Can I put an LED bulb in my pool light?

Can I put an LED bulb in my pool light?

Most of the older incandescent and halogen pool lights can be changed to the newer LED color changing lights by replacing the entire light fixture. But there are a limited number of old lights that can be converted to LED light by simply replacing the old light fixture bulb with a color changing LED light bulb.

What kind of bulb goes in a pool light?

LIGHT TYPES – Pool lights come in three types: INCANDESCENT, HALEGON, and LED. The older style INCANDESCENT lights have light bulbs much like the standard bulbs used in your house before we went the newer more cost efficient CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulbs.

Can you replace standard pool light with LED?

Give your pool an upgrade from its traditional pool lights with brilliant color LED pool lighting from Pentair! LED pool light bulbs are more efficient than incandescent bulbs, saving energy and money. Additionally, LED pool light bulbs typically last longer than traditional pool lights.

Can you use any light bulb in a pool?

Some states or counties require pool lights to be low voltage, 12V lamps. 12V pool lights operate with the use of a transformer that steps down the voltage from 120V to 12V. 120V bulbs will not work in a 12V pool, and vice versa, and a 12V bulb will burn out if used in a 120V lamp.

Should pool light have water in it?

If there is water inside the lens of the pool light, which you can usually see from on-deck, that doesn’t mean that the light is leaking, but it does mean that the lamp gasket has failed, letting water leak inside and surround the bulb.

How much does it cost to install LED pool lights?

Total Cost to Install a LED Pool Light

Description Optional Cost
LED Pool Light Fitting No $150 to $650
New Transformer Yes $30 to $80
Electrician No $100 to $400
Total Cost $250 to $1130

Can I use any light bulb in pool?

@OP, any 120VAC LED bulb should work. Just make sure it will fit your existing light fixture. Also, it is a MUST to replace the gasket every time you open the fixture and/or replacing the bulb.

Can I change my own pool light?

It’s a pretty straightforward task to replace a burned-out pool light bulb. But something to keep in mind is that your bulbs don’t have to be out for you to replace them. You can also upgrade to brighter, more energy-efficient LED bulbs that burn a fraction of the energy traditional incandescent bulbs do.

Do pool lights need special bulbs?

12 volt bulbs are 300 watts, while 120 volt bulbs are available in either 300 or 500 watts. These are R-40, medium based, reflective flood lamps of special design. LED bulbs can be used to replace incandescent bulbs, converting a standard pool light into LED color pool lights.

Can pool lights electrocute you?

You can get electrocuted by a pool light in a swimming pool. It can cause serious injury and even death. An experienced electrocution lawyer can help victims and families recover the pain and suffering compensation or wrongful death damages they are entitled to under the law.