Examining the Positive Health Benefits of a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans create a wind-chill effect, which blows away the stagnant air around you and accelerates the evaporation of perspiration on your skin, this simple action makes you feel cooler by a few degrees within seconds.

Ceiling Fans Have Several Health Benefits

Ceiling fans have been a household staple since their origin in the 1800s, yet not many people know the hidden positive health benefits of running a ceiling fan. Here we will unpack some of the main health benefits of using a ceiling fan.


Sleep deprivation is a serious issue, it can lead to heart-related health concerns, reduce your ability to think, increase the ageing process, decrease your energy levels and lower your immune system’s effectiveness.

If you are a light sleeper, have trouble falling asleep or sleeping the length of the night, then installing a ceiling fan in your home can increase the quality of your sleep. Ceiling fans create white noise, this neutralises the surrounding disturbances, assisting you to relax and sleep well.

Managing the Risks of Overheating

During a heatwave, ceiling fans play an important role. They reduce the heat around you, circulating the air, effectively giving off a cooling effect. Common symptoms excessive heat can lead to include;


Extreme heat makes you tired. Your body is working hard to stay cool as it tries to maintain a consistent normal internal temperature. This extra labour your body is doing makes you tired; and

Heat Rash

Excessive sweating can lead to skin irritation, causing what is called a heat rash. A heat rash inflames the sweat glands, blocking the sweat from reaching the surface of the skin to evaporate.

Make the Hygeinic Choice

These are just a few reasons why it’s important to ensure your home and office has a ceiling fan installed so that the air is moving and circulating.

– The Solent Team 


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