How to Install Ceiling Fans
How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring – Keep in mind that most traditional ceiling fans have separate pull chains that operate the fan motor and the light fixture.
Ceiling Fan Wiring
Electrical Question: I want to install a ceiling fan in 2 separate rooms, neither room has a wall switch or ceiling mount:
- Can both fans be on the same circuit breaker?
- 1 fan has no light, does it require a wall switch?
- The other fan has a light, does it require a wall switch?
This electrical wiring question came from: Scott, a Handyman from Henderson NV
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Scott.
How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
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.
- Yes, standard ceiling fans can be on the same circuit breaker.
- The option of having a wall switch for either the fan motor or the light kit is entirely up to you.
- Keep in mind that most traditional ceiling fans have separate pull chains that operate the fan motor and the light fixture.
Install Ceiling Fans with this Step-by-step guide which includes pictures – Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide – Light and fan switch variations.
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