TikTok customers amazed to search out ceiling fan blades change route
People are stunned to discover that ceiling fans have switches to reverse the direction of the blades and make a room cooler or warmer – as many admit, they accidentally heated their rooms
- Kansas City, Missouri, influencer Anthony Bertoncin, 20, shared the stunning discovery with his 1.5 million TikTok followers in October 2019
- In the video, he showed how flicking the switch on a ceiling fan makes the room either warmer or cooler depending on the direction of the blades
- The fan should turn counterclockwise for cool air and clockwise for warm air
- Bertoncin’s video has been viewed more than 2.2 million times and has inspired people to share videos of themselves to try the trick
Millions of people have been amazed by a TikTok video that shows how turning the switch on a ceiling fan reverses the direction of the blades and makes the room either hotter or colder.
Kansas City, Missouri, influencer Anthony Bertoncin, 20, shared the stunning discovery with his 1.5 million TikTok followers in October 2019. The video quickly went viral, causing people to share footage of themselves to try it out – in time for summer.
“I already knew I was a total idiot, but today I finally realized that my ceiling fan had been turning my room into a sauna for six years,” Bertoncin explained in his clip, which has been viewed more than 2.2 million times.
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Say what? Anthony Bertoncin, 20, of Kansas City, Missouri, explained in a TikTok viral video that ceiling fans have switches to make the room either warmer or colder
Who knew? The switch controls which direction the blades rotate. The need to go counter clockwise for cool air and clockwise for warm air
“I’ve lived in this house for six years and you can obviously tell from all of my videos that I have this fan right here, right? Well I have it on all the time because my room is so hot so I keep it on to try to cool it down. ‘
Bertoncin explained that he was FaceTiming a friend when he finally realized why his room was always so hot.
“While we do FaceTiming, he changes the direction of his fan to heat his room in winter. I’ve been suffering for six years and only just realized I’m done today, ”he admitted.
Going Viral: Bertoncin’s video has been viewed more than 2.2 million times and received thousands of comments from stunned fans
Bertoncin then stepped on his bed to point out the switch located on a row of ceiling fans. The leaves must rotate counterclockwise for cool air and clockwise for warm air
“There’s a switch right there that just changes direction,” he said. ‘So I used to switch it on and boom. Five minutes later, my room is 10 degrees colder.
“For the past six years my room has been hotter than ever. It was a damn sauna and I woke up sweaty in the morning because of that little switch. ‘
Almost eight months later, people are still commenting on the clip to thank it for sharing the life changing information.
Testing: TikTok users also added its audio from the clip to videos of their first flipping switches on their ceiling fans, including @wavyybergy
It works out! “My room just got a little colder,” @holamommyy said of a clip she tried in
Delighted: While @jacksontheginger wrote: ‘# sonofab ** ch it worked’
“You just changed my life. Changed. My. Life, “one person wrote last week while another person added,” And my mother tells me I will never learn from it. Tick tock. ‘
“This man solved why my room was so damn hot all the time,” said another.
More than 3,000 TikTok users also added his audio from the clip to videos of them flicking the switches on their ceiling fans for the first time.
“The fact that my room got 50x colder,” @wavyybergy captioned her clip.
“My room just got a little colder,” shared @holamommyy.
While @jacksontheginger wrote: ‘# sonofab ** ch it worked.