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Old 11-20-2011, 11:50 PM   #1
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On my front porch I have a flood light that I do not use. Is there a way that I can replace that light with a fan? If so, what is the easiest way to do so. I am pretty handy, but a novice when it comes to messing with electrical.

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You will probably need to replace the electrical box with a fan rated box. They make retro kits if access is limited.

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Old 11-21-2011, 07:57 AM   #3
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If this light also is the only source of light for the door you will need a light kit added also. Exterior doors are required to have a source of lighting.
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