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How to Install Ceiling Fans


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring – Keep in mind that most traditional ceiling fans have separate pull chains that operate the fan motor and the light fixture.

Ceiling Fan Wiring

Electrical Question: I want to install a ceiling fan in 2 separate rooms, neither room has a wall switch or ceiling mount:

Thanks, Scott

This electrical wiring question came from: Scott, a Handyman from Henderson NV

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

How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring

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.

Install Ceiling Fans with this Step-by-step guide which includes pictures – Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide – Light and fan switch variations.

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