The classic Melbourne summer is well and truly here. The endless trips to parks and beaches can only perhaps be beaten by an afternoon nap in the backyard, enjoying the warmth and fresh breeze – perfect for a blissful siesta. The outdoor areas of your home are all set to be the spot for barbecues and get-togethers, and it’s time to see if you need to make any quick changes to make the space more cosy and welcoming.
While installing adequate outdoor lighting and ornamental fixtures would be first on the list, it’s becoming increasingly important to install ceiling fans in the outdoor areas too. An outdoor ceiling fan helps with air circulation and cools the place down on excessively hot days, while the gentle breeze keeps flies and mosquitos away.
Perhaps one of the more common misconceptions we come across is that all indoor fans are suitable to be installed in an outdoor area too. However, it’s always advisable to opt for ceiling fans that are designed