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Installing new fan in daughter's house.
Take down old fan and see this:
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No junction box; just the mounting plate for the fan. Installer had screwed a screw hook through the middle hole of the plate into ceiling joist until the end of the hook scrapped the face of the plate, thus securing it to the joist.
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For good measure, two meaningless drywall screws had been used (went into drywall and not joist).
This house never disappoints on how not to but points are given for inventiveness.
 
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