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Low Profile Ceiling Fans - For Rooms With A Ceiling Lower Than 8 Feet High

Mark van Tuel

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When accessing the need for low profile ceiling fans, one can be sure the most important aspect of purchasing a fan is for the air-cooling result. Low profile fans are sometimes referred to as hugger fans since they hug the ceiling. They are typically installed in rooms where the ceiling is less than 8 feet high. With this in mind, they are closer to the ceiling and have less air circulation than traditional ceiling fans that hang down.

There are instances where a low profile fan is required since a traditional fan cannot be accommodated. Fan blades typically should not be any lower than 7 feet from the floor much for safety reasons. The location of your fan will determine if a traditional or low profile fan is necessary, such as a bedroom or over a dinning room table where the distance from floor to fan blades is smaller. If you find that a lighting kit is essential for your fan, keep in mind that it will add an extra 6 to 10 inches on the distance of your fan to the floor due to the lighting fixtures alone.

The Minka Aire Concept II 52 inch is perfect for any contemporary décor. It comes as a white finish with conclave blades. This low profile fan has a simple style yet boasts remarkable efficiency since it requires 75% less time and labor to assemble and install than traditional ceiling fans. The total hanging depth of the Minka Aire Concept II is 10 inch with or without a light and comes with a full function hand held remove control system. The lifetime warranty on this product is exemplary and costs the consumer approximately $220 US.

When looking at the Monte Carlo Designer Hugger fan, it is quite comparable to the Minka Aire. The hanging depth of the Monte Carlo fan is only 9 inches and comes with a lifetime warranty as well. The price of the Monte Carlo Designer Hugger 5DH52TW can range anywhere between $110 and $167 depending on the retailer.

Craftmade also makes great low profile ceiling fans. The Craftmade Contemporary Flush mount 52 Model is an outstanding choice for a hugger fan that comes in a variety of stylish finishes and is adaptable to different blade options. This fan height is comparable at only 7.88 inches and comes with a 30 year warranty. With custom lighting kits and glass choices you are sure to find the style you are seeking for you home. You can purchase a Craftmade Contemporary Flush mount 52 ceiling fan at a reasonable price range between $99 and $177.

If it is elegant style you are looking for, the Emerson Florissant Model is for you. It has a height of less than 12 inches and includes a wall control unit with the light and fan operation. There is a lifetime limited motor warranty and can be found for approximately $224 US.

For a classic look, the Casablanca Four Seasons III Hugger is a perfect choice. It comes in bright brass with antique oak matte blades and a pull chain control. It is an economy fan perfect for apartment buildings and come with a lifetime limited motor warranty for approximately $75 US.

With so many makes and models to choose from, you are sure to find the exact fan that will meet all your needs without having to exhaust yourself or your pocketbook. Low profile ceiling fans are a great way to decorate your low ceiling room.

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