chandelier lifts? (xpost)

kateskourosMay 6, 2010

has anyone installed a chandelier lift? we'll have a large fixture in the great room and a smaller lantern in the foyer -both two story rooms. they seem rather expensive but i can't imagine having to get up on a ladder to clean or service the fixtures. i don't like heights!

also, there is no attic space above the great room. wondering if it's even possible to have one in that area? thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

The motor unit must be accessible but they do make remote mount lift motors that use pulley's to change angles and guide the cable to a space nearby.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2010 at 10:24AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I just installed an Aladdin 200 unit over the weekend. Very cool, and should prolong my life by avoiding dragging out the 10 foot stepladder twice a year to clear the chandelier. In my case the install was in a standard attic space above the foyer. As dim says they make remote pulley versions but you still need limited access to the area above the current ceiling box. Check out the link below for the instructions.

Here is a link that might be useful: Remote install

    Bookmark   May 6, 2010 at 2:36PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
looking for some direction choosing leds for family room
I want to add some recessed led lights to the family...
Davidtay/Others - Recommended efficient T8 bulbs?
I'm hoping that davidtay will see this but would welcome...
Better to over illuminate living room but add a dimmer?
187 square foot living room. electrician wants to install...
Kitchen light fixture inadequate.
I love school lights but I need at least 400 watts...
Anne Jones
Pendant help
Hello, Does anyone know where I can buy these lovely...
Nicole Falla
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™