• Ensure you choose dimmable globes.
3 critical things you and your electrician should carefully consider when Installing a chandelier in Sydney homes.
1) What Height should I hang it to create the best effect.
2) Do I need extra support to hold its weight?
3) How am I going to change the globes when it needs maintenance.
What chandelier should I choose and where should I hang it?
Choosing a chandelier and deciding where to hang it must be thought of together. You can’t think about one without considering the other. Taking cues from your home’s natural features and architecture will help you decide which style & where to hang a chandelier. Room size, shape, and style all need to be considered. What the chandelier is going to be hanging over, will also help determine most suitable size, shape, and placement.
Does my chandelier need extra support?
Your standard gyprock fixing can support around 2-3kg of weight. If your light weighs more than that, you’ll need extra support like a timber batten or bigger dynabolts if they are installed on concrete. This is a critical step to get right so your brand new chandelier doesn’t come smashing down on you in the middle of dinner.
3 things to think about before you buy your chandelier
With the money they cost A chandelier must be a stunning focal point in your room. It pays to take the time to think really carefully about your decision.
1) Use common sense when thinking about the right size of your chandelier
A small room with standard 2.4m ceilings will quickly look cramped if an enormous fixture is installed on the ceiling. Having a simple small pendant style chandelier installed would work well. Conversely, in a large room with high ceilings, a small chandelier simply world not do the room justice. A Grand room deserves a massive multi-tier chandelier that could warm up the room and provide a real focal point.
2) Deciding on the style of chandelier
There are so many different designs to choose from on the market, it’s easy to be blinded by choice. Before going shopping, research the internet and screenshot pics of chandiliers that you like. Take a few photos of the room. Think about the space, décor and mood you want to create in the room. Jot down a few words to best describe your taste and what type of impact you want the chandelier to have on the room. Just going through these simple steps will help you be comfortable with your choice.
3) How bright should your chandelier be?
This will depend on the room and what you are trying to create. Brighten up a dark hallway with a bright, multi-tiered and multi-bulbed fitting. Similarly, Staircases can be transformed into a grand feature if you choose a suitable fitting. Just remember to think about how you will change the bulbs here.