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How to Install a Ceiling Fan


Since the past, ceiling fans have been a beautiful additions to any room in the house and have been very decorative. These are also very functional and can reduce cooling costs in the summer as well as heating costs in wintertime as they create a cool breeze to provide for your added comfort, and circulate the air conditioned cooled air more fully. Example of such a fan is Energy Star.

An Energy Star labeled ceiling fan moves at least twenty percent more air in a room than a typical ceiling fan which consume per watt of power. Energy star ceiling fans only use about sixty to seventy percent less electricity as compared to those equivalent models of incandescent.
Common ceiling fans can also increase attractive and decorative feature of lighting solutions of your house with light kits that dramatically increase their overall use and beauty in the home as well.

Ceiling fans of present time are not simply lights and blades. These are the highly beautiful and dramatic additions to the décor of your homes, which have tendency to set the tone of a room, with crystal light kits, sculpted blades, and using varied materials and textures for both which will leave people in awe of beauty they may add to the room.

Instructions for adding ceiling fans in your house:
Add a fan which comes with a lighting kit or a light, in some cases you will only have to add few light bulbs while in some case you may have to wire that yourself.
Home Depot or Lowe’s Shops provide following suggestions when you plan to wire the fan and light yourself.

1. First you need to remove the cover plate from the fan.
2. Then the plug is removed from the cover plate’s center.
3. Feed the wires of light kit (white and black) through the holes present in cover plate and then plate is screwed tightly to prevent it from vibrating.
4. Locate wires labeled “for light” from the switch housing (blue and white). Connect the wire to the light kit wires using wire nuts-blue to black and white to white. Wind up the joint using an electrical tape.
5. Finally, you need to be careful and push all wires back in the switch housing cover plate, and screw up the light kit.