Ceiling Fans. Saturday , January 13th , 2018 - 22:12:33 PM
Damp rated outdoor fans are designed to handle moisture but not direct contact with rain or running water. Therefore, a damp rated outdoor ceiling fan can be installed in a covered area such as a patio or screened in porch or other areas that are protected from rain or dripping water.
There are 2 types of outdoor ceiling fans, those rated for DAMP locations and those rated for WET locations. There is a notable difference between the two and it is important that you choose the right type for your application. In either case, make sure the fan you purchase is UL Listed for the application you need so that you know it can be safely installed without creating a potential electrical hazard.
Safety - Of course, the safety of your ceiling fan is of the utmost concern. You need to be sure that the fan itself is quality rated and that by installing it you are not going to be overloading any circuits. An overload of the circuits could lead to power outages and even fire.
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