Ceiling fans play a key role in the comfort of your home. They keep your air circulated, help to cool overheated spaces and provide a nice breeze for your favorite outdoor areas.
They can also help you keep down the cost of your electricity bill or help you sleep at night. If the fan is a ceiling fan with a light — as the majority of fans sold today are — these fans can be a central focus of the room and act as the main source of lighting.
If you think a ceiling fan could be the perfect addition for your space or home, there are many options to choose from. It will depend on the space itself and your specific style — for example, are you looking for something very traditional or unique modern ceiling fans? If so, there are plenty of options available.
This guide will help ensure you get the best ceiling fan for your space.
Before your purchase your next ceiling fan, you can make the process a little easier by ensuring you know the answers to these questions before you begin your browsing.
All ceiling fans can be used inside your house, but not all are good for the great outdoors. If you plan to use your fan outside, you’ll need to limit your browsing to ones that are marked outdoor.
Even if the ceiling fan is made to be an outdoor ceiling fan, it may not be right for you. For example, if you plan to use your fan in an area that will be directly exposed to water, you will need a wet-listed ceiling fan. If your ceiling fan will be covered, but still located outdoors where it could be exposed to humidity, you’ll need a damp-listed ceiling fan.
The size of the ceiling fan you will need is based on the square space of the room itself. You want to be sure that the size of the room is well served by the size of the ceiling fan. The good news is there are fans that will fit every size room. And even the smallest of rooms can benefit from a ceiling fan.
Whether you have low, standard or high ceilings, this will determine what kind of fan you ultimately purchase. If you have high ceilings, for example, you can install a down rod ceiling fan. If you have low ceilings, you will probably need to consider purchasing a hugging ceiling fan. Keep in mind that ceiling fans with metal blades need to be at least 10 feet above the floor.
Do you want ceiling fans with lights? Do you want a fan with a pull-down control? Or are remote activated ceiling fans more your style?
Not only do ceiling fans come in every size and height, but they are also available in a wide range of styles to fit the interior design of every home. When it comes to picking the right ceiling fan style, the key considerations, include:
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