Hunter 53237 Builder Plus Ceiling Fan Review


Hunter 53237 Builder Plus Ceiling Fan Review

Hunter ceiling fans are some of the most famous products in the industry, thanks to brand’s long-standing history and tradition and the Hunter 53237 carries on the long tradition of quality products. They’ve been in the business for more than a century already, offering innovations and quality products for thousands of homes over the years. Being practically the inventor of such products, it’s not a surprise that Hunter has become one of the household names when it comes to ceiling fans.

With so many Hunter products, though, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to choosing which one to bring home. However, the Builder Plus is a top-shelf choice being a member of the classic Builder Line.

Also known as the Hunter 53237 Builder Plus, this product is a good choice for any traditional home who wants the best quality furnishings for their space. Beautifully crafted and a great performer, you can count on this product to be a great choice for any room in your home.

Hunter 53237 Ceiling Fan


Let’s take a closer look at what the Hunter 53237 Builder Plus has to offer with this list of its features:

Classic Look

The Hunter 53237 comes in a very classic look. It will surely suit any contemporary home and even enhance the look of your interiors without a fuss.

Five Brazilian Cherry/Harvest Mahogany Blades

Featuring five dark stained wooden blades, this unit exudes elegance. It’s also well balanced and great at improving the air circulation in any room, thanks to the number of its blades.

WhisperWind® Motor

To minimize disturbance, every Hunter makes use of their trademark WhisperWind Motor on this ceiling fan. This guarantees minimal noise, letting you enjoy comfort and relaxation without any annoying engine sounds in the background. While you might still have issues about the sound made when blades cut through the wind, the quiet motor can help further minimize the noise to help you rest better.

Installer’s Choice Three-Position Mounting System

It’s no secret that installing ceiling fans can be very tricky. If you opt for a Hunter product, though, this task will be made easier with their patented Installer’s Choice Three-Position Mounting System feature. As the name suggests, this allows Hunter ceiling fans to be installed in three positions: standard, flush, or angled, letting you easily set up the unit even without getting any professional help.

Light Kit with Swirled Marble Glass Light-Fitter

To save space and make the 53237 more efficient, it also comes with a light kit that will help your ceiling fan double duty. It comes with three 60w incandescent bulbs with swirled marble glass light-fitters adding some charm to your space. You can also opt to replace the incandescent bulbs with CFL or even LED bulbs if you wish.

Reversible Motor

Reversible fans are important for homes in places that experience all the different seasons. In the summer months, it can cool your home with its downdraft mode while it can warm up your space in the winter with its updraft mode. With Hunter 53237’s reversible motor, you can enjoy both options, ensuring that it will keep your home comfortable all year-round.

Three Fan Speeds

With three fan speeds, you can further customize how to cool or warm up your home. The higher the setting, the stronger the gust, so you can always find ways to cool or warm yourself up.

Two Pull-Chains

Controlling the unit is very easy with its two pull-chains. One is for turning the light kit on and off and the other is for selecting the setting for the fan. You can opt to use the fan only without the light and vice-versa as well.


  • You’re guaranteed of great quality with this product. Thanks to its brand name, you’re sure that the Hunter 53237 will last a long time.
  • It’s very easy to install. No need to hire someone else to get the job done especially if you already have a basic knowledge of working with tools.
  • It’s very affordable. This unit comes with a friendly price tag.
  • It looks elegant. Despite being on the lower end of the price range for Hunter products, this unit actually looks gorgeous.
  • The reversible motor makes the fan useful all year long.
  • It’s very quiet. If you’re easily bothered by the sound most ceiling fans make, you don’t have to worry about that with this Hunter product. This only promises a quiet motor, though. Sometimes, the noise that you hear from the ceiling fan is not caused by the motor but because of the blades cutting through the wind, especially on the highest setting. In those cases, there’s really not much you can do other than lowering the setting of your fan to keep the volume down.
  • It’s pretty versatile. You can opt not to install the light kit if you don’t want to and it won’t really affect the functionality or appearance of the ceiling fan.


  • It doesn’t come with a remote control or a wall unit. You can, however, buy a universal remote from Hunter if you really want to, though.
  • You’ll need a socket adapter to use a different bulb with the light kit. This might cost you extra, but can be the best way to brighten up your room’s lighting.

Hunter 53237 Verdict

With its quality, great performance, and attractive appearance, the Hunter 53237 Builder Plus is a great choice for any home. It will definitely get the job done in circulating the air in your home better, whether it’s for cooling your space in the warm summers or warming you up in the freezing winters. Topped off with a friendly price and easy installation process, the Hunter 53237 Builder Plus can be the very product you need to make your home cozier.

Should you buy it? Yes, if you’re after a quality product that will add value to your home. However, if you’re after an industrial-grade ceiling fan, this might not cut it for you.

Have you purchased this ceiling fan? We would love to know what you thought. Feel free to leave a comment below with your comments.

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