Corona Virus Update

Due to the ever changing current situation and the recent announcement from Gov Wolfe for all non-essential businesses to close immediately we are doing our part to help stop the spread of Covid-19 by following these instructions. We are available to answer any questions you may have and want to remain available to all of our current customers. Please email justinroomconcepts.com or nathanroomconcepts.com to ask any questions regarding furniture or your order. We have also ceased all service and delivery activities including shutting down our receiving department per the Governor’s mandate. If you are a current customer with a service question you are welcome to email roomconceptsserviceyahoo.com. We are trying to get more clarification from the Governor’s Office regarding deliveries and will abide by whatever recommendations are given. If you have been in the store and were looking to make a furniture purchase that cannot wait until we re-open please email us and we will do our best to accommodate. Please continue to monitor our website for any updates. We Thank you for your understanding in this time of unforeseen and truly historic circumstances. We hope each one of you and your families are safe and healthy in this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding your furniture orders or the opportunity to help you with any future furniture opportunities.

Room Concepts Furniture Blog Post - Pendant Lighting

Kitchen Pendant Lighting: The Basics

When it comes to choosing the right light fixtures in your house, it can seem overwhelming. The options are seemingly endless and you want to find the perfect piece to illuminate your space.

If you’ve been thinking about adding pendant lighting in your kitchen, you’ve landed on the right blog as we’re going to cover the basics and offer some tips on proper installation.

Kitchen Pendant Lighting: The Basics

This style of lighting is commonly found over a kitchen island and can be characterized by a single cord that hangs down from the ceiling and has one light fixture attached.

Pendant lighting usually has some sort of casing around the actual bulb whether it’s a cage, shade, globe, etc. which makes it a versatile lighting option for any style kitchen.

Given the fact that they come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, pendant lighting can either blend in or stand out as they offer the perfect blend of functionality and personality to brighten your space.

Kitchen Pendant Lighting: Installation Tips

If you’ve already picked out your pendant lighting and are ready to install, you’ll want to keep these tips in mind:

  • Measure the length– For this step, you’ll want another set of eyes to help you find the perfect length for your pendant lighting. Be sure to factor in the length of the cord and the size of the shade. Generally, longer cords give a more traditional feel while shorter cords bring in a more modern vibe.
  • Placement – As we said before, pendant lighting is usually found over a kitchen island. Since the island is commonly the focal point of your kitchen where you prepare and eat meals, talk with family, etc., you’ll want to make sure that there’s at least 30 – 36 inches of clearance between the counter and the bottom of your pendant lighting. This will help avoid any of those situations where someone bumps their head on the light fixture! If you’re hanging more than one pendant light, you’ll want to have at least 24 inches in between them. That way, they don’t feel clustered and out of place.

Pendant lighting, no matter what style you choose, serves as the perfect main or secondary light source for your kitchen!

home decor, interior design tips

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Family-owned business proudly serving the Pittsburgh area since 1952
© Room Concepts
 

Information Accuracy - We have taken great care to provide you with information that is accurate and useful. Please notify us if you find an error and we will do our best to correct it. Please be aware that we reserve the right to change prices, terms and specifications without notice. We endeavor to accurately describe every product offered for sale; however, mistakes can sometimes be made. Any typographical, photographic, or specification error in product description, pricing or offers is subject to correction or verification (including after an order has been placed). We ask that you contact us directly and visit our store to confirm information about pricing, color, features, dimensions, availability and special order lead times.

Online Pricing - While we strive for accuracy, manufacturer online pricing restrictions and ever changing selection makes it unfeasible to list all prices. In the event of a price discrepancy between our website and our showroom, the showroom pricing will be deemed accurate. The prices listed are for the configurations as shown. Changes to finish, color, grade, fabric or leather may lead to price changes. Please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with product pricing and information.