30 Jun 2017

How to Get the Most Out of Your Household Fan

  If you think household fans are ineffective and expensive to use, think again! Fans are a great way to cool down and get the air in your home moving. From floor standing fans, wall fans to
20 Apr 2017

Add a fan and improve your level of comfort

Fans play a major role in regulating the temperature of a room, offering a cooling effect and increasing ventilation. However with all the various options available these days, finding the right fan for your needs can sometimes
31 Mar 2017


The colour for the year 2017 is GREENERY! Why does this not surprise us? Green speaks to what we call the “re” words – regenerate, refresh, revitalise & renew. Solent acknowledges that we are living in a
28 Nov 2016

Why to Buy an Energy Efficient Ceiling Fan

Drop some degrees on your porch & boost its style, with an energy-efficient ceiling fan! Ceiling fans have been around for centuries. Savvy homeowners use the ceiling fan in every room imaginable. They like the looks, as
6 Oct 2016

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13 Sep 2016

Ceiling Fan Features & Benefits

There are many benefits when including Solent ceiling fans to your homes décor that go beyond cooling off a room. Using ceiling fans throughout the home greatly reduces energy costs and it adds to a home’s character.
23 Aug 2016

Ceiling Fan Glossary of Terms

To ensure that you never get bowled over by technical jargon while shopping for a ceiling fan, we have complied a complete list of all the terms that you should familiarise yourself with before you go shopping
13 Jul 2016

Edition 6 – Choosing correct size & ceiling fan quality

What size fan to purchase You need to choose the right size fan for a room to get optimum comfort. Solent recommends the following rule of thumb: For Rooms Up To Fan Blade Sweep 9 sq metres
13 Jul 2016

Edition 5 – Mounting locations, high ceilings & angled ceilings

Mounting Locations Ceiling fans are attached to the ceiling via a down rod, where a light fixture was formerly located. Strong support is required for all ceiling fans. Their heavy weight and rotation puts a strain on
27 Jun 2016

Ceiling Fan Buying Guide: Edition 4 – Fan controls and light kits

Fan Controls Typically, the existing light switch is replaced with a controller that allows you to control your fan and lights. For your convenience, ceiling fans can now also be operated via remote control, be sure to