For allergy sufferers and fans of clean indoor air, filters are an essential part of life. Without the air filters in our tiny apartment spring would be even less bearable than it already is and we thank our lucky stars for their presence in our home. However as much as we love our air filters we admit that we are not awesome at knowing when to replace them. Is it the same guideline for the fan as it is for the HEPA, what about the AC?
When you find yourself with an average but inexpensive table fan, it might seem like there wouldn't be many options for improvement. Not the case! This project is a great example of thinking outside the box to find ways to dress things up affordably.
We love the fall. Along with beautiful weather, fall welcomes football season, the re-arrival of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte and—our favorite part—lower utility bills. We're able to finally cut the A/C and enjoy a few solid months of windows-open perfect temperatures. To get the most comfort from your powered-off period, grab a floor fan like one of these.
Last week we brought you our picks for the Best Table Fans of 2011, this week we are turning our heads up to take a look at our picks for the best ceiling fans this year. In the mix of great modern designs, we've also discovered some vintage inspired looks. Of course, some classic favorites make repeat appearances as well. Which is your favorite ceiling fan?
With record high temperatures across the US, it looks like we’ll all be seeking out ways to stay cool this weekend. To help you beat the heat, check out these shopping guides for everything from fans to fridges, as well as some tips for purchasing and maintaining your air conditioner during this merciless weather! Read on for the full list.
With the peak of the hot weather it's time to do some work and round up the best possible choices in the non-ceiling fan category. We've done a bunch on fans already this season, but I wanted to pull the best of the best so you had it all in one place. This is also the time of year that many of you already have tested something and have strong opinions about what you are currently using in your own home. Please let us know in the comments below. We're only as smart as our audience!
We just got back from a little surf trip down to Costa Rica, where we enjoyed the heat and these amazing fans in the Liberia airport. We'd seen them before, but never blogged the company that makes them, which is based in Lexington, Kentucky (of all places). We thought that this might be a good bookmark for those who are already thinking about next summer. Here's the full story...