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All you should know about chandeliers

The chandeliers are dangling lighting fixtures that are mounted on the ceiling with cumbersome lamp holders. Usually, a chandelier is installed in the home, the roof is usually higher from the ground, and the area of the room is relatively wide. In this way, the installation of the chandelier will not seem obtrusive. The chandelier has many styles, most of which are famous for its gorgeous atmosphere. So do you know the classification and type of chandeliers?

How many kinds of chandeliers are there?

The chandelier, as the name implies, refers to all hanging lamps, which is a broad classification; in a narrow sense, the chandelier is often called a “Chandelier”, which generally refers to the headlights in the living room or the ceiling lights in the lobby of a commercial space. “Chandeliers” are generally divided into two categories: ceiling lights and chandeliers hanging from wires or iron.

Ceiling Light

Generally, people will install a kind of light fixture inside the room, and the upper part of the light fixture is relatively flat and installed close to the ceiling or directly mounted on the ceiling is called ceiling light. The use of ceiling lights can effectively save space, but also has the effect of decorating ceilings to increase the indoor beauty.

According to the shape of the lampshade of the ceiling lamp, it can be divided into round, hemisphere, oblate, flat circle, square, rectangle, diamond, triangle, cone, olive and vertical flower shape, as long as there are many different shapes. The lampshade can be divided into as many categories; according to the structure of the ceiling lamp, it can only be divided into two categories: embossed and embedded.


At present, there are more types of chandeliers on the market. The chandelier is generally suitable for the lobby or home living room. Both of these spaces are large enough. In combination with the structure of the chandelier itself, many patterns can be designed for the chandelier, which not only achieves beautiful results, but is also very practical. One of the main positions. Common types of chandeliers are European-style candlestick chandeliers, Chinese-style chandeliers, crystal chandeliers, parchment chandeliers, fashion chandeliers, cone-shaped lanterns, pointed-shaped lanterns, corset-shaped lanterns, pendant-ball chandelier, magnolia-shaped lanterns, olive chandelier, etc .

In addition to this classification method, it can also be divided into single-headed chandelier, double-headed, three-headed, etc. according to the number of lamp heads. In addition to single-headed chandeliers, chandelier with double-headed heads and above can be called multi-headed chandelier. Multi-headed chandeliers are generally used in the living room or lobby, which can achieve the best decorative effect, while single-headed chandeliers can’t help but appear monotonous, so single-headed chandeliers are generally used in bedrooms, restaurants and other spaces.

Tips: When installing a chandelier, the height from the ground cannot be lower than 2.2 meters. Too low will hurt people’s eyes, or it will affect people’s normal sight and make people feel dazzling.

How to clean chandeliers?

There are different cleaning methods for different types of chandeliers.

How to clean European crystal chandeliers?

If there is no hydraulic automatic lift for the construction of the workbench, a simple and safe degradable work platform must be constructed. The height of the platform is the highest point where a person can stand up to reach the lamp body. When rubbing the crystal beads, be sure to have a soft cloth moistened with water diluted with detergent, and gently wipe at the same time on the front and back of the crystal beads (the beads cannot be pulled down when wiping to avoid breaking the string of beads). Maintain the balance of the lamp body: If you want to remove and clean the bead string, large lamps should pay attention to the balance of the lamp body when removing the bead string. Do not disassemble the other side and then the other side will cause the lamp body to tilt, causing the lamp body or the frame to deform; should be disassembled with front, back, left and right.

Wipe the bracket accessories When wiping the bracket and accessories, do not stain the soft cloth with water, especially the alcohol water, so as not to damage the protective film outside the plating layer and affect the surface gloss effect of the lamp holder. Pay attention to the safe operation. When cleaning the lamp holder, you must cut off the power, and remove and clean the bulb before reinstalling it. When the bulb is screwed in, it should be moderate. Too loose will cause poor contact. Replace the fittings in a timely manner and find that the beaded connection buckle is rusty and discolored. One is unattractive and the other is brittle. It is best to change it by the way. If the bead string is found to be defective, it should be replaced in time. Do not rotate the lamp body. When cleaning the lamp, do not rotate the lamp body to avoid loosening the screw teeth and cause unsafe accidents. When inspecting the connecting parts, the firmness of the lamp body connecting parts should be checked at the same time. If the screws are loose, they should be tightened with ease, and the screws with the risk of sliding teeth should be replaced immediately to ensure safety. Keep the beads flat and clean. (Especially the upper and lower nets). If the beads are distorted (using spring round or oval buckles, this phenomenon is easy to occur), they should be adjusted to flatten. If it is a flat “butterfly buckle” In series, pay attention to the front of the buckle facing outward and the interface facing inwards to be beautiful and uniform.

How to clean simple structured chandeliers?

Clean with kerosene

If you have kerosene in your home and an old toothbrush that you want to discard, you might as well use these two things. These two things are most useful for stubborn dirt on the surface of a chandelier. Before cleaning, carefully dismantle the chandelier at home, wipe the chandelier parts with a rag soaked in kerosene, then brush the chandelier parts with a toothbrush, and finally rinse the chandelier with detergent and water.

Clean with kitchen cleaners

Clean the chandeliers with a professional kitchen cleaner. The method of disassembling the parts in the first trick is more troublesome. Then you can spray the chandelier with detergent, and the dirt on the surface of the chandelier will be taken away as the liquid evaporates.

Clean with Vacuum

If the chandelier in your home is a cloth chandelier, you can first use a small vacuum cleaner to remove the dust on the surface of the chandelier, and then use a cloth to moisten the detergent to clean the surface of the cloth chandelier. Do not use anything similar to cleaning agents, as this will damage the paper material on the inside. At this time, gently wipe with a dry cloth.

If the surface of your chandelier is frosted glass, use a small brush to dip some toothpaste on the surface of the chandelier, and finally wipe off the dirt with a wet cloth. If the surface of your chandelier is uneven, then toothpick or needle It can come in handy, use teeth or pointed objects to lightly remove dirt from the bumps.

Through the above 3 techniques, everyone can easily face the beautiful and dirty chandelier easily. By using these techniques, you can avoid the high cost of professional cleaning. The daily use of the living room chandelier requires careful care and maintenance so that it can maintain its beauty for a long time. Of course, when cleaning at home, the dust on the surface of the chandelier must be wiped from time to time to avoid the accumulation of dirt for too long, which makes it more difficult to clean the chandelier.

Which LED bulb is the best fit for your chandelier?

The living room is the most used area in the home space, so the main light in the living room should be bright and reach every corner. But at the same time, energy conservation and power saving are also important.

At present, the more popular LED lights are single, double, row, with bulbs, light bars, etc. A dozen watt LED bulbs can be equivalent to 70 watts of power, with high luminous efficiency and a color temperature of 3000K-3500K (yellow Light), 4000K-4500K (warm white light), and 5000K-6500K (white light).

The main lamp should not only have good illuminance, but also be energy-saving and power-saving, and should not dissipate excessive heat, so a multi-headed chandelier capable of installing LED bulbs is more suitable. LED light sources are mostly standard screw ports, while pendant lights have a variety of calibers, one is standard, E27 large port, E14 small port; the other is the non-standard, G4 and G9, pay attention when selecting.

It is also important to note that if you choose a ceiling flat lamp, you should choose a stepless dimming style with a remote control, so that when you sit on the sofa and watch TV, you do not need to get up to adjust the light to a brightness suitable for watching TV. If your home is smart, it’s easier to control. Consumers should pay attention to the energy efficiency label on the packaging of some products when purchasing LED light bulbs for the main lights of living rooms. The products meet the safety specifications, the light is ready to reach a certain level, and the average life span is more than 8000 hours before the labels can be issued. LED light models are available in three basic light colors: yellow, warm white, and white. If you subdivide, you can also choose blue, red, and green. Most people think that the white light is colder and the yellow light is warmer. Users can choose the color of the light that matches the furnishings according to personal preference.

Led bulbs recommended for chandelier

Philips e12 led bulbs

Philips e26 led bulbs

Philips smart led bulbs

Lifx smart led bulbs

Lohasled e12 led bulbs

Lohasled e26 led bulbs

Lohasled smart led bulbs

Sengled smart led bulbs

Feit Electric e12 led bulbs

Cree e12 led bulbs