Can you put a ceiling fan on a drop ceiling?
Keeping this in view, how do you hang a ceiling fan from a drop ceiling?
How to Hang a Ceiling Fan on a Suspended Ceiling
- Wire the base of the ceiling fan to the fan gang box. Drop a plumb line down from the center of the mount, and measure it's position as it crosses the level of the suspended ceiling grid.
- Use your xacto knife to cut a hole in a suspended ceiling tile corresponding to the measurement you've just taken.
Beside above, how do you hang something heavy on a drop ceiling? Screw a metal hook or plant hanger into a joist directly above. Hang a chain of the desired strength and length from the hook to hold heavier-weight objects, from plants to disco balls. Determine where to cut a hole in the tile for the chain to come through using a measuring tape and pencil.
Consequently, can I install ceiling fan on false ceiling?
If that doesn't sound claustrophobic, consider the implications; you won't be allowed to install a ceiling fan off a false ceiling in a HDB flat as it'd be too close to the ground (there is a minimum clearance requirement of 2.4m from the lowest part of the fan to the ground).
How do you install a junction box in a ceiling?
Installing a Ceiling Electrical Junction Box
- Find the joists near where you want to install a ceiling electrical junction box by sliding a stud finder over the ceiling.
- Place the open side of the ceiling junction box that came with an expandable brace kit against the ceiling where you want the box installed.