4 Top Benefits of Underwater & Barbecue Lighting


Summer is not over yet and even though Labor Day Weekend represents the unofficial end to everyone’s favorite season, we’ll still be able to enjoy nice weather through the month of September. With that said, there’s still plenty of time to entertain friends and family in your yard and there’s no better way to keep the party going than with underwater and barbecue lighting. See some of the benefits below:

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Underwater Lighting

  • Sense of Security - if you have a pool, you know how relaxing it can be to come home after a long day at work and go for a swim. However, swimming in the dark can be quite dangerous. With underwater lighting, you’ll be able to keep an eye on anything that happens in and around the pool and it’s especially beneficial if you have young children.
  • Entertaining - just think about the atmosphere that will be created when you turn on those LED lights. Whether you’re spending the night on the deck or patio or diving into the pool, there’s no cooler way to show off your yard than lighting up the night with green, blue or pink lights.

Barbecue Lighting

    • Convenience - Let’s face it, not everybody is hungry at what most people consider “dinner time” and that means you may have to fire up the grill after the sun goes down. If you’ve ever grilled in the dark, you probably know how easy it is to leave the meat on too long or take it off well before it’s done. The right barbecue lighting will have you feeling like it’s the middle of the afternoon, even when it’s really approaching midnight.
  • Safety - it can be difficult to judge the amount of heat your grill is producing when you can hardly see the temperature gauges. It can also be a hassle to turn your natural gas or propane grill off when it’s pitch black outside. Both of these scenarios can leave you in a world of trouble so we recommend eliminating these risks altogether by adding barbecue lighting to your yard.

Why put an end to the festivities before summer actually comes to a close? Call on the expert electricians at GEN3 Electric today so you can get the most out of your yard with outdoor lighting before temperatures begin to plummet.

About The Author

Bill earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and Architecture, then founded Generation 3 Electric in 2000. His father, an electrician, was his inspiration. These days, Bill actively manages his company and enjoys focusing on new technology and marketing.