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How do I Choose the Best Red Ceiling Fan?

Sheri Cyprus
Sheri Cyprus

Choosing the best red ceiling fan means finding a model that's the most suitable for your home. If you want maximum room air circulation, take the time to read product boxes and compare models for the blade number and motor power. Also, look at the shape of the blade, the finish, the type of red and any additional features on the ceiling fan you're considering purchasing.

A light in the center of the fan gives it another purpose which may be especially helpful in darker or smaller rooms to give the illusion of a lighter, airier space. For convenience and ease of use in a bedroom, you may want to choose a red ceiling fan with a remote control feature. This way, you won't have to try and fumble with a chain to turn the fan or fanlight off when you're already in bed and want to go to sleep. If the ceiling fan is for a kitchen or dining room, picking a model with a light and a dimmer feature can be a good idea. With a few different lightness settings available on the dimmer mechanism, you can then set the kind of dining mood you prefer depending on the occasion.

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Remember that you don't necessarily have to buy a bright red ceiling fan if that's not what you want. There are richer, darker reds as well as red-browns for a warm, earthy look. Coordinate the red with your ceiling color. Also keep in mind that any shade of red fan will draw attention to your ceiling, so you may want to rethink the color if your ceilings aren't in the best condition. A high gloss red finish can be especially eye-catching.

While flat blades are classic and look attractive, you may want to try something different. A red metal ceiling fan with twisted blades can look very fresh and modern. Since motor power and blade number vary greatly among ceiling fan models, compare what you'll get for your money by examining the information on the different product boxes closely. If you want maximum air circulation, or a quiet running motor, look for red ceiling fans that list these features in their product information. The number of blades alone won't usually indicate the circulation capacity or level of noise emitted.

As for the best red ceiling fan design, most types will work in any room. You'll also have to take the size and style of the room you want the fan in into consideration. For instance, a small ceiling fan in an oversized room isn't going to provide effective air circulation. Sports-themed red ceiling fans would be excellent in a basement or child's room, but wouldn't be suitable in most living or dining rooms.

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