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  1. Electrical
    We moved into a newly-built home and bought some ceiling fans. When I went to install them I noticed the boxes in the ceiling don't seem to support ceiling fans. They're held in with drywall screws and don't seem secure enough to hold the weight of the fans. I'm trying to figure out what to do...
  2. Electrical
    IM NEW TO THIS SITE, SO IF THIS IS IN THE WRONG PLACE OR I DID SOMETHING WRONG IM SORRY, PLEASE LET ME KNOW & ILL CORRECT T IN THE FUTURE! I live in Mexico, 1st off. I bought a ceiling fan, & hooked it up as described, wires…… black to black, white to white, green to green, then there is a blue...
  3. Remodeling
    So in the condo there is an over head sprinkler system ... it is a little nub of a thing but does anyone have experience putting in a ceiling fan in the ceiling where there is a sprinkler head ? Its right smack dab in the middle of the ceiling... :huh:
  4. General DIY Discussions
    I have an uninsulated but drywalled 2 car garage. It get very hot in the summer. I am considering mounting 2 of those 20 inch high velocity floor fans to the ceiling to help push the air out and get some cross vent going thru the side door and big garage door. I have a ceiling outlet already...
  5. Electrical
    I am replacing an old, hideous ceiling fan with a new remote-controlled fan. The older fan is controlled by two motor control/light dimmer knobs on the wall. Question #1: What do I do with the wall switches before I install the new fan? I assume they need to stay hot all the time since the...
  6. Electrical
    Hi everyone, Let me start off by saying I am brand new to these forums - joined today! Hopefully I can find some help here :) I have a small project going, and I would like to run four (maybe six in the future) small computer fans off of a light switch. First and foremost, is this possible? If...
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