How do I start gathering pool lighting ideas?
You can find inspiration almost anywhere: our gallery of swimming pool and landscape design ideas, magazines, And more. And don't forget to check out your local swimming pool showroom where you can see swimming pool lighting inperson. We recommend creating an inspiration board to keep track of your favorite lighting ideas.
Add background lighting to showcase your yard's best features
If you're looking for a way to add drama to your backyard decor, add lighting outside the pool, too. For example,a string of lights draped around a tree or around a garden area can add interest. You can also add rope lights or landscape lighting to gardens, pathways, or flower beds.
Are pool light bulbs special? Can I use any "regular" light bulb in my swimming pool?
We don't recommend using "regular" light bulbs in your swimming pooldesigned for use underwater, which makes them the safest, most reliable choice if you need to replace a bulb. Our advice? Check with your local swimming pool retailer for information about purchasing replacement bulbs for your pool's lighting system.
How do you change a pool light bulb?
Electrical work -- especially Electrical work that involves water -- is serious business. If you feelcomfortable changing a burned-out swimming pool light bulb, You should follow the manufacturer's instructions. Another option?Call a professional to do the job for you.
How many lights do I need in my swimming pool?
That depends on several factors, including the size of your pool, the depth of your pool, and your reasons for installing lights in the first place. Your local pool professional can work with you to determine exactly how many lights you need to make your swimming pool lighting dream a reality.