How to choose Rectangular Lamp Shades – When choosing a lampshade, you make decisions that affect both the appearance and utility of the lamp. There are some household items that are uglier than a bare bulb with a bulb exposed and no lampshade. But finding the right shade is not an easy task. It may take some research to find one that suits your taste and suits. Choose the right shade by making decisions about size, function and style.
First steps to choose rectangular lamp shades. Think about what material you want for the lampshade. There are fabric and glass lampshades. Part of this decision is based on the type of lamp you have. Many floor lamps are made to take a glass shade, while table lamps usually take a fabric shade. Match the size of the lampshade into shape that fits your lamp. Using rounded lampshades with rounded lamps, square lamps shades with square and rectangular shades with rectangular lights
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Next steps choose rectangular lamp shades. Calculate your lamp’s height with two measurements. First, measure the height from the base of the lamp to the top of the bulb stem. Secondly, measuring the height of the harp, this is the bent metal that holds up the lampshade. Measuring harp from the top of the lamp stem to the top of the harp, not including any screw on the ornament that holds the shade to the harp. Charts for these measurements can be found on Antique lamp delivers.