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Articles about Ceiling Fan Questions

Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light

Updated: June 26, 2019 by: Dave Rongey

Billy in Virginia asks: I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.



Basic Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems

Updated: April 17, 2019 by: Dave Rongey

How should I troubleshoot a problem with a ceiling fan remote control? The Most Common Causes of Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems.



Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagram Black White Red and Green Wires

Updated: February 15, 2019 by: Dave Rongey

How to Connect the Black White Red and Green Wires of a Ceiling Fan: Connecting the white, black, blue and green wires.



How Do I Wire a Remote Control Ceiling Fan?

Updated: October 28, 2012 by: Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for a Ceiling Fan: A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor.



Light Bulb and Dimmer Switch Compatibility

Updated: May 4, 2012 by: Dave Rongey

Understanding How Dimmer Switches Work with Light Bulbs



Light Fixture and Ceiling Fan Switch Wiring

Updated: August 13, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

I am attempting to install a light fixture and 2 ceiling fans in my living room where there was one fan with a light kit and this was electrically controlled by a switch to power the fan and a dimmer switch to control the light kit…



Electrical Question about Replacing a Fixture with a Ceiling Fan Wiring

Updated: July 3, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

I am replacing a two bulb light fixture with a ceiling fan and light. I am having trouble with the wires from the fan to the junction box, as it seems there are more wires from the ceiling.



Question – Ceiling Fan Light Kit Wiring

Updated: February 20, 2009 by: Dave Rongey

Can a dimmer switch be installed on a ceiling fan light?



Question – Ceiling Fan Installation and Dimmer Switches

Updated: February 20, 2009 by: Dave Rongey

Installing ceiling fans where fixtures are now on dimmer switches.



Question – Ceiling Fan Replacement

Updated: February 20, 2009 by: Dave Rongey

What are the right wiring connections for my ceiling fan?



Question – Troubleshooting a Ceiling Fan Light Fixture

Updated: February 20, 2009 by: Dave Rongey

Here is the correct wiring of a ceiling fan light fixture.