The Best Wall Fans

When you need to circulate the air in a small space and don’t have the floor space for a box fan, it might be time to consider a wall fan. Wall fans allow you the flexibility to circulate air where you need it the most while saving valuable floor space in confined spaces. They come in a variety of sizes from 16 to 20 inches and are available in different colors to match the decor of your favorite space. Many wall fans come with three adjustable settings that can be controlled by remote control, and some also have LED digital displays to let you always know the temperature. We took at the best wall fans on the market so you can decide which works best for your space.

The Lasko 20 Inch Quick Mount Wall Fan receives our nod for best overall wall fan because of its sleek design and a pivoting head that directs air wherever you need it to go. This fan is built to last with metal cage construction, and metal blades are strong enough to last in workplace settings and stylish enough to fit into any home decor. The fan has three speeds and a pivoting head to direct airflow up, down, or wherever you need it. It has the option to be a floor fan but converts easily to a wall mount fan by installing the included bracket on the wall. It measures 25 x 12.3 x 22 inches and weighs 14.5 pounds. The power cord is six feet long.

The Air King 9020 Industrial Grade Wall Fan provides the air circulation you need in the harshest environments. This 20-inch wall fan is constructed of tough metal and steel blades. It is equipped with a three-speed, one-phase motor, and a permanently lubricated permanent split capacitor. It features a pivoting head to direct airflow wherever you need it and a nine feet long power cord easily reaches the nearest outlet. It measures 16.5 x 26.5 x 29 inches and weighs just over 13 pounds. It mounts easily on the wall with an included bracket but does not include mounting hardware. It has a rear-mounted pull cord switch for easy on/off functionality.

The Tornado 2-Pack 16 Inch Wall Fans allow you to cool twice the space at half the cost. These fans are made from break-resistant plastic and have a three-speed motor so you can regulate it for however much airflow is needed. It oscillates to circulate more air throughout the area and tilts manually for more precise airflow. These fans are quieter than other fans but still deliver airflow wherever you need it. It measures 20 x 18 x 12.6 inches and weighs just under 13 pounds. The package comes with two fans and two remotes. However, any Tornado fan can be controlled by any Tornado remote, which works great if you lose one of the remotes.

The Simple Deluxe Household 16 Inch Fan is a great option for those looking for a remote-controlled wall fan at an attractive price. This fan is made of sturdy ABS plastic and has a durable steel neck support to keep it in place when wall mounted. It has 60 degrees of vertical tilt and oscillates 90 degrees horizontally to direct airflow throughout your living space. The fan has three speeds and a timer you can set in 15-minute increments. The remote control is included and requires two AAA batteries. A unique factor about this fan is that it resets itself after a power outage to restore air circulation when you need it most. The power cord is six feet long.

Rounding out our review of the best wall fans on the market is the Hurricane HGC736434 20 Inch Fan. This heavy-duty fan is constructed with steel, and the fan blades are made of aluminum. It has three-speed settings with oscillation controls and tilts up, down, and wherever you need it. It mounts easily to any wall and comes with a heavy-duty wall bracket and mounting hardware. It measures 21 x 26 x 10 inches and weighs slightly over 17 pounds. The power cord is six feet long. Reviewers say this Hurricane fan’s rugged design cools off the hottest spaces quickly but would have liked the option of remote control for ease of use.