People are using cold hot water bottles to stay cool in the night during heatwave
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A hot water bottle could be key to helping you sleep during these warm nights - yep, you heard that right.
If there's one thing that us Brits are good at, it's talking about the weather - be it hot or cold.
In recent days, temperatures have reached a whopping 30 degrees in some parts of the country, with the hot conditions set to continue for the rest of the week.
And while a lot of us love a bit of sun as it is a perfect excuse to hit the beer garden, some do not enjoy the hotter temperatures as much.
I think we are well aware of how difficult sleeping can be during a heatwave, so how can you combat it?
Well, funnily enough, a hot water bottle seems to do the trick - yeah, that winter accessory you put under the covers when it is freezing.
But how does that work?
Of course, don't load it with hot water, instead opt for some ice cold water.
As per The Mirror, sleep experts at French Bedroom have said that using a hot water bottle filled with cold water can help lower your body temperature and cool your sheets.
Therefore, it should be easier to drift off to sleep, even during the hottest of nights.
However, it should also be worth noting you should not be freezing hot water bottles.
Jasmine Silk, a silk bed linen and accessories retailer, told Ideal Home last year that freezing hot water bottles 'can cause damage to the rubber material, resulting in possible leakages when you next use it'.
She continued: "It is, however, perfectly safe to fill your hot water bottle with cold water. It's a great way to cool down in a heatwave.
"Just make sure you don't fill the bottle more than halfway to prevent it bursting."
And if that trick doesn't help you achieve a good nights sleep, then you'll want to try this simple fan trick instead.
All you need is a fan and a window.
The trick involves spinning your fan around 180 degrees to face into an open window.
So, the fan should face outwards and shouldn't be blowing directly at you.
The idea has been championed by New Zealand-based eco-design adviser Nelson Lebo, who said he first became aware of the rather simple trick when his grandmother would do it in the 1970s.