A ceiling fan or chandelier doesn’t just make an impact as a key fixture in a room - they can also improve air circulation and lighting, which can make heating and cooling more effective and efficient in just about any area of your home, as well as make the room more comfortable to inhabit. Sometimes existing ceiling fans or chandeliers face problems and may need repair or replacement. Whether you have high, sloped, or low ceilings, Electrical Connections LLC can help you find the perfect ceiling fan or chandelier for your needs. We are your expert Gaithersburg, MD electricians, and can help you find that ideal solution for your home.
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Why Add a Ceiling Fan to Your Home?
Adding a ceiling fan to your home is a great way to increase comfort without compromising on style or convenience. They can add ambiance to larger rooms like living or dining spaces, and they’re great for someone who’s looking to add white noise to their bedrooms at night. Choosing a ceiling fan can sometimes be a stressful decision due to the variety and amount of options and models available. But the most important aspect of a ceiling fan is making sure it’s installed correctly, otherwise, the fan can turn from comforting to hazardous and dangerous.
If you already have a light fixture in the place you want to install a fan, a few upgrades to support the weight of the fan and install appropriate switches are often all that’s needed to add the desired ceiling fan. If you’d like to add a fan in a spot with no existing wiring, the job is a bit more complex, but still a routine and often easy project for an experienced electrical professional. But because new wiring and a switch are needed to install a ceiling fan, it’s a job for a licensed electrician and not a DIY project.
Do You Need Ceiling Fan Replacement?
There can be many reasons to replace an existing ceiling fan, from wanting new, modern fixtures to simply needing to replace a damaged fan. If you have a ceiling fan that’s due for replacement, installing a new model in the same spot is a pretty straightforward job for any professional. In most cases, the existing wiring and switch can be used so your new fan will be up and running in no time. However, if replacing your fan calls for changes or upgrades to wiring, supports, or switches, the job may take a bit longer.
But whether you’re adding a ceiling fan in a new spot or upgrading an existing fan, the replacement involves working with your home’s wiring. A licensed electrician can handle the job safely and will be sure to verify the power supply, switch, and supports are appropriate for your new ceiling fan, making sure to limit dangers from falling fans, to even electrical shocks or fire risks.
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Professional Chandelier Installation
Installing a chandelier is a great choice if you’re looking for a way to enhance the lighting or improve the look of your living space. And they’re no longer reserved for dining rooms. Modern kitchens and bathrooms are all places where a chandelier can be added. However, it's important to hire a professional who knows how to install a chandelier.
Chandeliers come in various styles, sizes, and designs so finding one that suits your décor tastes will not prove to be difficult. You can even search for antique chandeliers if you’d like your lighting fixture to remember the past. Whether you have a new or old chandelier, they often install much the same way.
The tricky part, however, is maneuvering and fixing the chandelier in the right spot. Therefore, when you install a new chandelier, you should hire a professional electrician who is an expert in handling complex structural and electrical connections while keeping your chandelier intact and your home’s safety in mind.