Can I off center a dining room chandelier? ?
btrollinger
December 28, 2013
We are downsizing into a new house we are building and the dining room is only 12 x 10. I have a hutch that sits on the long wall but the placement of the table sits too close to the hutch if I center it under a center mounted chandelier. If I can off center the chandelier by two feet the symmetry of the placement will be perfect. What do design people say about this idea
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Nancy Walton
You would want to center the chandelier over the table, not necessarily the center of the room. Builders will automatically center it in the room, without giving a thought to whether there will be a hutch, and then you would have to swag the chandelier over to the center of the table.
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Sarah Current-Brockman
Move the electrical, and wiring perhaps. Why is that not an option?
    Bookmark   Thanked by btrollinger    September 16, 2014 at 6:43AM
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rocketjcat
Just tell the builder where you want it, so it's centered over the table. He will install it along the nearest joist to that.
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btrollinger
Oh, Sara and rocketjcat, that is just what I wanted to hear. I just wanted to make sure I was not an odd ball when placing my chandelier over my table but not the center of the room.
    Bookmark   September 16, 2014 at 2:34PM
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bungalowmo
Not odd at all....wish mine was centered over table.
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