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7 Ways to Keep Your Bedroom Comfortably Cool This Summer

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When the temperature rises, it’s tough to get cool enough to fall and stay asleep. But a few bedroom upgrades can make a big difference. The experts at Wirecutter, a New York Times company that reviews products, offered suggestions, and we found some tips for keeping cool without buying a thing.

The Obvious: Buy an Air Conditioner (or a Fan)

Install an air conditioner, if you can. Not everyone can fit a unit in a wall or window, but portable air conditioners don’t need either to function. The downsides are they’re much less efficient

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