Swag Light Help
Plug in Lamp Chain & Cord Measurement
A) Plug In to ceiling distance
B) Wall to center of lamp distance (add 1 foot for the swag drape)
C) Top of lamp to ceiling distance
1) Hanging lamp is to be centered over a table that is 48 inches wide.
2) Table center is located 4 feet away from the wall.
3) Ceiling is 8 feet tall.
4) Lamp top to be located 3 feet down from the ceiling.
Using the photo above, easily calculate the cord length needed
A = 7 feet, since the plug in receptacle is about 1 foot off the floor and the
ceiling is 8 feet tall (8-1=7)
B = 5 feet, since the table center is 4 feet away from the wall plus and
additional foot for the swag drape (4+1=5)
C = 3 feet, since the top is to be 3 feet down from the
Total = 15 feet of cord needed and 12 feet of chain - Chain is normally 3 feet
shorter than the cord but we can make the chain and cord any length and any
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