Chandeliers still widely used in modern construction, despite the onslaught of small embedded devices.Suspended ceiling lights, thanks to advanced technologies received new impetus due to high artistic component.
They are not only subject to a functional purpose, but also an important decorative addition.
Types of lighting attachments
can be noted four main types:
- Adjacent to the ceiling ceiling;
- Chandeliers shortened leg;
- Ordinary household lamps;
- decorative pendant lights, ceiling (nasal chandeliers).
New materials and advanced technology design and production have greatly diversify, raise the artistic level, to improve the practicality and safety. Few designers who miss the opportunity to give the room the solemnity using such catchy visual object such as a chandelier.
now so much choice, it is always possible to choose a pattern that fits perfectly into the overall design, with absolutely no modifica
materials for making decorative pieces of lamps can be used synthetic or natural:
- Crystal (Crystal sm.Svetilniki);
- semiprecious stones.
reference: Price fixtures made of natural materials is high, but also a tremendous visual effect of their use is noticeable even amateurs.
Artificial materials manufactured in such a way as to duplicate the properties of natural products.
Modern technologies allow to receive the maximum approximation.No comparative assessment is difficult to distinguish them, so there is always a justified sense to go to considerable expense.
Each type of fixtures has its advantages, the choice depends on your preferences, technical and material resources.Decorative ceiling pendant lights mostly exclusive, they perform the role of art in the main, when turned on and when off.
This is clearly seen in the form of public gatherings.They even include fairly rare to emphasize the solemnity of the event.
for permanent lighting in halls additionally installed conventional suspended ceiling lights, wall lights or other.
course and in a room with natural desire to decorate it, the easiest way to hang a beautiful chandelier, but then you may lose the functionality of the room.Not a very pleasant stay in a beautiful room, if it is constantly balk at the lamp.
therefore have to seek a compromise.
Plafonds take up little space, so it is convenient to hang in rooms with low ceilings, which require backlighting scattered.Select hanging ceiling lamp is best for photos or to professionals, they will be able to choose the best fit based on the expressed wishes.
Methods hanging lamps in different ceilings
One of the important indicators of fasteners downlights considers it necessary to hide them without violating the integrity of the architectural composition.After all lights not only illuminate, but also are an ornament of the room, and is quite difficult to imagine that the open bracket and wires added beauty.
But first of all, you need to take care of reliability of fastening:
- objects Hanging from the ceiling are a danger, especially the chandelier, which is always possible to push or hit accidentally.Therefore mount must withstand dynamic loads over many years of service life.
- method depends on the mass of suspension luminaire, its size and type of ceiling.
Light ceiling chandeliers and lampshades hang easier (see: How do hang a ceiling chandelier - what should and should not do), because they are pressed against the surface of the ceiling or close to sag.For them, the required dowels with screws or small anchoring screws.
- Most often, they are equipped with mounting straps adapted for fixation of external, shiny rings that make up the overall decorative appearance.Fixing is to prepare holes in the ceiling to the coordinates obtained with these strips.
Tip: If the ceiling is wooden, it is necessary to attach the bar and fasten it with screws in the concrete ceiling is first necessary to insert the plastic dowels and screw the screws tight, that there was no gap, pressing the bar to the ceiling surface.
- plasterboard sheets are able to sustain their own lightweight (two kilograms), will need to use dowels "Butterfly."They have on the front of folding walls, which form lateral funnel insert when screwing the screws, which creates a solid support with the inner side of the sheet.
Tip: If the lamp weighs more than two kilograms need to advance in the ceiling frame to prepare the carrier profiles, to which the metal "butterfly" press bar.
Hanging heavy fixtures
Chandeliers require a lengthy preparation, stronger retention elementsand most importantly a reliable database on the ceiling. This is especially true for false ceilings and old wooden structures.It is necessary to ensure
connection to the carrier part of the ceiling.If this is not possible, you can establish a strong beam with supports on near the wall.
Tip: If you plan to remove the lamp regularly, you can use the anchor hooks or threaded tip.To set the anchor hook, you need to drill a hole concrete ceiling tightly into a metal expander dowel and screw the hook.Manual installation and maximum load on the hook is attached to each set of articles.
with special responsibility necessary to carry out wiring with power cable .Industrial ceiling suspended luminaires that have multiple light bulbs need to be connected so as to be able to enable the individual parts.
not always necessary to use all the power of illumination.For this purpose two-channel or multi-channel switches.
can apply fade-in control of the luminous flux.So
- supply cable should be laid in plastic wrap pressed to the ground to protect against accidental physical damage.Fitting must be specified in the wiring diagram to easily find it if needed.
thick wire cable must comply with the maximum power consumption of the power of light bulbs chandelier.
Modern pendant lamps, ceiling, industrial allow the use of different light sources:
- incandescent lamps;
- Energy-saving lamps;
- mercury arc lamp;
reference: In some models, provides a combination of kinds of lamps and their interchangeability.This feature allows you to combine the chandeliers in general and local lighting directed.Most
pendant is quite possible to install their own hands, enough to have a small amount of knowledge and experience.The main attention should be paid to matching the strength of suspensions at the slightest uncertainty somewhat better to be safe, and the quality of the connection wires.