Return to the Lighting Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Photos! At what height should I put the ceiling fans in a great r

Posted by okinawan (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 25, 09 at 21:27

I am putting ceiling fans in this room and I'm wondering at what height should they be placed? At the same height as the beams or above them? I was initially going to go higher than the beams, but the builder is suggesting at the same height as the beams, so as not to compete w/ the beams visually.... SUGGESTIONS? Thanks!

Photobucket

Photobucket


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Photos! At what height should I put the ceiling fans in a gre

I would be tempted to go just BELOW the beams - this way you would always see the fan from any spot in the room, whereas if it is flush or above, it will get hidden behind the beams depending on where in the room you are...


 o
RE: Photos! At what height should I put the ceiling fans in a gre

I agree. Put the fans so the blades are just below the beams.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Lighting Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here