Pendant Lights / April 25, 2018 / Nina Bush
A pendant light is also known as a drop or suspender. It is a lone light fixture that hangs from the ceiling, suspended by a cord, chain, or metal rod. Used by themselves, pendant lights present a striking feature to a room. More often they are hung in multiples in a straight line over countertops, dining tables, or bathrooms. They can also be hung in a group at varying heights to create an artistic lighting look in the corner of a room. Modern pendants are energy saving low voltage models using halogen, LED, or fluorescent bulbs. They come in a huge variety of sizes and vary in materials. They can be metal, cloth, glass, or plastic.
An interesting observation is that all your kitchen pendants can be installed in your existing ceiling fixture boxes. This implies that you should find it extremely simple to replace your existing ceiling mount fixtures by pendant fixtures without practically any hassle at all. The issue of mounting and installing the fixture on your ceiling is thus completely eliminated. Thus, using these pendants for your table tops and kitchen islands becomes much simpler. Please note that pendants hang physically and tend to occupy a larger diameter compared to the ceiling lights. So even if you have a ceiling light along the perimeter of your kitchen, installing the pendants using the same mount fixtures may not be easy. Hence if you desire such installation, getting professional help is suggested.