Hard wired is where something (Like most ceiling light fixtures) are wired directly to the circuit breaker panel. This is apposed to something like a lamp or a vacuum that uses a plug going in to a wall outlet.
A home phone is a land-line, a telephone that is wired to the outlet in the wall.
You will have to run a separate wire from the wall outlet to the point at which you want to install the ceiling fan. Or you can just run a new wire from the wall switch to the point where you want to mount the ceiling fan. Either way you can control power to the fan from the wall switch.
- This outlet is not wired to a switch or anything like that. One set of wires is wired into the sides of the outlet, and the other two sets are pushed into the back connections. would I need to replace it with a special outlet? and is it safe?
A reversal of the hot and neutral wires in a wall outlet may not cause a fire, since there is no electrical connection between them. There is a potential for a fire when a device, equipped with a three prong plug, is inserted into this improperly wired outlet. The use of outlet status plugs with luminous indicators help identify improperly wired outlets.
See: "How can you re-wire a wall switch that controls an outlet to control a ceiling fan?" (Follow the link below.) The procedure is the same whether the new device is a light fixture or a ceiling fan.
A dedicated wall outlet is the only one on the circuit.
In the U.S. the wall outlet voltage is around 120 volts.
From the wall outlet, AC/DC adapter, or Battery
The other outlet may be controlled by a wall switch ...
A charger (like cable - plugs into an outlet) and charges from an outlet on the wall...?