Keep water bottle cold in the sun

Keep water bottles cold all day

Keep water bottle cold in the sun or keep water ice cold in the sun summer life hacks. This is part of the series called cool water summer life hacks.

You can keep water cold in the summer during your day at the beach using a T-Shirt- life hack experiment.

How to have cool water at the beach in the summer without a cooler bag and without cooler bag ice packs?

A simple DIY lifehack trick that will allow you to keep water frozen for longer.

We test in the experiment video bellow 3 water bottles to see which water bottle stays frozen longer.

This is Summer Survival Guide #2.

Keep water bottle cold in the sun

Keep water ice cold in the sun
To keep water ice cold in the sun you can use plastic water bottles. Do not use glass bottles for this life hack trick.
Remove some water from the plastic water bottle, one small glass of water is enough.

Preparation

Keep water bottle cold in the sun
Keep water bottle cold in the sun

Slightly squeeze the water bottle then tighten the cap to keep the water bottle a bit deflated.

remove 1 glass of water from the bottle
remove 1 glass of water from the bottle

Place the water bottle or multiple water bottles in the freezer overnight or for a few hours to cool down as much as possible.

Place water bottle in the freezer overnight
Place water bottle in the freezer overnight

If the water freezes inside the bottles it’s ok, it will last even longer.

Frozen water bottle used as cooler cooling ice pack
Frozen water bottle used as cooler cooling ice pack

Keep water cold with a towel or t-shirt

Prepare water bottle to keep cold all day
Prepare water bottle to keep cold all day

Keep water cold with a towel or t-shirt by wrapping the bottles individually or together in a beach towel or multiple t-shirts.

Before wrapping the water bottle in a t-shirt, place the water bottle in a plastic bag to prevent condensation from the cooling bottle to moisten the T-shirt and speed-up the warming time of the bottle.

Wrap water bottle in T Shirt to keep cold all day
Wrap water bottle in T Shirt to keep cold all day

Like this, it keeps the t-shirt usable at the end of the day you have a (literally) fresh t-shirt ready to wear.

This is an old time fishing trick and we used to wrap water bottles in newspaper to keep water cool while being outside for a long time.

There are not many newspapers these days and a t-shirt works great but a towel works even better.

Water bottle wrapped in T Shirt ready to stay cold all day
Water bottle wrapped in T Shirt ready to stay cold all day

The idea is to create an insulation layer between the cold water bottle and the hot exterior.

This will keep the cold in and keep the heat out.

Keep water cold in a cooler bag

You can use a cooler bag if you have one.
Place the bottles in the cooler bag.

There is no need to use cooler bag ice packs to keep the bag cool.

Water bottles keep cold in the sun
Water bottles keep cold in the sun

The frozen water in the bottles will keep everything cool while you are going outside.

How long it lasts

It can keep your water cold for a whole day if the water was previously frozen as the ice will melt slowly as the bottle stays in the sun.

Keep water bottle cold in the sun all day
Keep water bottle cold in the sun all day

For only chilled water bottles, you should expect this to keep wather cold for at least 3-4 hours.

Thanks for Watching and reading.

If you have any questions please feel free to ask in the comments section bellow. I will answer them as soon as I can.



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