Dandelion Season

As children, many of us thought dandelions were beautiful. We were delighted when summer arrived and they popped up in backyards, playgrounds, and boulevards. Dandelions start populating lawns from the end of spring to the start of summer (May-July). Some people harvest these healthy, bitter greens to use in soups, salads, and stir-fries—they can even be used to make dandelion …

Can A Brown Lawn Be Saved?

You’re proud of the business that you’ve built, but a brown lawn doesn’t send that message. Summer is almost here, and you’re ready to spruce up the appearance of your business. However, that’s tough to do when your lawn is faded and patchy.  Should you start from scratch, or can your lawn recover with a bit of TLC? When something …

Commercial Lawn Care Checklist For Spring

When you visit a commercial property, you probably expect a reasonably well-maintained yard. If the lawn is full of bare spots, weeds, and overgrown grass, it won’t create a good first impression. In fact, it may cause you to think less of their company. The appearance of your property represents how you do business. A lawn that’s taken care of …

How To Lay Sod

After the snow melts, you may be a bit disappointed at what you find beneath it. Your lawn might look yellow, patchy, and crunchy—not exactly the idea of a beautiful yard.  Don’t you wish you could hit the rewind button on your lawn? Don’t worry; there’s a quick way to restore its vitality. By laying sod, you can achieve the …

Winnipeg Property Maintenance Company Celebrates Employee’s Rise Through The Ranks

WINNIPEG, Canada – Cleanr Property Maintenance, a locally owned and operated property maintenance company based in Winnipeg, Canada, is delighted to announce their pride in the success of one of their employees, Kyle Carriere. Kyle was recently promoted to Field Manager, after joining the company in the spring of 2018.   Carriere literally started at the bottom of the company …

Spring Lawn Care: What To Expect After The Snow Melts

You’ve waited all winter for it, but it’s finally here. Spring is just around the corner, and you can’t wait until you can leave the house without 5 layers of clothing.  But as the snow melts and reveals the lawn underneath, you may be…a little disappointed at what you see. Patches of dead grass, salt damage, and even mould might …

Can I Mow Right After Aeration?

We’re here to give great lawn care advice, not to bury the lede. So for those of you who don’t want to read a treatise on lawn aeration – yes, you can mow your lawn right after aeration. It just might not be the best idea. You might damage your mower (but even that’s pretty improbable). You’re almost certainly better …

Tips On Keeping Sidewalks Clean

Has this ever happened to you? You leave your home on a sunny, winter morning, with your car keys in one hand and a coffee thermos in the other. The next thing you know, you’ve slipped on the icy sidewalk, and everything comes crashing down. You’ve stained your shirt, injured your bottom, and lost your keys in the snow. Dirty …

Snow, Ice, Freezing Rain, & Slush

Some people actually think that Canadians live in igloos year-round. But people in Winnipeg know that during the summer, we deal with heat waves that can sometimes make us long for winter temperatures! During the cooler months, it’s common to see a mix of snow, ice, and other variations of the two. To help you gain a better understanding of …

What Is Black Ice

Few sights inspire fear in the hearts of Canadians like a patch of black ice; it’s nearly a quintessential winter experience to drive over one and suddenly spin out of control. Not only is it a danger to drivers and pedestrians, but it’s incredibly difficult to spot, since black ice blends in with the pavement. This is especially true at …