Welcome to The Cool Down, Hunker's definitive guide for staying cool, calm, and collected all summer long. Whether you want to soak in a pool all day or camp out in front of an AC, here are our favorite ways to chill out when it's hot out.

my sheets rocks cooling sheets
My Search Is Over — These Are the Coolest Sheets Ever
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Small oscillating fan on rattan side table
Before You Use an Oscillating Fan, You Need to Do This
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Blackberry Goat Cheese Salad by The Modern Proper
11 No-Cook Summer Recipes That Will Save You From Sweating Over a Hot Stove
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walmart GE A/C in bedroom
I Caved and Bought a Window A/C Unit, and Here Are My Thoughts
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colorful room with blue ceiling and house plants
11 Cheap and Easy Ways to Cool Your Home Without A/C
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A snake plant in a wicker basket on wood flooring
6 Houseplants That’ll Cool Your Home Naturally
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Mattress on wooden bedframe
The Best Cooling Mattresses to Help You Sleep During the Heat
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Olehenriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask, $38
10 Cooling Beauty and Bath Products to Help You Chill Out
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Green and gold portable bucket air conditioner on an end table next to a couch
DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner
DIY
sand pool in front of a house
Sand Pools Are the Next Backyard Trend — But What Are They, Exactly?
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lunya cool pajamas
7 Heat-Regulating Pajamas That'll Help You Sleep Cooler and More Comfortably
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Breville No Mess Classic Waffle Maker kitchen appliance for summer
8 Kitchen Appliances That Will Make Summer Cooking a Less Sweaty Affair
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Happy Professional Woman Employee Using Computer
Miss Corporate A/C? These 7 Desk Accessories Will Keep You Cool All Summer
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Gray sofa with dog and pillows and wood mid-century walls
6 Pet Cooling Products for Your Furry Companion
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windmill air conditioner
Stay Cool With These Stylish Fans and Air Conditioning Units
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Buffy Breeze Comforter (Queen), $210
I Don't Have Air Conditioning, So I Put 10 "Cooling" Products to the Test
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whynter portable ac unit
The Top-Rated Portable AC Units to Buy for Summer
Home Hacks & Answers
decorist forbes + masters
5 Items That Will Instantly Cool You Down, According to This Designer Duo
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Green PVC pipe water mister over an inflatable pool next to lounge chair and fringe patio umbrella
DIY Easy Outdoor Mister to Keep You Cool
DIY
Fun ice trays
15 Ice Trays That Are Anything But Boring
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Peach sheets
The Best Cooling Sheets To Buy If You're a Hot Sleeper
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mylle inflatable pools
10 Inflatable Pools That Are Still in Stock Online
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MoMA Dip Ice Cream Scoop
10 Ice Cream Makers and Accessories That Will Take Dessert to the Next Level
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Esty indoor hammock
These Indoor Hammocks From Etsy Will Make Sure Your Summer Isn't Entirely Canceled
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