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In winter, a ceiling fan should turn in a clockwise direction, as viewed from below, to enhance home heating. Using a slower speed helps avoid a wind-chill effect in cooler temperatures. More »

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During the summer, the ceiling fan should blow in a counter-clockwise direction, and during the winter, it should blow clockwise. One direction blows air straight down and the other raises air toward the ceiling. More »

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According to the Home Guide at San Francisco Gate, a ceiling fan blade can be replaced using a ladder or a set of steps and a screwdriver, along with the new blade. The old blade needs to be unscrewed and removed prior t... More »

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During the summer, the ceiling fan should blow in a counter-clockwise direction, and during the winter, it should blow clockwise. One direction blows air straight down and the other raises air toward the ceiling. More »

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A ceiling fan should spin counter-clockwise to cool a room and clockwise to circulate warm air. Most ceiling fan switches label the directions as "forward" and "reverse." The forward direction is counter-clockwise, and t... More »

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During the winter, ceiling fan blades should rotate clockwise. In the summer months, the blades should move counter-clockwise. Fans do not add or remove heat, but circulation makes rooms more comfortable. More »

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In winter, a ceiling fan should be spinning downward and on low speed. By setting the direction of rotation so that air is drawn upward, a ceiling fan pulls up the colder air below, forcing the warmer air near the ceilin... More »

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