Hey guys, I am new here and this is my first post. I was hoping someone here would be able to tell me why our house is so hot in the warmer months, not just in the summer. We have no shade trees, and most of the windows are on the North or South walls. We seem to get very little amount of breeze, maybe because we are in town and other houses are close by. It is typically much warmer inside our house than it is outside. The other day it was 65 outside but the thermostat said 75, and that was with the windows open. Of course the furnace is turned down to 55, but somedays it feels like it is still running because it is so hot inside. Even the basement feels hot when it gets really warm outside. We do have one ceiling fan that does seem to help a little. The house is about 900 square feet with no upper level, and was built probably in the forties or fifties. The overhangs are very small and there are no vents in them. There are three gable ends to the roof, and two have a vent in it. The vents are small, probably about 8x13 maybe. There are no roof vents. I am not sure how much insulation is in the attic. We do get some pretty big icicles in the winter. I am wondering if the attic needs to be vented better, and possibly more insulation? I know that would help with utilitiy bills and the icicles, but would it help with the heat inside the house in the warmer weather too? What about an attic fan, or some kind of radiant barrier? Thanks for your help.