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Thought I would share this. My Garage gets a little toasty this time of year, So I wanted a fan to move there air around some.

Now in we installed a old celling fan in man dad's garage, which works wonders:thumbsup: However I don't have a dettached garage with a huge open attic space to pull out the heat, so not sure thi would be as effectevie in my garage, which has my bedroom over it.


One thing I did was to install a small bathroon vent fan on a theromstatic switch (like a attic fan) that goes pulls some of the hot air out, but really it just dosn't have enough volume, but does help. Now to get the air moving, I had a oscalating stand fan, but didn't feel like tripping over it on my garage floor:rolleyes: So I went and got some 1 1/4" pipe pieces and made a mount for the fan to sit in. chucked the base, and wala!!! Garage Fan:D

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Joe Dirt

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Well done!

Years back I bolted a stand fan like that upside down to the ceiling in my garage- right through the 4-leg base. Worked awesome! :D

I'm in a rental house (trying to buy) and want to vent a tall, open rafter'd garage, but have no roof vents installed in it. Couple of weeks back, when it was 98*F outside, it was- no joke- 131*F in my garage. I waxed one fender, was dranched in sweat, and went inside...
 






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Well done!

Years back I bolted a stand fan like that upside down to the ceiling in my garage- right through the 4-leg base. Worked awesome! :D

I'm in a rental house (trying to buy) and want to vent a tall, open rafter'd garage, but have no roof vents installed in it. Couple of weeks back, when it was 98*F outside, it was- no joke- 131*F in my garage. I waxed one fender, was dranched in sweat, and went inside...

with a open raftered garage, I highly recomend a celling fan. Turn it on with the garage door open, and after about ten minutes, it will suck most of the hot air out:thumbsup:
 






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That's pretty cool, Stic-o. What's the usual temp in your garage?

My garage AC can't even keep up with the heat right now and my swamp cooler is useless since the monsoon season has started...
 






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Hotest I've seen it now is about low 90's and that's right after the car comes in and the door shuts. Car cools off=Garage heats up:( I have the thermostat set at about 82* or so.
 






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I like it--thumbs up for ingenuity! One of the first things I did when we moved in is remove the 2 single light bulb ceiling lights in the garage with 2 4-light Hunter ceiling fans.
 






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2 things I need in my garage, fans and more light.
 






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