There is no short, easy, or inexpensive answer here. In order to get a better handle on the situation and make appropriate suggestions, I would need to see more pictures.
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First of all, will the electrical box be able to support the new fan? A paddle fan takes a special box rated for the extra weight. You can get one for an "old work" set-up and use the same ceiling cut ... read more