One of the most
beautiful, elegant and dainty form of lighting is
chandelier lighting. A chandelier of the right kind
and size can add a whole new dimension to a room.
There is no doubt that a chandelier light adds to the
elegance of a room. For the chandelier lighting to
have the right impact on the room and its décor, the
chandelier light must be hung properly. Here are a few
tips to follow while hanging a chandelier light:
A chandelier being hung in the dinning room
must be placed in the middle of the dinning table and the
It is best to buy a chandelier that is about
a foot smaller that your dinning table.
It must be placed at a distance of at about
48 inches from the edges of the room.
If your ceiling is 8 feet high then the
chandelier should be hung about 30 to34 inches above the
Light from the chandelier bulbs that are just
above a person can be hot and uncomfortable.
Do not use bulbs with high wattage, as they
will cause excessive heat.
Use a wall dimmer to control the intensity of
light and to set the mood.
Placing a chandelier in a lobby or foyer is
an excellent way of demarking the interior of the house from
While fixing a chandelier in the foyer hang
it at a height that it illuminates stairways clearly.
Chandeliers hung in the lobby can be broad
and longer than ones used in dinning rooms.
Conceal the wire or chain of the chandelier
with some pretty fabric. Use fabric that is thrice as long as
the chain and it will give the chain a beautiful bunched up
If you are finding it difficult to hang the
chandelier ask your electrician to install it.