The backyard of a lake home can be a wonderful place for entertaining and taking in the beautiful sunset views. Late at night, it can be difficult to see where your property ends and where the lake begins. Darkness and water are not a good mix if you want everyone on your property to be safe.
Being on an unlit dock or near the lake can be dangerous in the dark of night. It can be difficult to see tripping hazards or elevation changes. One misstep could land you in the lake. There is also the risk of hitting the dock with a boat if it's difficult to see.
Many homeowners have a gate or fence surrounding their backyard or pool area. It can be difficult to enter or navigate your gate entrance in the dark of night. A little extra light can help increase the nighttime visibility to make it easier to open your gate entrance, create a much safer area for...
Everyone wants their home to be safe and secure. Outdoor wall lighting can help make your backyard safer while providing a stronger sense of security.
Are you looking into energy-efficient LED outdoor lighting and have questions about how it differs from halogen? If you want to know more about halogen and LED landscape lighting, see our answers to the following Frequently Asked Questions:
If you prefer landscape lighting fixtures that are barely noticeable, then you’ll want to learn more about these stylish LED well lights. They’re versatile, durable, and provide excellent illumination
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McKay Landscape Lighting had the opportunity to present on landscape lighting design and applications at ENGAGE, the AIA South Dakota Convention on September 11, 2015. The annual event brings architects and other design professionals together to learn, share...
Last week we talked about getting started with landscape lighting and how you can always add more layers of lighting as you need or want later on. This week we wanted to share a story of one of our clients who did just that.