Whether you have an air conditioner or go without, not many people have the budget to spend on blasting utilities all summer long. So what to do when the temperatures start to rise and the interior of your home starts to resemble the surface of the sun? Try one of these 50+ ideas on for size to see if it's your ticket to cool!
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