Sunday, March 15, 2020

Finding the Right Place for Your New Lighting Fixture

You found the perfect sized light for your new project, but now you have to decide where it goes!

Your first consideration should be clearance. Your new fixture should of course look nice, but it should also be placed in a way that allows for free movement throughout your home or workplace.

Think of all the spaces in your work and home where you walk underneath light fixtures. Living rooms, bedrooms, and large, open hallways all fall under this category. For these spaces:

  • Be sure you have at least 7 ft. between the floor and the bottom of the fixture.
  • If you have low ceilings, using a flushmount might be the best way to achieve this clearance.
  • Remember that anything hanging off the fixture (pendants, chandeliers) needs to be at least six inches above the door.

Read about commonsense principles that lighting manufacturers recommend when placing fixtures on our website.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

What’s the Ideal Size for my Light Fixtures?

Lighting Manufacturers Weigh In 


The right light fixture can make or break the layout of a room, and picking the right fixture isn’t the end either—you also have to consider where it fits in with other features and furniture.

At the beginning of a project, all these questions can be a little daunting. Luckily, there are some quick and easy ways to determine what size light works best for you.

Read expert tips from industry-leading lighting manufacturers on our website for more!

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