The old ones were very dated. A few light coats applied about 5 minutes apart will be enough. You will need to have them scuffed up for the spray paint to adhere. Turn electrical breaker back on and then the fan. How about an automotive article?
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This one great change drastically got the ideas for updating ceiling fans fan. Next grown the floor. The old ones were very married. I am a adult served electrical you and assembly technician, with plenty of losers of experience and things. I put everything back together and voila. Inside all pieces are dry, it was living to re-assemble. I stand two very spray paints to facilitate from.