Tips on Oiling Ceiling Fan Safely and Easily

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Oiling a ceiling fan is not at all a tough task and just by following a few steps with proper safety measures, you can do it yourself with ease. Take a look at the requirements and the process of oiling your ceiling fan.

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You will know the type of fan you have only by asking your retailer while purchasing it. Oiling ceiling fan has two benefits: firstly, it increases the life of your fan and secondly, you are saved from any hazardous situation like burning of motor, stiffening of blades, or the entire fan falling down.

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The first step of oiling ceiling fan process is to locate the oil hole of the fan. Place the step-ladder under the fan and climb onto it. Look for the oil hole on top of the motor near the down-rod. It won’t be difficult to locate it, because it is usually labeled.

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Use all-purpose cleaner to clean all the parts except the motor of the fan. To clean the motor, you can use a rag. It is quite easy to clean the dirt collected on the motor by dusting it off with a rag. Than, it’s time to fill the oil reservoir that we have located in the first step. Fill the reservoir with 1 to 2 ounces of oil and turn the fan on low to circulate the oil properly. If you do not want to take risk of an electric shock, spin the rotor gently with your hand keeping the power off.

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Remember, if your fan is not oiled since a very long time, it might require more amount of oiling ceiling fan. If the oil over-flows on the motor, wipe it off with a damp cloth.

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