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A pool area is an excellent place to relax, swim, and spend time with family and friends. To make the most out of your pool area, proper outdoor lighting is essential. Not only does it provide safety, but it also enhances the aesthetics of your outdoor space. In this article, we will discuss some tips for outdoor lighting around the pool area.


    Use LED Lights

    LED lights are energy-efficient and long-lasting, making them the perfect choice for outdoor lighting. They are also available in a variety of colors, allowing you to create a customized lighting plan for your pool area. LED lights can be installed around the pool and in surrounding landscape areas, providing the perfect ambiance for nighttime swims and outdoor parties.

    Install Lighting for Safety

      Safety should always be a top priority when it comes to outdoor lighting around the pool area. Installing lights around the pool deck and walkways can prevent trips and falls. Additionally, installing lights underwater can illuminate the pool's steps and make them visible, reducing the risk of accidents.

      Use Accent Lighting

      Accent lighting can be used to highlight specific features around the pool area. For example, you can use accent lighting to showcase a beautiful waterfall, a favorite statue, or a piece of artwork. By adding accent lighting, you can draw attention to certain areas of your outdoor space and create a more visually appealing environment.

      Use Smartphone Technology

        Installing smartphone-controlled technology can help you create a more relaxing and inviting atmosphere around your pool area. This technology allows you to adjust the brightness of your outdoor lights from your phone, giving you control over the ambiance of your space. You can also program your smartphone to automatically adjust the brightness based on the time of day or the activities you're doing. You can read more about how outdoor lighting and smartphone technology can enhance your user experience. 


        Use Landscape Lighting

        Landscape lighting can be used to create a cohesive design around your pool area. For example, you can use landscape lighting to highlight trees, plants, and other landscaping features. Landscape lighting can also be used to create a path around the pool area, leading guests to various destinations around the space. 

        In conclusion, outdoor lighting around the pool area is essential for safety and enhancing the aesthetics of your outdoor space. By using LED lights, installing lighting for safety, using accent lighting, using smartphone technology, and adding landscape lighting, you can create a beautiful and functional pool area that you can enjoy all year round. Consulting with a professional outdoor lighting installer like Northwest Outdoor Lighting can help you create a customized lighting plan that meets all your needs and adds value to your outdoor space. Contact us today to schedule your outdoor lighting consultation. 

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