How high should wall sconces be?

Answer A lighting sconce mounted on the wall is best placed just above the height of the tallest person in the home. The typical placement is 72 inches from the floor. No matter where you choose to instal... Read More »

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At what height should wall sconces be installed?

Wall sconces can be placed at varying heights. It all depends on not just the height of the ceilings, but your height as well. A good rule of thumb is to keep the sconce at your eye level.Source:Ap... Read More »

At what height should wall sconces be hung?

Wall sconces come in three different types: upswept, downswept and center mount. The best height to mount a sconce depends on its type, but typically sconces get mounted at eye-level or roughly 5-f... Read More »

What do you put on wall sconces?

You don't need to put anything on it.

How do I hang candle wall sconces?

Hold a candle sconce to the wall, and adjust it until you're happy with the placement. Mark the location of the top of the sconce--or the top of the hanging plate, if your sconce has one--with a pe... Read More »