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Old 03-30-2011, 08:47 PM   #1
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sconce height


how do you determine the appropriate height for a sconce light?

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Old 03-30-2011, 09:24 PM   #2
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Is this for a mirror or an accent?

For a mirror around face level is good for even distribution of light on the face.

For accent whatever looks good.

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Depends on how tall you are, and where they are going.
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Depends on how tall you are, and where they are going.
This. My log house has 9-ft ceilings downstairs. I put in a couple of sconces "exactly" where the wife wanted them even though I tried to convince her they would be too low. I am 6'6" tall. Guess what happens about three times a week.
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