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If you're looking for a ceiling fan that offers form and function to bring to the exterior of your home, look no further! These top 5 best outdoor ceiling fans are made to withstand humidity and moisture; allowing you to create a comfortable, cool, and bug-free environment right outside your home.

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans,” said Jacques Cousteau. Cousteau played a significant role in the environmental movement and worked with Emile Gagnan to develop the first scuba equipment. With over 115 television films and 50 books, Cousteau introduced the underwater ocean world to many. Along with this, Cousteau also brought awareness to the overwhelming presence of trash residing in our oceans.

Hugger ceiling fans are interchangeably referred to as flush-mount ceiling fans and are a great choice for low ceilings or small rooms. These compact fans not only fit into small rooms but can be purchased with many different features. Just because you have a small room and a low ceiling does not mean you are out of options, or are “option limited." There are a variety of styles and brands of hugger ceiling fans which are sleek, and help to optimize the space you have. To make shopping easier, we have developed a list which showcases the best hugger fans from different categories. We have even highlighted the “huggiest hugger,” or the hugger which is both the smallest and the shortest.

Many people look forward to summer as it brings sunnier days, the sweet smell of freshly cut grass, and outdoor trips with the family. However, summer temperatures can also bring a sharp increase in energy bills as people turn up their air conditioning to counter the heat and humidity of the season. Luckily, there are ways to help keep your home cool without running up a pricey energy bill. We have outlined a few of these to help you have a summer full of enjoyment, and not so full of expenses.

Twice a year at the Dallas Market Center, people from all over flock to the “International Home of Lighting” to discover all of the new product collections that are being released and they often take notes on the top trends circulating about. This popular and large event is known as "Lightovation", or the Dallas International Lighting Show. We have compiled a Lightovation 2018 report which explains the top 5 trends found at Lightovation this June, and some of our favorites which are coming soon. Our list was put together based on the feedback circulating from our brand CEOs, and Directors, as well as the showroom walkthroughs and other articles populating around these popular trends! So, that being said, while we think these are pretty great, we also have the proof that this is “what’s in” for 2018.

Looking for the best sunrooms on Pinterest? We have found some of the top pins which showcase sunrooms that are remarkable for different reasons such as style, lighting, and more. Not only are these elements discussed, but we also offer product suggestions so that you too can have a Pinterest perfect sunroom.

What is a high CFM ceiling fan, and moreover, what are the best high CFM ceiling fans? If you search for a high CFM ceiling fan, often times you are presented with an array of industrial fans with a CFM up to 60,000. However, most people are looking for a high CFM fan for their home or outdoor patio. For this reason, we have compiled a list of the best high CFM ceiling fans with varying CFMs up to 12,000. If you are, in fact, looking for industrial fans, we recommend checking out Hunter industrial ceiling fans here. For our list of the best, we have taken special consideration of not only CFM, but other elements such as efficiency, size, and style. Enjoy and be prepared to be blown away!

It's common for most people to assume that the terms "contemporary"and "modern" are essentially interchangeable when it comes to design. This, however, is not the case. The modern style and the contemporary style each have their own unique characteristics which make them more easily identifiable. Luckily, we have created a guide which will help to ensure you find exactly what you are looking for when shopping for light fixtures to fit your home's current style.

Del Mar Fans Staff Picks

By Lauren Davids in All
In the past at Del Mar Fans and Lighting, we have offered you the best, the most expensive, and even the quietest of our products. However, we also want to share with you the products that are Del Mar’s personal favorites for their “beauty”, “elegance” and other appeals. Additionally, just as it is said that “you can learn a lot about somebody by the music they listen to”, we believe you can also learn something by checking out the products that they are big fans of! (Pun-Intended)

The Quietest Ceiling Fan Types

By Alexa Mateman in All
The purpose of a ceiling fan is to help create a soothing, comfortable atmosphere wherever placed – this is even more important when being placed in a bedroom. One of the many benefits of a bedroom ceiling fan includes the gentle sound it should make, promoting relaxation and encouraging deep sleep. The question is, how can you be confident that the ceiling fan you are purchasing is quiet? We’re taking the guess-work out of it by sharing our top quietest bedroom fans as well as what indicators to look for when shopping for one.
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