Best Alternatives to Salt for De-Icing this Winter

Best Alternatives to Salt for De-Icing this Winter

Ice may seem like an unavoidable part of winter, but if a proper de-icing product is used, steps and sidewalks can stay ice-free all winter long, even throughout Minnesota’s vicious winters. However, as we’ve discussed in a previous blog, de-icing salt, the...
How to Keep Winter Salt from Destroying Your Lawn

How to Keep Winter Salt from Destroying Your Lawn

As Central Minnesotans, we are intimately familiar with winter. Whether it is cozying in under our hand-me-down quilt, putting on more layers of clothes than our closets can handle, or making sure our sidewalks and walkways are covered in a thick glaze of salt. But...
Snow’s Effect on Your Lawn This Winter

Snow’s Effect on Your Lawn This Winter

Anyone living in Minnesota for more than a year has seen the effects of the seasons on our vegetation. Minnesota goes from being a lush, green summer landscape to a bleak, white winter tundra. These changes affect far more than just the way our world looks; it seems...
How to Properly Maintain Your Driveway this Winter

How to Properly Maintain Your Driveway this Winter

As we settle into the colder months, homeowners’ attentions shift from landscaping to other home maintenance tasks—like the snow-covered driveway just outside. It’s important to keep your driveways and walkways clear in the winter. Yes, it’s a matter of safety, but...