The Right Size Chandelier

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How big a chandelier should I get?

The Right Size Chandelier

If your rooms are large, don't try to save by installing small chandeliers -- it will just look silly. However, if you have low ceilings or just like the look of smaller fixtures, consider hanging two or three of them down the length of a dining table, for example.

A standard rule is to add together the dimensions of your room in feet, then get a chandelier with a diameter that's close to that number of inches. So a 14 x 18-foot dining room would do best with a chandelier about 32 inches wide.

   

Comments

11/9/2008 8:47:35 AM
Teri Schindler said:

What is the rule of distance for the wiring in the ceiling when hanging two chandeliers?




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