12 Stylish Ceiling Fans Under $500 to Keep You Cool

We get that you might need a ceiling fan to stay cool, but what about a fan that also looks cool?

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February 26, 2021

Even if you’re lucky enough to have a competent AC system in your home, it's a good idea to consider adding some ceiling fans. Fans are great for a few reasons: They allow you to control the temperature in a specific room, they’re more energy-efficient than running the AC and best of all, they’ll allow you to save money on your monthly electricity bill.

Below, we've compiled a list of best-selling ceiling fans that are less than $500, organized from low to higher price points. Get ready for warm weather by shopping our top picks.


This understated matte black fan will simply fade into the background. It's also super budget-friendly, so it's a great choice if you need fans for several rooms in your home and you want to keep them consistent.

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Perfect for a rustic- or industrial-style space, this unique fan features an Edison bulb cage light kit, sturdy iron base and reversible fan blades — one side featuring a matte-black finish, while the other is in a seasoned wood finish.

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This industrial-inspired petite ceiling fan works perfectly for smaller indoor and outdoor spaces, or you can line a few up in a row for larger areas. The oscillating fan ensures the entire room feels a cool breeze, and it comes in a stylish tarnished bronze or natural iron finish.

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Ideal for lower ceilings, this modern fan features an enclosed LED light and remote control. It's the tiny addition to your home you didn't know you needed.

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Maybe you're looking for a little razzle-dazzle? This crystal number will help your space feel elegant and glam while still cooling everyone. Reflected through the crystals, the light you get is soft and dappled. It all works together to create mood lighting and mood cooling.

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You'll barely notice this ceiling fan that seamlessly blends into any contemporary-style room. Crafted from metal and coordinating wood blades, the fan features a reversible motor and integrated LED light and can be turned on and off using a handy remote control.

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If you like traditional style but want a little touch of modern, this fan is the one. Its white drum shade adds modern appeal and complements the traditional-style blades.

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This fan looks more like a chandelier than a fan. When you turn it on, the blades will stretch out, and when you turn off, the blades fold inside automatically. The motor technology and remote system ensure the fan cools the room silently.

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You can stay cool without sacrificing style with this streamlined ceiling fan, perfect for small or medium rooms. Plus, it comes with a remote control with both summer and winter modes.

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A tropical-inspired fan that works indoors or outdoors? Yes, please. The wicker blades on this ceiling fan are super stylish, but because they're reversible, they can keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. In the winter months, you can reverse the direction of the blades to recirculate the hot air stuck toward the ceiling.

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Attention all small-space dwellers: We'd like to introduce you to the mini fan. With shorter blades, this fan is perfect for the small spaces in your house. This fan can be paired with an Amazon Alexa, SmartThings hub, Nest or Google Home so you can control it all from an app.

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Sleek and straightforward, this simple ceiling fan rocks some cool mid-mod vibes. Plus, it's available in three different sizes so it will look great in almost any space in your home.

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How to Install a Ceiling Fan

The process for installing a ceiling fan is similar to wiring a light fixture, with a few modifications to accommodate for the extra weight and wiggle of the fan. Follow these steps to replace a light fixture with a ceiling fan in your home.

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