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6 Frequently Asked Questions About Pool Lights?

Pool strip lights are specially designed waterproof LED lights mounted along the perimeter of a swimming pool. These lights offer vibrant illumination and enhance the ambiance of your pool area, making swimming sessions enjoyable even at night. They are available in a variety of colors and operate at low voltage, providing a safe and energy-efficient lighting solution for your pool.

1. What are pool lights?

Swimming light is essential fixture designed to illuminate your swimming pool, enhancing safety and aesthetics. Typically powered by electricity, they come in various forms, including LED strips or bulbs. Waterproof and durable, these lights provide vibrant illumination, allowing for enjoyable night swimming experiences. Choose from an array of colors and installation options to customize your pool's ambiance to your preference.

2. How long do pool edge lighting last?

LED light strips, such as PaneraLux's series, have a lifespan of 50,000 hours. Compared to conventional incandescent bulbs (2,000 hours) and CFL light (15,000 hours), LED light strips offer longevity that surpasses them by several times. This longevity results in significant cost savings, as fewer replacements are needed.

3. Can I cut swimming lights?

Cutting LED strips for customized installations is a common concern among homeowners. Fear not, as PaneraLux provides comprehensive step-by-step tutorials on cutting lights for around pool, ensuring hassle-free customization to meet your unique requirements.

You can see more details on our YouTube channel or our website.

4. Are LED pool edge lighting worth the money?

We've analyzed whether outdoor LED light strips are truly worth the investment and the benefits of LED light strips for outdoor lighting from three critical angles: cost efficiency, safety features, and environmental impact.

By choosing PaneraLux LED light strips, users can realize annual savings of approximately $536.92. This financial benefit, coupled with the energy efficiency of LED technology, positions LED light strips as a judicious and cost-effective choice for outdoor lighting.

More details in our blog “Are outdoor LED light strips worth it?”.

5. How many LED lights do you need in a pool?

Determining the optimal number of LED lights for around pool involves considering various factors such as desired lighting effects and budget constraints. While traditional swimming lighting may require 2 to 3 bulbs, opting for LED pool light strips, such as 2pcs PaneraLux's 50ft(15m) pool edge lighting, offers a comprehensive and aesthetically pleasing solution for illuminating your pool.

More detail in our blog “How much does it cost to replace LED swimming lights?”.

6. How deep should we install a pool light?

According to our professional recommendation, we suggest installing underwater LED strip lights at a depth ranging from 2 inches to 30 inches below the water surface. The specific placement within this range can be tailored to your preferences.

More details in our blog “How deep should we install a pool light?”.


PaneraLux offers professional pool and garden led strips, we are experts in the field of LED knowledge. If you have any need, feel free to email us or click the icon in the bottom right corner, Chat with us and you can get professional advice soon.

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