Decorating & Renovating
Dear Community,

Our tech team has launched updates to The Nest today. As a result of these updates, members of the Nest Community will need to change their password in order to continue participating in the community. In addition, The Nest community member's avatars will be replaced with generic default avatars. If you wish to revert to your original avatar, you will need to re-upload it via The Nest.

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Thank you.

Note: This only affects The Nest's community members and will not affect members on The Bump or The Knot.

Shortening the downrod for a ceiling fan?

The ceiling fans that we bought came with only a 6" downrod, but we only have 8' ceilings. I'm wondering if we can cut the downrod that the fan came with and drill a new hole for the fan so that it's closer to the ceiling and not so close to our heads. Has anyone done this or have any experience with this? I'm having the hardest time finding fans with super short downrods, and i'm thinking that this may be our only option to make the fan higher.

Re: Shortening the downrod for a ceiling fan?

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