These will help you to be a fan of the heat.
If you’re stuck without air conditioning this summer or you just desperately want to keep cool, fans are great to have around the house, especially tower fans. Whether you’re slaving away in a steamy kitchen and you need a cooldown, or you want to sleep soundly in a refreshing bed, have a fan nearby is the trick to beat the heat.
As much as you may want a fan, finding the right one can be difficult for many different reasons. If the one you find says it’s ideal for a bedroom, could you make it work for your living room too? If you just need one for your desk, do you even need a $100+ tower fan?
This list from prices low to high will give you the answers you need for anyone looking for something budget-friendly or are ready to splurge.
Lasko® 32-Inch 3-Speed Oscillating Tower Fan in Black
If you want a quiet fan that does the job, the Lasko® 32-Inch 3-Speed OscillatingTower Fan in Black could be the option just for you. Sleek and a bit more modern with its black coloring, this Lasko fan cools your room without taking up too much space. With three speeds, you can choose how powerful you would like your wind to be, which you can change using the remote control. There’s also a timer option on this fan for anyone who knows how long they may need it on for. ($44.99)
Honeywell QuietSet 5-Speed Tower Fan Oscillating
Cool, quiet, and powerful, the Honeywell QuietSet 5-Speed Tower Fan Oscillating may be just the fan to fit all your needs. With five settings, you can choose how strong you would like your air to be, and you can even control whether you’d like it to stay still or oscillate. There’s also a timer option, so if you would like your fan to turn off when you wake up, you can set it in a click of a button. The remote is also very handy for when you’re lying in bed but feeling warm and not wanting to get up. While convenient, this fan is not a showstopper for anyone looking for something modern or appealing to the eye. ($48.49)
Dyson Air Multiplier AM06 Table Fan, 10 Inches, White/Silver
Are you looking for a fan to cool your smaller space without taking up much room? The Dyson Air Multiplier AM06 Table Fan, 10 Inches, White/Silver could be the option for you. Whether you want to perch it on your desk or even on the floor in front of your feet, this fan will keep you cooled off while looking as modern as can be. It’s a suitable option for anyone with children or pets as this fan produces airflow without fast-spinning blades. ($272)
Dyson Pure Cool Link TP02 Wi-Fi Enabled Air Purifier, White/Silver
The Dyson Pure Cool Link TP02 Wi-Fi Enabled Air Purifier, White/Silver will cool down your space in a matter of seconds during the summer and even be useful in the colder months as it purifies your air. Its HEPA filter removes 99.97% of common allergens and pollutants, such as pollen, dust, mould spores, bacteria, and pet dander. If you have a Google Home, as well, you can hook it up to your Dyson air purifier for easy accessibility. ($499.99)
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Larissa Hamblin is a digital writer based in Brooklyn.