Which Way Should My Ceiling Fan Spin During Fall?

Which Way Should My Ceiling Fan Spin During Fall?

Can I Use My Ceiling Fan During Autumn?

In most parts of the country, fall is when the summer sun is a distant memory and autumnal breezes become the new norm. However, when heating your home on those chilly days, there is a chance that a room may become stagnant — as if the air isn’t moving at all.

If that’s the case, consider using your ceiling fan — but first, make sure to clean it; here’s how.

Autumnal Ceiling Fan Tips

Give Your Ceiling Fan a Deep Clean

One of the most put-off cleaning tasks by many homeowners is to wipe down their ceiling fans. However, it’s essential to give it a deep cleaning to not only help its performance but to help cut back on the spread of various allergens (attached to the blades) around the room.

To get this done:

  1. Turn the fan off and wipe down each blade, individually, with a clean microfiber cloth.
  2. If there happens to be a light element attached, see if you can safely remove the light's cover and put it in the dishwasher.
  3. Once this is complete, and the light cover is reattached, take a vacuum and clean up any debris that may have fallen to the floor.

After that, it’s time to set your fan in a new motion for autumn.

Adjust the Rotation of Your Ceiling Fan

Now, to help keep a room feeling fresh — and eliminate any potential of a chill — you’ll want to set your ceiling fan to rotate in a clockwise direction. This will help circulate the air without adding any cold air into the room. Within a matter of minutes, you’ll feel the refreshing difference!

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If you live in Bridgeport, Fairfield, or the surrounding areas, finding a home service company you can trust can be challenging. However, the team at Tri City Heating and Cooling is here to help with all your plumbing and HVAC needs.

Give us a call at (203) 303-5700 to schedule your appointment today!

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