How to Find the Best Temperature for Sleep

How to Find the Best Temperature for Sleep

The key to getting a good night's sleep might be as simple as adjusting your thermostat. According to WebMD, "If insomnia is a problem, maybe your bedroom is too hot or too cold. Both can affect sleep." We at Rusk Heating & Cooling want you to be as comfortable as possible, even when you're in bed. Here's how to find the best temperature for sleep:

If your bedroom is uncomfortably warm or cold, it can lead to an unwelcome wake-up call. However, there's no one temperature range that's ideal for everyone. Generally speaking, keeping your room between 65 and 72 degrees should do the trick.
Man Having Trouble Sleeping

However, if you're not getting enough shut-eye with the thermostat set somewhere in this range, you'll need to experiment. Pay attention to what temperature your thermostat is programmed at, and make a note of how you slept. Do this until you've found the best temperature for sleep!

Dr. Christopher Winter told the Huffington Post that there are also products that can help:
  • Performance bedding, which is designed to wick away moisture and heat to make you feel cooler
  • Gel mats, which lie over your mattress to keep you cool
  • ChiliPad, which uses temperature-controlled water to keep your bed at a comfortable temperature
Still can't achieve the best temperature for sleep? Rusk Heating & Cooling can help you find a dependable, high-quality indoor comfort system. Visit us online or give us a call:
Northern Kentucky: (859) 405-0414
Greater Covington: 513-771-4040
Indiana: 812-926-3939
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