If you live in a warm summer climate, adding a ceiling fan to your outdoor space can be the finishing touch for outdoor comfort. With a cooling breeze on demand, you’re likely to get more use out of a porch, patio or covered veranda in peak summer heat, when you might otherwise tend to stay indoors. For exposed outdoor applications, choose a ceiling fan that is “wet-rated” and can withstand rain, UV exposure and a splash from the hose.
The following breezy designs offer ideas both for style and function for adding ceiling fans to outdoor spaces. Could you see any of them working for your porch or patio?