Are ceiling fans more cost effective and efficient than portable box pedestal room fans?

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I bought a ceiling fan for my front room for $80 (live in Canada) and that old girl has been going for over 10 years! I wouldn't be without one. Go for the ceiling fan as heat rises and it really circulates the air. Also being as cheap as they are you could have one in almost any room you choose to have one in. Ceiling fans are much quieter than a floor or oscillating fan.

Have you heard of Vornado fans? They circulate the air nicely in the whole room and there's no cost for installation in the ceiling. Both costs are comparable, minus installation cost of ceiling fans.

You can also find programmable ceiling fans that will automatically move air with a certain temperature. Remember you can switch the air to downward (winter) and upward (summer) to bring the temperatures to where you want them.
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Is there a fire hazard in leaving the electric fans on during the day when nobody is home and are ceiling fans or free standing fans more dangerous?

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Is using ceiling fans and the air conditioner at the same time cost efficient or a waste of energy?

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How do you know if an outlet box can support a ceiling fan?

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Can a ceiling fan be installed without an outlet box?

No, a home ceiling fan as with all permanent devices joined intothe electrical system, the splice must be made in a junction box.The exemptions are electric baseboard heaters and appliances thatare hard wired directly to the unit.

Do ceiling fans help keep rooms cooler?

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Should ceiling fans be used when you're not in the room?

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Does a ceiling fan cool the room Or does it just create the illusion of cooling by moving the air?

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Does Counter clockwise on a ceiling fan push heat back into the room?

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Ceiling fan on a 9 ft ceiling?

A ceiling fan is very effective on a 9 ft ceiling because it iscapable of circulating warm and cool air. It can help considerablewith heating and cooling costs.

What is the difference in fan length on ceiling fans?

Generally speaking, fan blade length corresponds to air dispersal. In other words, the bigger the blades, the more air is moved by the fan's operation. Larger rooms shold look at fans with larger blades, and smaller rooms should look at fans with smaller blades.

How the pedestal electric fan working?

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How do you change the fan direction on a ceiling fan?

There should be a small slide switch on the fan. Turn it off and let it stop then move the slide switch then restart it and it should go in the other direction. If you are smart enough to ask a question on answers.com you should be smart enough to change the direction of a ceiling fan!

How do I convert a recessed box light fixture to a ceiling fan fixture?

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Does demi have more fans than miley?

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Does a ceiling fan take the moisture out of a room in the winter?

No, the ceiling fan will not get the air temperature cold enough to condense the moisture in the air from a gas to a liquid. The only thing that takes the moisture out of air in the room is a dehumidifier. The second choice is an exhaust fan vented to the out side of the building. With an exhaust fa (MORE)

What fan is good ceiling fan or table fan?

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Why three winged ceiling fan is faster than a four winged ceiling fan?

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Are there more giants fans than jets fans?

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Are there more shadamy fans than sonamy fans?

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Do ceiling fans reduce room temperature?

It does not actually reduce the room temperature. It makes the room feel cooler by convection. the cooler air blows past your skin, cooling it by evaporation.

What is the average cost of a ceiling fan?

Most ceiling fans are around $150-$250 and are usually used to help still up a room in the house to increase it's overall value. Make you know how to install it and add additional costs for a pro if it's necessary.

How is running ceiling fans instead using your air conditioner more efficient?

Since ceiling fans are much more simple than air conditioners, they require a lot less energy to run, meaning they cost a lot less. During the spring and early fall when the weather is still fairly warm, you can use your ceiling fans instead of using your air conditioner. The key is that you use (MORE)

What are the benefits of portable fans?

Portable fans have many benefits, they are easy totable and can often fit in a suitcase. If you are traveling to very hot areas a portable fan would be a great solution.

Why ceiling fan in class rooms does not rotates on single phase supply?

Most ceiling fans are single phase. There are a number of possibilities that can easily be determined by an electrician. . The breaker is tripped (Easy to check) . The switch is bad (This could be a normal on/off switch or a special fan control switch that sends commands to a control unit inside f (MORE)

Which is better 42 in ceiling fan or 52 in ceiling fan?

Well, like most things in life, the answer is "it depends". The biggest determining factor is the size of the space being cooled and the conditions that you're using the fan in. There's a rough guide on the LightsOnline.com site that lists size of guidelines of ceiling fans and rooms: . About 50 (MORE)

What are ways to make a ceiling fan more quieter?

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How much is the cost for installation of a ceiling fan?

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What is the cost of dismantling a ceiling fan?

If you mean to take the ceiling fan down from the ceiling it will depend on how high the fan is. The higher the fan, the more expense due to scaffolding or long ladders. If it can be done off of a step ladder, the actual time, it can be done in a half an hour. There might be a charge out call to get (MORE)