How to Buy a Ceiling Fan for Your Home

A ceiling fan is a must-have home appliance for summer. Whether you’re buying an indoor or outdoor ceiling fan for the first time, or you’re looking to replace an existing one, the choices can be overwhelming. Here are  tips to help you avoid buyer’s remorse and buy the right ceiling fan for your home.

Once you’ve found the perfect ceiling fan, you will need an Electrician to install it, this will ensure your in home warranty is applicable.

Questions to ask yourself:

  1. What is your budget?
  2. Where will the fan go?

1. CEILING FAN PRICES ON A BUDGET

Regardless of how much you wish to spend on a new ceiling fan, there’s one that fits your budget and your style. If you’re in the market to buy a ceiling fan, here’s what you can expect for the following prices:

BUDGET CEILING FAN

Expect the basics – a traditional ceiling fan with or without lighting . What shouldn’t you expect when shopping for a fan on a budget? A lot of style options. These simple, inexpensive ceiling fans will work well in bedrooms or other smaller rooms.

$200 Ceiling Fan Budget

If you have a bigger budget, you can expect more style, finish and lighting options. These fans generally feature a transitional design, somewhere on the style spectrum between traditional and contemporary, with curvilinear blades and integrated lighting. These mid-priced ceiling fans for under $200 are ideal for larger bedrooms, living areas or patios.

$300 Ceiling Fan Budget

If you have a little extra to spend on a new ceiling fan, expect improved functionality and motor performance, as well as a greater variety of styles, accessories, and fan controls. Ceiling fans in this mid-to-high price range offer  full-range light dimming. Many of these fans are equipped with DC motors, which consume 70% less energy than standard fan motors, and integrated LED lighting for energy savings. These fans are ideal for larger rooms or patios.

Ceiling Fans Over $300

If you have a lot spend and want nothing but the best, then expect la crème de la crème of ceiling fans with handcrafted blades,  integrated LED lighting, and superior performance. The top-of-the-line ceiling fans are available in many styles ranging from vintage-inspired designs to avant-garde designs. These fans are ideal for larger rooms or patios.

 

2. WHERE SHOULD YOU PUT YOUR CEILING FAN?

Purchasing a ceiling fan for your patio is not the same as purchasing one for your living room. That’s because each location is exposed to unique weather elements, which can affect the performance and life of a fan. Contact us to ensure the particular fan is suitable for the location you have in mind.

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