How Do You Measure the Size of a Ceiling Fan?


To measure the size of a ceiling fan, start from one of the blades until the end of the blade across it to get the width. For the height, start from the end of the downrod until the motor housing. Other ceiling fans have lamps so include it in the measurement.
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1. Put the fan on a table or a flat, open space. 2. Stretch the tape measure from the end of a fan blade across the fan engine to the end of the opposite blade. 3. Note that measurement
The size of a ceiling fan as stated by ceiling fan manufactures is generally considered the overall diameter of the blade sweep which they call blade span. The best way to measure
Use 15 amp breaker with 14 gage wire or 20 amp breaker with 12 gage wire. Either way will work just fine.
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How to Measure the Size of a Ceiling Fan
Getting the right-size ceiling fan ensures that it will serves its purpose as an energy-reducing air conditioner that fits into the space where it's installed. A fan that's too small for a room won't provide good air circulation; one that's too large may... More »
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Ceiling fans come in sizes from twenty nine inches to fifty four inches with fifty two inches being a standard size. Use your room dimensions to determine by a chart which ceiling fan size is right for you. You can find more information at
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