Niche

Electrical & Light Bulbs

Are bulbs included in my pendant purchase?

A standard incandescent bulb is included with each pendant and chandelier purchase. LED bulbs and alternative lamping options are available as a custom order. Click here for more information on which bulb may ...

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How long do bulbs last for?

Incandescent bulb last between 1,500 - 3,000 hours, LED bulbs last 25,000 hours or about 3 years. To make your bulb last longer, we recommend using a dimmer on incandescent and compatible LED bulbs. For more i...

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Can LED and CFL bulbs be used in your sockets instead?

Of course! We offer alternative LED options for every pendant. CFL bulbs can be purchased with some pendants. See which bulbs are compatible by viewing the “Lamping” dropdown menu on each pendant’s product page...

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What is the maximum wattage bulb I can use?

Our pendants are wired with 120V / E26 sockets that fit medium-based threaded bulbs. The maximum wattage for each pendant is 100 watts with the exception of the Minaret, Turret, and Pointelle which has a maximu...

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What is the difference between incandescent and LED bulbs?

Incandescent bulbs, included with each pendant and chandelier purchase, provide a soft, warm amber glow, showcasing a vintage filament style. LED bulbs give off a brighter white light and tend to last about 25x...

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Are pendants bright enough to use alone?

Niche pendants are best used as accent lamping to provide a warm, intimate glow. We recommend installing alternative lighting for functionality. For more information, click here.

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Which Niche pendants are the brightest?

Helio Chroma pendants come standard with the Phillips Slim Style LED (800 lumens), which is our brightest bulb. Any pendant with multiple bulbs, such as the Terra (600 lumens) or Binary (580 lumens) pendants ar...

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What’s the difference between voltage, wattage, and lumens?

Voltage measures the output of electrical current. The greater the voltage, the greater the flow of electrical current. To see your location’s voltage, click here. Lumens is a unit of measurement for bright...

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Can cord set lengths be adjusted? Do you have other lengths/colors available?

Cord sets are adjustable on-site. A 4’ black cord set is included in each pendant purchase, which is perfect for a standard ceiling height. However, if you have high ceilings, consider purchasing a 12’ or 24’ c...

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What is a junction box?

The junction box, or electrical box, is where the electrical wires originate from. The junction box is where you will connect the wires to the cord set, and also where the ceiling canopy will attach to support ...

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