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Ceiling Fan Blog

  1. What Is a Flush Mount Ceiling Fan?

    When you’re shopping for ceiling fans, you’ll find that they’re divided into many different categories—standard mount, flush mount, dry rated, wet rated, the list goes on. These designations may seem confusing, but they exist to help ensure that you get the ideal fan for your space, no matter its limitations and your precise preferences. Today, we’re going over one of the most popular types of residential ceiling fans on the market: the flush mount ceiling fan.

    Emerson Curva Sky LED Flush Mount Ceiling Fan

    The Emerson Curva Sky LED Flush Mount Ceiling Fan is our No. 1 overall pick for best hugger ceiling fan.

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  2. The Many Benefits of LED Ceiling Fans

    There’s no getting around it: LED lights are superior in almost every way to typical incandescents and other outdated light technologies. They have the power to save you money, hassle and waste, and they’re truly revolutionizing the way we light our world. When you’re shopping for the perfect ceiling fan, you should put the lighting type on your priority list with size, style and budget to ensure that your living space is fashioned for the future. Here are some specific benefits LED fans can bring to your home.

    Casablanca Daphne LED Light Ceiling Fan

    Casablanca Daphne LED Light Ceiling Fan

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  3. Using Industrial Ceiling Fans in Your Home

    using industrial ceilings fans in home

    If you’re in the market for an industrial ceiling fan, then you probably love the rugged, functional look of industrial home décor. This popular design style is marked by its use of raw materials, exposed hardware and explicit functionality, taking cues from equipment, lighting and more from old warehouses and factories. Despite the fact that industrial style ceiling fans look like they belong in industrial spaces, they’re made for residential use and are therefore efficient, stylish and relatively affordable. Most residential buyers prefer to use industrial fans that are made to look industrial but perform like your standard residential styles, saving money on operation and maintenance costs.

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  4. What to Know When Buying Bedroom Ceiling Fans

    It could be argued that bedroom ceiling fans are the most important ceiling fans out there. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the temperature at which you sleep is important, and sleeping at a cool 60 to 67 degrees Fahrenheit can help you rest better. Why? The experts say that your body temperature actually lowers when it’s ready to sleep, so keeping your bedroom on the cool end can help you fall asleep faster. With this in mind, how do you know which ceiling fans are best for the bedroom? Here are a few things to know before buying a bedroom fan.

    minka aire artemis ceiling fan

    Minka Aire Artemis XL5 LED

    They Should Cool You Down

    There’s nothing worse than trying to fall asleep when it’s hot in the bedroom. A good bedroom ceiling fan should provide a quiet cool without weighing down your utility bill. One of the ways we determine the cooling capability of any given fan is through what we call the Wind Speed Factor. The factor is calculated based on the width of the fan and the CFM (cubic feet per minute of airflow). Look for fans with a higher wind speed factor (measured in miles per hour) if your primary goal is to get the best cool-down possible in the bedroom.

    Shh…They Should Be Quiet

    While many people enjoy the soft whirr of a fan a

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  5. 6 Things to Consider When Buying an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    If you’re in the market for an outdoor ceiling fan, you undoubtedly know that there are multiple different types on the market, with varying features, specifications and sizes from which to choose. When comparing different outdoor ceiling fans, be sure that you know a thing or two about the following options to ensure that you get the right style for your needs.

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  6. How to Choose the Right Ceiling Fan for Your Home

    Finding the right ceiling fan for your space is a bit of a challenge, but if you know what to look for, you’ll find one that perfectly suits your environment, personal style, budget and needs. We’re happy to assist you with your ceiling fan quest, providing information on all the most important ceiling fan considerations. Be sure to reference our complete ceiling fan buying guide for in-depth information. But for now, you can use this abridged version to help you quickly understand some key ceiling fan aspects.

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  7. The Right Questions for your Ceiling Fan Installer

    The Right Questions for your Ceiling Fan Installer

    What questions should I ask my ceiling fan installer?

    The main question you should ask your ceiling fan installer:
    “What brands of ceiling fans have you installed before?” If your brand of ceiling fan isn’t in their top five, keep looking for a more experienced installer. There are other questions (below), but this is the easiest.

    Steve, Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale
    By Steve,
    Ceiling Fan Expert
    at Hansen Wholesale

    Steve knows his ceiling fans. When you sell as many ceiling fans as Steve does, we hear all sorts of crazy stories. You can’t imagine how many ways a ceiling fan doesn’t work. Many times, it’s because the installer doesn’t know what they’re doing. And they never bothered to read the directions.

     

    The Right Questions for your Ceiling Fan Installer

    September 22nd, 2017

    Many people in the trade who install ceiling fans are fantastic to work with! They’re good people, they can be extremely helpful, and they make sure you are happy with great service.

    On the flip side, an unqualified ceiling fan installer will make your life miserable.

    Many of us at Hansen Wholesale were ceiling fan installers or licensed electricians. We sell thousands of ceiling fans per year, so we’ve heard and seen it all.

    The biggest problem we encounter by far, is ceiling fan installers that don’t know what they’re doing. Luckily, most ce

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  8. The Best Crystal Ceiling Fans

    The Best Crystal Ceiling Fans

    What are the best and prettiest crystal ceiling fans?

    In my opinion, the Minka Aire Cristifano with the Crystal Light Kit is best crystal ceiling fan. It's also, in my opinion, the prettiest one on the market. There are many other excellent choices, too.

    Felix, Crystal Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale
    By Felix,
    Crystal Ceiling Fan Expert
    at Hansen Wholesale
    Felix loves crystal ceiling fans. They used to be very, very popular. After a while on the sidelines, they seem to be becoming more popular with his customers.

    The Best Crystal

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  9. Ceiling Fans To Save You Money on National Ceiling Fan Day 2017

    Ceiling Fans To Save You Money on National Ceiling Fan Day 2017

    A few years ago, one of our favorite ceiling fan manufacturers created National Ceiling Fan Day. With tongue-in-cheek, we celebrate this important and famous holiday that Fanimation created because, hey, it's an opportunity to save you money!

    We got together here at Hansen Wholesale and picked our favorite ceiling fans to save you money for National Ceiling Fan Day, 2017. The criteria are:

    Here's the list we came up with:

     

    Fanimation Islander - National Ceiling Fan Day 2017

    Fanimation Islander DC

    A Fanimation Fan kinda has to top the list because it's their holiday. And the Islander DC is one heck of a fan.

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  10. Contemporary Interior Design with Industrial Ceiling Fans

    What are the best industrial ceiling fans for industrial interior design?

    Industrial ceiling fans make a fantastic statement in an industrial style home interior. make. Some of my favorite industrial style ceiling fans for the private home come from:
    Craftmade,
    Modern Fan Co.,
    Matthews Fan Co.,
    Emerson,
    Fanimation and,
    Savoy House.

    Steve, Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale
    By Steve,
    Ceiling Fan Expert
    at Hansen Wholesale

    Steve is partial to Industrial Ceiling fans. He likes the industrial style because it has a purposeful, mechanical look. Industrial ceiling fans set a great atmosphere in a non-traditional home.

     

    Contemporary Interior Design with Industrial Ceiling Fans

    I like industrial ceiling fans. Interior design with an industrial style is very popular right now. And with my engineering background, the aesthetic appeals to me.

    Imagine a ceiling fan in a distillery or brewery, or an old factory. If you’re designing your home interior in an industrial style, that’s exactly what you’re going for. I’ve picked out a few of my favorite ceiling fans that look great in this setting and perform beautifully, too.

    Some of these are my favorite fans - not only with regard to their industrial style. These are some great ceiling fans, among the best.

    Typically, industrial interior design features considerable metal and visible

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