Ceiling Lighting Basics

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Ceiling Lighting

Ceiling Lighting provides overall illumination; it is also known as ambient lighting. Ambient lighting radiates a comfortable level of brightness,

Stairways and halls must have good general lighting for safety, and it's important to size the decorative fixture to the space. Two-story foyers will require a larger fixture and if the fixture can be viewed from above, be sure to select a foyer fixture which looks attractive from second story viewing.

Semi Flush Mount Lighting is used for 8 ft. ceilings and pendant lighting fixtures are used for 9 ft. and more ceilings.

Choose close to ceiling fixtures that match for hallways and smaller chain-hung fixtures for stairways. In larger bathrooms, companion close to ceiling fixtures will help supplement bath wall sconces.

Where center ceiling lighting is desired, LightingShowplace.com has a comprehensive array of flush mount and close to ceiling fixtures for every room in the house, porch and garage and for every budget and taste.


Examples of Ceiling Lighting