Did you know that ceiling fans have a switch that changes the direction of the blades? And by changing the direction, you can either help cool or heat the room? TikToker Anthony Bertoncin didn't. "Today, I finally realized that my ceiling fan has been making my room a sauna for six years," he shared in a TikTok video:
In short: Use counter clockwise for summertime and clockwise for winter. I just ran upstairs to check my ceiling fan and it was in the wrong position. No wonder that room is always so hot!
For a more straightforward explanation, watch this:
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