furnace that’s running in peak condition. Call us today at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment with us online!