What size of ceiling fan do you need for your room?

Answer On One Hand: Measure Your RoomThe easiest way to determine the right size ceiling fan for your room is to measure the room's square footage. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star p... Read More »

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What size ceiling fan is needed for an 18x13 room?

To maximize the effectiveness of a ceiling fan, it is important to get one that is large enough for the room in which it is installed. For a room of about 200 to 250 square feet, a 48-inch fan is ... Read More »

How to Determine the Ceiling Light Size for a Room?

A ceiling light adds to the ambiance of a room. Choosing the correct size is an important consideration in order to see clearly and avoid straining your eyes. While different areas of your home req... Read More »

What is the optimum distance between a ceiling fan blade and the ceiling for maximum air flow in the room?

Answer I've a 4 ft diameter ceiling fan with 3 blades of std width (about 3") hanging at a distance of 9" from the ceiling. Floor to ceiling distance is 8'5". Problem is that when I stand at a dist... Read More »

Which way should a ceiling fan run to cool a room?

Most ceiling fans can run forward or in reverse. In forward mode, the blades spin counter-clockwise and force air down into the room. This has no effect on air temperature, but creates a breeze tha... Read More »