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Replacing Ceiling Light Fixtures with Ceiling Fans


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How can I replace two ceiling light fixtures with two ceiling fans that also have a light kit? How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Wall Switches.

Wall Switch Wiring for Ceiling Fans

Electrical Question: How can I replace two ceiling light fixtures with two ceiling fans that also have a light kit?

Thanks for any kind of help you can get me.

This electrical question came from: Darrell, from San Antonio, Texas.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Darrell.

How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Wall Switches

Application: Installing a Ceiling Fan.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best if wired 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 ceiling fan.
Precaution: Identify the ceiling fan circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

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