The Best Standing Fans for the Home

Standing fans can keep the rooms in your home cool and help you to save on your cooling bill.

Lasko 1825 18-Inch Adjustable Cyclone

Fans aid in air circulation and help to keep you cool.Fans aid in air circulation and help to keep you cool.
Not all standing fans are alike, however, with some rating higher than others when it comes to performance, design and cooling ability. Knowing which fans perform well ahead of time can help you make the right selection when it comes time to buy.

According to reviews posted by Consumer Search, an online consumer products testing and information website, the Lasko 1825 18-Inch Adjustable Cyclone was named best pedestal fan of all fans reviewed. According to the website, reviewers liked the adjustable height option as well as its cooling capacity. Reviewers were also pleased with the fan's 3-speed selection and its lightweight design, which is a benefit when it comes to portability.

Honeywell HY-048BP Fresh Breeze Tower Fan

Consumer Search reviewers were also pleased with the performance of the Honeywell HY-048BP Fresh Breeze Tower Fan, naming it the best reviewed tower fan. Consumers liked the sleek, compact design of the fan, which did not hinder its ability to provide maximum cooling ability. Reviewers also liked the automatic timer function, LCD display and the 3-speed setting, which enables the user to control the amount of cooling desired.

Essential Home 16-Inch Oscillating Stand Fan

View Points, another online product testing and information site for consumers, selected the Essential Home 16-Inch Oscillating Stand Fan as one its top picks. Earning 4.5 out of 5 stars, the fan earned praise for its quiet operation, cooling ability and strong, sturdy design. Reviewers also liked the timing option, multiple speed selections and the fact that the product comes with a programmable remote control.

Honeywell HFS-641P

The Honeywell HFS-641P Platinum Air 16-Inch Premium Stand Fan also earned high marks from reviewers at View Points, earning 4.42 out of 5 stars. According to the reviews, consumers liked the 3-speed setting and the ease of operation in addition to the fan's quiet motor. Reviewers also commented on the fan's excellent cooling ability, its remote control option and the automatic timing option, which is a benefit for those concerned with safety.

About the Author

Rebekah Worsham began writing professionally in 2007 and has been published on eHow. She has expertise in the fields of law, parapsychology and the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. She holds a degrees in law from Beckfield College.