Here are our staff selections for the Best Ceiling Fans of 2023. Deciding on the best ceiling fan for your environment can be dizzying. For indoors, the room size will determine the blade width and the length of any downrod, if needed. Smaller rooms require less powerful fans than large rooms or high-ceilinged spaces. Outdoor spaces require damp-rated fans that are specially designed to withstand rain, snow or ambient moisture. The easiest way to pick the right fan? Talk to our ceiling fan experts!