chandelier weight

aiallegaDecember 17, 2009

I am trying to find a replacement dining room chandelier. Is there a weight limit for chandeliers before extra bracing is needed? For some reason I thought I heard once that over 30lbs. need extra support. This is a 1940's house and the present chandelier looks to be very light weight. The ones I like tend to be over 30lbs. Any help much appreciated.

Amy

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housavvy

The weight capacity varies depending on the type of box. In the worst instance it is not hard to replace the box with something like this Remodel Electrical Box

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