How do I keep my cieling fan from shaking?

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  • Kig3047281 Kig3047281 on May 23, 2017
    It is not installed properly if it's shaking. If you're not able to take it down to see what the issue is ...see if you can find someone who can.
  • Lou Lou on May 23, 2017
    Some fan kits come with weights that stick onto the blade to balance it.
  • Tina Francis Tina Francis on May 24, 2017
    Sounds like the fronds are out of balance. Do you have a small level to place on them one by one? Then adjust the attaching screws. You can always ask at a hardware dept. for suggestions.Share your thoughts!
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  • Judy Denhart Judy Denhart on May 24, 2017
    a handyman told me that when a ceiling fan is unbalanced to put a penny on one blade. tape it close to inside fan blade (on top) and turn fan on to check wobble ,do this ( each time moving the penny out a little bit) over and over until the is no wobble. The sell kits for this, but why waste money. If fan is big; use a nickle. Permanently tape coin when you find the spot of smooth movement.
  • God15325788 God15325788 on May 24, 2017
    Buy a new one
  • Mary Russell Mary Russell on May 24, 2017
    you can "balance "the fan if you have patience.tape pennies,nickels,etc,to the top of blades that may be out of balance.this is a trial and error job.you will need plenty of patience to get the balance correct once you achieve a satisfactory balanced rotation you can glue your "weights"in their places.
  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on May 24, 2017
    we had to have someone come in and adjust our fan in the living room as it wobbled too, but we have a vaulted ceiling in there and no ladder to fit it, he got up there and adjusted some screws and also had to tighten down the part that attaches to the ceiling and it runs beautifully now