Are ceiling fans effective?

Answer On One Hand: Circulate AirCeiling fans effectively circulate the air in a room. The movement of air makes a room feel cooler on a hot day. The fan keeps cooler air, which is heavier, from sinking a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Are ceiling fans effective

Are ceiling fans more cost effective and efficient than portable box pedestal room fans?

AnswerI bought a ceiling fan for my front room for $80 (live in Canada) and that old girl has been going for over 10 years! I wouldn't be without one. Go for the ceiling fan as heat rises and it re... Read More »

Are ceiling fans ok for children?

On One Hand: Safe with PrecautionParents who are installing ceiling fans in their home should take reasonable, precautionary steps. They should instruct the children on how the ceiling fan is not a... Read More »

How do I select ceiling fans?

MotorRead the fan specifications on the box before buying. Choose a ceiling fan with a top quality motor. Select a motor that is quiet with permanently lubricated and sealed bearings. Usually a big... Read More »

The Best Way to Use Ceiling Fans to Cool?

Which way should a ceiling fan blow air, up or down, to be most efficient? This is a common question of homeowners who aren't sure which way makes the most economical sense. The answer actually dep... Read More »