Summer's heating up
August 7th 2019
Summer temperatures are on the rise, and we're crossing our fingers that this year's wildfire season is not as bad as last year's. Even so, here are some tips for beating the heat, and keeping air moving in your home, even without air conditioning:
DIY: Make your own air filter to keep air moving on smoky, hot days
This post from the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is a DIY project popular during last year's smoke season on the west side of the state, where many do not have access to air conditioning at home. No tool skills are needed! https://www.pscleanair.org/525/DIY-Air-Filter
Tips for Keeping Cool:
Spokane area splash pads:
Sometimes keeping an eye on the little ones is the primary concern, while still trying to beat the heat. Splash pads are a great way to do both. You can find splash pads at each of these parks:
• Audubon Park - 3405 N. Milton Ave. (W. Northwest Blvd. & N. Audubon)
• Carson Park - 5701 N. Assembly
• Chief Garry Park - 2515 E. Sinto Ave. (Mission Ave. & Cook St.)
• Coeur d'Alene Park - 2195 W. 2nd Ave. (W. 4th Ave. & S. Chestnut)
• Franklin Park - 302 W. Queen Ave. (Queen Ave. & Division St.)
• Friendship Park - 631 E. Greta (Greta Ave. & Standard St.)
• Glass Park - 627 E. Heroy Ave. (Heroy Ave. & Cincinnati St.)
• Grandview Park - 17th Ave. & “D” St.
• Manito Park - Upper Manito (E 25th & S Tekoa Ave)
• Pacific Park - 5211 W. Lowell Ave.
• Thornton Murphy Park - 3105 E. 27th Ave.
• Shadle Park - Longfellow & Elm
• Underhill Park - 2910 E. Hartson Ave
• McEuen Park - 420 E. Front St., Coeur d’Alene, ID
(This list from KREM.)
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