Model # 0110000

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Store SKU #398992

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15.5 cu. in. Retrofit Ceiling Fan Saf-T-Brace

  • Install a ceiling fan or fixture without accessing attic space
  • Install into finished ceilings with just a 4 in. hole
  • Coordinates with all ceiling fans
$1371 /each
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Product Overview

  • Install a ceiling fan or fixture without accessing attic space
  • Install into finished ceilings with just a 4 in. hole
  • Coordinates with all ceiling fans
This Saf-T-Brace allows you to safely install your ceiling fan or lighting fixture in three easy steps--without having to access attic space. Ideal for installation during new construction or remodeling, this mounting brace can be put into finished ceilings through a 4-in. hole. This brace works with all ceiling fans, so you do not have to worry about size or compatibility. The brace's three teeth easily twist and lock into the ceiling joists, its threaded multiple lead adjusts quickly, and its square tube allows for easy turning. For added ease, the electrical box can be positioned anywhere on the brace to fit your project needs. The brace works with existing ceiling joists between 16 and 24 in. wide. The Saf-T-Brace comes with everything you need for installation, including easy-to-follow instructions. It also includes a Saf-T-Cap to protect bolts and wires during drywall installation and painting in a retail colored box. Product reference number 01100.
  • Safely and easily hang a ceiling fan or lighting fixture during new construction or remodeling
  • 6 knockouts for conduit or Romex connections; includes 1 Romex connector
  • Designed for installation without having to access attic space
  • UL listed to support lighting fixtures 150 lbs. or less on 16 in. centers and 50 lbs. or less on 24 in. centers; supports fans 70 lbs. or less
  • Includes Saf-T-Cap to protect bolts and wires and all hardware for installation in a retail colored boxComes with everything you need for installation, including easy-to-follow instructions.
  • Note: Product may vary by store

Product Overview

  • Install a ceiling fan or fixture without accessing attic space
  • Install into finished ceilings with just a 4 in. hole
  • Coordinates with all ceiling fans
Model #: 0110000
Sku #: 398992
Internet #: 204845572

This Saf-T-Brace allows you to safely install your ceiling fan or lighting fixture in three easy steps--without having to access attic space. Ideal for installation during new construction or remodeling, this mounting brace can be put into finished ceilings through a 4-in. hole. This brace works with all ceiling fans, so you do not have to worry about size or compatibility. The brace's three teeth easily twist and lock into the ceiling joists, its threaded multiple lead adjusts quickly, and its square tube allows for easy turning. For added ease, the electrical box can be positioned anywhere on the brace to fit your project needs. The brace works with existing ceiling joists between 16 and 24 in. wide. The Saf-T-Brace comes with everything you need for installation, including easy-to-follow instructions. It also includes a Saf-T-Cap to protect bolts and wires during drywall installation and painting in a retail colored box. Product reference number 01100.

  • Safely and easily hang a ceiling fan or lighting fixture during new construction or remodeling
  • 6 knockouts for conduit or Romex connections; includes 1 Romex connector
  • Designed for installation without having to access attic space
  • UL listed to support lighting fixtures 150 lbs. or less on 16 in. centers and 50 lbs. or less on 24 in. centers; supports fans 70 lbs. or less
  • Includes Saf-T-Cap to protect bolts and wires and all hardware for installation in a retail colored boxComes with everything you need for installation, including easy-to-follow instructions.
  • Note: Product may vary by store

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Name 15.5 cu. in. New Construction Ceiling Fan Saf-T-Bar 15.5 cu. in. Retrofit Ceiling Fan Saf-T-Brace 21.5 cu. in. Saf-T-Brace 21.5 cu. in. Remodel Construction Brace with 2-1/8 in. Box
Brand Commercial Electric
Ratings (13) (49) (11) (1)
Number of Gangs 1 1 1 1
Number of Knockouts 6 6 6 5
Packaging Type Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging
Trade Size (in.) 1-1/2 1-1/2 Other Other
Material Metal Metal Metal Steel
Box Type Fan fixture box Fan fixture box Fan fixture box Fan fixture box
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3
Product Height (in.)
14.63
Product Width (in.)
3.88
Trade Size (in.)
1-1/2

Details

Box Type
Fan fixture box
Color Family
Metallic
Electrical Product Type
Box
Material
Metal
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts
6
Package Quantity
1
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated
Product Weight (lb.)
2.280lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
N/A

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3
Product Height (in.)
14.63
Product Width (in.)
3.88
Trade Size (in.)
1-1/2

Details

Box Type
Fan fixture box
Color Family
Metallic
Electrical Product Type
Box
Material
Metal
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts
6
Package Quantity
1
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated
Product Weight (lb.)
2.280lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
N/A

Questions & Answers

Can electrical box be positioned at end next to joist ? I want to use same hole as light fixture box that was nailed to joist.

I am replacing a plastic light fixture box that was nailed to the joist and want to use the same hole. I need the new bracket to allow box to be positioned very close to joist to be able to use same hole in ceiling.
Asked by: John
Yes, the Box can slide next to the Joyce. The box is still and the threads won't strip like the plastic ones do
Answered by: Rodriguez
Date published: 2017-08-16

DOES this work for installing a 70# fan on 24" center between joists?

Asked by: Handymanhelper
Even though a Westinghouse rep supposedly answered this question in the affirmative, their answer does not pass the common sense test. If the product only supports a stationary light fixture weighing 50 lbs or less on 24-inch centers, then why would it support a moving fan weighing 20 lbs more than that under the same conditions? If the permitted load for a light fixture is reduced from 150 lbs to 50 lbs when going from 16-inch centers to 24-inch centers, then at least the same 1/3 reduction should be expected for a fan. Therefore the load bearing capacity for a fan on 24-inch centers would be expected to be no more than a little over 23 lbs (70 / 3 = 23.3) and is probably less when torque is factored in.
Answered by: HandymanDave
Date published: 2017-10-13

will this fit between24" oc joists ?

Asked by: Doodle
yes
Answered by: inxs
Date published: 2017-03-05

Can this be used in a wall instead of a ceiling?

I'm trying to install a new light fixture in a wall which doesn't have a junction box. Would this work in the wall?
Asked by: edeandrea
The Saf-T-Brace is not designed to support wall fixtures.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-05-26
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Customer Reviews

15.5 cu. in. Retrofit Ceiling Fan Saf-T-Brace is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 49.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install. It is sturdy and provides the comfort/safety that your fan or hanging light is s... Easy to install. It is sturdy and provides the comfort/safety that your fan or hanging light is securely mounted with stud support.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I wanted to replace the light fixture in one of our bedrooms with a ceiling fan, but once I had t... I wanted to replace the light fixture in one of our bedrooms with a ceiling fan, but once I had the old fixture removed, I quickly realized the existing electrical box was not rated to support a fan and we needed a replacement. The location of the ceiling joists made the 15.5 cu. in. Retrofit Ceiling Fan Saf-T-Brace just the right product to solve this problem. Installation is a breeze as you simply pass the brace through the hole in the sheetrock, rest it on the sheetrock between the joists, and hand rotate the tube until the teeth lock firmly into each joist. (Ensure that the square end of the tube is over your hole and NOT the expandable side with the screw) You then rest a small bracket over the tube and center over the hole. Next, punch out one of the holes in electrical box, mount it to the bracket, and you’re done! The only reason I’m rating this product 4 stars instead of 5 is that one of the included bolts was slightly damaged out of the box, but I had another on hand to replace it. Note: You do not need to have attic access for installation; however, since I do have access, I snapped a couple pictures and verified the installation from that perspective.
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from When my ceiling fan sagged on one side I took it down to discover the plastic junction box to whi... When my ceiling fan sagged on one side I took it down to discover the plastic junction box to which it was affixed had cracked and a piece broken off. I saw this product and was a bit intimidated but I did want to fix the fan and not have to go into the attic etc.. Well I bought it and found it to be exactly as advertised and relatively easy to install. The hardest part was getting the wiring and old junction box out of the ceiling without totally destroying the ceiling around the box. I marked the wires and took photos so that I would know which wire went where. Did the install and rehung the fan in about two hours, start to finish. I would recommend this to anyone who has a bit of experience with electricity and basic tools.
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I bought this in two sizes because I was not... I bought this in two sizes because I was not sure which I needed but I found them more difficult to install than similar braces I have used in the past. (Also, while Home Depot shows this as a Westinghouse brace there was nothing on the packaging that had any reference to Westinghouse. I am not exactly sure of the name but it was something like Consumer Electric.) The two sizes had different ways to attach the junction box once the brace was mounted. One method was almost impossible having to try to attach bolts from the underside into two holes in the bracket above the brace. The other was a little easier since the bolts hung down from the bracket and you only had to push the box up over the bolts then attach nuts and tighten. Neither matched the Westinghouse installation video on the Home Depot website.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome and easy to install (relative to the task at... awesome and easy to install (relative to the task at hand!!!!). Amazing how even little details are thought of: the screws in the brace are magnetic which helps hold the box in place when putting the nuts in place. Great piece of hardware!
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid quality product. Con: cannot be locked internally from rotation and therefore "wiggles" in ... Solid quality product. Con: cannot be locked internally from rotation and therefore "wiggles" in the direction of rotation (up and down in picture). This can be a problem with fans. Solution: secure by fastening/connecting to drywall.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It was easy to install but trying to hook the... It was easy to install but trying to hook the box to it was a pain!
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy to use and sturdy. Would highly recommend. Very easy to use and sturdy. Would highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-10-14
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