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Dyson AM09 Hot + Cool Fan Heater Review

Disclaimer: I received a free product for my post! These views are my own and were 
not at all influenced by the party who gave me this opportunity..

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater ReviewI know I’m probably crazy, but I like to sit in front of a heater year-round. I am almost always cold. My husband, on the other hand, likes when things stay cool. Living in the South, our weather is always going back and forth from chilly to burning-up hot. Seriously. It’s towards the end of fall and this week’s forecast starts with a high of 48ºF today (currently at 34ºF) and will get up to at least 73ºF by the end of the week. So…how do we deal with it?

Since my husband won’t let me have the house’s heat on all the time, I have to use a stand-alone heater. When I was in college, my dorm room had a room heater that was attached to the wall…just to explain how crazy I am, I used to go sit by that heater every day and would eventually fall asleep slouched over on top of it. Good thing it wasn’t metal…. Rightfully so, my roommates thought there was something wrong with me. See, I have poor circulation and a medical problem that causes me to always feel cold. Obviously I can’t get one of these big heaters for my house, especially since I try to respect my husband’s comfort, so looked for something that would work for both of us.

Then I found it. The Dyson Hot + Cool fan heater. Yes, you read that right. Hot. And. Cold. Not only can I blast the heat in my direction when I’m cold, but we can turn on the cool air fan when it gets too hot in the house.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater Up CloseWhat I Love

I have been using our Dyson AM09 hot and cold Fan Heater just about every day now. Instead of adjusting our thermostat daily with these roller coaster temperature changes, I just turn on the Dyson to fan or heater. Today it’s on heater since it’s f-f-f-freeeezing (yes, I’m from Wisconsin and I should be used to it…but I’m acclimated to the South now.) How is your weather today? Would you need to turn on the fan or the heater?

When you turn on the heater, the power button lights up red. You can adjust the temperature to the temperature you want the house to reach. The heat will blow continually until it reaches the selected temperature or you turn it off. Once the room has reached the temperature on the display, the little red light next to the numbers will turn off, but the fan will still be on and kick in again once the temperature in the room drops. This is a great energy-saving option. Right now I have mine set at 81ºF because our house loses heat quickly and I can get it to blow continually at that setting.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater Heat SettingOn the cool fan setting, the power button will light up blue. Unlike the heater where you set a temperature, there are ten levels for the fan.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater Cold Fan SettingThe fan comes with a remote that allows you to adjust your Dyson AM09 fan heater from a distance. It has settings for power, adjusting the temperature, adjusting how the air blows (fanned out in the diffused mode or streamlined and focused for further reach) with the “Jet Focus” control, setting a timer, or choosing if your hot and cold heater will stand still or oscillate back and forth.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater RemoteHere’s something I found especially cool: the remote stores nicely on top of the Dyson fan heater! It follows the curvature of the top and holds in place magnetically. I’m curious to know if this is how the remote charges too. It sure seems like it.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater Remote DockAnother thing I am in love with are the Dyson AM09 safety features. There are no blades which, as a mom, I know is especially important when you have curious kids. I also found that the inside of the heater will not burn your hands with a quick touch because there are no visible heating elements, if a child accidentally puts his hand inside. Now, if you let your hand just sit there, it may burn you. I don’t recommend that. But just touching it like a kid might, it didn’t hurt at all. I put my hand right on in there to show you the safety of it, but I would say you probably shouldn’t just sit there with your hand in there, just because. The fan will also cut off power if tipped over. Trust me, my toddler tried it already.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater No BladesThe fan is also super quiet! Bonus! This, along with the intelligent timer, allow you to safely and comfortably use your hot and cold fan at night.

The Dyson AM09 fan heater also has a tilt option so you can direct the heat or cold where you need it most. I like to tilt it down towards my feet when they are extra cold. Usually I have it pointed straight out so it heats or cools the whole room evenly, but sometimes I will tilt it upwards so it blows more into the center of the room.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater Tilt

This fan also stands up to a beating. I’m not sure why my toddler loves it so very much, but he sets toy cars on the top and lets them drop down the side daily. It’s a giant bridge or hill to him. He’s done a lot to this fan heater and there isn’t a scratch on it!

What I’m Not Huge On

I would really love to see the fan adjust options that are available on the remote available on the actual heater base too. The only thing I’ve been able to adjust on the heater itself is the power and sometimes my son hides the remote away so I can’t adjust the settings until I locate it.

Dyson Hot and Cool Fan Heater LogoThe only other thing we had a slight issue with, at least initially, was our power cutting in and out when it turned on. Now, we have not had this issue since and our neighborhood went through a stage of intermittent power outages recently, so it may have been related to that, but it usually only happened when the fan kicked on. I will admit as well that we have a lot of things running on the same circuit. Our entire bottom floor only has two circuits so all three of our fish tanks, my computer, a lamp, sometimes a baby monitor, our internet, and sometimes our electric fireplace are all hooked onto the same one. Once we are able to move to another house, I really don’t think that would be an issue at all because we should have more circuits or will have the ability to mess with the wiring. As I mentioned before, I have had the fan heater running daily almost since we received it and it only did this the first few times, yet we still have everything hooked up as before.

Overall, this is a great product and would be the perfect gift for loved ones who always need heat, a fan blowing, or live somewhere with crazy climate changes. It is efficient because you can use it all year round and weather the changes in…well…weather. So versatile and really high quality. It has been incredibly useful for us already!

When I am super chilly and my husband wants to keep the thermostat on a cooler setting, we no longer have to “fight” for our comfort because we have the Dyson AM09 Hot + Cool fan heater to keep us just as warm or cool as we need.

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  1. I think this is an awesome idea! MY husband and I Are on opposite shifts but usually have an hour or 2 of the same sleep time and I MUST sleep with the fan on but he hates the noise it makes from the big box fan! This would be awesome to have to help the sleep schedules! And when I am awake I must be warm, since this is 2in1 is AMAZING!

  2. I’m always cold, at least when I’m sitting still. But while I sleep, I need fan going because I get too hot. LOL Sounds like an interesting product.

  3. This seems like a great device! Very versatile for the constantly fluctuatuing NC weather. I want one!!

  4. I have to have a fan on in order to sleep, my kids are the same way.

  5. This would be perfect for my daughters room! It’s over the garage and always chilly in the winter.

  6. I have not seen this before. This is great. I always have a fan on atnight, evein in the winter months. My husband and i are so different when it comes to being hot and cold. Sometimes i have to sleep in the other room just so that i can have my fan on without him freezing.

  7. We’ve been wanting one for my baby girls room since it doesn’t have the best circulation in there! And I love how sleek and modern it looks! Love to win this, and my birthday is Nov 30th:) thanks!

  8. I wonder if this would help our energy bill stretch more? I love this review! Hubby is always hot I’m always cold lol!

  9. I need to be cold when I sleep. So this would help keep the house warmer for my daughter.

  10. This is a great idea, I seem to be cold all the time now too and hot in the summer. Would love something like this !!

  11. I was just recently diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder that leaves my hands and feet ice cold and my joints in pain. This product seems to be just what I need to help combat the pain.

  12. This is awesome, two in one who could ask for more?

  13. I need a heater to be happy! Im always always cold!

  14. I would love to have this fan to sleep with! I always get hot while sleeping, so it could help me to cool down.

  15. My feet freeze at work. And our office manager brings her infant to work each day, I know this Dyson would knock the chill off in the reception area with the door opening and closing all day. 🙂

  16. Need! Right now!

  17. This sounds like a wonderful product, and it’s very stylish! Since I work at my computer and it seems to be in the worst position in the house circulation-wise it would be GREAT to have this to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer!

  18. I need a heater to be happy! I am always cold especially my poor feet. I would sit by the heater to warm my little toes up!

  19. We always need a fan while sleeping for air circulation as well as noise. But this week as we have returned to winter temps from sunny and humid FL, I cannot seem to get warm! So I think my body is confused at this point.

  20. This is awesome!!
    My hubby and I are the same way, he’s always cold I’m always hot, it’s awful.

  21. yes I always need a heater or a fan depending on the weather. When it’s cold, I’m COLD! The same applies if it is hot. This would be awesome.

  22. Would love to try this one out!

  23. I love a fan at night to keep me cool.

  24. This looks SO awesome! This would come in very handy for us in both summer & fall, before we get our wood stove on. Also, it’s quiet!? That’s just amazing for a fan.

  25. We so could use this fan to heat up our basement in our new house. Bit chilly this morning, our first morning in our new home ♡♡♡ Jack’s cage is downstairs too. Like you, Jack and I are always cold lol!!! Miss ya chick! LOVE your blog!!!

  26. We love checking out the dyson fans at Best Buy and dreaming of having that much extra money. Long time reader, first time commenter 🙂

  27. yes, we love dyson and would love to try the fans out

  28. I love that this fan does cold AND hot! It would definitely come in handy with this chilly weather we’ve been having. I think my cat would love the heat setting too! lol

  29. I really like Dyson’s fans and I would love to try one of them out. No blades is the best no-brainer in the world.

  30. I need a heater right now in Maine…BRRRRR!

  31. I love space heaters. It is so much more economical to heat one room as opposed to the entire house.

  32. I need a heater to be happy. It has gotten cold fast!

  33. I need a fan to feel fantastic I need the air to move Im a hottie

  34. I eed a heater to feel happy. I do not enjoy being cold.

  35. it can never be warm enough for my boyfriend and son so this would be an awesome gadget. thanks

  36. One product for everything. Sounds heavenly.

  37. the noise of a heater or fan helps me sleep

  38. I need both in my life! This would be great during the winter towards the back part of my house. And in the summer, I can use it at the opposite end of my house. I’ve been really interested in these fans/heater combos that are bladeless for a while now.

  39. Heater for sure

  40. We don’t have heat in my house in Florida! Usually it’s so hot here, but the last few days have been freezing! I need a heater/fan combo like this!

  41. Give me a heater and I am happy. My feet and hands are cold. I LOVE this fan, it is one of the niftiest I have seen. This would be great too in the summer and I really like there isnt moving parts

  42. I need a fan to feel fantastic! Ii am always hot!

  43. I need a heater during the day to keep me warm and a fan at night to make sleep more comfortable!

  44. This would be perfect in our house! The heater function for my husband and a cooling fan for when I am in the room! What an ingenious idea – two products in one!! Love it!

  45. I need to be cold to sleep well and I have to have a fan going!

  46. I have to have a fan running in the bathroom while I’m getting ready in the morning.

  47. I’m usually hot and have my ac on all year round. Today though I have been freezing! It’s a low 45 here in Texas.

  48. Usually I need a fan to be happy. A little white noise and a breeze.

  49. While heaters are not really the source of my happiness 🙁 they are nice to have around in the winter, especially if you live in Michigan!

  50. Both of them.

  51. I need a fan to feel fantastic! I can’t go to sleep without one;)

  52. I too cannot go to sleep without a fan. Ours just broke after 17 years. We have a poor substitute, but for me to be able to sleep we need a new better one, one i can depend on. I was reading other comments and it was interesting as to how many of us need a fan for sleep time. kind of a club!!! I need to win this.

  53. Heater for sure. I am always cold in the winter!

  54. It depends on the season. I really need both. I am an “I like it comfortable” type of person, and this looks A-MA-ZING!

  55. When sleeping I need to be slightly cool if it’s too warm I can’t rest

  56. I love to have my fan and fan-blown heater because my home is old and cold in the winter and really hot here in Texas in the summer.
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  57. I need a fan! We live in an upstairs apartment and the benefit to that is our neighbors below keep us nice and toasty. Even in the winter I don’t have to turn on our heat.

  58. Seems like a really nice and useful fan!

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