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  1. 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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  2. 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. And it's efficient

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  3. 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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  4. Vintage Ceiling Fans Style for Retro Interior Designs

    Vintage Ceiling Fans Style for Retro Interior Designs

    What are the best vintage ceiling fans for a Retro Vibe?

    Retro Ceiling Fans, a subset of vintage ceiling fans, are a beautiful touch in contemporary and vintage homes. Retro ceiling fans complement many interior designs, including:
    Art Deco,
    Industrial,
    Mid-Century Modern,
    Minimalist,
    Modern,
    Scandinavian,
    Shabby Chic, and
    Steampunk.

    Retro Ceiling Fans also work in Traditional style homes.

    Felix, Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale

    By Felix,
    Ceiling Fan Expert
    at Hansen Wholesale

    Felix knows what interior design concepts work with Retro Vintage Ceiling Fans. He likes retro ceiling fans because they typically have a clean look. Vintage ceiling fans of a retro style make a great splash in many contemporary style homes. Some remind him of his favorite music, or an old girlfriend.
    If you're not thinking of Retro when you think Vintage
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  5. Vintage Ceiling Fans Style: Rustic Ceiling Fans

    Vintage Ceiling Fans Style: Rustic Ceiling Fans

    What rustic looking vintage ceiling fans should I use in a rustic home?

    Interior designs of rustic style work with Rustic Vintage Ceiling Fans. These Interior Design Styles include:
    Contemporary Craftsman,
    Farmhouse,
    Greek Revival,
    Log,
    Mountain,
    Southern,
    Spanish,
    Steampunk, and
    Tuscan.

    Rustic Ceiling Fans also work in Traditional or Modern style homes. They provide contrast to juxtapose on contemporary detail.

    Terry, Ceiling Fan Log Expert at Hansen Wholesale
    By Terry,
    Ceiling Fan Expert
    at Hansen Wholesale

    Terry is a fan of Rustic Vintage Ceiling Fans. It’s a pretty broad category within ceiling fans, so it can work with a plethora of architecture and interior design styles. It all depends on your taste!
    Other types of Vintage Ceiling Fans include Retro,  Mission or Craftsman Style Ceiling Fans, or Victorian
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  6. Vintage Ceiling Fans Styles: Craftsman Ceiling Fans

    Vintage Ceiling Fans Styles: Craftsman Ceiling Fans

    What vintage ceiling fans should I use in my Craftsman-style home?

    Interior designs in the Craftsman style (late 19th or pre-WWI 20th Century) work with Craftsman Style Vintage Ceiling Fans. Mission or Craftsman style ceiling fans work with interior designs of the following types: Bungalow,
    Contemporary Craftsman,
    Craftsman,
    Mission, or
    Mountain.

    Craftsman Ceiling Fans also may work in Prairie or Shingle style homes.

    Erick, Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale

    By Erick,
    Expert on Ceiling Fans
    at Hansen Wholesale

    Not long ago, Steve talked about certain ceiling fans with vintage designs that didn't need changing. Last week, Andrew told us about Vintage Ceiling Fans of the Victorian Style.

    Now, Erick explains Craftsman and Mission style vintage ceiling fans. When you keep your Craftsman home design intact, Craftsman style vintage ceiling fans are a beautiful addition. Erick knows which Craftsman style Vintage Ceiling Fans are best.

    Some other types of Vintage Ceiling Fans include Retro Ceiling Fans, Rustic

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  7. Vintage Ceiling Fans Styles: Victorian Ceiling Fans

    Vintage Ceiling Fans Styles: Victorian Ceiling Fans

    What retro or vintage ceiling fans should I use in my Early American-style home?

    Homes and interior designs in the style of Early American (pre-1830) often work well with Victorian or Fancy Style Vintage Ceiling Fans. Specifically, interior designs of the following types:

    • Colonial,
    • French Colonial,
    • Georgian,
    • Greek Revival,
    • Tudor,
    • Victorian

    Victorian Ceiling Fans also may work in Mediterranean, Steampunk and Tuscan style homes.

    Andrew tackles a particular type of vintage ceiling fan - Victorian Style Vintage Ceiling Fans. You could use many Fancy or Victorian Ceiling Fans in any home where you want a vintage ceiling fan look. But really, these are the best styles your ceiling fans will compliment. Last week, Steve gave a different take on Vintage Ceiling Fans - he presented some ceiling fans whose designs have stood the test of time. Felix tackled Retro Ceiling Fans, another kind of vintage, another kind of ceiling fan. Terry took care of Rustic Ceiling Fans.

    Andrew, Smart Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale
    By Andrew
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  8. Vintage Ceiling Fans: Some Traditional Designs Are Still the Best

    Who designed the longest-lasting vintage ceiling fans?

    Craftmade makes the longest-running ceiling fan with no design changes, the Craftmade CXL. Fanimation is close with its Bourbon Street. The Hunter Original hasn’t changed much. Casablanca revitalized the ceiling fan market with the Panama, almost unchanged.

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

    ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Steve is a proponent for that old adage. Today, ceiling fan expert Steve breaks down some now-vintage ceiling fans from fandom. These ceiling fans were well-designed and sold well straight away. They continue to sell well, and they’ve needed no or almost no changes since introduction. On the subject of Vintage Ceiling Fans, Andrew honed in on which Victorian Ceiling Fans work with certain architecture and interior design styles.

     

    Vintage Ceiling Fans: Some Traditional Designs Are Still the Best

    July 14th, 2017

    Disclaimer:
    First of all, what we in the trade call

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  9. Remote Control Ceiling Fans - Market Summary

    Who makes the best Remote Control for Ceiling Fans?

    Emerson may make the best remote control ceiling fans on the market. Fanimation is close behind. Hunter brings something new to the game with their Wi-Fi control Smart Home ceiling fans.

     

    Felix, Ceiling Fan Expert at Hansen Wholesale

    By Felix,
    Ceiling Fan Expert
    at Hansen Wholesale

    There really aren’t any bad remote controls for ceiling fans. But, of course, some are better than others. Then again, a lot has to do with personal preference and, perhaps most importantly, which fan you like best. Felix gives us the run-down.
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  10. The Best Wall-Mount Fans

    Who makes the best Wall Mount Fans?

    Matthews Fan Company makes the finest quality wall-mount fans. They are handmade with final hand-assembly in the USA. When you need a fan for a low ceiling room or other places ceiling fans just won’t work, wall mount fans are the answer.

    Terry, Ceiling Fan Log Expert at Hansen WholesaleBy Terry,
    Ceiling Fan Expert,
    Wall Fan Expert and
    Personal Shopper
    at Hansen Wholesale

    There are a lot of people looking for ceiling fans for low ceilings. If you have a 7 foot or even 8 foot ceiling, you may not be able to fit a ceiling fan in because of law. Terry has the answer: Wall-mount ceiling fans are a great alternative.

     

    The Best Wall-Mount Fans

    Great Wall Mount Fans

    Some of my favorite ceiling fan manufacturers also make outstanding wall fans. Matthews Fan Company comes to mind - they make the Rolls Royce of wall fans. Craftmade, Fanimation and Savoy House also make some of my favorite choices.

    Why a Wall Fan?

    Building Code dictates that there must be 7 feet from the bottom of your ceiling fan blade to your floor. When you have a 7 foot ceiling, you simply can’t have a ceiling fan.  If you have an 8-foot ceiling, there are Hugger Ceiling Fans (otherwise known as flus

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