At wits end (Ceiling Fan Installation)

Old 08-09-07, 06:40 AM
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Question At wits end (Ceiling Fan Installation)

I just purchased a ceiling fan for my basement. I have recessed lighting boxes in my ceiling that is 1ftx1ft and the ceiling fan mount is to small what could I buy to close the gap and moutn the ceiling fan
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You need to install a ceiling fan rated box in your ceiling.
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How high is your basement ceiling?
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What is the finish material in your basement ceiling (drywall, fastened in place panels, suspended ceiling, etc.)?

I also wonder if your ceiling is high enough for a fan installation.
Old 08-10-07, 05:50 AM
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To cover up the large hole left by the can light, first install a ceiling fan rated box or bracket. Then you can shop the box stores for ceiling medallions. They come in multiple sizes. You mount the round medallion and then install the ceiling fan.

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