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May/25/2017  

PREPARING YOUR LAWN MOWER IN TORONTO FOR ANOTHER SEASON

   

Now that spring is in full swing, it is time to tackle your lawn’s maintenance. Before you start edging and mowing, you need to ensure your landscaping equipment in Toronto is up for the job.

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May/04/2017  

TOP TECHNIQUES AND TIPS FOR CUTTING GRASS

   

Though mowing seems like a simple task, it needs to be done correctly in order to ensure a healthy lawn. However, if you ask around, you'll notice some different opinions about the right way to use lawn mowers in Toronto.

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April/11/2017  

TIPS ON HOW TO PROPERLY USE A ROOF RACK

   

If you are planning a holiday or outdoor adventure, it’s a good idea to learn how to correctly load and secure your roof rack before heading out. Without taking the proper precautions noted below, you run the risk of impacting your safety and fuel economy.

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March/27/2017  

THE 6 ESSENTIAL TRUCK ACCESSORIES YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

   

There are a ton of truck accessories on the market in Toronto and they’re all designed to protect your truck, improve its efficiency and help you get more out of your vehicle. The choices are overwhelming. But if you want to learn which ones you really can’t live without, then keep reading.

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March/14/2017  

MAINTAIN YOUR PROPERTY EFFICIENT SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT IN TORONTO

   

If you have had enough with trying to manage all the snow that Mother Nature has graced us with, there are steps you can take to make the snowy winter months easier.

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Feb/25/2017  

8 QUICK AND EASY MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR SNOW PLOWS IN TORONTO

   

Year after year, snow plows in Toronto have their work cut out for them. And it’s a pretty safe bet that we’ll get quite a bit of snow again this year.

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Feb/10/2017  

6 TIPS TO GET THE BEST PERFORMANCE FROM SNOW BLOWERS THIS WINTER

   

Winter is almost here. And when you live in Toronto, that means snow, and lots of it. But is your snow blower up to the challenge? Keep reading for six tips that’ll help you get the most from your snow blower in the season ahead.

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Jan/30/2017  

KEEP ICE UNDER CONTROL WITH THE RIGHT SNOW EQUIPMENT IN TORONTO

   

There’s no doubt about it, winter is Toronto’s most treacherous season. With the freezing rain, snow, ice and sleet it can sometimes be hard to even get out of the house. Keep reading for eight tips that’ll help you stay safe and keep ice under control this winter.

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Jan/23/2017  

5 TIPS FOR BUYING YOUR FIRST SNOW PLOW IN TORONTO

   

There are several types of snow plows on the market in Toronto so it’s important to buy one that best suits your needs. Keep reading for five tips that’ll help you choose the snow equipment that’s right for you, whether you’re shopping for personal use or to start your own plowing service.

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Jan/23/2017  

7 TIPS TO GET YOUR SNOW BLOWER READY FOR WINTER IN TORONTO

   

Toronto’s gearing up for another winter with plenty of snowfall. But don’t wait until you’re waist-deep in the white stuff to fire up your snow blower. Save yourself a headache by taking care of any repairs before the winter weather really sets in. Keep reading for seven snow equipment repair tips that’ll get you ready for the season ahead.

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July/8/2015  

GET OUT AND HAVE FUN: SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

   

Summer is all about getting outside and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. This year, make sure you and your family are the “outdoors type” by enjoying the many summer activities our country has to offer. From mountain biking to hiking to seeing attractions that have been on the family to-do list for years, there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy the season with your loved ones.

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July/8/2015  

TRAVEL WITHOUT CRAMPING YOUR CAR: USE A ROOF RACK THIS SUMMER

   

Summer is the time for family road trips and camping. Before you cramp everyone inside the family vehicle with all your gear, consider adding a sports rack or roof rack to the top of your car. Whether you are embarking on a trip across the country or just headed for an overnight camping trip, you are going to bring along plenty of stuff to keep you comfortable. Roof racks allow you to put that stuff up on top of the car and give everyone a little legroom to sit back and enjoy the ride.

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July/8/2015  

THE IMPORTANCE OF LAWN MOWER MAINTENANCE

   

There are few pieces of equipment you use in your home that take as much of a beating as your lawnmower. Whether you have a push model or a ride-on mower, you expect it to be up and running come spring and summer. Lack of maintenance, however, can lead to a shorter lifespan for your mower – which is why performing proper maintenance is important. Timely landscape equipment repair in Toronto will prevent major breakdowns and help to avoid early replacement costs.

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July/8/2015  

HOW TO ENJOY TRAILER HITCHES IN TORONTO YEAR-ROUND

   

Trailer hitches are not just a summer thing. In fact, you could use the trailer hitch you purchase year-round. Whether it is towing your family trailer or moving a friend, you would be surprised at the uses and accessories that make a single hitch the most versatile tool you will ever purchase.

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Mar/23/2015  

MOVING? 5 WAYS TO GET YOUR STUFF FROM HERE TO THERE

   

You have a big move planned, and you’re worried about how to get your stuff from point A to point B. You probably had no idea the process was so complicated. After all, there’s not just one way to move anymore. There are a variety of options you can choose from, each with a different price and with different pros and cons.

To make your decision easier, we’ll outline the main ways you can move your stuff. Evaluate your options so you can choose the one that works best for you.

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Mar/23/2015  

TRIMMING IN STYLE: ADVANTAGES OF A RIDING LAWNMOWER

   

Your yard is your pride and joy. You carefully trim the trees and pull the weeds. You've developed an extensive watering system to ensure your pansies look their best. And you've even considered adding a fish pond later this year.

But although you love most of your yard work, cutting the grass fills you with dread.

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Mar/23/2015  

CUSTOMIZE FOR COMFORT: IMPROVING YOUR VEHICLE'S ERGONOMICS

   

When you hear “ergonomic,” you probably think about rest. You think of memory foam mattresses, lumbar supports, and neck pillows—items designed to maximize relaxation and calm. But, in reality, ergonomics is all about efficiency. It’s about designing and using everyday objects to create working, living, and, yes, relaxing environments that are as advantageous as possible.

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Feb/25/2015  

PROTECTING YOUR SKI GEAR WHILE TRAVELING

   

One of the plus sides of winter is the chance to grab your skis and head out for an invigorating weekend on the slopes. Whether it's a day trip to the closest resort or a long-awaited ski trip abroad, you want to arrive with your snowboard and skis in great working order.

Before you can wax your skis and put on your parka, though, you need to decide how to best protect your gear. Nothing can spoil your outdoor plans more than arriving at the resort with damaged equipment..

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Feb/25/2015  

PREPARING YOUR SNOWPLOW

   

Back in 2011 and 2012, Torontonians experienced an unusually mild winter. Although there was less snow than usual, no one seemed to complain.

Contrast that with the following winter season. Every day seemed to bring cold, ice, and snow—then more snow, ice, and cold. The polar vortex was a steady visitor to the area - and snowplows were out in force.

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Dec/12/2014  

UPGRADE YOUR MINIVAN WITH THESE 10 ACCESSORIES

   

It’s easy to see trucks as rugged, all-purpose, and useful. They’re built to make an impression and to take customization easily. But what about your minivan or small SUV? Chance are, you own a van for a good reason. Vans are comfortable, economical vehicles that have high passenger and cargo capacity. This makes them a great choice for families of all sizes. But, some owners may feel that they have sacrificed the visual and functional power of a truck by opting for a “mom car.”

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Nov/25/2014  

DEALING WITH SNOW AND ICE BUILD-UP

   

For the most part, winter is an exciting, beautiful season. Snow and ice let us participate in fun winter sports like hockey, skiing, snowboarding, and tobogganing. They also bring picturesque snowfalls and scenic snowy views. However, winter can also increase certain dangers. According to a study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, 7,138 people were hospitalised for ice-related slips and falls from 2010 to 2011.

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Oct/29/2014  

Know Before You Tow: Steps to Follow Before You Hook Up Your Trailer and Get on the Road

   

When you’re packing a trailer for a big move or attaching your SUV to your motor home before you go on vacation, ensure safety before you tow.

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Oct/28/2014  

11 Ways to Stay Safe with Snow Blowers

   

A steady snowfall looks serene—until it covers your driveway and sidewalks with a blanket of powder. Rather than struggle for hours with a shovel, you can use a snowblower to clear your property in no time.

Snow blowers offer convenience and speed for homeowners and commercial property owners alike. However, to properly enjoy these machines, you need to know how to use them safely. Follow these 11 safety tips every time you use a snow blower on your driveway or sidewalks.

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