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Wiring Diagrams for Installing Ceiling Fans


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire Switches for a Ceiling Fan and Light: Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagrams, Wiring Two Toggle Type Stack Switches or a Double Switch for a Ceiling Fan.

Ceiling Fan and Switch Wiring Diagrams

Electrical Question: I’m putting in a ceiling fan and light kit that is installed properly, but I’m having trouble with the switch.

If you have a wiring diagram that would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

This ceiling fan question came from: William, a Homeowner from Marion Indiana.
Additional Comments: I love your website!

Thanks for your Ceiling Fan Question William.

Electrical Answer:

How to Wire a 2 Stack Switch for a Ceiling Fan and Light

Preparations
Application: Stack Switch for a Ceiling Fan and Light.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with hand tools.
Precaution: Identify the power source circuit at the electric panel, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
Materials: Make sure the stack or tandem switch switch is fully compatible with the electrical circuit and the ceiling fan and the light fixture and the type of light bulbs being used.

Wiring  Two Toggle Type Stack Switches or a Double Switch for a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagrams

Step-by-step pictures – Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide – Light and fan switch variations.

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