If you are new to the world of indoor cooling appliances, you may wonder how to remove a ceiling fan. Some of the best fans, after all, are mounted on the ceiling, and these appliances must be removed in the case of replacement or for necessary repairs. So how do you get this done quickly and safely? Keep reading to find out.
This is a fairly difficult process, unlike learning how to oil a ceiling fan. It is even harder than learning how to install a ceiling fan, though this depends on the overall design. As such, we recommend hiring a pro for this task and reserving your DIY spirit for easier procedures like learning how to remove a fan light cover.
Before purchasing a new fan, make sure it integrates with your ceiling setup and your power supply.
Still, there is a process to take a ceiling down safely without the need for a professional.
STEP 1 Turn Off the Power and Prepare
STEP 2 Remove Lighting Fixtures
STEP 3 Remove the Blades
STEP 4 Remove the Canopy and Mounting Bracket
STEP 5 Disconnect All Other Components
STAT: Fans can also wear out over time, with many ceiling fans having an estimated life of 10 years. (source)