dining room lighting proper height of a chandelier (with pictures) | ehow

by:EME LIGHTING     2019-10-14



The chandelier should make your room and table (or other environment) look more beautiful.You need to consider the size (height) of the chandelier and the size of the table or entrance hall.The height of the restaurant chandelier is suggested to be different from the chandelier in the entrance hall.The entrance chandelier should allow at least 6.5 feet from the floor to the bottom of the chandelier;Decoration StudioCom is recommended to be 7 feet off the floor to prevent tall people from hitting the chandelier.You can hang the chandelier if your ceiling is very high.5 feet from the floor.The height of the chandelier itself corresponds to about 2.Ceiling height 5 to 3 inch per foot.For example, if your ceiling is 10 feet high, you should limit the height of the chandelier to 25 to 30 inch.Hang the chandelier in the middle of the room.Hang your restaurant chandelier between 30 and 34 inch from the desktop, standard 8-foot table.For every 1 feet increase in ceiling height, a chandelier with a height of 3 inch is hung.The chandelier should be hung in the center of the table.If the table is rectangular or oval, the chandelier should be at least 12 inch narrower than the table itself.If you have a round or square table, the chandelier should be 18 inch smaller than the table top.Your chandelier should not be more than half the width of the table.To put it simply, if your table is 48 inch square, then your chandelier should not be more than 24 inch wide.If you have a rectangular table 50 inch wide then your chandelier should not be more than 25 inch wide.Choose a chandelier that suits your style and the rest of your house.You may not want to mix ultra-modern with early American style.Consider adding a dimming switch to the chandelier to make it easy to turn the light on and off.Lampsplus.Com also recommends low wattage bulbs.Better Homes and Gardens provide a convenient online calculator to help you determine the height of the restaurant chandelier.All you need to do is enter the width and length of the restaurant space (in inches) and click calculate "."Depending on your input, you will get a figure that includes the maximum diameter suggested by the chandelier.
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