The wish list

Best cooling fans to beat the summer heat

From the cheap and cheerful to the high-end, multipurpose models

1

Meaco 1056 Air Circulator Fan

Meaco 1056 Air Circulator Fan

With multi-directional oscillation and impressive power for its size, this is a great all-round model. It is very quiet, has a handle on top, and comes with a three-year warranty.

2

Dimplex DXMBCF Black Tower Fan

Dimplex DXMBCF Black Tower Fan

If you need a fan to slot into a small space, this tower model is a good option. It’s noisier than some, but effective – and it comes with a remote control.

3

Tower Scandi 16-inch Metal Pedestal Fan

Tower Scandi 16-inch Metal Pedestal Fan

Particularly sturdy and easy to put together, this extendable fan tilts up, down and from side to side; and it has a useful handle at the back for moving it around.

4

Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs 12” Scandi Desk Fan in White and Wood Effect

This affordable stylish fan has wood-effect blades and comes in white, grey or black. It has three speeds and is a perfect size for desks.

5

Dyson Purifier Cool

Dyson Purifier Cool

Dyson’s high-end fan model cleans the air too, and has a digital display that lists data on everything from air quality to pollen presence. It can be controlled from an app or by remote.

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