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How to Heat Proof Your Home (www.redfin.com)

Your home is supposed to be your own personal oasis. However, when summertime comes around, scorching temperatures and rising humidity can wreak havoc on a home, both inside and out. Extreme heat can make the interior of a house uncomfortable for everyone inside, while strong UV rays can damage everything from outdoor paneling, paint, and roofing to indoor walls, carpet, and furniture. This is especially true if you live somewhere with blistering temperatures like Phoenix, AZ, or high humidity like New Orleans, LA

Thankfully, with a few simple preparations, you can mitigate this damage and stay comfortable no matter the season.  Check out these five ways to heatproof your home and protect it from extreme temperatures.  

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