Once the chain has been caught in the bent end of the corner bracket, pull gently on the bamboo pole until the switch on the light or the fan is in th...
The bottom of this combination lighting fixture and ceiling fan is a full ten feet above the floor. A wall switch turns the unit "on" and "off," but it would be nice to be able to adjust the fan speed or turn either the fan or the light "off" while using the other. My wife does not want longer chains hanging down into the center of the room. Although there are after-market remotes to control the fan, they do not always fit inside the existing fan housing and do not always present a pleasant appearance.
Step 1: Corner brackets
I went to the local hardware store and bought a package of 2.5 inch corner brackets.
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