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Why Do Outdoor Fans Stop Working?

If you have an outdoor fan you like to turn on while on your patio, it can be annoying when it stops working. This can make your patio suddenly an unbearable place to be. Sometimes, there are easy fixes to get the fan working again. Other times, you might need to replace the fan. Cord…

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How to Winterize Your Evaporative Cooler

It’s been a long, hot, crazy summer, but made a little less hot and a little more enjoyable by your Portacool. However, as we move into fall, it’s time to put your Portacool away for the winter. Here are the steps to take to make sure it’s ready for use when the heat starts to…

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How Big Should My Outdoor Patio Fan Be?

The time when you can naturally enjoy hanging out on your patio is often unfortunately small. There are a few weeks in the spring and a few in the fall where the temperature is neither too hot nor too cold. If you want to spend more time on the patio in the summer, you might…

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How Effective Are Industrial Fans?

Do you have an industrial space like a factory, warehouse, or shop floor that you think would benefit from an industrial fan? If so, you might be wondering whether an industrial fan will be effective for the space. The answer is: it depends on what you want the fan to do. Industrial fans are effective…

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How to Store Outdoor Equipment for the Winter

Fall is upon us. The leaves are turning. The nights and mornings are growing cold, and the days are becoming bearable again. Soon winter will be upon us, which means it’s time to store all the outdoor equipment you used all summer. Here are some of the steps to go through to minimize the damage…

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Best Shop Fans for My Garage

If you’re working in your garage, you know it can get unbearably hot. Summertime heat adds to the heat generated by your tools, and it becomes hard to focus on working. You have to take numerous breaks and you have to drink a lot of water, and even that likely doesn’t keep you from making…

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5 Things to Consider When Buying a Portable Industrial Fan

If you work in a garage, hangar, or machine shop, the heat probably gets unbearable at times. Depending on the type of shop and its location, the heat might only be exceedingly bad in the summer, or it might build up all day so that the last hour of work is always hard. In response…

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How to Choose a Garage Fan

Are you looking for a garage fan? Are you hoping to keep your garage cool during the heat of summer when you do most of your work on your car? How do you choose between the best garage fan options? Here are a few factors to consider. Air Flow You need your fan to be…

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Will Barn Fans Keep My Animals Cool?

Barn fans have become one of the standard animal husbandry practices we use today. However, it’s understandable to ask whether barn fans can perform the vital function of keeping your animals cool. The answer may surprise you: barn fans usually make little difference in the temperature for your animals, and they can actually make it…

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Best Big Outdoor Fans for Patios

One of the biggest challenges about getting the most use out of your patio is keeping it cool during hot weather. You might think that the best way to do this is to use an outdoor fan, preferably a big fan. However, fans have some serious limitations that make them far from the best patio…

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