Friday Favorites: Outdoor Fireplace Lighting


Happy Friday! The weekend is finally here and with chilly nights like these, who wouldn't want to spend the evening near a cozy outdoor fireplace. Today we're sharing some of our favorite outdoor fireplace lighting projects from our portfolioKeep scrolling to see the photos and if you'd like...

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Landscape Lighting Maintenance Tips: Mulching


Mulching has its advantages. It's beneficial to the plant material and aesthetically pleasing. But, mulching can sometimes cause problems to a landscape lighting system. Today we wanted to address some common problems and provide tips for keeping your system properly working. 

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McKay Landscape Lighting Receives Two Awards


We're excited to announce that McKay Landscape Lighting was recently honored with two awards. 

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Landscape Lighting Planning Tips For New Home Builds or Remodels


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In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of planning exterior lighting even though you might not be ready to have it installed. When building a new home or organizing a major renovation, discussing your options with a landscape lighting designer in...

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The Best Time to Start Planning for Spring Outdoor Lighting



The end of winter is on the horizon with only a few months remaining until spring. It's the best time to start planning and preparing your outdoor living areas, gardens, and landscapes for the warmer weather. For some, this involves reading up on the latest trends, scouring catalogs, and...

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Winterizing Your Outdoor Water Fountains


As the cold weather approaches, we pack up and winterize the features that make our outdoor living spaces so enjoyable. Valuable assets including outdoor furniture and water displays must be properly stored and prepared for winter before the freezing temperatures hit. This will give you the...

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McKay Landscape Lighting's Photos Featured in Kentucky Homes & Gardens Magazine


Three of McKay Landscape Lighting's photos were chosen for the Special Feature, "A Shining Example: Today's Outdoor Lighting Trends" in Kentucky Homes & Gardens September/October issue. 

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Never Reset Your Landscape Lighting Timer Again


It’s hard to believe the last week of October is here. It's getting darker sooner, which means your landscape lighting system needs to be adjusted to reflect the change in seasons. Otherwise, you'll be in the dark.

But, what if you never had to reset your landscape lighting timer again? 

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Landscape Lighting Spotlight: Resort-Style Outdoor Space


About a year ago the homeowners of this newly constructed outdoor space started planning the backyard of their dreams. The initial backyard renovations included an in-ground pool the whole family could enjoy and outdoor lighting to extend and enhance their enjoyment into the evening hours.

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Locating Landscape Lighting Wire Before Fall Planting & Projects


Fall is in the air. It's time to prepare for fall planting or that exterior home renovation project you want to get finished before the cold, winter months hit. Often times we forget how important it is to have landscape lighting wires located before starting some of these projects. In his ...

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