Showing posts from April, 2020

Prep Your Yard for Spring!

As we are now well into spring, you may want to start prepping your yard for the summer if you haven’t already! Rake, tidy, seed and plant to bring your yard back to life! Here are some basic things you can check off your list: Trees & Shrubs Prune dead and damaged branches. The cold temperatures, harsh winds and snow are all hard on trees and shrubs. Trim down to the live stem to allow for new growth. Prune summer flowering shrubs before buds begin to appear, but allow spring flowering shrubs to flower before pruning. Perennials and Grasses Prune flowering perennials down to 4-5 inches to allow room for new growth to thrive. If you are looking to divide perennials, now is an excellent opportunity. Where the soil has thawed, dig up parts of the plant in clumps, with at least three stems per clump.  Grasses should be trimmed down to 2-3 inches, and can also be divided at this time.  For climbing plants, remove any older woody stems to allow for newer

How to Take Advantage of Your Time at Home

During these unprecedented times, we could all use some ideas on how to spend our days at home. Many people are seeing that it was easier to think of things to do during the first week or two of social distancing and working from home, but are now running out of ideas. We’ve compiled a list of ideas below to help spark some inspiration.  Take advantage of the time available to you! Whether this means indulging and making your favourite recipes that take lots of time to prepare, or taking the time to learn new things! There are many recipes available on Pinterest which will have reviews by people who have tried that recipe. Another blog who frequently posts new and exciting recipes is Serious Eats .They offer recipes for easy and basic meals, to more technical and time-consuming meals.  If you haven’t done so already, now is a great time to declutter your home, car and office. Take inventory of what needs to be repaired and what should be replaced. Most transfer stati

Q&A: Top 5 Questions Asked When Ordering A Dumpster

We’ve compiled a list of the five most frequently asked questions when placing an order, to save you some time on your next order! See the answers below. Almost anything! Our bins are used most commonly for home improvement or cleanout projects, but can also be used for roofing jobs, fence and deck demolition, backyard cleaning, construction jobs, and more!  People are often unsure of whether they can put windows, glass, metal, electronics, and appliances in their bin which they are more than welcome to! The only restrictions we have are on hazardous and bio-hazardous items such as motor oils, car tires, wet paint cans, propane tanks and mattresses. If there are any of these items found in your bin, there will be an extra charge by the transfer station which will appear on your invoice.  If an order is placed by noon, we will be able to have a bin to you within 2-3 hours. If an order is placed later on in the day, we may be fully booked for the day and b