Crystal chandeliers make really good decorative elements
in one's sanctuary. It enhances the relaxing and elegant
atmosphere of family homes. Depending on the size of the
house, crystal chandeliers should be installed in the
right location so that it should be noticeable enough
and not that overly decorative for the house.
Installing crystal chandeliers may seem difficult with
the way you imagine it but once you get to know the mechanics,
you'll surely be shocked at how easy it is to do the job.
Here are a few tips on how to find the right location
and properly install a crystal chandelier for a more beautiful
room without so much hassle to put up with.
Finding The Right Location
When looking for a good spot inside your house wherein
you would want your crystal chandelier to hang, take note
of the size of the room and the size of your crystal chandelier.
Having a really big crystal chandelier in a medium sized
room would really look overly done. Instead of hanging
such a big chandelier, a small one would be perfect since
it would not really catch so much of the attention of
your guests when they come in.
It is a known fact that with large and elegantly created
houses, crystal chandeliers are the best when they come
in big sizes especially for the living room. With the
large place, a big enough crystal chandelier would definitely
complement the entire area.
When installing the chandelier, take note of some of
these tips. Since crystal chandeliers are quite heavy
and elaborately designed than other lighting elements,
it takes really careful steps to carry out the installation.
Here are the steps to follow:
1. Check the weight of your crystal chandelier. If it
nearly does match the weight of the current lighting fixture
that you have then there is no need to replace the ceiling
junction box. However, if it is heavier, then you would
have to purchase and install a new one that will support
the weight of your new lighting fixture.
2. Disconnect the power plug that is connected to your
chandelier. Use a circuit tester first to verify if the
electricity is already out.
3. You can now start removing the old lighting and then
take note of how it was installed by marking the wires
4. Attach hardware from the crystal chandelier to the
mounting strap and if there is none, install one.
5. Screw the installed mounting strap in the junction
6. By the time you have your wires twisted from the crystal
chandelier to the ceiling wires, twist the wire clockwise.
7. Finally, take a look at the manufacturer's manual
for the other details of the installation process.