Ceiling Fans For Your Tropical RetreatWednesday 12th February 2014 10:22am
There’s nothing quite like the cool and refreshing feeling of a breeze on a hot day. When I need to cool down, I want to be somewhere with greenery and sparkling water. Luckily for me, I can find both of those things close by, in my own sunroom and back yard. I’ve decorated the back part of my house and landscaped my yard like a beautiful tropical retreat. When I sit in my well-shaded sunroom and when I’m by the side of my pool dangling my feet into the water and being cooled by a gentle breeze, I feel comfortable, relaxed and happy.
But sometimes, the weather doesn’t deliver. It’s incredibly hot out and the air is still. The air conditioning isn’t working very well inside the house and the outside is absolutely scorching. We’ve all been there. That’s when we need ceiling fans to keep the air circulating and to provide a breeze to cool the skin. Fans are great for when it’s not quite hot enough to require air conditioning and they’re also ideal for when it’s really, truly hot and the air conditioning needs a little help.
Why a Fan Makes You Feel Cool
Fans make you feel cool in two ways. First, they improve air circulation. Secondly, the moving air cools your skin by making it easier for perspiration to evaporate. When the water on your skin converts to water vapour, it absorbs heat and that cools you down. Fans use much less energy than air conditioners and can make you feel cooler regardless of how hot it is because they work partly through evaporative cooling. Whether you’re a little sweaty or you’ve taken a dip in the pool or the ocean, a fan will accelerate the cooling effect of the water.
Fans For Your Tropical Retreat
When the weather is at its hottest, a nice cool porch or cabana is a great place to be. It provides shade, but there’s also fresh air and easy access to the pool. However, it’s important to make sure that the air in the space keeps circulating rather than becoming still and stagnant. Our tropical-style Hunter Outdoor Elements II fan is a perfect addition to the underside of a canopy or to a porch or cabana roof.
For your indoor tropical retreat, try our Martec Oasis. It’s on sale right now, so it’s a great time to buy. Matched with bamboo furniture and greenery, it adds just the right tropical touch to any sunroom. A fan with leaf or palm-style blades is both effective and stylish. The large blades will circulate a greater than average volume of air and the design is fun and on-theme, too.
When it’s hot out, you always want to have a ceiling fan ready to go. It’s an energy saving and highly effective way to keep cool, and these tropical leaf-style fans add a touch of whimsey to any indoor or outdoor room.