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Understanding Ceiling Light Fixtures and How to Use Them

February 04, 2010 By: Administrator Category: Home Interior Lighting Options, Light Fixtures

One of the most commonly used interior lighting fixtures is the ceiling light fixture. Ceiling light fixtures can be used for several forms of lighting in several décor styles. Whether you are seeking functional lighting or decorative lighting, there is a ceiling lighting fixture to meet your needs.

Crystal Mini-Pendant Chandelier

Before selecting your ceiling light, you would need to first determine how the light will be used. Ceiling light is a very popular form of lighting so your options are endless. Once you have determined if you are needing task lighting for a particular function or decorative lighting, you will be able to sort your search options.
The flash mount ceiling light is one of the most popular styles of ceiling fixtures. This option is ideal if your aim is providing light for a smaller space. While a flash mount light fixture may not work well for task lighting, it is a great form of basic lighting.
If you desire trendy or decorative yet functional ceiling light, perhaps a chandelier is a better option. While chandeliers are very beautiful and stylish, they also provide a large amount of light to a small or large space. Most commonly, chandeliers are used in living rooms and dining rooms. However, kitchen chandeliers and bathroom chandeliers are becoming more and more popular. Depending on your home décor style, you can choose from several styles of chandeliers. Some of the more popular types of chandeliers are glass chandeliers, crystal chandeliers, iron chandeliers and Tiffany styled chandeliers.
Another stylish and functional lighting option is pendant lighting. Pendant lights are hanging ceiling lights that are held in place by a cord or pole. They are different from chandeliers because they only feature one light. Pendant lighting can also be found in an assortment of colors and styles. While the lights themselves are alike, the shades are very different. Most commonly these lights are made in bright and bold colors and used in modern or contemporary home lighting.
We have only mentioned three styles of ceiling lighting fixtures, but there are countless other styles available. As you can image, the large selection of fixtures also comes with a very flexible pricing range. Depending on the type of lighting you select, you can spend as little as ten bucks on your new ceiling light fixture! What better time than now to start the quest for your new home lighting fixture?