Tips and Tricks for Installing Ceiling Fans Spartanburg SC

Standard ceiling finish is generally eight feet. Even if you and your whole family are not particularly tall, it is likely a guest will be. Calculate the height of your ceiling minus the dimension of the fan from the base (where it attaches) to the lowest point on the fan blade, or the lowest portion of the fixture.

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Tips and Tricks for Installing Ceiling Fans

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In choosing the fan location, remember that if there is no electrical fixture in this area, you will need to address electrical supply issues.

First fan? You might consider consulting an electrician . I am a general contractor with over thirty-five years experience in construction and I still consult with the pros first. This is not a dig at the average guy or an endorsement for electricians. Simply put, anytime you’re dealing with electricity, there is the chance for damage to you, your home, the fixture, or all the above.

This in mind, tip number one is caution. Even pros make mistakes. Tip number two is, choose your ceiling fan wisely. First, collect all the necessary data regarding your fan. This requires that you first select the room and the location in that room for the fan. Remember, ALL ceiling fans hang down from the finished ceiling. This means that your ceiling height is critical. In rare cases the fan may be less effective if the ceiling is too high, but most homes have the opposite problem. 

Standard ceiling finish is generally eight feet. Even if you and your whole family are not particularly tall, it is likely a guest will be. Calculate the height of your ceiling minus the dimension of the fan from the base (where it attaches) to the lowest point on the fan blade, or the lowest portion of the fixture. If your clearance (the number of feet left), is less than a standard doorway, an alternative site should be selected.

In choosing the f...

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