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Soft Contemporary (3 of 4): Lights in Place

Host Paul Ryan shows how to remove an old ceiling fan and replace it with new monorail track lights.

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Ceiling Fans

Top 35 Ceiling Fans Projects

  1. 1. Remote-Control Ceiling Fan (01:50)

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan that operates with a remote.

  2. 2. Installing a Ceiling Fan (01:00)

    Find out how to install your new ceiling fan safely and securely.

  3. 3. How to Brace a Ceiling Fan

    Ceiling fans are heavier than typical light fixtures, so the junction box must be braced securely. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Ceiling Fan Selection (01:00)

    These guidelines will help you select a ceiling fan that fits your space.

  5. 5. Save money! Install a fan (01:39)

    Cut energy costs by installing an adjustable ceiling fan. Here's a step-by-step.

  6. 6. Ceiling Fan Switches (02:08)

    Get some expert advice about installing a dimmer to a ceiling fan.

  7. 7. How to Create Crackled Furniture

    A crackle-finish can be applied to wood furniture, a ceiling fan, or over a faux-finish surface to give it an antique look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  9. 9. Step 1: Choose the Right Size (00:33)

    How to choose the correct size ceiling fan for a room.

  10. 10. Step 6: Attach Fan Blades (01:00)

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  11. 11. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 1 (06:19)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  12. 12. How to Hang an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    An outdoor ceiling fan can provide cooling breezes and light to outdoor living spaces that are exposed to the elements.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. How to Paint a Ceiling Fan

    A ceiling fan gets a new look, a coat of stainless-steel acrylic paint is applied to give it a rustic look reminiscent of old metal.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

    Save heating and cooling costs by replacing an existing light fixture with an energy-efficent fan/light combination.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Install a High-Efficiency Replacement Bath Fan and Light

    Reduce your home's electrical bill by installing this energy-saving unit.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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