Pedestal Or Tower Fan?
It’s actually possible to buy a fan for a budget friendly price these days and the good news, some are of great value for money. You on the other hand need to know that some of the cheap models might be a bit limp when it comes to moving the air around and may not last a long time. Therefore, investing in a little bit of quality tower fan or pedestal fan can get you out of that cycle and keep you cooler for longer period of time.
Fans do not chill like what air conditioner does but, they are still cooling you down through evaporating perspiration at a small fraction of running cost. A big number of fans can operate 24/7 even for the whole summer period and expect to pay more or less 30 dollars for the electricity that’s used. Both pedestal and tower fans are friendly to the budget but, there are some models that are more expensive than normal.
Tower fans as well as pedestal fans have good points too. You can get to choose exactly where and how to position them and many come with additional features today similar to remote controls, timers and variable speed settings. Aside from that, they’re handy when you wish to clear the air in room because of wet paint, smoke from a burnt dinner or damp carpet.
Where you will use it most likely and what sort of airflow you prefer either indirect or direct is the question you have to answer when buying a new fan.
Pedestal fans typically sit on a height adjustable stand and can be useful when you wish to direct air at a height above the ground or a particular spot in the room like across the bed’s surface, angled up toward the ceiling for indirect breeze or to blow directly on your face. As for column or tower fans, they have rectangular air outlet that typically sits closer to floor. Although, their upper section is still capable of blowing air at reasonable height and some actually have louvers to be able to direct airflow up or down. They are most suitable to a big living area.
There are some things that you have to take into consideration when buying a new fan regardless if it is a pedestal or tower fan. A few of these features include the noise, adjustable angle and height, fan modes, remote control, timer as well as display. All of these features are important to maximize the functionality of your new fan.