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Sign up Mum & Dad for Snow Removal this Winter

As we go into our first winter with COVID-19, many Calgarians are thinking hard about how they can protect their older parents while still providing them with the support they need as they age in place. Take shovelling the walk, for example. Many young and middle-aged Calgarians lend a hand to clear snow and ice […]

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Snow Removal Tips

As a Canadian, it’s hard to hate snow entirely. There’s just something special about snow around the holidays and watching kids make snowmen and snow angels at the park. Unfortunately, that doesn’t make removing snow from your sidewalks and driveways any more fun. Snow can be heavy. It seems to be falling relentlessly this winter, […]

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Winter Courtesy

Calgarians are some of the best folks in all of Canada. It may seem like we’re all just going through our days doing our own thing, but when our community needs help, Calgarians are always quick to offer a hand to their neighbours. This volunteer spirit makes it obvious that Calgarians take their responsibilities to […]

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Winter Lawn Care

Hello, winter! After last year’s sunny and almost warm holiday season, it’s a pity to be back to business as usual in Alberta. Already, there have been car pile-ups in Edmonton and weather warnings for travelers, and the weather’s not likely to get any better until May. But while the snow may have arrived (or […]

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Don’t put the Snow Shovel Away Just Yet

Sometimes it seems like a Calgary winter will never end and some years, we get a little taste of winter every month. Spring is just around the corner and we’re enjoying the occasional day that’s just mild enough to lull us into a false sense of security. Don’t get complacent though, because old man winter […]

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Tips for Staying Safe on Snow Covered Sidewalks

You can keep your own sidewalk clear of snow and ice, but when you’re out an about you’re at the mercy of the weather and you need to be prepared for anything Mother Nature can throw at you. This winter has been particularly bad for ice and slippery conditions and Calgary’s emergency services have been […]

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The Science of Snow and Ice Removal

  City works crews and snow removal companies will likely heave a mighty sigh of relief when the winter of 2013/2014 is finally over. It’s been a particularly difficult one so far for the people tasked with keeping Calgary’s roads, sidewalks, and pathways safe. After a snowfall or a sudden thaw and freeze cycle that […]

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How to Remove Salt Stains from Concrete

Springtime is wonderful: the snow is melting, plants are growing… but winter leaves behind it’s mark: a white crust of salt stains on your driveway and sidewalks. Here’s a great tutorial on how to remove those pesky stains without harsh chemicals, ensuring your property will look its best year round.

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Combat Ice the Natural Way

Have you ever used salt based ice removal products and when spring arrived noticed that your sidewalk was chipping and crumbling or your lawn was damaged? Salt is a very effective ice buster but it and some other ice removal products can literally eat your sidewalk and kill your grass. When rock salt melts, it […]

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5 Star Landscaping Snow Removal Services

Just because gardening season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to put your 5 Star Landscaping fridge magnet away in a kitchen drawer. Did you know that during the winter, 5 Star puts the lawnmowers and pruners away and brings out the snow and ice removal equipment? Did you also know that in the City […]

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