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What direction are the blades of a ceiling fan supposed to go in the winter?

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someone who is a lot smarter than me (which includes a whole lot of people) told me that in cool weather, allow the air to be drawn up, so as to force the warmer air downward along the walls... in short, opposite of the summertime...;-)

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You switch the blades in the winter? Learn something new everyday.....

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You dont switch the blades theres usually a switch that makes the fan spin the other way
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There sopposed to pull air up to the ceiling

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Opposite way than summer, there should be a black switch in the fan somewhere.

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This is a long debated subject....on a tall ceiling,blowing down pushes the warm air down,but on a low ceiling I prefer to just leave it off...it seems to just create a draft.

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I've always wondered about that too. Isn't all the air eventually pushed up/down after a few minutes??? I also think most of us run the fan speed too fast. And agree there are times when it should just be off.
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As I'm re-reading it....did any of that make sense??? (I'm on my second cranberry and vodka)
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Loud and clear,Mona....and yes,you are right...it is said to blow upwards in summer to pull cool air up,but I think blowing down on you feels cooler.....
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there's usually a setting that says summer or winter. hot air rises so you want to draw it down

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so simple...so smart
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clockwise

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