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  1. January 19, 2023

    Guide to Selecting a Large Room Ceiling Fan

    Large ceiling fans are a great way to cool and circulate air in large spaces such as living rooms, bedrooms, and commercial areas. They are a cost-effective and energy-efficient alternative to air conditioning and can be used in both residential and commercial settings. In this article, we'll take a look at the many benefits of large ceiling fans, the different types available, and how to choose the right one for your space.

    One of the most significant benefits of large ceiling fans is their energy efficiency. They consume less energy than air conditioning, which can save you money on your energy bills. This is especially important for commercial settings, where energy costs can be high. Additionally, large ceiling fans can help to circulate air throughout a space, which can make the room feel cooler without the need for air conditioning. At the very

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  2. March 24, 2022

    4 Surprising Benefits of Outdoor Ceiling Fans

    Thanks to "global warming", some say summers are getting hotter in the US. Predictions also state that summers might last half the year by 2030. 

    If you live in an area that experiences warm summers, you're probably spending a lot of time sheltering inside with the AC on and under a fan. However, did you know that you can have outdoor ceiling fans installed as well?

    Many people don't realize they can have outdoor ceiling fans in addition to indoor ones. Outdoor ceiling fans have a number of benefits and are an inexpensive way to beat the heat come summertime. 

    If you want to keep cool year-round, keep reading as we list all the advantages of having outdoor ceiling fans installed in your home. 

    1. They Keep You Cool On Hot Summer Days

    The primary benefit of outdoor ceiling fans is they help to keep you cool on hot

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  3. February 04, 2022

    How Do Smart Ceiling Fans Work?

    Did you know that up to 60% of people want smart features in their next home?

    If you're thinking of upgrading to a smart ceiling fan, this is a savvy move. Not only will you save on energy bills, but you can also enjoy a good ROI. 

    Besides this, smart ceiling fans are much more convenient to use, thanks to their array of smart features. 

    Are you curious to find out how smart ceiling fans work—and what their advantages are—before you make a buying decision? Keep reading!

    Smart Ceiling Fans Integrate With Smart Home Hubs 

    One of the ways that smart ceiling fans work is by connecting to your smart home hub. 

    Most smart modern ceiling fans are compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant/Google Home, and Siri/Apple Homekit. This means that onc

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  4. September 17, 2021

    How to Choose an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    Some say that research is revealing that global warming is making summers longer and hotter every year. 

    If the heat has been chasing you inside, it's time to look into installing some outdoor ceiling fans. Outdoor ceiling fans can create a cooling breeze no matter the weather, and allow you to spend more time in your outdoor living areas.

    However, before making a buying decision, you need to know how to pick the best ceiling fans for your space. Continue reading to find out everything you need to know to make a smart purchase and beat the heat. 


    When planning a ceiling fan installation, the first thing to think about is size. If you have a large area you want to cool, you might want to opt for larger ceiling fans

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  5. March 05, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Ceiling Fan Types

    The ceiling fan industry is expected to increase by almost 9 percent before the end of 2026.

    This industry has grown over the years not just in monetary value, but in design as well. No matter what you're looking for, you're sure to be able to find something that fits your space perfectly.

    You may not be aware of just how many options there are, but this comprehensive guide is sure to let you in all the not-so-secret ceiling fan types for your home.

    1. DC Motors

    DC stands for direct current. The other type of motor common to ceiling fans is an AC, or alternating current, motor.

    When compared with AC motors, a DC motor uses 70 percent less energy to operate. It also

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  6. January 27, 2021

    How to Choose the Best Ceiling Fan For Your Home

    Ceiling fans effectively cool your space while letting you turn down your air conditioning. You can bump up your thermostat setting by 4 degrees and still stay just as comfortable. Sometimes you can even bump it up more if you have a more powerful ceiling fan that moves more airflow than average.

    Picking a ceiling fan seems easy enough until you start looking at all of the options available. Narrowing them all down to find the best ceiling fan for your space can seem overwhelming.

    Style is a big factor in finding a fan that fits well into your decor, but the specs of the fan are also important. You need a ceiling fan that fits the room and offers the cooling power that you want.

    Keep these things in mind when choosing the best ceiling fans for different space.

    Consider Ceiling Height

    Ceiling fans come with different mount types that affect how far down from the

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  7. December 07, 2020

    How Much Electricity Does a Ceiling Fan Use?

    Saving electricity is something that most people strive to do. For example, people will turn off (and even unplug) an appliance the moment they stop using it. Ceiling fans, though, use far less electricity than most people think.

    So, how much electricity does a ceiling fan use? Don't worry, we’ve got you covered.

    Let's take a look at everything you need to know.

    How Much Electricity Does a Ceiling Fan Use, Really?

    Under most circumstances, the average ceiling fan will use anywhere between $0.005 and $0.01 per hour. As you may expect, it's possible to leave ceiling fans on indefinitely and see virtually no impact on your electric bill.

    This n

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  8. November 25, 2020

    Can a Fan Be Too Big for a Room?

    Did you know that a complete home renovation can cost between $44,000 and $75,000?

    Whether it’s part of remodeling, can a fan be too big for a room? This burning question is something most novice homeowners ask. The short answer is it can, but several factors determine this.

    Don’t dismiss the size of the fan yet.

    With this guide, you’ll learn about whether a large fan is right for your desired room. Read on and find out more:

    Proper Room Sizes for Various Ceiling Fans

    Getting the right ceiling fan size is important since these appliances move a certain volume of air. For example, the average 44” ceiling fan moves 2,600-3,700 cubic feet of air each minute. If you put a fan of this size in a small room, you end up with air-moving capacity necessary for smaller sized living spaces.

    With that, here are some guidelines for each fan size. You can also

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  9. October 26, 2020

    What Are Tropical Ceiling Fans and Why Should You Get One?

    Are you looking to cool yourself off with tropical style ceiling fans?

    There's no better way to keep yourself from sweating than by relaxing in your living room. It's the room where you put all the furniture you use for leisure, after all. The only problem is that it's often in the heart of the house.

    This makes it hard for wind to circulate through the room. With tropical ceiling fans, though, this won't become a problem anymore. It will help you keep yourself cool and escape the summer heat or sudden heat waves that strike your area.

    What makes these fans different from the usual ones, though? Read on to learn what they are and why you should buy one for your home.

    What Are Tropical Ceiling Fans?

    Tropical ceiling fans are like regular ceiling fans, but with a tropical design somewhere on the fan. It can be on the blades, on the motor, or even on the light fixture if the fan has one.

    These are great at reminding us about our favorite

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  10. October 05, 2020

    How to Install a Pergola Ceiling Fan

    Did you know that the whole world is experiencing hotter temperatures today than at any point since 1,000 years ago? That’s a huge range, but you’ll likely notice that it’s warmer now than when you were younger.

    It’s easy to control the temperatures inside, thanks to AC and radiators. You don’t have as many options outdoors.

    If heat is stopping you from hanging out in your backyard, then you need an outdoor ceiling fan. Install it in your pergola; we’ll teach you how below.

    1. Choose a Wet-Rated Fan

    First, you must choose the right ceiling fan to install in your pergola. As your ceiling fan will be outside, it will have exposure to rain and all types of weather.

    Choose a wet-rated ceiling fan. It has a design and all-weather blades to help endure rain, snow, and ice. As such, you can also clean them with a hose

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