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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 21 Ceiling Lights Projects

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

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

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

    Jeff renovates an outdated upstairs bathroom before the new owners move in.

  3. 3. Step 3: Install Support Brace (02:35)

    How to install a support brace for a ceiling fan.

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

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

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

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  6. 6. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  7. 7. Light Fixture (02:01)

    How to replace a ceiling light fixture from DIY Kits.

  8. 8. How to Install Can Lights

    Add light to any room of the house with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. Ceiling Fan Install: Overview (04:16)

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

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. How to Upgrade a Kitchen Light Fixture

    Replacing the light fixture in your kitchen is an easy how-to project, even if you're not an electrician. Learn how to change it out wi...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Step 2: Remove Light Fixture (01:33)

    How to remove an existing light fixture from the ceiling.

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

    How to attach the light fixture to a ceiling fan.

  14. 14. Step 5: Connect Motor Wiring (01:37)

    How to connect the wiring on the ceiling fan motor.

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

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

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