Due to global warming, temperatures are increasing higher every summer and ceiling fans have become a necessity. If your home continually feels like a sauna or boiler during the hot season, then installing a ceiling fan is the best option for you. However, choosing what type of fan you need and where you want to fix it, requires a bit of research.
To begin with, you should choose a room that requires the most airflow. You should also consider the size of the fan and the place it needs to be installed in. Having a big fan in a small room is a waste of money. Similarly installing a fan that lacks enough speed settings in the kitchen will be of no use when the temperature soars.
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Before buying a ceiling fan, consider the layout of the room you want to install it in. How high is the ceiling, will the blades come down close to your head when you walk under it? Is the size so big that it is visually overwhelming the room?
The newer ceiling fans have a light bulb attached to them at their base. It is an innovative feature as it provides two functions from one outlet. So, you don't have to spend money on wiring for an extra outlet. It not only looks stylish but also helps save costs.
Installing a ceiling fan is a rather simple job. However, we recommend acquiring the services of a professional electrician to avoid the risk of shock. The electricians at BK Services can help install a ceiling fan quickly as this is one of our most common jobs. If your house has high ceilings and you want the fan to hang lower, we can install a down rod to hang it.
Bringing the ceiling fan lower ensures that more airflows in the room and it can reach further into the corners. Emphasis should be paid on the performance of the ceiling fan when deciding to buy, instead of buying it solely for aesthetic reasons. Just because it looks good, does not mean it will perform well too.