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  1. Pelonis - Digital Oscillating Air Circulator - Black

    Your price for this item is $32.99
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    The regular price is $59.99
  2. Vornado - Flippi V8 Oscillating Personal Air Circulator Fan - Black

    Model: CR1-0095-06
    SKU: 3154347
    Your price for this item is $26.99
    The previous price was $29.99
  3. Vornado - 533 Medium Air Circulator Fan - Black

    Model: CR1-0116-06
    SKU: 6487177
    Your price for this item is $59.99
  4. Lifesmart - Texas Tornado 3 Portable Fan - Black

    Model: MCFN7000US
    SKU: 6554666

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    Your price for this item is $149.99
  5. Vornado - ATOM 1 Desktop Tower Fan - Black

    Model: FA1-0138-06
    SKU: 6463525
    Your price for this item is $52.99
    The previous price was $69.99
  6. NewAir - 7500 CFM Pedestal Misting Fan with Adjustable Mist Settings - Black

    Model: NMF7K5BK00
    SKU: 6461551
    Your price for this item is $639.99
  7. Keystone - 7" Convertible Desk Fan - Gun Metal

    Model: KSTFD070CAG
    SKU: 5507202
    Your price for this item is $19.99
  8. Vornado - TRANSOM Window Fan with Reversible Exhaust - Ice White

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    Ice White
    Model: FA1-0136-43
    SKU: 6463528
    Your price for this item is $99.99
    The previous price was $119.99
  9. NewAir - 4650 CFM 20" Outdoor High Velocity Wall Mounted Fan with 3 Fan Speeds and Adjustable Tilt Head - Black

    Model: NIF20WBK00
    SKU: 6412957
    Your price for this item is $119.99
    The previous price was $174.99
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  11. Sharper Image - SPIN 12 Oscillating Table Fan with Remote - Black

    Model: FA1-0123-06
    SKU: 6463537
    Your price for this item is $68.99
    The previous price was $79.99
  12. NewAir - 4000 CFM 18" Outdoor High Velocity Wall Mounted Fan with 3 Fan Speeds and Adjustable Tilt Head - Black

    Model: NIF18WBK01
    SKU: 6412955
    Your price for this item is $129.99
  13. Vornado - 9" Table Fan - Black

    Your price for this item is $64.99
  14. Lasko - Portable Fan - Silver

    Your price for this item is $73.99
    The previous price was $84.99
  15. Vornado - Silver Swan Oscillating Vintage Fan - Brushed Nickel

    Model: FA1-0003-13
    SKU: 6243702
    Your price for this item is $159.99
  16. Vornado - VFAN Jr Circulator Fan - Green

    Model: CR1-0224-17
    SKU: 5064610
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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  17. NewAir - 12 inch 2-in-1 Air Circulator - White

    Model: NFN12AWH00
    SKU: 6539393
    Your price for this item is $49.99
    The previous price was $69.99
  18. Vornado - 6303DC Energy Smart Circulator Fan - Ice White

    Model: CR1-0241-43
    SKU: 5064620
    Your price for this item is $105.99
    The previous price was $139.99
  19. Vornado - Pivot3 Compact Air Circulator Fan - Black

    Model: CR1-0356-06
    SKU: 6342149
    Your price for this item is $39.99

Comparing table fans and portable fans.

Table fans vs. portable fans.

To save yourself energy on warm days, it’s always a great idea to reach for a fan rather than switching on the air conditioner.

Tabletop fans are a particular (and popular) style of a portable fan. They are usually relatively short and have their own stand. Some of the slightly larger models oscillate to allow for a wider area of air circulation. Oscillating fans can be useful if you want to move air throughout a whole room. Meanwhile, fixed fans like a small desk fan, are convenient for directing air in a single direction.

There are other styles of portable fans in addition to the table fan. For instance, there are small and medium fans intended for use on the floor. Some of the medium-sized floor fans are quite powerful and ideal for placing in or near doorways to move air between rooms. You might also like a desktop fan, which has a compact design that doesn’t take up too much space in your work area. For both floor fans and desk fans, it can be useful to have an adjustable tilt fan design for more placement options.

Choosing the right table fan or portable fan for you.

When choosing a table fan or portable fan, it’s important to think about where you want to place it. If it will be going on a table, a fan that doesn’t take up much space is ideal. A larger fan might be a better option if you have a larger area to work with.

You will also want to consider where your fan might be plugged in. There are portable battery-powered fans, which you can conveniently place anywhere, but wired fans are much more common. If you plan on using your fan in a number of locations, it’s a good idea to choose a fan with more than 5 feet of cord. However, shorter cords are useful if the fan will be near an outlet and you don’t want too much extra cord lying around.

If you have been seeing heat waves increase in your area and you don’t have central AC, you might also want to look into how to choose the best portable air conditioner for your home to prepare for particularly hot days. AC units can quickly go out of stock once a heat wave hits, so it’s always best to be prepared in advance. Fans are a great option if you’re wondering how to minimize your carbon footprint, but there are some days that are just too hot and might require AC. At any rate, table fans and portable fans successfully move around the air and are nice additions to any home or workspace.

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