How to Wire a Casablanca Ceiling Fan Switch

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Casablanca makes a wide variety of ceiling fans in many styles and at many different price points. Adding a Casablanca ceiling fan to your home will not only add to the decor, but improve the circulation of air in your home, resulting in significant savings in heating and cooling costs. To make your Casablanca ceiling fan easy to use, it's a good idea to wire it to a wall switch, so it can be switched on and off easily.

Things You'll Need

  • Wire strippers Wire nuts Screwdriver Wall switch
  • Turn off power to the circuit you'll be working on at the main breaker box. Tape the box shut or post a note on the breaker box to ensure that no one tampers with the breaker switch while you're working on the switch.

  • Strip back the insulation from the wires leading from the fan to the switch with your wire strippers. You'll want the black and white wires to both have 1/2 inch of bare wire exposed.

  • Strip back the insulation from the wires leading from the power source to the switch with your wire strippers. You'll want the black and white wires to both have 1/2 inch of bare wire exposed.

  • Connect the white wires together with a wire nut. To do this, simply hold the wires together, slip the wire nut over the bare wires, and twist the nut until you have a secure connection.

  • Connect the black wires to the switch, one to each of the screws. Then mount the switch into the gang box using the mounting tabs and screws.

  • Turn the power back on and test the operation of the fan and switch.

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