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jkrodger 07-31-2007 03:23 PM

Good ceiling fan brands?
 
Ok, not quite an appliance, but still a decent sized price tag on a bunch of these ceiling fans with lights! Any recommendations on brands or are we pretty safe getting a mid-priced ceiling fan with light regardless of brand?

TIA!

DIY4EVER 07-31-2007 03:33 PM

i have two Hunter brand fans in my home. They are about a year old now. They run very quietly, can't even hear the motor just the sound of the blades going through the air. :thumbsup:

Mike Swearingen 07-31-2007 08:01 PM

Go with the Hunter. Excellent brand.
Mike

HouseHelper 08-01-2007 08:09 AM

Hunter and Craftmade are two reliable brands. The box store brands, Harbor Breeze and Hampton Bay are OK, but stay away from any of their low priced stuff.

RippySkippy 08-01-2007 09:32 AM

Monte Carlo is a good brand. I really believe you get what you pay for with CF...cheap ones will get you a motor that hums and can be hard to balance.

troubleseeker 08-01-2007 08:15 PM

We use lots of Craftmade. They are very reasonably prices and we have never had any quality problems with them.

fierysun 08-01-2007 10:32 PM

I haven't had any issues with Hunter or Craftsman myself. The real deal breaker is if the unit comes with a remote. I'm getting lazy now a days, and I hate putting in after market remote control units in ceiling fans.


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