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Choose the Right Size Ceiling Medallion

Select a Ceiling Medallion That Is the Right Size for Your Room

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Choose the Right Size Ceiling Medallion

A traditional style ceiling medallion would be perfect for a traditional style room.

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When choosing a ceiling medallion for your home, numbers play an important role. Use the numbers here to help you decide what size ceiling medallion is right for your room.

  1. Measure the diameter and length of the room.
  2. Multiply the numbers to get the square footage of the room.
  3. Divide the number by 7.
  4. The final number is the number in inches that should be your ceiling medallion diameter in inches.

For example, a room that is 12' by 12' would be 144 square feet. The ideal size for a ceiling medallion for this room would be about 20".

Ceiling medallions are sold in sizes that vary from 4" for a closet or dressing room to over 36" for a large room. For a large hall or ballroom, you'd install several medallions around the ceiling.

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