The Right Ceiling Fan for You
Choosing a ceiling fan might seem like an easy task, but the overwhelming selection at your local hardware store can quickly prove otherwise. With so many styles and sizes to choose from, how can you make the right choice?
Things to Consider When Choosing a Ceiling Fan
Thankfully, choosing between ceiling fans usually comes down to knowing your space and the accessories you’ll need, such as a ceiling fan remote.
The size of your space is arguably the most important consideration when choosing a ceiling fan; a small bedroom, for example, probably won’t need the same size ceiling fan as a large living room.
To make the best choice, consider the following:
Ceiling Height and Shape
Your ceiling’s height and shape will determine the length of the fan’s hanging rod and mounting type, respectively. While the hardware included with your fan is usually compatible with most average-sized rooms, high ceilings and angled mounting surfaces might require specialized hardware.
Larger rooms typically need larger ceiling fans. Fan blade sizes vary from 12 to 72 inches, according to Bobvila.com, and most manufacturers will designate which sizes are suitable for which rooms.
Accessories: Ceiling Fan Kits and Remote Controls
A ceiling fan remote allows you to instantly control your fan from anywhere in the room, eliminating the need to fiddle with cords or switches. While most ceiling fans do not include remote controls, you can easily add them using ceiling fan kits.
Choose the Right Remote
A popular example of a ceiling fan remote is the Hampton Bay fan remote, which operates using a simple receiver attached to your ceiling fan of choice. For more information on the Hampton Bay remote control and other ceiling fan kits, explore our product line or call 855-573-6683 to speak with one of our experts.