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Electrical Wiring for a Ceiling Fan

How to Remove and Install a Ceiling Fan and Switch: Wiring a Ceiling Fan and Wall Switch.

Wiring a Ceiling Fan and Switch
Electrical Question: How do I hook the wires back up to my electrical outlet and the dimmer switch for the ceiling fan?

This electrical question came from Danny, a Handyman from Denver, Colorado.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Danny.

How to Remove and Reinstall a Ceiling Fan Outlet or Switch

Application: Ceiling Fan Electrical Wiring.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced, Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
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 switched outlet wiring and the proposed location for the ceiling fan.
Precaution: Identify the switched outlet circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring for a ceiling fan should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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When Removing and Reinstalling a Ceiling Fan be sure to:

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