of installation. If two cables (or two sets of black and white wires) enter the box, the fixture is in the middle of a circuit, which means you will have to twist multiple wires together. This is why it’s handy to have photos of the wiring connections. Install a light bulb and test the connection before the fastening the fixture. If there’s no illumina- tion, you probably have a loose connection, so try again. Once the light functions, add some extra connection protection by wrapping electrician’s tape around the wire nuts. On the fixture shown, the thread- ed end of the chain screws into the mounting strap, the canopy slides over the wiring box, and a lock not holds the canopy in place for a finished appearance. The stylish new chandelier from Lamps Plus not only enhances the interior décor but also offers a warm glow to the living space. Editor’s Note: Founded in 1976, Lamps Plus, the nation’s largest lighting retailer, also carries thousands of exclusive designs in ceiling fans, furniture, home furnishings and décor. Learn more about the company’s extensive catalog at www.lampsplus.com. As a makeshift work platform, we used a couple of large, sturdy framing clamps to support the fixture atop the ladder during installation.
Leave the stranded fixture wire about 1/4” longer than the solid supply wires when twisting together the connections.
Connect hot wires to hot wires, neutral to neutral, and attach the ground wires to the green screw in the mounting strap. Cap with a UL-listed wire nut and seal with electrical tape.
The canopy slides up the chain to conceal the wires and fastens with a retainer nut
Adding bulbs is final step to avoid accidental breakage during installation.