5 Basic Tips on How to Choose the perfect Pendant Light

5 Basic Tips on How to Choose the perfect Pendant Light


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The ideal light fixtures may be the magic your room needs. Light fixtures bring good illumination to the room to lighten the mood of the room. There are different light fixtures; floor lamps, ceiling lights, hanging lights, lampshades, pendant lights, table lamps, desk lamps, etc. The decoration of a room is incomplete without the right light fixtures.

The pendant light is a type of light fixture that hangs from the ceiling. Pendant lights are seldom called suspenders. Although not limited to, pendant lights are commonly used in the kitchen, bathroom, and dining area. Pendant lights vary in size, material, color, and type. These pendant lights are typically made from glass, metal, plastic, and concrete. Choosing the right pendant light for your room may be a struggle as there are many options from which to choose. To prevent confusion from setting in, below are some tips that will help you know the perfect pendant lights that will work for you:

Know the purpose of your pendant light:

The first step to take in making sure you choose the right pendant light is to know the purpose of the pendant lights you want to install. A proper light fixture combines accent, task, and general lighting to your space. So, you should ask yourself if you are looking to use your pendant light as an additional form of lighting or you want it to be the primary source of lighting in your space. After you have decided which pendant light will give you what you want, you are a step closer to getting the perfect pendant light for your room.

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Examine the type of pendant that will work best for you:

There are different types of pendant lights, but there are those that suit your room better than others. The pendant lights' common types are; drum pendant, globe pendant, bowl pendant, exposed bulb pendant, multiple pendant, mini pendant, and abstract pendant. Weigh your options, and decide on the one that will suit you best.

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Decide the number and size of pendant lights you want:

The quantity of your pendant lights is solely dependent on how they function and the location they are to be installed. You have to find a way to strike a balance between the pendant lights and the arrangement.

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Remember to measure your ceiling:

Before getting your pendant lights, make sure you measure your roof's height. It will help you know how suspended the pendant lights you are looking for should be.

Deliberate on how easy installation is:

Some pendant lights can be installed by following simple DIY methods. However, some require the expertise of a professional. If you don't want a professional's help, it is only necessary that you choose the one you can install by following simple DIY steps.

Make sure the pendant style compliments the other décor of the room: Make sure the type of pendant you choose is in sync with your room's other décor.

These steps are a reliable guide to helping you choose the right pendant light for you. Glicha helps you light the way!


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