1. Think the total power of the light that is required
You should take the light with proper wattage. Measuring your hallway is important to decide the right lighting. Measure your hallway then multiply the result of your measurement by 1.5 to get the good wattage that required for your hallway. For example, if you have a hallway with 5 feet wide and 24 feet long, the total wattage required is 1.5 multiplied by 120. The result is 180 watts for the entire of your hallway.
To set proper hallway lighting, you should consider three important things:
Lighting is very important part that should be considered. Certainly, you will get a nice place with a good lighting. You should consider many places in your home with a good lighting, including your hall way. The hallway is a transition place of the public spaces to your personal room (outside world to private room). Certainly, the hallway will give a certain mood for your home. You should take the proper hallway lighting to give enough light and support your décor design which could give a good mood. Determine the right type and size, and also the amount of the lighting that should be installed in each hallway.