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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.

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Top 20 Ceiling Lights Projects

  1. 1. How to Install a Ceiling Fan (11:24)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates step by step how to install a ceiling fan.

  2. 2. Light Fixture (02:01)

    How to replace a ceiling light fixture from DIY Kits.

  3. 3. Ceiling Fan Install: Overview (04:16)

    Overview of steps to replace an existing light fixture with a ceiling fan.

  4. 4. Patching a Celing Hole (01:37)

    Here's how to patch a hole left by the removal of a ceiling light fixture.

  5. 5. Bathroom's Move-In-Ready Fix (00:03:53)

    Jeff renovates an outdated upstairs bathroom before the new owners move in.

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

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

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

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

  8. 8. How to Install Crown Molding and Light Fixtures

    Crown molding and new light fixtures can add class to any home. Learn how to install molding and lighting with these easy step-by-step ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  10. 10. Step 7: Attach Light Fixture (00:56)

    How to attach the light fixture to a ceiling fan.

  11. 11. Step 2: Remove Light Fixture (01:33)

    How to remove an existing light fixture from the ceiling.

  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Install a Ceiling Fixture

    This quick lighting project can improve the look of any room.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. Step 5: Connect Motor Wiring (01:37)

    How to connect the wiring on the ceiling fan motor.

  15. 15. Step 8: Install Control Switch (01:00)

    How to install the fan controls and adjust the fan for different seasons.

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