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Best Ceiling Fans

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The convenience of modern ceiling fans is that you can use them all year round. During summer, the blades spin anticlockwise to circulate cold air, and clockwise during winter to keep warm air from rising. Installing a ceiling fan will keep the air in your space cool by reducing the need to crank up your AC, saving you several bucks in the process. Whether you are looking to buy a new fan or upgrade, we got you covered. Here are the best ceilings fans available today. 

Best Overall

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Harbor Breeze Mazon 44-Inch

Low profile

With a blade span of 44 inches, this fan circulates enough air to cool any medium to small-sized room or office measuring up to 100 square feet. It comes with a hugger/flush mount installation system that is ideal for rooms with low ceilings. It is remote controlled.

Porch Perfect

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Hunter Fans Bayview Collection

Good for both open and closed porches

A great fan for covered porches, patios, sunrooms, and large indoor spaces. It comes with three mounting options for optimum air movement at your preferred height. Included is a whisper-quiet and reversible three-speed motor that fans with power and efficiency.  

Best Contemporary

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Vengeance LED Chrome Ceiling Fan

Clean modern design

The fan's sleek chrome finished blades, and multidirectional LED light kit are a perfect fit for contemporary or transitional decor. Using the included remote, you can comfortably control reverse airflow and blade speed. It is ideal for large spaces.  

Tropical Semblance

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Honeywell Palm Island 52-Inch Ceiling Fan

Bring the outdoors inside

Nothing beats that cool gentle breeze during the summer, especially from a fan featuring a tropical design. The fan's blades emulate palm leaves with a warm bronze finish. For easy ON/OFF functions, it comes with a traditional pull chain. 

Damp Rated

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Hunter Fan Key Biscayne Collection Ceiling Fan

Made to withstand humid climates

Spaces like patios, porches, and sunrooms are exposed to high humidity, and they could benefit from this damp-rated fan. The Barnwood crafted blades have a drifted oak finish that creates a rustic feel.

Hand Carved

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Honeywell Sabal Palm Ceiling Fan

Each one is unique

Each of the five blades is hand-carved from basswood to assume the shape of a leaf and given a warm bronze finish. The blades are pitched at 12° and attached to a reversible motor. It works best in  350-450 sq.ft. spaces. 

Powerful

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Emerson Industrial Ceiling Fans

Large motor and long blades

With 60'' blade spin diameter and well-contoured blades, the fan is ideal for large spaces that need a ton of cool air. Unlike regular fans, it has a super  188 mm x 20 mm motor for powerful airflow with minimum drag. 

Smart Fan

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Haiku L Smart Ceiling Fan

Control from your phone or Echo Dot

If you are a tech enthusiast and smart digital appliances matter to you, this fan is an excellent addition to your smart home. Using a Haiku Wifi Module, you can pair the fan with google assistant, Haiku mobile app, or Amazon's Alexa.

Our top picks

Besides circulating air around, some modern ceiling fans come with a light kit. A good example is the Harbor Breeze Mazon 44-inch which is our favorite ceiling fan. It features three sleek blades and a reversible motor so that you can use it all year round. For added convenience, the fan comes with a remote control and a wall cradle to keep it safe. 

The Hunter Fan Key Biscayne Collection Ceiling Fan is an excellent choice for large rooms and covered patios, porches, and sunrooms.  The drifted oak finish gives the fan a rustic feel and ability to withstand high humidity. With an integrated light kit, it is bright enough to be used as the only source of light in some spaces.