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Fan Buyer's Guide

Fan Buyer's Guide - Choosing Ceiling Fans by Room

Inspiration, What to Consider & Fan FAQs: A Few Quick Tips On Choosing a Ceiling Fan for a Specific Room

Ceiling Fans Room by Room

Will your new ceiling fan be too big for the kitchen nook? Will your new fan hang too low in the bedroom? Does your new ceiling fan match the decor of the room it is placed in? When choosing a ceiling fan for a specific room in your home, you have to consider the fan's blade span, ceiling mount size and most important to us, the style of the fan.

Ceiling Fans by Blade Span

We covered how to determine the size of a ceiling fan in our , however, it is important to recap the best way to find your ceiling fan size. When you measure a ceiling fan's size, you measure its blade span from one end of a blade to another, not a single blade. While most ceiling fan sizes range from 40" to 52", there are cases where you may want a large ceiling fan with a longer blade span to occupy more ceiling real estate, or a much smaller ceiling fan for compact spaces. Depending on the room where you plan to , your choices will vary.

Different Ceiling Mount Sizes To Accommodate Different Rooms

Different ceiling heights require different mounting sizes. For instance, bedrooms tend to have a shorter ceiling height and bedroom ceiling fans often sit flush or hug the ceiling. In living rooms and great rooms, ceilings are typically taller and the fan is mounted with a downrod extension. Conversely, modern kitchens and dining rooms vary in ceiling size and you'll need to be careful in which installation type you choose. When shopping for a new ceiling fan, be sure to measure the ceiling to the floor to determine exactly how your fan should be mounted. With a proper gauge of your ceiling-to-floor height, you'll be able to choose the best fan for the space.

Ceiling Fans For Each Room by Style

Ceiling fans are available in a variety of styles including contemporary, traditional, transitional, rustic and mid-century modern. Depending on the theme and decor of the rooms in your home, you will want to select a ceiling fan that best suits one of these interior design styles. Most modern designed homes benefit from the sleek ceiling fans offered by the , or . Traditionally and transitionally styled homes can be accommodated with ceiling fan designs by Hunter Fans or Casablanca Ceiling Fans. Whatever your style may be, there is a fan to fit it.