Ceiling fan guard..ideas how to make one??

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Old 07-21-07, 08:46 PM
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Ceiling fan guard..ideas how to make one??

Going to be putting a ceiling fan up in the basement & it is
an industrial ceiling fan with steel blades. Need a guard for
it. I have seen them online & here is an example of one...

http://airdistributor.com/Ceiling-Fan-Guard1.jpg

The some that I was looking at were a little pricey so maybe
I can make one out of a lightweight thin grate or cage, etc.


Any ideas always welcomed.
Thanks!
 
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Old 07-22-07, 10:59 AM
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You probably don't need a guard if you followed the installation instructions. Most require at least 7 foot clearence from the blades to the floor.

If you still require a guard maybe you should rethink where the fan will be installed.
 
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Old 07-22-07, 11:20 AM
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If you are putting up a ceiling fan with a big guard then you are likely doing so for air movement.

There are other ways to get the air moving without having to guard a fan.
 
 

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