People will be using all sorts of methods to keep cool but should you keep the windows closed in hot weather?

Sometimes it can be lovely to keep the windows open and feel a cool breeze flowing through the air

Temperatures in the UK have been slowly creeping up in recent weeks and most parts of the country will get a good dose of Sun today.

The evening is expected to be warm today so keeping the house cool throughout the day is really important

The heat is a result of a mix of home-grown warming due to a high pressure over the southern half of the UK

If it is cooler inside than outdoors, then it is best to keep the windows closed to prevent hot air from filtering in

When it is very hot inside, it is a good idea to keep windows open to let air circulate and cool the room down

Of course, security also comes into the question and windows and doors should only be left open if it is safe to do so