HEAT WAVE: Fans, misters can help make home a bit more comfortable

Mikaela Clark prepares to catch 3-year-old son Liam Fillmore at the Vale Swimming Pool on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (ANGELINA KATSANIS/The Enterprise)

ONTARIO – If you are without air conditioning, the coming heat wave can appear daunting.

Temperatures were expected to climb above 100 degrees during the weekend and reach record highs in the coming days.

Yet those who cannot depend on in-house air conditioning have a number of options to beat the heat.

At Kinney Bros & Keele True Value Hardware in Ontario, co-owner Mara Kirby Garcia said the store has portable air conditioners in stock.

“We just ordered 20 more,” Garcia said Friday afternoon.

Garcia said the portable air conditioners cost around $160.

Garcia also said her store has misting systems, one swamp . . .