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Adding a Light to an Older Ceiling Fan


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Install a Light Kit onto a Ceiling Fan: How to Make the Electrical Wiring Connections for a Ceiling Fan and Light Fixture.

Wiring an Older Ceiling Fan Light Fixture

Electrical Question: I am trying to install a light kit for a 25-30 year old ceiling fan.

Any ideas?

This electrical question came from: Chris, a Homeowner from Charlottesville, Virginia.

Thanks for your electrical question Chris.

Electrical Answer:

How to Install a Light Kit onto a Ceiling Fan

Preparations
Application: Installing a Ceiling Fan Light Kit.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the ceiling fan.
Precaution: Identify the ceiling fan circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

How to Make the Electrical Wiring Connections for Older Ceiling Fans and Lights

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