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Ceiling Fans, Attic Fans, and Exhaust Fans Help Handle Summer Heat

The summer heat is on its way, and DC’rs know precisely what to expect. Besides making sure your AC is tuned up, it’s a good time to think about other ways to help beat the heat without paying enormous energy bills this summer. Most often, people consider two different ways to do that. One is adding more insulation, and the other is blowing the hot air out of your attic. Read on to find out more about both options.

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DIY Ceiling Fan Installation – What Could Go Wrong?

Many DIYers enjoy the challenge of new projects, and installing ceiling fans seems like one of the more straightforward tasks. However, this can be seriously misleading. Just ask the professionals who respond to the calls from homeowners to correct poorly and even dangerously installed ceiling fans. A better way is to rely on licensed, trained, and experienced electricians who can handle any challenge during installation. Here's why:

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Beat the Heat by Installing Ceiling Fans Now

Summertime heat in the Washington, DC area can quickly become stifling. With summer practically here, now is the perfect time to install ceiling fans in your home to help keep everyone cool. In addition to supporting the atmosphere in your home, installing ceiling fans can improve your energy bill, plus they add a touch of class to any room.

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How to Get the Most Benefit From Your Ceiling Fans

It's never to early to prepare for the summer heat and humidity. If you think a ceiling fan is only used to create a breeze indoors, you’re missing out on many other features this fixture has to offer. By adjusting the direction of the rotation and the speed of the fan, you can gain year-round benefits.

Here’s a guide to help you get the most from each ceiling fan installed in your home.


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What Do You Know About Your Ceiling Fan?

Ceiling fans are an excellent solution for increased airflow during warm or cold weather. They help circulate the already warm or cold air throughout your house, which also means you don’t need to run the heat or air conditioning as high, potentially saving you money. They are considered the most effective type of circulating fan available for home use.

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