I need help identifying what type of ceiling fan I have


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Old 03-23-18, 02:25 PM
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I need help identifying what type of ceiling fan I have

Accidentally broke one of the arms on my ceiling fan and need to know the model to be able to replace it. Any help would be appreciated.
 
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It looks like a standard builders grade fan. It might be a good time to get a new fan.
 
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Old 03-23-18, 02:45 PM
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Thank you for the reply, maybe you're right, but the decision is not up to me, necessarily. Any idea if it would still be possible to find a replacement arm that matches the one I broke, or if I'll have to replace all of them?
 
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It's pretty hard to identify a fan manufacturer by sight. Most of the fans are made in China and re-branded for different retailers. The chances of finding a single blade are slim. There's a better chance at finding an entire set of five at one of the home improvement centers. Take one of the others off and bring it with you as a template.

For example....
Westinghouse-42-in-White-Bleached-Oak-Indoor-Replacement-Fan-Blades-5-Pack
 
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Thanks for replying, I've decided to buy a set of 5 similarly sized arms from a nearby home depot.
 
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I recently had a similar problem with a fan that I bought at a consignment shop ten years ago for $0.25 (yep 25 cents--the price kept reducing the longer the fan remained unsold.) The fan is in a greenhouse and has run continuously for the ten years. One of the arms just broke and fell off. When I was removing another arm to use as a template to find a replacement, I realized that the fan motor had two sets of mounting holes--one for five blades and one for four blades. Not wanting to spend another $15 or so for five replacement mounts, I just remounted the four remaining blades in the appropriate holes. This may be temporary if I come across a replacement but is working fine for now.
 
 

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