Ideal for home or office, the VU2531 Turbo Silence 4-speed oscillating 12-inch desk fan is the most powerful and silent desk fan by Rowenta, blowing the competition away in terms of airflow and quiet operation. The fan’s five-blade oscillating head pivots up to 90 degrees in all directions (left, right, up, and down) and can be set to stationary for targeted airflow—perfect for personal or medium-size room cooling. Ranking from 38 to 55 decibels (similar to noise levels in a library) the desk fan offers noticeable comfort without disturbing sleep or daily activities like studying, talking on the phone, or watching TV. Choose from three mid-to-high speed settings or the exclusive Turbo Boost setting, which moves air up to 1,695 cubic feet per minute, for an extra-powerful blast of instant fresh air. Change the speed settings with a simple turn of the dial. Other highlights include a stable base, a sleek bronze finish, and a built-in handle for effortless transport from one room to another. Enjoy everyday cooling comfort without giving up valuable peace and quiet with the Rowenta Turbo Silence oscillating desk fan.Its important to unplug your fan before carrying out any maintenance work. You can clean the unit with a slightly damp cloth. Never let water into the unit. Use a vacuum cleaner to clean the front grid. Never use abrasive products which might damage the appearance of your appliance.