Astonishing feature of the home lighting fixtures even make a dull place to bright. One can undoubtedly choose chandeliers so as to enhance the appearance of their drawing rooms. These are a great source to make every place bloom.
Chandeliers meant to be directly wired into the ceiling and are not an option for those who want to mess with the wiring. Even if something goes wrong with the chandelier, you cannot cure that unless you check the wiring placed under the ceiling. This seems quite a troublesome task. Also, the chandeliers are operated from a breaker and are not plug- in cord type. But, you have far better option than laying the circuitry under the ceiling. You can convert the existing chandelier into the swag light.
Converting the chandelier into the swag light don’t require you to be an electrician. Rather, one can simply do the task. Moreover, all most all the home improvement stores provide the swag kits. For those who want to convert their chandelier into the swag lights can refer the steps below in the article.
Firstly, strip off one inch of wire covering from each of the wire that extends to your chandelier. Take notice of the special markings or the wire color so as to connect them properly. Swag light kit consists of an electric cord which is further connected to the wires of the chandelier. Make use of an electric tape or plastic wire caps to insulate the wiring.
Now, the next step is to install the cord cover. In order to cover all the electrical wires, cover them with the cord cover. Further, thread the cord with the chain so as to hang the fixture with the ceiling.
Chandeliers, due to heavy weight are always at greater risk of fall. In order to avoid such accidents, these are properly installed to the ceiling stud. Generally, a hook is fastened to the ceiling stud or the joist to ensure strong grip at the ceiling. Install one more hook on the ceiling near to the electric outlet.
To the first ceiling hook that was installed earlier, hang the chandelier. The remaining cord cover or the chain is now to be draped over to the second ceiling hook. This is done to support the heavy chandelier.
Plug in the electrical cord to the outlet, and test the chandelier by turning it on. For the working of the chandelier, it is very essential that you properly match the wires as positive terminal to positive and negative to negative.