Are you looking for cooling fixture that offers form and function to your home's exterior? Outdoor ceiling fans, also known as overhead patio fans, are made with motor houses and blades that withstand humidity and moisture. A Wet listing by UL means the product has been designed with moisture-resistant bodies and all-weather blades that stand up to exterior conditions like rain, snow, ocean spray, and water. These outdoor ceiling fans are sealed to protect key motor and electrical components and rated by the Underwriter Laboratories (UL), an independent, non-profit organization that conducts product safety testing, and are designated for damp or wet environments. A Damp listing by UL means the design allows for some moisture to be present but the motor is not waterproof. These indoor/outdoor fans can used in areas that are not exposed to direct moisture, such as garages, sunrooms, and screened-in porches.
Patio Ceiling Fans for Indoor/Outdoor Areas & Backyard Living Spaces
These exterior cooling fixtures allow you to expand your living space to outside your home, creating a comfortable and functional environment no matter the weather. Outdoor ceiling fans with lights offer additional convenience and enable homeowners to spend time outside during the spring and summer months into the evening. Exterior cooling fixtures such as these are ideal for family get-togethers and backyard barbeques because you cannot rely on Mother Nature to delivery idyllic 72-degree days every day! Overhead outdoor fans circulate air to provide a cool and comfortable breeze that enhances open-air activities and events.
Outdoor ceiling fans are available in many styles, from contemporary to tropical, to complement and improve your home's exterior. Many of these outside fans include features like integrated lighting and handheld remote or wall controls. If installing an exterior ceiling fan is not an option, consider purchasing outdoor wall-mounted fans or outdoor standing fans, which are portable and can be re-positioned where they are most needed. Select an exterior fan from one of our many renowned brands and enjoy your home's great outdoors.
Types of Outdoor Ceiling Fans
Manufacturers like Hunter are producing exterior fans that vary in size, design and finish, such as bronze or nickel. From rustic fixtures perfect for any farmhouse, or Tuscan inspired pergola, to black and white modern fans, we have options for all of your outdoor spaces. While our small cooling fixtures are versatile and appropriate for any covered exterior areas of less than 100 square feet, they may also be installed in your kitchen, bathroom, pantry or walk-in closet to minimize indoor humidity.
For larger areas greater than 300 square feet, large ceiling fans with damp or wet-ratings are suitable for patios or front porches. Flush mounted ceiling fans are an excellent choice for outdoor living areas with a ceiling height less than the recommended eight feet. Additionally, exterior ceiling fans with lights are helpful and a top pick for many customers as they combine comfort and safety by providing the cooling breeze of a ceiling fan with the necessity of a lamp. Many of the fixtures with lights which we feature sport innovative LED lighting, along with wall switches and/or remote speed control.
Are you in search of a way to make your florida room more inhabitable during the height of summer? Damp-rated ceiling fans are great for covered areas like screened-in patios or porches and sunrooms, where rain or water will not reach the ceiling fan. Fans with UL-wet ratings can be exposed directly to rain, water and snow. Wet-rated ceiling fans are great for exposed gazebos, patios, and porches. These ceiling fans can easily be maintained free of dust and debris by using a water hose. UL-wet fans can be installed in dry and damp environments; however, UL-damp ceiling fans cannot be installed in wet environments, and indoor ceiling fans are strictly to be installed in dry, interior spaces.
Looking to move area in spaces with no roof or ceiling? Outdoor wall-mount fans are a great choice when looking for a blast of cool air on a hot summer day. The blades and movement of an oscillating fans will help to ensure electrical safety, and increased comfort. Del Mar Fans and Lighting offers a variety of outdoor exterior lighting, many of which would complement the exterior ceiling fans shown on this page. Main categories include wall, ceiling, and post mount and pendants, chandeliers, and security fixtures. If you are looking for both a lighting and cooling option, we suggest browsing our outdoor ceiling fans with lights.