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Best Floor Fan of 2020

By Maggie Brandenburg ⋅ Review Editor
Tuesday September 1, 2020
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Sick of feeling like you're melting in your own home? We researched dozens of the best floor fans of 2020 before testing the top 9 side by side. We battled summer heat in the high deserts of the American West, measuring airflow, decibel readings, dimensions, and weight. We relaxed on the patio, watched movies on the couch, and worked in the garage during the heat of the day, testing these fans to see which are up to the task of keeping you cool and which fall short. No matter the size of your room or your budget, we've found the best floor fan for you.

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Best Overall Floor Fan


Vornado 660 Large


Editors' Choice Award
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$99.99
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Degrees of Pivot: 90° | Number of Speeds: 4
Small but effective
Relatively quiet
Big difference between speeds
Always turns on in highest setting
Less pivot than some

The Vornado 660 Large is a superb combination of power, size, and options, and is our favorite floor fan of the bunch. This compact fan is an "air circulator", meaning that it's meant to be positioned to move air in the whole room, rather than blow directly against your skin. It's not only effective at mixing air within the room, resulting in a more even overall temperature, but its tunnel-like shape works very well when you need something to cool you down rapidly. Its four available speeds are markedly different from one another, providing more options overall, and the lower speeds are remarkably quiet while the higher speeds offer impressive power for this fan's size.

Our complaints about the Vornado 660 are minor and few. It offers just 90 degrees of pivot, from straight ahead to straight up, which is adequate if not particularly awe-inspiring. And, though each speed is a separate button, you can't just press the one you want to turn the fan on. You must first press the power button, which automatically turns it on at the highest setting. Unfortunately, this feature also stops the fan from being able to turn on using a timer or smart switch. Overall, however, we are impressed with the excellent job this rather small fan does at creating a comfortable level of air circulation in just about any space.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 11" x 13" x 15"
Cleaning: Removable grill via screws

Features: None

We love the simple  easy to use buttons right on top of the Vornado 660.
We love the simple, easy to use buttons right on top of the Vornado 660.

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Best for Large Spaces


Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount


Top Pick Award
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$62.77
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Degrees of Pivot: 120° | Number of Speeds: 3
Wide angle of air movement
Front control is very convenient
Comes with wall mount
Loud
Lower air velocity than some

If you're searching for a great fan for large spaces like your garage or workshop, the Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount is our favorite choice. This wire-framed unit does wonders, sending air not just in a tunnel directly in front of the blades, but at a wide angle that feels pleasant as you move about your space. It comes with a convenient wall mount that helps you save space, and on the ground it is one of the most stable fans we tested. With the control knob mounted conveniently on the front, you'll never again have to find yourself fiddling around blindly on the back of your fan to adjust it.

The biggest downside to the Lasko High Velocity fan is that it's loud. Even on the lowest setting, it's more powerful than the highest setting on many other fans and it has the accompanying noise to back it up. If you're looking for a living room fan, this one is difficult to hear over. Compared to other high-velocity fans, it also isn't quite as high velocity, as the column of air is blown in many directions rather than a wind tunnel straight at your face. But, when it comes to moving air around a hot garage or home gym, we like the utility and convenience of the Lasko High Velocity.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 11" x 25" x 23"
Cleaning: Removable grill via quick release tabs

Features: Wall mount included

On a hot day  Madeline loves to cool off in front of the sturdy  easy-to-use  and powerful Lasko QuickMount.
On a hot day, Madeline loves to cool off in front of the sturdy, easy-to-use, and powerful Lasko QuickMount.

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Best for Location Convenience


Geek Aire 16" Rechargeable Outdoor


Top Pick Award
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$159.99
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Degrees of Pivot: 120° | Number of Speeds: Variable range
Battery powered for easy portability
Smaller size
Variable speed settings
Less powerful
Expensive

We weren't totally sure what to expect from a battery-powered floor fan like the Geek Aire 16" Rechargeable Outdoor, but we like it. In a sea of fairly simple fans, the added features the Geek Aire brings to the table take it up a notch. Once charged, this fan is slightly smaller than others, adding to how convenient it is to move around with you wherever you go — even out onto the patio! Obvious indicator lights quickly and easily tell you how much battery life is left, and since the battery is removable, you can get more than one and swap them out for seamless use. Unique among contenders, speed is controlled by a completely variable knob with no marked settings, allowing you to choose exactly the amount of airflow you desire. Not enough? It also has a USB charging port to keep your devices juiced up.

However, this 21-inch wide fan isn't nearly as powerful as we expected it to be, even on its highest setting. It's pleasantly quiet, but we're glad it doesn't have a limiting power cord, as you need to be right next to this fan to feel its cooling breeze. It's also by far the most expensive fan we tested, requiring a pretty serious financial commitment. Yet for the tech-lover in your life, this feature-filled fan may be a dream come true.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 8" x 21" x 19"
Cleaning: Removable grill via screws

Features: Battery powered, USB charging port, side angle-tightening knobs

Make midday patio BBQs enjoyable again with the battery-powered Geek Aire Rechargeable.
Make midday patio BBQs enjoyable again with the battery-powered Geek Aire Rechargeable.

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Great for In-Your-Face Power


iLIVING ILG8F20 Home 20"


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$65.99
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Degrees of Pivot: 135° | Number of Speeds: 3
One of the highest measured air speeds
Comes with wall mount
Useful features
Loud and less pleasant-sounding
Controls less conveniently located

If you're after a high powered fan to blow lots of air directly at you, the iLIVING Home 20" is a great choice. This large fan delivers one of the highest air velocities we measured, topping the charts at an impressive 19.2 mph. It also comes with a wall mount to put the tunnel of air at head-height, and it's one of the few fans we tested with knobs on the sides to tighten it into the exact angle you prefer. On top of that, it features two-wire pieces on the back to wrap the cord around when not in use so you can keep your space tidy.

If you're a stickler for noise, you're unlikely to love the loud sound the iLIVING fan emits. Not only is it a pretty high volume, its a higher pitch than the similar Lasko 20" High Velocity, with a whirring quality remeniscent of the blades of a small airplane. In a louder environment like a shop or outdoor space, the iLIVING's noise may be less obnoxious, but it's not something you're likely to enjoy if you're trying to watch a movie. This large fan also has its control knob located on the back, which often results in blind fumbling while trying to change the speed. But for all out power, this option is hard to beat.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 11" x 24" x 22"
Cleaning: Removable grill via screws

Features: Cord management on back, side angle-tightening knobs, included wall mount

The iLIVING has some useful features like knobs on the sides to maintain the perfect fan angle and spots to wrap up the cord when not in use.
The iLIVING has some useful features like knobs on the sides to maintain the perfect fan angle and spots to wrap up the cord when not in use.

5

Solid Value for Large Spaces


B-Air FIRTANA-20X High Velocity 20"


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$44.88
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Degrees of Pivot: 360° | Number of Speeds: 3
Powerful air movement
Pivots a full 360 degrees
Less expensive
Loud and choppy-sounding
Inconveniently located control knob
Vibrates more than many others

The B-Air FIRTANA-20X High Velocity 20" is another high-powered fan that's made with larger spaces in mind. We clocked this fan at one of the highest velocities we tested — 17.6 mph — putting it just behind the iLIVING Home 20". While many fans claim to pivot 360 degrees, this is the only one that can actually spin completely around without having to reposition the fan. It's also less expensive than similar fans we tested, making it a good deal if you're in need of some powerful air.

With that said, even compared to other loud, choppy fans, the B-Air FIRTANA is exceptionally loud, choppy, and a higher pitch than we prefer. The whole unit also vibrates while it's on, which isn't ideal. The control knob is located nearly in the center of the back, making it difficult to find without getting behind the fan yourself. The one we tested had all the speeds labeled in reverse of every other fan we tested as well. We're not sure if that's a fluke with our specific unit or if the manufacturer labels all their highest speeds as 1 rather than 3. And, while many of the pictures accompanying this fan online feature a wall mount, it doesn't actually come with one. To be clear, we had no issues using this fan during our testing, but it has an exceptionally high number of online user complaints of the unit breaking or not working after fairly short periods of time. Again, we did not have any issues with the functioning of our unit and it scored decently in our lineup, but we read too many reports of other people's issues to not mention it.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 12" x 23" x 23"
Cleaning: Removable grill via screws

Features: Cord management on back

This powerful fan from B-Air helps keep you cool even while you sweat it out.
This powerful fan from B-Air helps keep you cool even while you sweat it out.

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Best Bang for Your Buck


Lasko 3300 Wind Machine


Best Buy Award
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$47.08
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Degrees of Pivot: 350° | Number of Speeds: 3
Solid airflow and space coverage
Lower-pitched, more consistent hum
Relatively lower price
Highest setting is one of the loudest
Control knob is inconveniently located
Base slides easily on floor

If you've come here looking for a floor fan that does its job without costing an arm and a leg, the Lasko 3300 Wind Machine is the fan for you. This large plastic unit can be easily felt when pointed at you from across the living room, even on its lowest setting. Though the protruding handle on top stops it from pivoting a full 360 degrees, it comes very close to achieving that goal. It also has knobs on each side that tighten the unit to that perfect angle once you've found it. Though loud, the lower-pitched, more even hum the Wind Machine emits fades into the background far more easily than the higher prop-plane-like thrum of many others we tested.

Though we think the quality of sound coming from the Lasko 3300 Wind Machine is more pleasant than many others, it's also one of the loudest fans we tested in terms of sheer decibels. It also has its control knob located directly in the middle of the back. As one of the largest fans, this makes it one of the least convenient controls to use. And despite being a relatively large fan, the plastic base has no added pieces to stop it from easily sliding across the floor with a simple push. At the end of the day, however, the Wind Machine is a solid choice to keep you cool on the couch and on a budget — though you may need to turn up the TV volume.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 7" x 25" x 24"
Cleaning: Removable grill via screws

Features: Side angle-tightening knobs

The Wind Machine can help you find comfort for less. Despite its inconveniently placed control knob  we found a lot to love about this high value fan.
The Wind Machine can help you find comfort for less. Despite its inconveniently placed control knob, we found a lot to love about this high value fan.

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Best for Smaller Spaces


AmazonBasics 3-Speed 11" Air-Circulator


Top Pick Award
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$26
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Degrees of Pivot: 90° | Number of Speeds: 3
Easy to access control knob
Simple design
Inexpensive
Few pivot angle options
Less powerful
Can't take apart to clean

Are you in search of a floor fan with a very small footprint, that's simple to use but works well, and doesn't cost all that much? Meet the AmazonBasics 3-Speed Air-Circulator. This little 11-inch fan is one of the least expensive models we tested and is small enough to hide in the corner of a bedroom or even on the edge of a table. With marked differences between all three settings, this straightforward model does a pretty good job in smaller rooms around your home. With the control knob on top of the unit, it's easy to adjust and clicks into place to direct air confidently around the room.

However, it only has 5 available angles it will lock into place in, each 22.5° apart to cover its 90° arch. It's also less powerful than most other floor fans we tested, though adequate in smaller spaces. Without any visible screws to remove the front grill, this fan is cleanable only by wiping the outside with a cloth or vacuuming it, with no reasonable way to get to the blades inside. Though for what it is, this simple unit is a solid value to help keep you comfortable in the bedroom or your home office.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 7" x 14" x 14"
Cleaning: Vacuum only

Features: None

In a smaller room  this inexpensive AmazonBasics air circulator does a pretty solid job.
In a smaller room, this inexpensive AmazonBasics air circulator does a pretty solid job.

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Simple Indoor Fan


Lasko 3520 20" Cyclone


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Degrees of Pivot: 90° | Number of Speeds: 3
Control conveniently on top
Small feet help hold in place
Less expensive
Can't remove grill to clean
Less pleasant noise quality than many

Though it's not topping our charts, there's still a lot we love about the Lasko 3520 20" Cyclone. This big plastic fan is simple to use and is one of the few that has its control knob right on top of the unit. It pushes air out in multiple directions, rather than creating a wind tunnel that only works right in front of the blades. Small rubbery feet have been added to the underside of the plastic base to help it grip the floor slightly better than the 100% plastic base of the Lasko 330 Wind Machine. And to top it all off, this fan is on the lower end of the range of prices among fans we tested. Not bad.

Unfortunately, this fully plastic fan has no visible way to remove the front grill to be able to clean the blades inside. It's also on the louder end of the spectrum in this review. The sound isn't quite as high-pitched and choppy-sounding as some we tested, but it was still louder than we like while watching a movie. It's a totally adequate fan that costs less than most of the competition, though doesn't wow us with its loud, relatively lackluster performance.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 8" x 22" 24"
Cleaning: Vacuum only

Features: None

The Cyclone offers a simple solution to your floor fan needs.
The Cyclone offers a simple solution to your floor fan needs.

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Discreet But Underwhelming


Vie Air VA-12 12" High Velocity


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$35.99
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Degrees of Pivot: 120° | Number of Speeds: 3
Small enough for a table top
Cord management on back
Surprisingly loud on all settings
Easier to tip over
Not particularly effective

The Vie Air High Velocity is a compact fan that skirts the line between being large enough to live on the floor of your home office and small enough to sit on your dresser pointed at your bed. If a small size is a key factor, this is the shining glory of this 12-inch fan. It also features a spot to wrap the cord on the back, making transportation and storage that much simpler.

We're underwhelmed by this fan though. It has very little difference in power between the three settings and is much louder than we expect for a fan of this size. It's not particularly powerful, relying on proximity rather than power to push air across your skin. Relatively top-heavy and with a small front-to-back measurement, this mini model is one of the easiest to tip over. It's also a bit on the expensive side for its performance, and we're just not convinced the small size and uninspiring performance are worth the price.

Dimensions (D x W x H): 5" x 15" x 14"
Cleaning: Removable grill via quick release tabs

Features: Cord management on back

Small enough for a table top  its compact size is our favorite feature of this otherwise underperforming floor fan.
Small enough for a table top, its compact size is our favorite feature of this otherwise underperforming floor fan.

Why You Should Trust Us


This review is led by Senior Review Editor, Maggie Brandenburg. Growing up in the stifling summers of the upper Midwest, Maggie spent hours cooling off in front of fans through 99% humidity days and relied on them to be able to sleep through the equally muggy nights. She's spent summers teaching and researching in jungles across South America and Africa, fully appreciating the power of a fan when air conditioning is just a distant dream. Currently residing in the high desert of Nevada, fans are a necessary part of everyday life for both her and her easily-overheated senior dog, Madeline. From her home office to her garage fitness center, Maggie knows how to find the right fan for the space. She also tests pedestal and tower fans and has been testing gear for GearLab since 2017.

We spent hours scouring the internet for the best-rated floor fans available before choosing this selection of the 9 most promising candidates to purchase and test side by side. Through the blazing hot days of a desert in the height of summer, we tested each fans' ability to keep us comfortably cool while watching movies, reading books, exercising, and working from home. We measured their air speeds on all settings, took decibel readings of their loudness, and checked how far away — and off to the sides — we could feel each. We noted the pitch and whir of each fan and how well it faded into the background or stuck out like a sore thumb. From gauging wobbliness to checking how far they pivot, we had our hands all over these fans to help you find the best option for your space.


Analysis and Test Results


To get a complete picture of the performance of each floor fan, we tested every model across four metrics that include laboratory tests, precise measurements, real-world usage, and qualitative evaluations. We carefully tested and considered each contender's performance when it comes to power, perceived noise, size value, and stability. Here we break down each metric to highlight which fans perform the best in each.

We tested these fans side by side to really figure out which ones are best for your home.
We tested these fans side by side to really figure out which ones are best for your home.

Power


Testing the power of each fan combined multiple measures of air speed as well as qualifying how well that translates to what we could feel at a distance. We measured the airflow of every setting for each floor fan. Then we put fans across the room and stood on the other side to see if we could feel high and low settings both directly in front of the fan and off to the sides. We considered how many settings each model has and how useful they are for the wide-ranging activities people do around their homes.

What is CFM?

CFM, or cubic feet per minute is a measure of airflow used by manufacturers to describe a products' ability to move air around a space. In general, the larger the CFM rating, the larger the space that unit (in this case, the floor fan) should be able to adequately circulate air through. It's calculated using the air speed generated by the blades and the size of the blades themselves. However, this number only gives a measure of how much air is moved in the column of air created by the fan blades and says nothing about the directionality or spread of air around the room. So, while you'll likely get loads of air circulation standing directly in front of a fan, that doesn't tell you how the air circulates off to the sides of the air stream or in the corners of a room.

In short, CFM is just one measure of air circulation provided by a fan. Many other factors are at play, from the specific dimensions of your room to the exact placement of your fan. Don't rely solely on CFM as the single factor to guide your fan purchasing decision.

In terms of sheer air speed, the iLIVING ILG8F20 Home 20" stands out from the crowd, clocking a whopping 19.2 mph at top speed. Not far behind is the B-Air FIRTANA-20X High Velocity 20", which we recorded reaching 17.6 mph. The next two most notable fans are the Vornado 660 Large and Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount, which hit 15.9 mph and 15.6 mph, respectively. The Vornado 660 exhibited the largest range in speeds, with its lowest setting scooting along at a leisurely 6.2 mph. It also is the only model we tested to have four speed settings, though the Geek Aire 16" Rechargeable Outdoor takes the cake with its entirely variable speed controlled by a free-moving knob.

The Lasko QuickMount is one of our favorite fans for bringing powerful air movement to larger spaces.
The Lasko QuickMount is one of our favorite fans for bringing powerful air movement to larger spaces.

When it comes to more qualitative measures of power, the Vornado 660 Large and Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount are our favorites for circulating air around the room. Both these fans do very well even in large rooms, keeping air moving and refreshing at a regular rate. The Lasko 3300 Wind Machine is also worth mentioning. Despite not clocking the most impressive air speeds, we found ourselves reasonably ventilated in any room we put this fan into, even large open rooms with the fan on the opposite end of the space.

Don't let its small size deter you - the Vornado 660 powerfully circulates air throughout even large rooms.
Don't let its small size deter you - the Vornado 660 powerfully circulates air throughout even large rooms.

Perceived Noise


To analyze the noisiness of each fan, we started by taking decibel readings of every model on all available speed settings. However, sheer volume doesn't give a complete picture of a fan's sound — pitch and steadiness are important contributing factors as well. We also noted if each fan clicked, whirred, vibrated, or make any other describable noises that might be problematic or annoying. And since the sound a fan makes often changes when it's battling dust or pet hair, we also took note of how easy the grill and blades were to clean.

Can you clean it?
Just like anything else in your home, your fan needs regular cleaning. Not only for the sake of keeping it (relatively) dust, dirt, and pet fur free, but also to make sure it lasts longer and is quieter. Most fans have a way to remove the front grill, allowing you to clean both it and the blades with water or a damp cloth. However, a few don't come apart at all, making them far more likely to accumulate grime that can only be vacuumed from a distance.

Comparing decibel readings on the highest settings, several fans stand out for their volume. The Vornado 660 Large registered as the loudest fan, hitting 35 dB on it's highest setting. However, it also proved to have the widest range of possible volumes, as its lowest setting barely even registered on our instruments. The Lasko 330 Wind Machine was recorded second loudest, hitting 30 dB on High, closely followed by the 29 dB Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount. Several others weren't far behind, tying at 26 dB, including the iLIVING ILG8F20 Home 20", the B-Air FIRTANA-20X High Velocity 20", and the Lasko 3520 20" Cyclone. The quietest fan proved to be the battery-powered Geek Aire 16" Rechargeable Outdoor, ranging from nearly inaudible to just 18 dB.

Both quantitatively and qualitatively  the Geek Aire Rechargeable is one of the quietest floor fans we tested.
Both quantitatively and qualitatively, the Geek Aire Rechargeable is one of the quietest floor fans we tested.

Turning to our more qualitative comparison, a similar, but slightly different picture emerges. The Vornado 660, though one of the loudest, also has one of the smoothest noises and a fairly low pitch, creating a low hum that we find far more pleasant than most others. The Lasko 3300 Wind Machine also makes a smoother hum, with less distinct whirring of the blades. All three high velocity fans, the Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount, iLIVING ILF8F20 Home, and B-Air FIRTANA-20X High Velocity, create some of the most disruptive noises, with distinctive whirring that is very reminiscent of standing next to a small airplane. All things considered, the Vornado and Geek Aire are our favorite fans to listen to.

The Vornado 660 emits a more constant hum  instead of the pulsing  whirring noise of so many other fans.
The Vornado 660 emits a more constant hum, instead of the pulsing, whirring noise of so many other fans.

As fans tend to become noisier as they get dirtier, we also considered how easy it is to clean each model as a small portion of their noisiness score. Only two fans don't seem to have removable grills to be able to get inside and clean the blades: the AmazonBasics 3-Speed 11" Air-Circulator and the Lasko 3520 20" Cyclone. The Lasko 3300 Wind Machine, the Geek Aire 10" Rechargeable Outdoor, and the Vie Air VA-12 12" High Velocity all have included instructions telling you not to take them apart, and only vacuum them from the outside, but all have removable grills. While most can be taken apart with a simple screwdriver, the Vie Air VA-12 and Lasko 20" High Velocity QuickMount both feature clasps around the grill that can be easily twisted open with your thumbs for easy access to the blades.

Small hand-release clasps on the side of the grill allow easy access to keep the blades of the Vie Air VA-12 clean.
Small hand-release clasps on the side of the grill allow easy access to keep the blades of the Vie Air VA-12 clean.

Size Value


Size matters when it comes to a floor fan, which is essentially a piece of furniture. If it's too large, you may end up tripping over it. If it has an exceptionally short cord, you may have a harder time being able to place it where you need it most. However, larger fans also tend to be more powerful, so we considered other values of each model's size when scoring this metric. We compared a fan's size to its footprint, which takes up valuable floor realty. And because the placement of a fan also relies on how you can tilt it to point where you want it, we evaluated how far each one can pivot. Unlike many other types of fans, none of the floor fans we tested oscillate.

The Vornado 660 is small but mighty -- a great combination.
The Vornado 660 is small but mighty -- a great combination.

Three fans we tested are noticeably smaller than the rest. The Vie Air VA-12, AmazonBasics 3-Speed 11", and Vornado 660. While the Vie Air VA-12 is the smallest fan overall, it also performed at the bottom of the pack. On the other hand, the Vornado 660 proved itself to be a powerful competitor even against the larger competition, making its smaller size just another asset for an already impressive fan. The Geek Aire Rechargeable is a bit smaller than a "traditional" floor fan, adding to its portability as a battery-powered fan you don't have to worry about keeping near an outlet.

Though designed much like its larger brethren  the Geek Aire Rechargeable is more compact  adding to the portability of this battery-powered fan.
Though designed much like its larger brethren, the Geek Aire Rechargeable is more compact, adding to the portability of this battery-powered fan.

The three high-powered, high-velocity fans we tested (the Lasko 20" QuickMount, iLIVING ILF8F20 , and B-Air FIRTANA-20X) all have deeper bases that add to their stability but mean they are larger from front to back than all the other fans. Both large plastic floor fans, the Lasko Wind Machine and Lasko Cyclone, are the opposite, with smaller depth stands — though they're still plenty wide and tall. We also considered how far each fan pivots as a part of their size value. The B-Air FIRTANA is the only model in our line-up that actually pivots a full 360 degrees. The Wind Machine comes close, but its top handle stops it at about 350 degrees of rotation. The next closest fan is the iLIVING, which we measured around 135 degrees of rotation.

The Lasko Wind Machine has a fairly narrow base -- both in width and depth -- compared to its overall size.
The Lasko Wind Machine has a fairly narrow base -- both in width and depth -- compared to its overall size.

Stability


Having a fan that isn't going to fall over if you accidentally knock into it is an important feature of anything you put in your home — perhaps even more so if your home includes children, pets, or particularly clumsy adults. We evaluated each fan's center of balance, overall sturdiness, and features that help keep it from sliding around, like rubber feet. A few even come with a wall mount for extra options, which we also took note of.

The Lasko QuickMount is one of the sturdiest  most stable floor fans we tested.
The Lasko QuickMount is one of the sturdiest, most stable floor fans we tested.

All four of the wire-framed fans we tested have thick rubber feet on their similar bases to help stop them from sliding. The Lasko QuickMount and Geek Aire Rechargeable proved themselves to be the sturdiest of the bunch. While the iLIVING and B-Air FIRTANA are fairly close behind, both these fans have bases made of several pieces that leave a little too much wobble in them when fit together. The Lasko Wind Machine offers a solid combination of a relatively low center of gravity with an overall light weight, making it harder to tip over. As an added bonus, both the Lasko QuickMount and the iLIVING come with wall mounts for more options.

Relax and enjoy the dog days of summer with a comfortable floor fan that fits your home and life style.
Relax and enjoy the dog days of summer with a comfortable floor fan that fits your home and life style.

Conclusion


Not all fans work equally well in all spaces. We thoroughly tested every floor fan in this review to figure out where each excels and where it falls short. We hope that our sweat (sometimes literally) and hard work help you figure out which fan will fit perfectly in your space.

Maggie Brandenburg