6 Type of Fans for Home Use that Every Homeowner Should Know

An air conditioner is the first choice for cooling a space or room in summer, isn’t it? But everyone can’t afford an air conditioner for home as AC is very expensive and you have to pay an enormous amount of electricity bill during the hot month.

Fans can be the second choice for your home, and this machine is using for making the environment comfortable during summer.

Before purchasing a fan, you have to know how many types of fans are available for your home.

Don’t worry!!! Wait and read this article carefully.

A fan can be used for different purpose. You can use for cooling human body, cooling a hot kitchen, exhausting hot air from the room or office, Cooling a hot machine and much more.

Commercial fans are mainly used for ventilation or exhausting hot air or harmful residual gasses.

Residential fans are mainly used for cooling and ventilation purpose only in a bedroom or living room.

Different Types of Fan for Home.

  1. Ceiling Fan

This kind of fan is suspended in the ceiling of your room, and when you turn ON the switch of this fan, it starts to rotate in clockwise direction or anticlockwise direction. Ceiling fan blades can rotate 360 degrees.

Two kinds of ceiling fans are available in the market depending on the motor. They are AC Motor Fan and DC Motor Fan.

DC Motor Fan can rotate in both clockwise and anticlockwise direction. The Normal mode that is when the fan is oscillating in the anticlockwise direction flow it the air force in downward direction. On the other hand, in reverse mode, the fan draws the cool air of the room in upward. So, you can use a dc motor fan both in summer and winter seasons.

Ac motor ceiling can rotate only in anticlockwise direction, but you can change the direction of this kind of fan manually.

Now ceiling fan has improved tremendously with its technology. Most of the ceiling fans are now available with decorative light, automatic thermostat, detector, and Remote control system. So Ceiling fan has become more stylish and modern.

  1. Tower Fan

The sleek and slim of tower fan make this fan popular around the world. Tower fan is like a pedestal fan, but the blades of this fan are hidden inside of the fan. Tower fan is very lightweight and slim. So, you can move this device from one room to another very easily.

Tower fans are available in different sizes like 32 inch, 40 inches, 42 inches and 48 inches. All the tower fans are versatile in design, style, and function.

This fan is 100 percent portable. Features like air ionizer or air filter and automatic timer make this fan environment-friendly as this will filter the air and save the misuse of electricity. Tower fan comes with the digital display, and this display shows the speed, thermostat and timer setting. I am personally using a tower fan, and I love the noiseless feature of this fan. The noise level of my tower fan (Dyson AM07) is unbelievably quieter than many other kinds of fan.

Tower fans also oscillate up to 90 degrees. A tower fan works completely different mechanism than pedestal fan. It circulates the air in the whole room with modern air flow technology.

  1. Pedestal Fan.

The blades of pedestal fan are supported by an adjustable stand. You can easily change the high of a pedestal fan with a screw according to your need. A pedestal fan can flow a very large amount of air with great speed. Modern pedestal fans come with remote control and digital display. This special feature makes it more user-friendly. Pedestal fan can oscillate like tower fan does (90-degree oscillation), so it can cover more area.

  1. Desk fan

This small oscillating wonder is best suitable for single person. This fan is mainly used in the office or a person working at home on a desk. Newer version of desk fan includes mist cooling system for extra cooling effects. It works excellently on your dressing table and bathroom for cooling.

  1. Bladeless Fan

Japanese Company Toshiba first introduced the concept of the bladeless fan, but Sir James Dyson Successfully launched Dyson Air Multiplier bladeless fan. This fan works like a vacuum cleaner, and a brushless dc motor is used in the bladeless fan. There is no invisible blade available in a bladeless fan. It typically sucks the air of the surrounding though the base of the fan and an unknown mechanism works inside the cylinder of the fan that amplifies the air 15 to 18 time before blowing out. This kind of fan is noiseless and 100 percent safe for small children and pets.

  1. Window Fan

This fan designed to place inside a flame of the wall in the bedroom, kitchen or bathroom. A window fan uses to cool a room by flowing cool outside air into the room or exhausting the hot air of the room outside of the room. Some window fans come with the automatic revisable feature. The advanced features of some window fan like thermostat, remote control, automatic shut off and variable speed control make it for versatile and user-friendly. A window fan can cool a whole room quickly. But, you have to choose right size and good power or speed rating fan according to your space size.


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