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    Top 5 Best Outdoor Ceiling Fans

    Looking for the best outdoor ceiling fan? We've created a short list of our Top 5 recommendations for outdoor ceiling fans in a number of categories to help narrow down your search.

    Top 5: Outdoor

    Welcome to our Top 5 Best Outdoor Ceiling Fans listing, where we'll cover the best options in terms of performance and recommended materials to resist the outdoors.

    Ceiling fans come in all shapes, sizes and prices, so one is bound to suit you and your space. We’ve reviewed and ranked the top 5 best ceiling fans for outdoor settings such as verandahs, patios and alfresco dining. The goal of this list is to help simplify and better understand your choices. We’ve highlighted the features that are important in each category and provided an overview of why each model was chosen. We hope this list will help you identify the types of features important to you and your space.

    Best Overall

    56" Trinity DC ceiling fan

    When entertaining friends on a hot summer afternoon, don’t let your squeaky old ceiling fan interrupt the good times.  The best choice to stay cool with friends without being interrupted by your fan is the TRINITY ceiling fan.  Using an energy efficient and whisper quiet DC motor, the Trinity fan will deliver great airflow with its 142cm (56 inch) diameter blades. The Trinity ceiling fan has a powder coated finish (inside and out) to better resist the outdoor elements, while the aerodynamic polymer blades will never rust or corrode.

    The ABS polymer blades utilise an aggressive variable blade pitch which not only looks stunning, but also helps provide sweeping airflow to create a relaxed aesthetic for your outdoor space. The ABS blades are corrosion resistant, UV treated and easy to clean.  The aerodynamic aerofoil blade design is very efficient through the air, helping to reduce the whooshing noise generated from a high RPM fan.

    Pro’s:

    • Powerful airflow
    • Extremely energy efficient
    • Aerodynamic aerofoil blades move large volumes of air
    • Polymer blades offer quiet airflow
    • Polymer blades are easy to maintain and long-lasting
    • Multiple finishes available
    • Low running costs
    • 8 speed remote control included
    • Fan Off Timer built in to remote control
    • Fan reversing function available

    Con’s:

    • DC fans are more expensive upfront, but offer lower ongoing running costs
    • Not light adaptable
    • Only available in one size
     
    The 56″ Trinity DC ceiling fan utilises the latest in DC motor technology to provide powerful airflow while being extremely energy efficient. Available in three finishes (Black, Oil-rubbed Bronze with Koa blades and Matte White), it includes an 8-speed remote control with advanced functions built-in (such as fan off timer, fan reversing and natural wind mode). For a complete rundown, read our In-Depth Trinity Review.

    Starting from $379

    Price (incl. GST)

    Aspire Ceiling Fan for Bedrooms

    Best Budget

    52" Aspire ceiling fan

    The 52″ Aspire ceiling fan is a great choice for use in covered patio areas when looking to buy a quality outdoor fan on a budget.  The Aspire fan is constructed with a die-cast aluminium motor housing which is painted or plated both on the outside AND on the inside ensuring total coverage to prevent corrosion.  All screws on the Aspire fan are made of stainless steel, these include the blade screws, canopy screws, downrod pins etc., to ensure these critical parts do not fail over the life of the fan.

    The Aspire ceiling fan utilises high-grade ABS plastic blades that will provide excellent airflow while being easy to clean and weather resistant. The polymer (ABS) blades are aerodynamically curved to reduce noise caused by air turbulence when spinning and to help maximise airflow. At 132cm diameter the Aspire fan is well sized for most average sized alfresco areas.

    When you require your ceiling fan to also be a light source, the Aspire fan has an energy efficient 18W LED light kit option available. Compatible with the Mi-smart remote control system for light dimming and timer functions for added convenience.  All of these features make the Aspire fan an excellent choice for outdoor areas.

    Pro’s:

    • Energy efficient operation
    • Polymer blades offer quiet airflow
    • Polymer blades are easy to maintain and long-lasting
    • Multiple finishes available
    • Reliable AC motor technology
    • Summer/Winter modes
    • Remote control available
    • 18W LED Light Kit available

    Con’s:

    • Only available in one size
     
    The 52″ Aspire ceiling fan is a time-tested and reliable design that uses all-weather polymer blades for effective and quiet airflow. Available in three finishes (Black, Brushed Nickel and White) the Aspire fan is a modern and understated model that will seamlessly integrate with most decors. The Aspire utilises a high-performance AC motor, four polymer blades, includes a wall control and is LED light adaptable.

    Starting from $199

    Price (incl. GST)

    Velocity-Ceiling-Fan-24

    Best Airflow

    48" / 52" / 56" Velocity ceiling fan in Stainless Steel

    The Velocity in Stainless Steel is our best outdoor airflow choice as it provides the high-velocity airflow required for outdoor cooling while the Stainless Steel design ensures it will better resist the outdoor elements. The Velocity produces industry-leading cooling that is guaranteed to help keep you comfortable on even the hottest and most humid Australian summer days. The Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel construction is purposely engineered to resist harsh outdoor conditions and makes the Velocity in Stainless Steel the ideal choice for coastal environments.

    This version of the high performance Velocity fan is made entirely of 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel in order to provide the best performance possible while being resistant to corrosion from high levels of salty air and humidity that is commonly associated with coastal environments.   Available in 122cm, 132cm, and 142cm diameter there is a Velocity 316 fan just right for your covered patio or alfresco area.  Outstanding performance and durability are the key attributes for the Velocity for use in outdoor areas.

    Pro’s:

    • Industry-leading powerful airflow
    • Efficient AC motor technology
    • Marine grade 316 stainless steel construction
    • Ideal for coastal and harsh outdoor environments
    • Multiple sizes available
    • Remote control available
    • Summer/Winter modes

    Con’s:

    • Cost of stainless steel is higher
    • Industrial design may not suit all decors
    • Not light adaptable
     
    The Velocity ceiling fan in Stainless Steel is a time-tested and reliable design that has been helping keep Australian’s cool for over a decade. Available in 48″, 52″ and 56″ blade spans, the Velocity fan is manufactured from marine grade 316 stainless steel. This allows the Velocity ceiling fan to provide exceptional cooling performance while being able to resist Australia’s harsh outdoor conditions.

    Starting from $299

    Price (incl. GST)

    Verandah-Ceiling-Fan-17

    Best Value

    52" Verandah ceiling fan

    The Verandah ceiling fan is our best budget outdoor ceiling fan choice as it provides consistent and effective cooling at a heavily discounted price. Part of our clearance range, the Verandah has been a highly successful ceiling fan in the Australian market — initially retailing for $429.00, the new special price of $199.00 offers exceptional value.

    The Verandah’s motor housing has a rust-resistant paint finish (inside and out) applied with a superior powder coating process for better adhesion and lustre. Tightly sealed rubber connections employed to deter moisture and water from damaging internal components. Utilising all-weather polymer blades made from a high-grade ABS plastic that ensures highly efficient and quiet air delivery. The ABS injection moulded blades are corrosion proof, UV stabilised ABS, easy to maintain, weather resistant and long wearing.

    Although our designs evolve, there’s still plenty to love about the originals. These discontinued products are limited. Once they’re gone, they’re gone.

    Pro’s:

    • Powerful airflow
    • Efficient AC motor technology
    • Rust-resistant powder coated finish
    • All-weather polymer blades are corrosion and rust proof
    • Polymer blades are easy to maintain, weather resistant and long wearing
    • Remote control available
    • Summer/Winter modes

    Con’s:

    • Only available in one size
    • Traditional design may not suit all decors
     
    The 52″ Verandah outdoor ceiling fan by Emerson offers superior performance in a classic design. Engineered to run quietly for a lifetime there is minimal maintenance required on the weather-resistant plastic blades. Available in an Appliance White finish and using five all-weather polymer blades, the Verandah ceiling fan includes a wall control as standard and is compatible with the Mi Smart remote control.

    Starting from $199

    Price (incl. GST)

    Spitfire ceiling fan

    Best Designer

    60" Spitfire 2 ceiling fan

    When it comes to creating an outdoor space that evokes a sense of calm and relaxation while providing cooling, the Spitfire ceiling fan is the choice for you.  Sleek and elegant, the Spitfire ceiling fan blends modern styling with aerodynamic efficiency to create the perfect cooling solution for your contemporary decor. Available in Black and Matte White motor finishes for outdoor use, the Spitfire can be coupled with high-quality polymer blades available in a range of timber-style finishes to suit your outdoor décor.

    Cleverly crafted all-weather polymer blades offer luxury timber finishes while being easy to maintain, weather resistant and long wearing. The ABS injection moulded blades are corrosion proof and UV stabilised so they’ll stay stunning for longer. At 152cm (60 inches) the Spitfire 2 will make an elegant statement in your outdoor space.

    Pro’s:

    • Efficient airflow
    • Tried and true reliable AC motor technology
    • Multiple finishes and blade options available
    • Powder coated finish (inside and out) to help resist the elements
    • All-weather polymer blades are corrosion and rust proof
    • Polymer blades are easy to maintain, weather resistant and long wearing
    • Remote control available
    • Efficient LED light kit available
    • Summer/Winter modes

    Con’s:

    • Only available in one size
     
    The 60″ Spitfire 2 ceiling fan blends modern styling with aerodynamic efficiency and is available in a range of motor finishes and blade options. Utilising reliable AC motor technology coupled with three all-weather polymer blades, the Spitfire 2 includes a wall control as standard (Mi Smart remote control compatible) and has an optional energy efficient 17W LED light kit available.

    Starting from $399

    Price (incl. GST)

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