Are mosquitoes eating you alive? You’ve probably been tempted to try every insect repellent spray and candle available to you. Especially when mosquitoes can transmit diseases such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever, I am pretty sure you want none of that. Your best defence against those gnarly little buggers might be a simple appliance you already own- a Ceiling Fan. Yes you heard right, the humble ceiling fan is responsible for so much more than just cooling you down on a hot day. Ceiling fans are perfect for use in the bedroom, living room and just about any room in the house and outdoors. The wind chill effect created by the fan is ideal for keeping you cool on hot, uncomfortable days and nights. They also discourage those much hated mosquitoes from annoying you. Mosquitoes are poor flyers and studies have found that wind is an effective method to deter mosquitoes and other airborne pests. However their poor flying skills is not the only reason why a ceiling fan keeps them away, a ceiling fan dilutes and disperses the carbon dioxide you exhale. Carbon dioxide is one of the major chemicals that attracts mosquitoes. The wind from a fan also cools your body reducing the sweat created by the body, reducing the lactic acid and body heat generated, which all attract mosquitoes. So here you have it, you now have scientific proof that a ceiling fan can help repel mosquitoes and other pesky pests.Contact: Solent Ceiling Fan
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