When deciding on your ceiling fan ratings, you should make a list of qualities you want in a fan. You should think about the look of the fan, the features of the fan, how the fan is made, etc.
Contrary to popular belief, ceiling fans are not for the hot-weather months alone. Sure, they provide that extra cooling power in summer, but did you know that you can use your fan in winter, too? That's right. A ceiling fan can also help to make the hot air from your heater rise in winter, as well. All you have to do is to reverse the rotation of the blades. Just hit the switch and make your blades move counterclockwise. This cause the fan to pull the air instead of push it. This is especially beneficial if you live in a two-story home. Myself, I do live in a two story house, and I find that on moderate winter days I can pull the hot air from downstairs and thus not have to use the upstairs heater at all. Since first discovering this simple technique, I have cut my electricity bill in winter by 25%. Yes, it really works!
Ceiling fans add a lot to a room and to houses, the ceiling fan is an almost mandatory feature in most tropical and warm climate countries, it helps to circulate the air, and making this from the top position of the ceiling is not only saving the valuable space below but also providing with an excellent cooling breeze.
However, before I get off the subject of what to buy, a word or two to the wise. This is not a purchase that you want to make with the idea of saving as much money as you can on these units. Manufacturers of inexpensive units have become more and more clever at making their products look great. However, a ceiling fan needs to pass the test of time and extensive use and many if not most of the cheaper units simply don't pass this test. Inexpensive fan casing is often made from thin material that may not be of the best quality.
There are also fans with colorful blades. You can find them in light colored blades or dark colored blades with white frames. A carousel fan would be perfect for any little girl's room. This fan features a carousel center with circling spot lights and a 52" blade span. Another good design for girls is the Annabell by the Hunter Ceiling Fan Company. The Annabell features pink and white 44" blades and has a pink and white light fixture.
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