Ceiling fans are a great way to keep your home cool. Here are a few things to do before putting your fan to good use this summer.
Clean the blades. A lot of dust collects up there over time. The last thing you want is a dust storm in your room when you climb into bed. Use warm soapy water to clean the blades or try a dryer sheet over a paint roller to collect the dust.
Make sure the fan is balanced and is working properly.
Reverse the direction of the fan. Ceiling fans should be going counterclockwise to push the cool air down.