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Home > Projects & DIY Toolkit > Buying Guides > Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Ceiling Fan Basics

Room size

Choose the appropriate size fan for the proper combination of comfort and efficiency.

Room Size

Room Size

Fan size

12ft. x 12ft. or less

3.7m x 3.7m

42in. or smaller

1m

12ft. x 12ft. to 15ft. x 15ft.

3.7m x 3.7m to 4.6m x 4.6m

42in. - 48in.

1m - 1.2m

15ft. x 15ft. or more

4.6m x 4.6m

52in. or larger

1.3m

Fan Size

Ceiling height

Ideally, fan blades should be 7ft. (2.1m) to 8ft. (2.4m) from the floor for maximum cooling. For ceilings 9ft. (2.7m) tall or taller, a downrod may be used to bring the fan down to the proper height above the floor.

Flushmount

Flushmount Fan

Downrod Mount

Downrod Mount Fan

Angled Mount

Angled Mount Fan

Ceiling height

9 ft.

2.7 m

Ceiling Fan

12 in.

30.5 cm

10 ft.

3 m

Ceiling Fan

18 in.

45.7 cm

11 ft.

3.4 m

Ceiling Fan

24 in.

61 cm

12 ft.

3.7 m

Ceiling Fan

36 in.

91.4 cm

13 ft.

4 m

Ceiling Fan

48 in.

1.2 cm

14 ft.

4.3 m

Ceiling Fan

60 in.

1.5 cm

15 ft.

4.6 m

Ceiling Fan

72 in.

1.8 cm

Downrod length

All Fans are Backed By A Limited Lifetime Warranty

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