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Electrical Wiring for Ceiling Fan and Outlets

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Install Electrical Wiring for Outlets and a Ceiling Fan: Ceiling fans may be controlled individually by the wall switch, pull chain switches or remote control modules.

Ceiling Fan and Outlets

Electrical Question: I would like to run wiring to 3 ceiling fans and lights controlled by a switch.

This electrical question came from: Tarry, from Nenana, Alaska.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Tarry.

Wiring a Ceiling Fan and Outlets

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.

Installing Electrical Wiring for Outlets and a Ceiling Fan

Tarry, your project design sounds fine and I will explain this to help others understand.

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2 Responses to “Electrical Wiring for Ceiling Fan and Outlets”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Luis,
    There have been a few changes and updates since the original 2010, however more updates are currently in the works and another edition will be released soon. If you are subscribing to the newsletter then you will be notified when the new edition will be available.
    Thank you Luis,

  2. LUIS E RUIZ says:

    I would like to know if the Home Electrical Wiring Book is the same as the one with the copyright 2010.
    Thank you very much my friend Dave Rongey