Can you shorten chandelier chain?
Regarding this, can you shorten a chandelier?
It may seem like your destiny: Every chandelier or light fixture you've ever purchased must be shortened so that someone doesn't bang into it head-first. Chandeliers typically come packaged with more chain and wire than you need -- because it's more convenient to shorten a chain rather than to lengthen it.
Furthermore, how do you adjust the length of a pendant light? Feed end of the pendant cord through the cap, and cord grip into the canopy. Adjust the fixture height (from bottom of the fixture shade to top of the canopy) by moving the cord up or down. When desired height is achieved, slightly tighten the cap.
In this manner, how long should a chandelier chain be?
A chandelier's chain should be 3 inches long for every foot of ceiling height. For example, for an 8 foot ceiling, the fixture should hang 30 inches to 36 inches above the table, depending on the size of the chandelier.
How do you open the chain on a chandelier?
Inspect the chain link to determine if it has a fastener that threads the two ends of the link together. If there is one, hold the link tightly with a pair of pliers and use another pair of pliers to turn the fastener counterclockwise to loosen it. Once the fastener is loose enough, completely unscrew it by hand.