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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions | HPV Chandeliers

We completely understand that to buy a chandelier in Europe or to restore a chandelier, you don’t want to be rushed, and you need time to think about every step of the process. It’s quite a complicated process, indeed. On this page, we’ll answer the frequently asked questions. Is your question not on this page? Feel free to contact us.


I want to buy custom made style lighting, do you sell to individuals?

Yes, we do. Everyone can buy style lighting in our store. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to view our large collection in the showroom.


I’d love to buy a custom made chandelier, but I’d like to see it first. Do you have a showroom?

Yes, we have a showroom of 500 m2. Visit our contact page for our address.


Can I buy custom made style lighting on a budget?

Yes, we have style lighting for every budget. We’d love to show you around and discuss the possibilities for your budget.


I’d love to come by, are you open today?

View our opening hours. Also, you can find our contact details there.


I’d like to restore my antique lamp, is that a service you offer?

Yes, we are officially recognised by the government. Find out more about restoring chandeliers.


I’d like to buy custom made style lighting. Can you do that for me, or do your only sell classic style lighting?

Yes, we can do that for you. We have a small range of modern style lighting.


I’d like to buy components of a chandelier / style lighting. Is that a product you offer?

Yes, we have a large range of components.


Do you repair lamps?

Yes, but only classic and antique lighting.


I’d like to buy a chandelier in the Netherlands, but will you take care of the installation as well?

Yes, we will install all chandeliers at an additional cost.


Are there LED lights for classic lamps?

This question is not that easy to answer. Yes, we do sell clear LED with 2300K to 2700K. The lower the K (kelvin), the warmer the tone of the light.

Light bulb

Pro:

Cheap


Cons:

High usage

Low efficiency (only 5 to 10% of the energy will be converted to actual light)

Limited service life (1.000 hours)


Halogen Lamp

Pros:

20 to 30% more efficient than a light bulb

The brighter light is more commensurate with the human sight


Cons:

High usage

Low efficiency

Limited service life (2.000 hours)


CFL

Pros:

80% more efficient than a light bulb

Relatively longer service life (up to 15.000 hours)

Easy to recoup the investment


Cons:

Unpleasant colour

Not ecological (has to be processed as Small Hazardous Waste)


LED-light

Pros:

Invincible efficiency

Very long service life (over 30.000 hours)

Compact and shockproof


Con:

High purchasing price (though, it’s easy to recoup the investment!)