Flushmount fans differ from regular fans because the motor mounts flush to the ceiling rather than hang from a stem.
The savings in height can be substantial, up to 8 inches. On short ceilings, flushmounts are the fan of choice.
There are so many styles and kinds of ceiling fans on the market today. Choosing one for your room may feel a little overwhelming.
However, if you have lower ceilings you are limited to the kind of fan you can purchase. There aren’t many low profile hugger ceiling fans available for lower ceilings. Minimum hanging height for a ceiling fan must be no less than 7 feet from the floor.
Best Low Profile Ceiling Hugger Fans
Concept II by Minka-Aire: F519-BN
Concept II by Minka-Aire
This low profile ceiling fan is one of our best sellers. It is available in White, Brushed Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Nickel, and Mahogany finishes. You can buy this fan in a 52” or 44” blade span with a total hanging depth of 11” with or without the 100W Halogen light. The 52” moves 6,300 CFM airflow and the 44” moves at 4,600 CFM airflow which is incredibly powerful. This fan comes with a remote control but you also have the option to purchase a separate wall control. Models available for wet locations as well. Prices start at $266.00.
Traditional Concept by Minka-Aire: F594-PW
Traditional Concept by Minka-Aire
This fan is a traditional style of the original Concept II. Also available in a 52” or a 44” blade span with a total hanging depth of 10 ¾” with or without the light. This fan comes in White, Pewter, and Oil Rubbed Bronze with a full function wall control. You can also purchase a separate remote control if you like. You can use this ceiling fan indoor or outdoor. It has a 100W halogen light built in but you can also cap it off if you don’t need the light. The 52” moves 5,400 CFM of airflow and the 44” moves 3,900 CFM airflow. Prices start at $265.00.
Delano II by Minka-Aire:F711-DRB
Delano II by Minka-Aire
This low profile ceiling fan has a depth of 11” from the ceiling including the light. You can buy this fan in a Pewter or Dark Restoration Bronze finish. This is only available in a 52” blade span with airflow of 5,634 CFM. The integrated light uses two 50W halogen bulbs. Ceiling fan comes with a wall control but you also have the option to buy a remote control. $361.00.
Space Saver by Minka-Aire: F510-BS
Space Saver by Minka-Aire
This small 26” blade span low profile ceiling fan can be used in many smaller spaces. With a total hanging depth of 10 ¾”, this fan is available in White, Brushed Steel, and Oil Rubbed Bronze finishes. Move some air in smaller spaces with this 1,250 CFM airflow fan with a 50W halogen light. $150.00.
Isotope by Casablanca
Isotope by Casablanca
This low profile fan is available in 52” or 44” with a 100W halogen light. It has a sleek contemporary design with airflow of 4,251 CFM on the 52” and 3,915 CFM on the 44”. Choose between the White, Brushed Cocoa, Brushed Nickel, or Iron Ore (black) finishes. You have the option to have a remote control or a wall control. Total hanging depth on this fan is 12.8” to bottom of light. Prices start at $349.00.
Four Season’s III by Casablanca: 82U45D
Four Season's III by Casablanca
This is a pretty simple low profile ceiling fan with a pull chain. This fan comes in a 52” or 42” blade span with finish options of White or Brushed Nickel. Total hanging depth without the light is 8” and it’s about 12” with a light kit. You have the option to buy a separate remote control. The 52” moves 2,400 CFM and the 42” version moves 2,126 CFM. Prices start at $99.00.
Remember: Fans operate on the same basic priniple as wind chill. They move air to create a perceived lower temperature. Reverse the fan in the winter to push heat off the ceiling.
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