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Fire Safety in The Winter Months

Many people kindle a fire in their fireplace through the winter to enjoy a warm, glowing flame. If you’re among them, it will be essential for you to follow fire safety best practices to keep your family safe. Every week in winter a fire will claim eight lives in Canada. Even if you don’t keep […]

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How to Properly Use a Firewood Burning Stove

A wood burning stove can be a lovely addition to any home, something that can be enjoyed year round. But with the colder months drawing in, there’s really nothing better than popping in a log or two, feeling the heat envelop you, and listening to the embers crackle. Of course, it takes a little bit […]

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Get Your Lawn Ready For The Fall

It is sad to accept the reality that summer is coming to an end when we see the leaves change and the temperature starting to drop. While there are months of cozy sweaters and warm drinks to look forward to, there’s one thing you shouldn’t forget: taking care of your fall lawn maintenance. There is […]

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Grass Seed: What You Need To Know

If you want to plant a brand new lawn or you’re looking to fix dry patches, grass seed is a great way to improve the quality and growth of your lawn. Whether you’re an amateur gardener or an experienced lawn care specialist, grass seed is your companion when it comes to growing a lawn that […]

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Retaining Walls: How Do Know If You Need One?

A well-constructed retaining wall can offer functionality and beauty. They are everywhere, you may not even notice them, but they’re an excellent way to solve a landscaping problem while still keeping your property looking its best. The question is: do you need one? Let’s take a deeper look at retaining walls and what you need […]

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Why You Should Choose Interlocking Pavers for Your Home

If you’re considering replacing a driveway or patio this summer, consider choosing interlocking concrete pavers. Interlocking concrete pavers are a multi-diverse product produced in a variety of colours and styles to work with the existing architectural design of any home. Interlocking pavers offer many benefits to homeowners. Here are a few of the top reasons […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Lawn & Yard

Are you bored of the way your lawn and yard looks? Luckily, your grass can be greener on the Van Beek’s side! There are many ways to alter your lawn look to meet your personal design vision. Here are five ways to improve your lawn and yard: Use multiple seeds and grass types It is […]

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Get Soil Delivery

Garden season is upon us once again! It’s time to get out our gloves, seeds and tools ready, but what about soil? Nobody wants to make multiple trips to the garden centre to lug around heavy bags of soil. Well, that’s where Van Beek’s soil delivery comes into play. Here are five reasons why you should […]

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Top Spring Garden & Landscaping Tips

With winter weather slowly starting to fade, each day brings us a step closer to the warmer weather and extra sunlight of spring. After months being cooped up inside avoiding the frigid temperatures, the long-awaited change of season is almost upon us. As much as we might appreciate the arrival of the spring weather, nothing […]