Installation: Do You Need A Downrod for Your Ceiling Fan?

What’s the big deal?  You hang a ceiling fan in the middle of the ceiling and you’re done with it.  As long as it looks nice, who cares?  Well, that’s all well and good – unless your ceilings are only 8 feet high and you are 7 feet tall.  The first time you walked under that fan you’d start caring, that’s for sure. 

Here’s how to tell whether you need a flush mount fan or an extended fan with a downrod. Continue reading

Should You Have A Ceiling Fan In The Nursery?

When you bring that new little bundle of joy home from the hospital, your first reaction is to wrap him up, snug as a bug in a rug, and make sure he stays warm and cozy.  The last thing most new parents would think of doing would be to run a ceiling fan in the nursery, blowing all the air around and giving the baby a chill.  But research suggests that might be one of the best things you can do. Continue reading

Get More Enjoyment From Your Deck Or Patio When You Add An Outdoor Ceiling Fan

There’s just something incredibly relaxing about sitting back in a rocking chair on the front porch on a lazy summer afternoon.  You have a tall glass filled with ice cold home made lemonade, the birds are singing and the sweet aroma of Magnolias drifts across the porch in the breeze.  Or not!!!  If you’ve ever spent a summer south of the Mason Dixon line then you know there’s no such thing as a breeze in July and August.  Unless, of course, you have a ceiling fan on your porch.  Then you can sit out there in comfort, all summer long relaxing and enjoying your view. Continue reading