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Home Lighting What are the types of lamps and lanterns

Whether in the home environment or public places, lamps and lanterns are indispensable items, lamps and lanterns bring great convenience to our lives. There are many types of lamps, different materials, styles, applications and so on can be subdivided into a variety of lamps, a variety of classification lamps also have different characteristics, due to the shape and performance of the different make them in a warm home in their own way. What are the specific types of lamps and lanterns? What are the advantages and disadvantages of these common chandeliers, wall lamps, ceiling lamps, floor lamps, LED table lamps, ceiling fan lights? Take a look at the home lighting fixtures classification book.

  A complete list of types of lamps and lanterns


  Chandelier:


  Advantages: luxury atmosphere / modern minimalist style can be managed

  Disadvantages: the light is relatively harsh, high requirements for the height of the floor, more expensive, cleaning trouble

  Application places: living room, dining room, lobby, etc., general mansions and large households with more, shopping malls and hotels, etc.

  Style: crystal chandelier, European candelabra chandelier, Chinese chandelier, modern fashion chandelier

  Material: glass, marble, metal, wood, iron, resin, copper, etc.

  Selection: look at the shape, material, style, number of lamp heads, quality, brand, after-sales service, etc.

  Installation requirements: the installation height of the chandelier, its lowest point should be not less than 2.2 meters from the ground

  Cleaning and maintenance: wipe clean with a dry cloth, replace aging lamps, do not frequently switch lamps

  Ceiling light

  Advantages: simple installation and cleaning, generous style, soft and uniform light

  Disadvantages: relatively monotonous, not suitable for installation in the ceiling of flammable materials

  Application places: living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, etc.

  Style: full board flat type, lateral luminous type, ring tube flat type, ring tube angle type

  Material: lampshade of plastic, plexiglass

  Selection: look at the light source, identify the color temperature; look at the area, choose the power; look at the style, choose the style; look at the details, choose the quality; look at the logo, choose the brand

  Installation requirements: pre-buried bolts should be used, or fixed with shrinkage bolts, nylon plugs or plastic plugs

  Cleaning and maintenance: the shell can be removed and washed, convenient and simple


  Downlight

  Advantages: invisibility, does not occupy space, more uniform light

  Disadvantages: need to open holes, replacement trouble

  Application places: the main light around the ceiling, living room ceiling, aisle ceiling

  Style: large (5 inch) in (4 inch) small (2.5 inch), general household downlight maximum not more than 2.5 inch

  Material: panel materials are iron, die-casting aluminum, aluminum, stainless steel; lamp head is mainly made of ceramic; mirror and frosted two reflective plate

  Selection: Panel material, lamp head security, reflectivity

  Installation requirements: ceiling ceiling depth should generally be more than 13 cm. Downlight installation spacing generally speaking 1-2 meters.

  Cleaning and maintenance: soak the rag in water and wring it out, then go to wipe the bulb can



  Spotlights

  Advantages: local lighting, free to change the angle, to bring out the atmosphere, colorful

  Disadvantages: large area use, easy to cause light pollution

  Application places: around the ceiling, backdrop, wine cooler, cabinets or skirting in the home

  Style: quartz spotlights, grille spotlights, pedestal spotlights

  Material: metal spray, ceramic material

  Selection: choose low-voltage spotlights because of their long service life and high luminous efficacy; high-quality lamp cups are used in vertical structure, while ordinary lamp cups are used in horizontal structure

  Installation requirements: track light from the wall is generally 30 cm, the installation of the ceiling requirements as long as 6 to 8 cm

  Cleaning method: wipe with a dry cloth, and pay attention to prevent moisture intrusion



  Light strips.

  Advantages: decorative, soft light, a sense of layered permeability

  Disadvantages: easy to accumulate dust, are the whole meter, can not be disconnected

  Application places: below the cabinet partition, above the back wall, skirting position, below the stair tread

  Style: round tube, flat tube, easy to make curved, round, etc.

  Graphics, text and other shapes

  Material: LED lights, FPC (flexible circuit board) or PCB hard board

  Selection: Look at the solder joints, look at the cleanliness of the surface of the LED strip, look at the accessories, the general recommendation for home decoration with warm white

  Installation requirements: installation height is about 1/3 of the entire ceiling height a little less, gypsum board level ceiling want to hide the strip if the minimum to ensure that there is 8CM.

  Cleaning and maintenance: preferred vacuum cleaner to clean ash, or wipe with a wrung-out wet rag



  Floor lamp

  Advantages: simple and generous, decorative, often used for local lighting, mobile convenience

  Disadvantages: high prices, occupy a certain amount of space on the ground

  Application places: sofa, coffee table corner, bedroom corner

  Style: tube shade is more popular, lantern shape, lantern shape is also more used; direct lighting floor lamp, up lighting floor lamp

  Material: floor lamp bracket is mostly made of metal, spun wood

  Selection: Select the style, such as modern minimalist, industrial style, vintage, etc. Choose dimmable

  Installation requirements: the floor lamp should be more than 1.8 meters above the ground under the lampshade

  Cleaning and maintenance moisture-proof, dust removal, do not frequently switch



  Ceiling fan light

  Advantages: decorative, electric fan lighting combination, two birds with one stone

  Disadvantages: not high enough to look depressed, easy to shake the eyes, there are security risks, easy to break, style is not good with

  Application places: living room, bedroom, dining room, study, etc.

  Style: conventional fan blade ceiling fan light; invisible fan blade ceiling fan light, close the fan blade can be retracted; leafless ceiling fan light

  Material: iron, wood

  Selection: select capacitor motor, speed gear, check the quality, adjust to the maximum gear whether the noise is obvious, shaking, heating and other phenomena

  Installation requirements: the net height of the floor can not be less than 2.9 meters

  Cleaning and maintenance: clean with a wrung-out wet cloth, pay attention to moisture and rust prevention



  Wall lamp

  Advantages: strong decorative, long life

  Disadvantages: uneven brightness, high price, high heat generation

  Application places: aisle, balcony, bedroom bedside, bathroom mirror front light

  Style: Chinese wall lamps, European wall lamps, creative wall lamps, simple wall lamps, crystal wall lamps

  Material: crystal wall lamp, parchment wall lamp, ceramic wall lamp, glass wall lamp, acrylic wall lamp, metal wall lamp

  Selection: wall lamp shades and wall color coordination, lampshade quality, light brightness to soft light is good, metal bracket corrosion resistance

  Installation requirements: wall lamp installation in the living room, the general height of about 1.8 meters, the bedroom wall lamp height is about 1.5 meters from the ground, the distance between the aisle wall lamp and the ground should not be less than 2.2 meters

  Cleaning and maintenance: wet cloth to wipe off the dust, do not frequently switch



  Table lamp

  Advantages: on-demand local lighting, eye protection desk lamp environmental protection and energy saving

  Disadvantages: more expensive, poor quality easy strobe eye injury

  Application places: general living room, bedroom, etc. with decorative table lamps, workbench, study table with energy-saving eye lamp

  Style: eye lamp, European-style table lamp, creative table lamp

  Material: table lamp shade materials are acrylic, fabric, glass, resin, plastic, etc.

  Selection: choose a non-blinding light source, warm white, adjustable light source, incandescent = halogen > energy-saving lamps > LED lights

  Installation requirements: the height of the lamp from the written 40-50 cm is more appropriate

  Cleaning and maintenance: wipe with a wrung-out soft cloth



  Emergency light

  Advantages: power outage for emergency lighting

  Disadvantages: more counterfeit products, critical emergency time does not work

  Application places: homes, stairwells, elevators, audience halls, business halls, evacuation aisles, etc.

  Style: fire emergency lighting, fire emergency lights

  Material: generally made of iron

  Selection: whether the function of the switch is normal, whether the accessories are solid, do not be greedy for cheap to buy low-priced poor quality products

  Installation requirements: generally installed at a height of 2.2 meters or more, mostly suspended or wall-mounted hanging in the security exit

  Cleaning and maintenance: wipe with a wet rag, or dust with a wool duster



  Intelligent lighting

  Advantages: intelligent induction, efficient and convenient, self-regulation, energy saving, various modes, self-defined

  Disadvantages: expensive, difficult to operate, not suitable for the elderly and small space housing use

  Applications: high-end fashion villas, commercial, public places with
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