Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan

Last updated date: May 9, 2019

DWYM Score
8.6

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We looked at the top 1 Tower Fans and dug through the reviews from 8 of the most popular review sites including BestReviews, Top Ten Reviews, 5 Product Reviews, The Sleep Judge, Your Tower Fans, My Tower Fan, Know The Flo, Top Cooling Fans and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Tower Fan you should buy.

Overall Take

If safety is a concern, the cage on the Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan will appeal to you. It's built with tiny openings to keep even the smallest fingers out. Another one of the best features: the built-in air ionizer, which removes dust from the air around you. In our analysis of 75 expert reviews, the Lasko Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan placed 6th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.7
8 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.3
9,661 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
This model's Wind Curve technology means it works well in large rooms
- BestReviews
The timer is flexible, allowing you to set it from 30 minutes to 7.5 hours. If you tend to get cold in the middle of the night, this is a nice feature that saves you the trouble of waking up to turn off the fan.
- Top Ten Reviews
May 17, 2018 | Full review
The 3 fan speeds (Low, Medium, and High) will suit many locations and preferences whereas the Wind Curve mechanism improves air movement/ circulation. The 42.5-inch tall tower fan also includes a Fresh Air Ionizer for keeping the surrounding fresh and responsive remote control for easier operation.
- 5 Product Reviews
The cage surrounding the blades is made with plastic and extremely durable. The cage is tightly built, so little fingers won’t easily fit through too easily.
- The Sleep Judge
The onboard timer is also a major plus considering it helps regulate the amount of usage and energy conservancy while subsequently helping out in keeping the energy bill as low as possible. The timeframe of the tower fans timer spans between 30 minutes up to around seven and a half hours.
- Your Tower Fans
It has a fused safety pin to stop it when it malfunctions, and remote controls for putting it on and off and allowing it to operate for certain intervals.
- My Tower Fan
The Lasko 2551 has the oscillation feature which enables you to spread the airflow around the room rather than just in the one direction.
- Know The Flo
February 1, 2019 | Full review
The air ionizer technology of Lasko 2554 will fresh up the air by removing the dust and darts of the air. Air ionizer of this fan creates negative ions to attact the dust and dart of air. The filter of air ionizer does the rest of the work.
- Top Cooling Fans
What experts didn't like
Design isn't sleek as other models we looked at, and the construction feels less durable
- BestReviews
One problem with this fan is it can be difficult to clean the fan blades.
- Top Ten Reviews
May 17, 2018 | Full review
Only really efficient in small-medium sized rooms
- The Sleep Judge
Ionizing light is a nuisance at night
- My Tower Fan
It’s not silent, and it won’t have the biggest output of all fans but it’s very good in between.
- Know The Flo
February 1, 2019 | Full review
The blue “ion” indicator light is really bright. Lights up a small dark room and trouble you to sleep at night.
- Top Cooling Fans

From The Manufacturer

Lasko T42950 Wind Curve Tower Fan with Remote Control and Fresh Air Ionizer, Black Woodgrain. Lasko’s Wind Curve tower fans have a sophisticated profile and space-saving design that blends well into home decor. The fresh air ionizer option generates negative ions and disperses them to combat and dispel air pollution. As the negative ion levels grow, the air feels naturally fresher.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Honeywell QuietSet Whole Room Tower Fan
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 6
2. Dyson Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 9
3. Soleus Air 35″ Tower Fan
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 5
4. Seville Classics UltraSlimline Oscillating Tower Fan
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 5
5. Ozeri 3x Tower Fan
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 9
6. Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 8
7. Arctic-Pro Digital Screen Oscillating Tower Fan
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 9
8. Honeywell Quietset 8-Speed Whole-Room Tower Fan
Overall Score: 8.0
Expert Reviews: 6
9. Vornado 184 Whole Room Tower Air Circulator Fan
Overall Score: 7.8
Expert Reviews: 7
10. Holmes Oscillating Tower Fan
Overall Score: 7.6
Expert Reviews: 3

An Overview On Tower Fans

Floor fans used to not only be unsightly, but also space-consuming. With the advent of tower fans, though, consumers now have the best of both worlds. You can slip a tower fan into a corner and cool a decently sized area without it being all that noticeable.

But not all tower fans are the same. The most important feature is how effective your fan is at cooling, but there are a variety of factors that determine that. Some fans have integrated thermostats designed to keep an area at a specific temperature, while others only give you various settings options. With a remote, the latter isn’t all that inconvenient since they let you change how the fan reacts without having to walk over to the unit.

Like tabletop and floor versions, tower fans usually are best when they oscillate, distributing the air across an area rather than blasting you steadily. But oscillation can take up additional room. If that’s a concern, consider a tower fan that oscillates internally, meaning the exterior of the unit stays steady.

Bladeless fans have become increasingly popular in recent years, providing the same airflow without putting your family’s safety at risk. Bladeless tower fans are also easier to clean, so keep that in mind while you’re deciding between a bladeless and a bladed fan.

A bonus feature of some tower fans is an air ionizer, which not only keeps you cool but purifies the air as it works. This feature doesn’t make the fan that much more expensive, and it can save you the money you would have spent on a separate air ionizer.

One major deciding factor when searching for a tower fan is cost. Many fans are priced below $100, but you will find some tower fans that are much more expensive. You’ll get additional features for that cost, but only you can decide whether those items are important enough to shell out hundreds of extra dollars.

DYWM Fun Fact

Air is the key to how a bladeless fan works. It may seem like nothing is happening in the area where the blades would normally be, but air is moving along that tube you see. A brushless electric motor in the pedestal of the fan pulls air in, then pushes it through the tube, where it moves until it reaches a slit. That’s where the air rushes out, providing the breeze you’d get if you stood directly in front of the fan. The slits are actually in the back of the fan, but using the laws of physics, these fans can multiply the air coming out of the back before it’s pushed to the front, where you benefit from it.

The Tower Fan Buying Guide

  • If you prefer a fan that allows you to “set it and forget it,” consider the Honeywell QuietSet Whole Room Tower Fan. You choose from eight different cooling options that keep your area at the desired temperature. These settings are power cool, cool, refresh, relax, white noise, calm, whisper and sleep. Most other fans operate on a three-speed setup, including the Soleus Air 35″ Tower Fan, Soleus Air 35″ Tower Fan and Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan.
  • Although you may not think about it when you’re looking simply at cooling power, the Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan packs in special air ionizer technology that keeps your air pure by removing dust from your immediate surroundings.
  • Traditional fans can be dangerous for a variety of reasons. But bladeless fans like the Dyson Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan keep little fingers safe. However, you don’t have to spend more to get that safety. Even though the Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan isn’t bladeless, the cage is built so that even small fingers can’t get past it.
  • While the Honeywell QuietSet Whole Room Tower Fan, Dyson Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan, Soleus Air 35″ Tower Fan and Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan all oscillate, the Soleus Air 35″ Tower Fan oscillates internally, which means the external housing doesn’t move.
  • One quick decider as you’re shopping will likely be price. The Dyson Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan is significantly more expensive, with a price tag topping $300. Compare that to the below $100 prices of the Honeywell QuietSet Whole Room Tower Fan, Soleus Air 35″ Tower Fan and Lasko Wind Curve Tower Fan, and you’ll likely have to take a close look at whether the Dyson is worth the extra expense.
  • One thing that does put the Dyson Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan, aside from its bladeless build, is its appearance. The fan has a very unique contemporary design that sets it apart from standard floor fans.