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Installing Approved Electric Ceiling Fan Boxes


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

I am having difficulty installing a Cooper 274V-BOX. I want to wire a ceiling fan to it and have a receptacle with it to plug items into. How do I do this?

Selecting and Installing Approved Electrical Ceiling Fan Boxes
Background: Alonzo, a Handyman from Justice, WV

Question: I am having difficulty installing a Cooper 274V-BOX. I want to wire a ceiling fan to it and have a receptacle with it to plug items into. How do I do this? I have tried, but cannot get it right.The top is a switch with a pilot light and the bottom is a receptacle. Thanks for your help.

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

The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:

How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring
Step-by-step pictures – Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide – Light and fan switch variations.
Ceiling Fan Wiring
Ceiling Fan Wiringdiagram #1
Ceiling Fan Wiringdiagram #2
Ceiling Fan Installation #1
Ceiling Fan Installation #2

Ceiling Fan Wiring
Ceiling Fan Wiring
How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring
Take the mystery out of ceiling fan wiring. Ceiling Fans are a great way to lower your energy bill and brighten up one of your favorite rooms.

Alonzo, you stated you were a Homeowner, so you may find the information found at this link to be helpful:
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