Things You are Doing to Stay Warm That are Actually Making You Colder Posted November 10, 2017 We all try little tricks to keep comfortable when the temperatures drop in West Palm Beach. Though we wish they didn’t, some of those remedies are really making us frigid. One way you can definitely keep warm? Have the team at Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc do regular furnace maintenance! Check out some of the common myths about what will keepy you cozy when the temperatures decreases. These routines are actually making you colder!Most body heat escapes through your head, a hat is all you need. Cover as much skin as possible to avoid heat loss. The amount of heat that disappears 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 disappear.Dark clothes absorb the heat from the sun. Light colors reflect light and should only be worn during the warmer season. It’s true that white or light clothing will reflect the sun’s light. However, it may also reflect your body’s own heat back—essentially trapping your body heat under your clothes. A steamy shower or bath will warm you up. Unfortunately, you’re only going to feel chillier when you leave the warm water. When you’re out in cold air, the water will evaporate off your skin leaving you feeling chilly.Alcoholic beverages can warm you up. Alcohol can warm up your skin, but it can also make your core temperature drop. You’ll still be left feeling cold.Drinking warm drinks will keep you warm. This is a classic cure for when you’re feeling cold. Nothing is more soothing that the nice toasty feeling you get when you’re holding a warm drink. Unfortunately, after you drink a warm beverage, your body will work against you and begin to cool itself.Sadly, some of the usual ways we try to stay warm are making us colder. If you want a better way to keep warm, schedule your routine furnace maintenance with Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc in West Palm Beach. There’s no easier way to stay warm in your space than a furnace that’s running efficiently. Call us today at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment with us online!