4 Things To Look For When Buying Ceiling Fans

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The ceiling fan is one of the most sought after comfort solutions despite a virtual revolution in the world of home comfort appliances. It continues to be a simple alternative to home cooling even today. What is the reason of this lasting popularity?

The practical use of a ceiling fan is the most important reason that the appliance holds its popularity in the age of air-conditioners. It creates a comfortable environment inside a house and reduces air-conditioning bills. During summer, using a ceiling fan in concurrence with an air conditioner will allows setting the thermostat higher. This can save up to 30% on AC bills, depending on the construction and location of a house.

Ceiling Fan Controls: Usually, a fan control allows variable fan speed. Fans that are not controlled by a wall switch can be operated by a pull chain, or a remote control. The remote control feature is very sophisticated allowing adjusting fan speed as per room temperature and switching it off when you are away from home. You can choose your fan depending on the controls.

Ceiling Fan Blade Sizes & Materials: The number of blades varies from 3 to 5. Although, the number of blades does not affect performance much, it does affect cost. The blades come in several lengths – 30, 42,44,46,50, 52 and 60 inches, but you can find only two or three varieties. The blades are made from a variety of materials and given a wide variety of finishes.

Ceiling Fan Size: Determining the appropriate sized fan for a space is another important point of consideration. A rule of thumb is to use a 52-inch fan for up to a 400-square-foot room.

The distance the fan should hang from the ceiling depends on the ceiling’s height. Speak to your electrician for the appropriate size and drop rod length.

Ceiling Fan Quality: The cost of ceiling fans depends on their quality. What determines the quality of a ceiling fan? The parts, materials they are made of, sturdiness and attractive finishes. The warranty of a ceiling fan may be as less as 10 years.

At WeNirman.com, we supply with a wide range of online electrical appliances including ceiling fans. Consider the above factors and choose the best ceiling fan for your home or office.


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