If you’ve read our Chandelier FAQs: Part 1 and you’re still looking for answers to some of the most frequently asked questions relating to chandeliers, then you’re in the right place. In Chandelier FAQs: Part 2 we’ll dive further into the most common questions asked.
How often should my chandelier be cleaned?
Like any ornament or object in your home, your chandelier should be given a gentle dust every month or so. But for those deeper cleans to lift any grime and dirt that will have built up, it’s recommended that you clean your chandelier at least every 6 months. By cleaning it regularly, you’ll help prolong the lifetime of your fixture. It also ensures that your crystals will continually sparkle and shine.
Can I clean a chandelier at home?
Yes, chandelier cleaning at home it is completely possible. Especially if it is a smaller chandelier. However if your chandelier is much larger and consequently much heavier, then it would be best to hire professionals. This way you aren’t putting yourself in harm’s way. Expert chandelier cleaners will use a lift to lower the chandelier so that cleaning is more accessible. For more guidance on how experts will clean your chandelier read more here.
What to know before buying a chandelier?
It’s important to be aware of the many factors when you’re considering buying a chandelier. Which style is best? Which size would be better? These questions may feel like the choice is overwhelming. But don’t panic. First of all, make a quick assessment of the room. Are the ceilings high or low? Does the room get a lot of natural light? And what’s your budget? Answering these questions will help you to determine the length, size, and style of the chandelier. If you’re still struggling to come to a decision, why not check out our blog on how to choose a chandelier for your home?
Where should a chandelier be placed?
Most people will place a chandelier in a foyer, stairwell, or dining room. These locations ensure that the chandelier is seen by all. If you’re investing in a luxury piece, why not show it off? However, not every room is the same. Your hallway might have low ceilings, meaning that your chandelier would need to be shorter and closer to the ceiling. Check out our article on how to choose the right lighting for your home to discover the best place to hang a chandelier.
What types of chandeliers are there?
Chandeliers have come a long way in terms of shape and style. You no longer have to choose between similar traditional candelabras, but can now experiment with coloured glass and the shape of crystals. Take a look at 10 statement chandeliers to be inspired.
How much should you spend on a chandelier?
If you’re looking for an affordable way to make your living room look like something out of Architectural Digest, then check local home improvement centres. You can find chandeliers under £100 or even ones costing less than £50! But if money is no object and you want that luxurious touch- you could spend up to £20,000 or more.
If you need help and advice for any of your chandelier needs including installation or chandelier cleaning, give us a call at 0208 442 9119 or send us any questions you have, our team is waiting to help.