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Possibly. They do make gadgets designed to control a ceiling fan + light separately, using wiring meant for a light only (which is your case even though it's a fan only). They include a control module which goes behind the fan shroud, and an intelligent light switch. The module doesn't care if the fan and light are separate items. They also make lights ...


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I know this is an old forum posting but thought I'd add to this topic with my experiences. I'm no expert on this but I tried putting a 3-way fan switch on an older fan kit only to hear a non comforting noise coming from the fan motor after speaking to an expert I was told that the older fan's and motors weren't designed for those type of switches and would ...


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Even if you use a remote, you should keep the switches. Most remote control fan/light combos allow you to turn on the light by flicking the switch off then back on. Think about it from the perspective of a guest or a paramedic: you walk through a door and expect a wall switch to be right there, and flip it once or more times to get the light to come on. And ...


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Inventing a lighting control system only you and family know how to control would frustrate intruders, but it would also frustrate first responders. And guests. To me, it violates a basic tenet of architectural design, which is that a home and its features should feel comfortable and accessible. Lighting is part of what makes a space habitable. You know ...


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Yes to both of your questions. The screws go into the notches/holes at the 9 and 3 o'clock positions in the photo of your box. The two center holes are just to mount the box itself until a fan is installed.


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A perfect drywall job isn't an option, as you're not allowed to cover junction boxes or otherwise render them inaccessible. In the case of those switches which share a box with switches for other lights, you can find partial blank plates. However, these won't accomplish your goal of cleaning up the walls. In all cases you can nut the broken circuit legs ...


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I did a wb search for Casa Endeavor as I had never heard of this brand. I found lots of info many with links to user manuals and installation instructions for Casa Endeavor At least it does't appear to cheap fan. I saw one priced @ over $300. Is this a new installation. Has it always had these problems ? If I was there I would first remove the blades ...



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