Whole House Fan Blog

  • Why the Autumn is a Great Time to Install an Attic Fan

    Many people think that late spring is the best time of the year to install an attic fan in their home. While spring isn’t necessarily a bad time to install an attic fan, it’s far from the best time of the year to do so.

    The most damage to your roof and attic actually happens during the colder winter months, so installing your attic fan during the fall is actually the best time. This will ensure you enjoy the winter without any damage being sustained to your roof and attic. There are several good reasons to install an attic fan in autumn, below we’ll get into what these are and why autumn is a great time to install an attic fan.

  • Stay Cool and Save Energy: The Benefits of Whole House Fans

    Are you tired of relying heavily on air-conditioning and dealing with high energy bills? Luckily, there is a solution that can keep you cool while saving energy, especially during the summer months: a whole-house fan.
  • What are the Benefits of a Solar Power Attic Fan?

    Solar power attic fans use energy from sunlight to remove heat and moisture buildup in the attic. Unlike other attic fans, solar power attic fans won’t drive up your energy bill while running, saving you money while simultaneously protecting your roof and attic.

    Below, we’ll dive into the benefits of a solar power attic fan.

  • Enjoying the Breeze: Exploring the Quiet Cooling of Whole House Fans

    Does your home feel especially hot in the summer? Then you could probably benefit from a quiet attic fan to cool your home and reduce your need for an air-conditioner.
  • How to Ventilate a Garage Workshop

    If you use your garage as a workspace, you know how important ventilation is. During the summer, poor ventilation can lead to a hot, stuffy garage, and in the winter, poor ventilation will cause condensation, which can make the workspace slippery and cause damage to your tools and equipment.

    Another result of poor ventilation in your garage workshop is indoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution is a concern in any enclosed space, but your garage especially. This is because your garage likely has a build-up of chemicals and fumes from your tools, machinery, and car. Not only does this create an unsafe work environment, but these toxic fumes can seep into the rest of your home if you’re not careful.

    Below, we’ll go over how to properly ventilate a garage workshop.

  • Enjoy Whisper-Quiet Cooling: The Benefits of Installing Quiet Cool Attic Fans

    Are you hesitant about installing an attic exhaust fan, worried that it would raise your energy bills or create disruptive noise that might bother you and your neighbors? A Quiet Cool attic fan addresses these concerns.
  • Customizing Your Garage Ventilation: Tailoring Exhaust Fans to Your Needs

    If you’re like most homeowners, you probably use your garage for more than just parking cars. Perhaps it’s also your workshop or hobby space. But if you've ever spent time in your garage during the summer months, you might have noticed how stiflingly hot it can become. Working in such conditions can not only be uncomfortable but can also negatively affect your health.
  • Whole House Fan for Barndominiums

    Barndominiums are becoming more popular as people want to combine a farmhouse-style home with open spaces and practical uses.

    Barndominiums, also called barndos, are homes where an existing barn has been converted into a living and working space. They usually offer the charming exterior of a traditional barn with plenty of room inside to work and live.

  • 6 Items You Should Never Store in a Garage

    The garage is a great place for extra storage. Tools, supplies, equipment, and more are commonly stored in the garage, and when you don’t know where to put something, chances are you keep it in the garage.

    But did you know some things shouldn’t be stored in the garage? Because your garage is subject to great changes in temperature and humidity, doing so could cause problems. Below, we’ll go over 6 things you should never store in your garage.

  • Are Whole House Fans Less Expensive to Run Than Air Conditioning?

    July 4th, 2023 was the hottest day ever recorded. So this summer, even more than previous ones, you’re probably looking for some relief at home.

    It’s hard to enjoy your summer when you come back to a hot and humid home. That’s why so many people turn to air conditioning to get relief from the summer heat.

    But as you know, running your AC throughout the summer isn’t cheap — and the hotter it gets outside the more your AC has to work to keep your home cool. The result is high utility bills that can seriously eat into your budget.

    Luckily, many people supplement their AC with a whole house fan. It’s great for ventilating your home and cooling it down at night, but does it actually save you money? Is it cheaper than running your AC?

  • How to Select the Right Whole House Fan

    Whole house fans are a great addition to any home. Whether you’re looking to replace or supplement your air conditioner or reduce the humidity and air pollution in your home, you can’t go wrong with a whole house fan.

    Although the initial purchase price may make you hesitate, remember that a whole house fan will always save you money in the long run. They reduce your electricity bill and keep moisture levels down, eliminating mold and rot and preventing costly repairs.

    Now that you’re ready to purchase your whole house fan, you must be wondering about all of the options ahead of you, and there are quite a lot. You don’t want to purchase just any fan and be left with one that isn’t right for your home. So how do you choose the right whole house fan? Read on to find out!

  • Why Are My Windows Sweating?

    There are a few reasons why your windows might be sweating. The most common reason is that there is too much moisture in the air inside your home. When warm, humid air builds up in your home and touches the surface of your cool windows, it causes the moisture to condense on the surface of the glass and causes sweating. This can be unsightly, ruin your view of the outside, and also lead to mold and mildew growth.