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# 206009 6-Dec-2016 16:08
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Looking at buying a tower fan for the bedroom.  Can anyone recommend a particular fan?   I like the look of the dyson fans but not sure they justify their $700 price tag.  Do the evantair/goldair ones from the warehouse work ok?

 

 


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  # 1683351 6-Dec-2016 16:12
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Be ready if your in Auckland..

 

Just get a cheapie, Its not worth the few hundred dollars to blow room temperature air around :).
I had a dyson blade thingi and it was feeble. 


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  # 1683359 6-Dec-2016 16:29
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The cheapies are fine, I have a few which were dirt cheap and given years of service.  In short though, the bigger the better (quieter per volume of air moved)


 
 
 
 


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  # 1683360 6-Dec-2016 16:33
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In Wellington we use what nature provides us for a fan




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  # 1683361 6-Dec-2016 16:33
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MikeB4: In Wellington we use what nature provides us for a fan

 

 

 


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  # 1683368 6-Dec-2016 16:56
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The tower fans are okay but they're noisy if you're expecting to use them at night. IMHO the best option for cooling a room while sleeping is a ceiling fan. Really good value for money ($100 - $200 from Bunnings plus install) and are quiet enough to leave on all night.


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  # 1683387 6-Dec-2016 18:18
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Bigger so that low speed is more useful. And a remote. And not pressed metal blades in some retro thing. Those are all noise and not much blow.




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  # 1683410 6-Dec-2016 18:50
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I got one of these in the crazy heat at the beginning of the year:  http://www.harveynorman.com.au/omega-altise-120cm-tower-fan.html

 

From Appliance Shed from memory.  Cant remember the price but I do know there was literally nothing else left anywhere.  It does a pretty good job, isnt noisy unless you turn it up on full.  Only issue I have is the remotes battery dont last a hugely long time - mines flat and I cant be bothered getting another right now :p  


 
 
 
 


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  # 1683411 6-Dec-2016 18:52
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Yeah get it asap. I was looking at the selection wall fan at bunnings on Thursday. Went back on Sunday and all gone. No wall ones at all left. Just pedestal and table.




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