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Installing a new ceiling fan is a thrifty way to reduce your energy bills without sacrificing comfort. A fan installation is a perfect weekend project for any avid do-it-yourselfer because it only requires a few hours to complete, and the payoff is immediate. You don't have to be a home improvement expert to install a ceiling fan, Del Mar Fans & Lighting's videos and instructions below can help you get started.

Pendants are light fixtures that hang from your ceiling to light a room. Pendant lights mount on cable, wire, stem, or chain, which separate them from close to ceiling lights. Pendants generally have one central light source. There are a wide variety of pendants available, from tiny mini pendants to multi light pendants.

Many homeowners rely solely on style and price when choosing a ceiling fan; however, the most important qualities that form a fan are not visible. Del Mar Fans & Lighting uses industry knowledge and first-hand experience to identify the most important elements for selecting the best ceiling fan. We rate ceiling fans based on motor, airflow, design and efficiency. The grade or performance of each element determines the overall rating in stars with five stars being the best ceiling fan available.

A chandelier adds ambiance, style and of course, general lighting to a room, but selecting the right chandelier can be tricky. A small chandelier can easily get lost in a large space and fail to deliver a strong design element, while a large chandelier can overwhelm a small space. The right chandelier is proportional to the height and width of the room. 

A high speed wobbly ceiling fan will strike fear in the heart of anyone standing under it or even near it. An unbalanced fan could also end up with damage to the motor’s bearing and bushings. This could lead to an irritating unnecessary fan noise. Below we will teach you how to balance a ceiling fan and put an end to your wobbly woes. Don’t forget, anytime you work on ceiling fans be sure to turn the fan's power off at the breaker.

Deciding on the perfect fan for your home, office, or business is no small task. Factors to consider range from the style of the fan, the size of the fan, to the location of the fan. Often overlooked are the lighting options that come with fans. In this article, we detail some common light kit options and bulb types to help you decide on the perfect lighting for your space.

Monte Carlo Discus II ceiling fans feature a trim and sleek design that works well with modern home designs. Discus II fans feature 44” blade spans, an integrated halogen downlight, and powerful 153mm x 18mm motor to provide outstanding airflow. Monte Carlo also offers a collection of 52” Discus fans.

Is your ceiling fan turning on and off on its own, even when you’re not in the room? Don’t call the Ghost Busters just yet. Most ceiling fan remote controls come with the factory set frequency. If two or more ceiling fans have the same frequency they can be controlled by either fan’s remote, which can have a range of 40 to 50 feet. Hence, the other remote is messing with your ceiling fan.

A ceiling fan is a must-have home appliance for summer. Whether you’re a first-time ceiling fan buyer or you’re looking to replace an existing one, the choices can be overwhelming. Here are 7 tips to help you avoid buyer’s remorse and help you buy a ceiling fan for your home.

A ceiling fan downrod is a metal pipe that connects the motor housing to the mounting hardware, stabilizing the ceiling fan and reducing the potential for wobbling. A downrod also aids in proper airflow by ensuring a safe distance between the ceiling fan blades and the ceiling, at least 8 – 10 inches, and between the fan blades and the floor, a minimum of 7 feet.

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