Product Type: Homebase Tower Fan
Newest Review: ... really mean a lot to me but apparently it's reasonably cheap to run at this wattage. Operating the Homebase Pedestal Fan is relatively str... more
The coolest product i've ever bought
Homebase Pedestal Fan
Member Name: coventry123
Homebase Pedestal Fan
Advantages: 3 great settings, long cord, neutral coloured, long lasting
This fan has been in my room for about 2 years, we bought it after a few really hot weeks back on 2009 and bought it primarily to use at night as I found it really hard to sleep and still had to get up early for college exams at the time. Initially we were on the lookout for a desk fan and went everywhere to find one but to no avail - there was probably too many people all rushing out to buy fans at the same time!
Despite initial disappointment of not being able to find a decent desk fan we had a look in Homebase and this is when we came across this pedestal fan. Granted it wasn't a desk fan but the pedestal fan still fitted in with our needs and I have quite a lot of free floor space so this was not an issue. I saw the fan erected in the Homebase store and decided that it was a nice size to have in my room during the summer.
The fan came flat packed and I was worried about trying to re-erect it once we had got it home but there was nothing to worry about the instructions were very clear and the diagrams were most useful. The base is a cross shape making it very sturdy in the centre of the base the poles and fan top are connected. It took around 15 minutes to put up including reading of the instructions!
The fan is a typical shape: round with 3 petal shaped plastic pieces which are the bits that whirl around and produce the cool air. Primarily the fan is white and made from a hard plastic. With the fan being a neutral colour it fit in well in my room and didn't look out of place at all despite looking bigger in my room than it did in the shop!
The plug on the base of the fan is over a metre long meaning that I could situate the fan anywhere in my room and it would still comfortably fit into the plug socket which was a big bonus. Once the fan is plugged in there are 3 settings to choose from, the lowest setting was perfect to keep on all night to cool the room down to ensure I got a decent nights sleep!
I can't remember exactly how much I paid for this fan but I think it was around the £20 mark which is a really decent price for a fan that has lasted years and definitely does the job with ease.
Summary: A pedestal fan from Homebase