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Removing a Ceiling Fan Which Wire To Use For The New Light?

I would select the one that is closest to the door, whatever that color ends up being. Just be sure to…

Electrical Question from Andrew about Removing a Ceiling Fan and Installing a Light Fixture
Background: Andrew, a Homeowner from Perth, WA
Question: I want to remove the ceiling fan with light and just install a light fixture the fan and light have separate wall switches , which wires do i use?

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Andrew. It’s really your choice. I would select the one that is closest to the door, whatever that color ends up being. Just be sure to cap off the wire not used up at the fixture box.

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