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Amy
Ceiling fan not level

Not sure if this is the right form, so I apologize if it's not.

Before I ever got started with wobeling blades, I had issues with an unbalanced fan. I removed the light, Screwed the bracket to the light box, and everything looked flush at this point. I connected all the wires, put the housing and motor up to the ceiling and secured with the screws. When I was finished, I realized the motor was at a noticable angle. almost 1/8" gap on the north side, while the south side was flush with the ceiling. As the screws on the bracket are east west, I'm not sure what caused it or how to fix it. I'm afraid attaching the blades will only cause a wable I can't fix and quicker wear and tear on our new addition.

The house is stick built, 1 year old. The light boxes are metal and attached to the joists with screws. That was all pre drywall work. Any sugestions?

Clarence
Re: Ceiling fan not level

You can use a Angled Mount Adapter with a short down rod and it will self level.

Amy
Re: Ceiling fan not level

A down rod would make the fan too low as we have low ceilings. However, We found a shim that made every thing level. I did check teh attic to make sure the boxes were hooked up, and they look fine. I checked the ceiling and it is level as well, Why the motor isn't level? Well I'm guessing it's the fan itself. I have 2 more to do, hopefully I don't run into a similar problem

 

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