DIY Home Improvement Forum banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
21 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
What do I need to look for to find a ceiling fan that will be safe (and will survive) in a rainy spot? I'm looking for something to be used similarly to the one in this picture:

http://www.primebuilders.net/wp-content/gallery/lattice-patio-covers/lattice_patio_cover_6.jpg

We have a very similar wood lattice patio cover that we'd like a fan in. I've seen "damp rated" ceiling fans, but I'm not clear on whether these are ok in an installation like this, where rain may come almost directly down on it from the top, or if they're just intended for patios, decks and overhangs where they may get splashed but wouldn't be rained on directly.

Is any "damp rated" fan ok, or is there some other rating or specification I need to look for?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
21 Posts
Discussion Starter · #2 ·
By the way, I'm in a dry area, we don't get much rain at all, so this isn't going to be constantly subjected to water. But obviously it needs to be safe for the rare day when it does rain...
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top