Wire A Brass Chandelier
Brass chandelier – Many common electrical tasks such as installing light fixtures are switches and containers easy do it yourself jobs when armed with the right tools and instructions. Hanging and wiring a chandelier is a fairly easy task depending on the size of the chandelier. If it’s easy enough for you to stop with one hand, it should not be a problem to install it yourself. If not, you may want to get someone to help you. The most important thing to remember when working with electricity is the safety. Always be sure to turn off the power before working.
Turn off electricity to the area where you need to work. If this is a home job, it’s better to play it safely and turn off the power to the whole house. Also, when hanging any ceiling lamp, it’s always safer to use a ladder or something else made to reach high places as opposed to using a chair or table to stand on. Mount the brass chandelier is the mounting bracket for the electrical box in the ceiling using the long mounting screws that should have been delivered with your chandelier.
Hang your brass chandelier from the mounting mechanism if your chandelier is fitted with a hanging system that allows you to hang while you wire it. If not, you may need someone to keep it while you wire it. Connect your black wire from ceiling to hot wire from the chandelier. Connect the white cord from your ceiling to the remaining cord from the chandelier just as you have connected the two heat wires. Only connect ground wire from your ceiling to the bare wire from the chandelier. Close the hanging chandelier according to the manufacturer’s instructions, turn on the power and test your brass chandelier.