Sweaty windows gotcha down? Tired of high heating bills in the winter and scorching interiors in the summer? If any of the above touches a nerve, consider installing a decorative ceiling fan. Most folks are familiar with the “cooling effect” that a ceiling fan can have during the hot summer months. However, not as widely known, is that same fan’s ability to dry out condensation on the interior of windows. Run in the reverse direction the fan drives warm air stuck at the ceiling down the perimeter walls. This warm air not only helps cure the sweats, but raises the room’s temperature making the space more comfortable and results in a lower utility bill. Aside from its physical and economic benefits a paddle fan can add decorating flair to virtually any space in the home.
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