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How to make heat blocking curtains for $6

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diy how make cheap easy heat blocking curtain
credit: laernmoer

Hello, hot weather

This easy DIY project will save you money and reduce energy consumption by making less work for your air conditioner.

With warm weather comes a lot of people cranking up the air conditioning. But if you're looking to keep your energy consumption and costs down, or if you don't have an AC at all, keeping the heat from getting in your house or apartment in the first place is the best way to do that.

Much like the screen my grandmother uses to block her windshield on summer days, these heat blocking curtains reflect sunlight, so whatever is on the other side of them stays cool.

Luckily, heat blocking curtains are easy to make and cost near nothing. To help you along, here's a DIY from Nick, known to Instructables users as laernmoer.

Next up: The simple materials and easy steps.

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