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Articles about Ceiling Fans

Replacing a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan


I am replacing a light fixture with a ceiling fan. How do I connect the wires to the new ceiling fan? How to Install a Ceiling Fan where there was a Light Fixture.



Solving Ceiling Fan Wiring Problems


How to Replace a Ceiling Fan and Reconnect the Electrical Wires



How to Repair a Pull Chain Switch on a Ceiling Fan or Light Fixture


How do I repair a problem with a ceiling fan pull chain switch? Problems with Wiring a Pull Chain Light Switch and How to Fix Them, How to Replace and Wire a Pull Chain Switch.



Red Wire for Ceiling Fan Wiring


How do I connect the wires for my ceiling fan? The old fan was connected to a ground, a neutral, a hot, and a fourth red wire that I presume is an additional hot.



Why a Ceiling Fan Trips the Circuit Breaker


Why is my new ceiling fan tripping the circuit breaker? Common Ceiling Fan Wiring Problems and How to Fix Them.



Ceiling Fan Time Limits of Operation


My handyman just informed me it is dangerous to put our bedroom ceiling fan on a timer that stays on for more than 60 minutes at a time…



How to Connect the Wires of a Ceiling Fan


I bought a new ceiling fan and can not figure out the wiring. How do I wire it? Connecting the Wires for a Ceiling Fan Made Easy.



Ceiling Fan Connections for Red and Blue Wires


How do I connect the red and blue wires for a ceiling fan? How to Install Ceiling Fans and Make the Wiring Connections.



Ceiling Fan Wiring and Connections


Where do the red and black wires connect on a ceiling fan? The Wires of a Ceiling Fan and How to Connect Them, Wiring at the Ceiling Electrical Box, Wiring of the Ceiling Fan.



Why Ceiling Fan Lights Flash or Strobe


I installed new ceiling fans with lights, why do some lights strobe and flash? How to Fix Ceiling Fan Lights that Strobe or Flash.



Adding a Wall Switch for a Ceiling Fan


Can I run a wire from the ceiling fan down to the wall plug? How to Wire a Switch for a Ceiling Fan as Explained with Easy to Understand Wiring Diagrams.



Installing a Ceiling Fan With No Existing Wiring


How can I install a ceiling fan where there is no previous wiring? Can I wire the fan light to the existing switch which currently controls a wall outlet.



Wiring Connections When Replacing a Light Fixture


How do I connect the light fixture wires to my ceiling electrical box wiring? Electrical Wiring Connections for Light Fixture, Best Practices When Replacing Light Fixtures.



Installing a Ceiling Fan Using Surface Wiring


How can I Install a Ceiling Fan without an Electrical Box? Install a Ceiling Fan without Turing it into a Major Construction Project.



Why Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Burn Out Fast


Longer Lasting Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Do Make a Difference – The next time you need to replace your ceiling fan light bulbs, be sure to purchase 130 volt light bulbs, not 120 volt bulbs. The problem is that ceiling fans naturally produce vibrations that will cause the light bulb filament to burn our prematurely.



Ceiling Fan Wiring With Other Switches


How can I make the wiring connections for my ceiling fan where there are other light switches? Make Ceiling Fan Wiring Connections and Existing Light Switches and multiple lights on the same circuit.



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