Flush (Hugger Type) Mount - This is where the fan is secured straight to the ceiling without the use of a downrod. This reduces the drop distance of the follower as well as is thus ideal for reduced ceilings or fans with reduced dangling lights. Flush place ceiling followers do have a significant downside; the air flow is virtually constantly rather restricted in such followers having to the extremely short distance in between the ceiling and follower blade. They are therefore not ideal for spaces with greater ceiling along with ceiling that are not flat.
Matching as well as securing the wires - In the action you will certainly safeguard the electrical wiring making use of the proper color codes. In the US, the white cable will certainly be the neutral, the black cable will certainly be a warm or (power leg) as well as the copper or eco-friendly wire will be the ground. Often we'll see a red cable which is taken into consideration a loophole depending upon the amount of light buttons manage a solitary light. Usually when you see this wire you have multiple light buttons within one configuration. Just make certain to adhere to the wiring exactly as you eliminate the old fixture as well as you should not have a problem.
Ceiling followers being used with light add-ons have ended up being more and more common as years development. It is significantly less complicated to mount a ceiling fan where there is an existing lighting fixture compared to where there is absolutely nothing, but if you are removing a light you will certainly have to change it. Therefore, most of ceiling followers offered include light kits currently affixed.
Your option of placing will certainly almost always be dependent on your ceiling elevation. According the American Illumination Organization, the ceiling fan should hang at least 7' above the floor, though 8' - 9' is best, if the ceiling is high enough to permit for that. Requirement Mount - These generally use a 3' to 5' inch downrod and are one of the most common for rooms with 8' to 9' ceiling height.