You get what you pay for within a month both fans stopped working blew all the power out
Cheap $15 Within a month fan stopped working blew all the power out happened to two of my fans your best paying that bit extra and getting a more expensive one
Purchased in December 2019 at Kmart Retail Stores for $15.00.
Lasted a week
Just stopped working after a week .
What can you expect for $15? Trouble is you throw the receipt away and it's too hard to take it back to Kmart .. so it adds to landfill.
Purchased in December 2019 for $15.00.
Flimsy awful product
When you buy this product you will instantly realize why businesses like Kmart are so terrified of Amazon coming to this country. Too long they've been getting away with palming off shoddy products at dirt cheap prices masquerading as quality products. As with anything a Kmart you must go with the philosophy "you get what you paid for". This fan is as bare bones as it gets. Cheap plastic, cheap parts and a very short life like most Kmart fans.
The first thing you will realize is the loud creaking noise of the plastic as the fan runs. Anythin...g above the first speed level and the fan will rattle loudly as the cheap shoddy plastic scraps together. The third level is clearly well and truly above what the fan is capable of. Leave it on a hard floor and it might just run away on you assuming the flimsy stand and poor balance doesn't give out first. If the fan falls over that's it you might as well buy a new one. The plastic is so cheap it will shatter. In my case, it fell over and one of the plastic fan blades snapped. For that to happen protected by the cover you can imagine the plastic is very cheap indeed. You have to ask yourself "do I want a dirt cheap product that's poor or a more expensive product that's slightly better". That said I've purchased every pedestal fan Kmart has to offer and all have serious issues which drastically shorten it's run life. Extreme heat issues causing motors to burn out and easily worn out flimsy parts etc are all downsides I've experienced in Kmart fans. If the other comments don't convince you to go elsewhere I invite you to look for a display of this fan or ask a staff member to look at a trial model. Feel the blades of the fan and shake it a little holding it by the stand. You will quickly see how truly flimsy it is. Don't buy fans at Kmart. Look for a more reputable outlet with quality electrical products. Kmart is the current age 2 dollar shop. You pay cheap for dirt poor products. It works out better for you in the long term investing in quality electrical products elsewhere. Good Guys is a good start and Ebay. Ebay has the added benefit of purchaser reviews so you may be better informed.
Short life span.
The quality of this fan was absolutely rubbish! I had only purchased it only a month ago and now it is already broken down. The motor burnt out. I can now understand why it is $12. I recommend you spend the extra money and purchase something of a better quality.
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Could be dangerous!
Bought from K Mart less than a week ago for NZ$15. Assembly is fairly standard for this sort of fan but performance is patchy.
The second time I used it there was a strong smell of oil. The next time, I found out why - the motor casing was HOT! It's been okay a couple of times since, but heated up again today, almost too hot to touch, so it will be going back to the shop before we end up with a fire. In any case, there's no point in trying to cool down a room with a device that actually heats it up!
40cm chrome pedestal fan
Mine broke after 4 days. Whirred and whizzed and then the bade fell off. Gonna have to return it to Kmart too. What poor quality.
Broke after 2 hours of use
i bought one of these fans from Kmart. It has better construction than the cheap white plastic fans and looks a whole lot nicer too. However, after running the fan on oscillating mode for 2 hours, I heard a metallic "ting" sound and the oscillating stopped. I couldn't get it working again. Gonna have to return it!
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