How low can a ceiling fan be?

Answer According to the U.S. Department of Energy, you should install a ceiling fan at least 7 feet from the floor and 18 inches from from the walls. When possible, mount the fan at least 8 or 9 feet abov... Read More »

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What is the optimum distance between a ceiling fan blade and the ceiling for maximum air flow in the room?

Answer I've a 4 ft diameter ceiling fan with 3 blades of std width (about 3") hanging at a distance of 9" from the ceiling. Floor to ceiling distance is 8'5". Problem is that when I stand at a dist... Read More »

How do i cover pink insulation when the basement ceiling is too low to install a drop ceiling?

It's a good idea to cover overhead insulation in a basement area, since pink insulation is actually fiberglass. This fiberglass can fall onto a workbench or into a laundry basket over time. Keeping... Read More »

Is it a sign of bees in your ceiling if sticky stuff is running down all four walls and you can see very tiny black spots on the ceiling?

Bees in Your Ceiling You should call a bug exterimator to come into your house and check. If you do have bees they can get rid of them.Another option:Flies crap on the ceiling and leave those littl... Read More »

How do I blend a repaired area of ceiling to match the rest of the ceiling?

I would if I were you get some paintable silicone such as Dap in clear and fill in the cracks with alot of using your finger wipe off skills. Let that dry a day and then you are gonna have to pai... Read More »