It’s easy to be a fan of ceiling fans! Besides adding style to a room, these fixtures allow air to move around a room for greater comfort. While you may be tempted to install a ceiling fan on your own, Palmetto Electrical Contractors wants you to think twice. Here are three reasons why you hire an electrician for your ceiling fan installation:

  1. It’s the best way to prevent ceiling damage. Adding a fan may require you to cut a new (or larger) hole in your ceiling. If you take this on as a DIY project, you may cause damage that’s costly to fix. Electricians are pros at this type of work and will know just what to do.
  2. Ceiling fan wiring requires experience. It can be very dangerous to install a ceiling fan (or any type of light fixture, for that matter) if you don’t have any experience with electrical wiring. Skip the headache and contact an electrician. Wiring is a big part of our job and we’re trained in safe practices.
  3. Electricians know all about ceiling boxes. Many people don’t realize that different types of fans require different types of ceiling boxes. Installing the wrong ceiling box means your fan might not be as secure as it needs to be. An electrician will have all the necessary supplies to make sure your fan operates safely for years to come.

When you need ceiling fan installation at your home or business, call Palmetto Electrical Contractors. Ceiling fan wiring is second nature to our electricians. Let us help you keep your home comfortable!