Reversible Motor – These ceiling fans have motors that allow the fan to rotate in either direction. In the winter months, you will want to reverse the blade direction to allow the fan to push rising heat back down.
Twin Fan - These fans contain two separate fans that are attached together by a horizontal bar.
Sloped Ceiling Adaptable – Select this fan if the ceiling fan can be mounted to a ceiling that slated or sloped
Blade pitch refers to the angle of the blade, measured in degrees. Quality fans will generally have a blade pitch of 12-14 degrees. The higher degree of the blade pitch, the more pressure the fan blade applies to the air as it turns, forcing air downward.
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Guide to Ceiling Fan Styles and Features
While the standard hanging propeller ceiling fan is the best known type, there are also directional and rotational ceiling fans to consider. Within these feature types, ceiling fans come in a variety of styles, from traditional to contemporary and even palm leaf blades.
This illustrated guide covers the three main types of ceiling fans as well as the primary fan styles.
When choosing a ceiling fan, a lot of considerations come into play. It's important to think about things like room size, fan blade size, and mounting type. Our ceiling fan size and mounting guide can help you pick out a fan size based on the square footage of your room, and assist with understanding the different styles of mounting.
It's important to know what kind of ceiling fan will fit in your living room or patio, so head on over to our ceiling fan guide to get all of the details. With a little help from our guide, we're sure that you can find the perfect fit!