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A15 refers to the size of the glass part. The small base size is known as an E12 Candelabra base. Anything with that size, screw-in base should fit in the socket, but it has to be A15 to fit within the shade. Also, watch out for the rating or brightness of the bulb. The Harbor Breeze model ceiling fans usually say MAX 60W. So that's around 14W for CFL ...


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Two years later, I decided to fix this completely. There were 5 cables; source, 3 for a 3-way switch, and one more for remaining circuit. Whatever the previous homeowner had done was sloppy and dangerous; wires were haphazardly spliced such that a neutral was the fixture's load and another was its return, with three neutrals wired to the hot; it looked like ...


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While the observed behavior does not correspond with your conjectured wiring description -- it does correspond with your suggestion that the fan and light switches were interchanged. Based on your diagram, the following wiring should work: Black from house nuts with White to the light switch (tag this wire with a piece of electrical tape!) and one of the ...


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The picture you showed as an example has extraordinarily high ceilings, but the picture you showed of your porch looks like it does not. Also, the example fans have a gap on either side of the canopies like the one you said you want to avoid, don't they? My recommendation would be to measure the diameter of the canopy for your fan, and choose a lumber size ...


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You want the main attachment for the fan box to be attached perpendicular to the floor, not horizontally into a faming member. The twist on a horizontal attachment could lead to failure. The box should be attached with sizable screws or lag bolts. That means, you should have a framing member directly above the box, either the 2x4 you mentioned or a short ...



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