Having a pool is great, but having a well-lit pool is even better. Properly lighting your pool will allow you to take full advantage of all it has to offer and feel safe doing so. This summer, light the night around your pool and enjoy these benefits:
Adding lighting to your pool area is a necessity to make it safe for both swimmers and guests. Lights placed outside the pool should be focused on dangerous areas, like the pool’s edge, ladders, and entry stairs, to ensure safe entry into and exit from the water. You should also illuminate walkways around your pool that may become wet and present a slipping hazard.
More Time Outdoors
Proper lighting means you can get more use out of your pool once the sun goes down. Guests will be able to enjoy lounging by the poolside and swimmers can safely continue their fun in the pool. Lighting along pathways promotes wayfinding and will help people easily find their way from the pool back to the house.
A Resort-Like Ambiance
With so many options for outdoor lighting, you can create a warm welcome for your guests in a variety of ways. Light up seating areas and patios with soft, subtle lighting and showcase landscape and water features with dramatic uplighting. Tiki torches and string lights are also options to make your backyard pool feel like an oasis. If your pool parties tend to be more upbeat, use color-changing lights to keep the fun going all night long.
Due to the nature of light installation near a pool, it’s best to consult a professional to ensure lighting is placed properly and safely. If you’re ready to take your pool lights to the next level, contact Island Pool Services’ sister company, Coastal Virginia Lighting, today at (757) 432-2111. They will be happy to assist you with your pool lighting needs!