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    Hanging a chandelier over a bath

    Bathroom Specialists

    Is it possible/safe to hang a chandelier over a bath tub? How can I tell whether this is safe and if it can be done? What needs to be checked? Is it okay to install this DIY? Can I perform the checks myself to verify that it’s okay to install a chandelier here or will I need to hire a bathroom fitter?

    Asked by Kelly on 7th Jul 2021
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    Key Property Maintenance

    "Directly above the bath or shower tray up to a height of 2.25m from the floor. Light fittings installed in this area should be IP44 or higher. If the fitting is 240V a 30ma RCD must be used to protect the circuit.

    I would recommend you speak with an electrician."

    Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    CjR Pipework Building Services & Maintenance

    "I always think anything is possible but I also believe all bathroom lighting is better safer and brighter to be LED and suitable for bathrooms such as plastic enclosed ones"

    Answered on 18th Jul 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

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