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Could Your Ceiling Fan Be Too Small?

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Can your ceiling fan be too small? If you place the wrong size fan in a large room, you may not get the best results.

Unfortunately, some homeowners might be living in homes with ceiling fans that are too small for the room. In fact, just like a large ceiling fan can take up too much space and be an eyesore, a small ceiling fan can be an eyesore as well. The reality is, any ceiling fan you install in a room needs to always have the right amount of clearance. Ultimately, the more clearance is usually the better to ensure that the blades have enough space to operate properly — but too much space might actually not serve the purpose you intend. Here are some helpful things to consider when finding the perfect size ceiling fan for your space.

Small Ceiling Fans — When They Can Work

Small ceiling fans are great — in small rooms. In fact, small ceiling fans tend to spin a lot faster than their larger counterparts. The reality is, while it’ll help with airflow, it might hinder the aesthetic appeal of a room. However, if you install a small ceiling fan in a large room, you may not experience the desired circulation of air throughout the entire room. With the many options on the market today, you can find the ceiling fan that both fits aesthetically and practically into your room.

The Common Ceiling Fan Sizing Mishap

The biggest mistake people make when deciding on the size of a ceiling fan for any type of room is that they think they don’t actually like the aesthetic look of a ceiling fan — so they gravitate towards smaller ones. In fact, that also means people think about ceiling fans as outdated — but fortunately, new technology and designs have been developed which means there are plenty of different types of ceiling fans to choose from in a wide variety of styles. The reality is, you can have a ceiling fan that looks modern and compliments the home decor of your home overall. Ultimately, when you install a fan that is way too small for the room itself, then you end up not filling out the space properly which is a total home decor no-no and typically will be an eyesore in the space overall.

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