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How to Keep Ice from Putting Your Business on the Rocks

With Winter upon us, we face new outdoor challenges. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures can create dangerous conditions that put your business at risk. Proper utilization of commercial ice management can help reduce liability by eliminating slip and fall hazards. Snow Management When the weathermen predict a snow storm, we drag out the salt and sand and generously treat our parking lots, steps, and walkways. We dig out the shovels and call in the snow plows. We usually have a plan for snow.  Ironically, it isn’t the snow that presents the biggest liability risk for business owners. The Hidden Risks

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5 Safety Hazards that Result from Poor Snow Removal

As winter progresses and more places are starting to see their first snows of the year; people are reveling in the beauty of snow. It won’t take long for the beautiful snow to lose its appeal to many, especially those who have to commute or be in the snow frequently. The downside to all of the snow is that removal becomes more necessary and safety hazards are more significant when the ground is not clear. Here are five safety hazards that can result from inadequate snow removal. Impaired Vision While Driving When people don’t take the time to remove the snow

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5 Huge Tips for Your Winter Landscape

Winter is coming, and for many of us, it’s already here in full force. Depending on where you live winter can be a brutal experience, or it could mean just a small drop in temperature, but here in Minnesota we usually experience multiple feet of snow yearly. The key to creating and maintaining a beautiful winter landscape is preparation; you need to take the time to prepare your garden for what is about to come. This means arranging things so that maintenance can be done easily and choosing products and plants that make sure that your landscape still looks beautiful

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Make Your Holiday Lighting the Envy of the Neighborhood this Year

The holiday season is upon us, and now it’s time to start thinking about holiday lighting. If you enjoy Christmas light displays and plan to put them up at your home, there are many ways you can create a light show that will make your house the envy of your neighborhood this year. Driving around to look at Christmas lights is a yearly tradition for many families. Finding the best displays is a holiday scavenger hunt. The best Christmas light displays often employ several different lighting methods to make their scene grand. Here are some of the ways you can

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6 Important Tips For Better Curb Appeal

Curb appeal isn’t just important when you’re trying to sell your house; it also plays a critical role in what your neighbors, family, and friends think when they come to visit. Fortunately, creating curb appeal isn’t overly complicated, and it shouldn’t be expensive either. Curb appeal is relatively consistent among individuals, almost all of us will like most designs, but if you go too ‘out there’ you can end up with a landscape that leaves people confused. Stick to the basics and keep your backyard for your more creative designs. Keep the Front Clean and Simple The biggest curb appeal

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5 Things to Know Before Signing a Snow Removal Contract for Your Business

With late Fall and Winter just around the corner, you need to start thinking about a snow removal company for your commercial or residential space. Keep your business running, make it safe for your employees to get to work, and allow for your building to be approachable with a snow removal contract. If you are looking for a reliable snow removal contractor, be sure to discuss the following facets of the agreement. 1. Quality of the Snow Removal Service More than anything, before you sign a snow removal contract get to know the quality of work completed by the snow

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