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Replace an Old Ceiling Light With a Ceiling Fanfrom: Maxx Home Guides
Installing a ceiling fan isn't complicated for the do-it-yourselfer with a basic knowledge of electrical tasks. It's far easier, of course, if you aren't starting from scratch; that is, if there is already electricity and wire present. For example, a rather easy upgrade for the do-it-yourselfer is replacing an old ceiling light with an up-to-date ceiling fan. You can still have your light right there in the same location; just purchase a ceiling fan that comes with a light.
Benefits of Ceiling Fans
Ceiling fans don't just look nice, but they greatly improve the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. Regardless of the season, they will work in conjunction with your existing system to help keep your home warm or cool, whichever the case. Ceiling fans can reduce the amount that you run your electrical heating and cooling systems, thus conserving energy and reducing your electrical bills. If you're handy around the house and like to work on home improvement projects, installing a ceiling fan is a great one to take on!
Choose your ceiling fan carefully as to size and décor as you want it to blend in nicely with the rest of the room. If there are brass accents, which are present on many popular styles of ceiling fans, take care to notice whether the brass accents are polished brass or antique brass as you will want to have them all the same if you're purchasing more than one and you'll want to coordinate with the rest of your décor. Also, match the globe or light bulb coverings to the rest of your decor as well.
Installing a Ceiling Fan
Ceiling fans are designed to be installed using the existing wiring that you'll find after you remove the light fixture in the ceiling. While it isn't difficult, there are several steps involved and you'll certainly need to shut off the electricity to the light fixture you're working with. Also, be sure and use a wooden, not metal ladder when you're installing your new ceiling fan.
Thanks to the Internet, you can view detailed instructions and videos online that will walk you through every step of ceiling fan installation if need be. If you purchase a ceiling fan that is very heavy, you may need to build up the support in the ceiling but you'll find that this step is covered as well and you can feel confident installing your new ceiling fan with ease.
Take your time when installing ceiling fans because you don't want to get it all assembled and installed only to discover that it hums or wobbles. Read all the directions carefully and if you are unsure about anything, just do a Google search for "ceiling fan installation" and you'll be presented with a wide variety of videos and instructions.
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