Pool lighting is a great way to set the mood for your backyard. In this article, we are going to talk about the different types of pool lighting options there are and how you can use it to create a magical backyard space.

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Pool Lighting Options for Your Pool Area

Whether you are looking for pool lighting for function or set the mood, there are options for you. Working with a pool designer and company that understands how to help you create the look and feel that you want can be helpful so make sure to give us a call with any questions.

Moon Lighting

This type of lighting is a soft light that is mainly meant to set the ambience for your pool area. It does help with sight, but not as much as you need it to if you are going to safely swim during the night. Place these fixtures below the water’s surface for a beautiful glow.

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LED Pool Lighting

LED pool lighting is becoming more and more popular. The lights do not get hot and they are known to last for a long time so it makes sense all around to install these types of lights into your pool. Besides for making sense safety wise and economically, it also makes sense in the fact that LED lights can come in different colors and make your pool look fun and exciting.

Step Lighting

You can have lights set to strategically light the way through your backyard, and these lights are known as step lighting or direction lighting. One light can go a long way depending on the lights that you choose to install. Your main goal with step lighting is to make sure that you can see the steps so you can keep it simple with this part of the pool lighting.


Another beautiful form of pool lighting is uplighting. The lighting comes from above, but it provides beautiful lighting that goes down into your pool area or wherever you have it positioned to fall. Make sure that your uplighting is professionally installed.

Creating Your Pool Lighting Paradise

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As you are figuring out the type of pool lighting you want for your backyard, you may find yourself planning something pretty extravagant. There are many options and finding out which ones are going to be the most effective and cost effective is key.

When you are looking through the different light features that you can use, you also need to make sure that your choice of lights is going to work with your pool. Working with a design expert through this process will ensure that you get the look and function that you want without any extra trouble. Give us a call today and let us help you create a design that is right for you and your family.

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