Set fan clearance at 9 feet above the floor if possible (if this is not possible, maintain a minimum clearance of 7 feet. This will help you and your family avoid injuries. Conversly, don't fit the ceiling fan too snugly to the ceiling; doing so will prevent it from circulating air properly.
In retrofitting a home, it is important to consider the needs of anyone in the household who may use a wheelchair. Disabilities can make it difficult or impossible to carry out routine activities around the home.