How to Hang Your Pool Table Light
Tips on buying aand Hanging your Pool Table Light
Pool Table light are used to keep shadows off the pool table. So its important to select the correct light for the job and mount the pool table light at the correct height.
Typically a pool table light is going to hard-wire into the electrical of your home and use the wall on/off switch.
Selecting the correct light for the size of your pool table
7ft and 8ft Pool tables use a 3 shade mounted on a bar about 52” long or use a 40" Hood style Billiard light. and 9ft pool table uses a 4 shade pool table light approximately 68" long
Mounting the pool table lights is just as important. Remember the reason for the light is to make sure you have equal amount of light across the pool table with no shadows, BCA rules for mounting pool table light is 40 inches from the bed of the table to the bottom of the fixture for a movable light and If the light fixture above the table is non-movable, the fixture should be no lower than 65 inches above the bed of the table. Install the pool table light too high and you get shadows. If you install it too low the pool table light will give and uneven amount of light and be in the way of game play.