Winterloo

February 14 – 16 (Family Day), 2015

For 12 years, Winterloo has delighted families with its great outdoor and indoor events.  Winterloo 2015 will be the best ever!

Right now, we are finalizing the details for  Winterloo 2015. We have everyone’s favourite winter activities – dog sled rides, ice sculpting, great art activities at the Button Factory, free public skating, free family movies, and a great Chili cook-off featuring some of Waterloo’s top eateries… there’s something for everyone!

Be sure to check our schedule on the Programs page. Want to get involved? We’re always looking for great Volunteers and wonderful community Sponsors.

Winterloo – Waterloo’s Winter Family Festival,  will take place on February 14 –  16 (Family Day), 2015, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily, in Waterloo. For more information, please call us at: 519.885.1921.



Tips for Better Calgary Snow Removal

Calgary snow removal is quite hard if you do not have the right materials and tools to make sure that you get all the snow off your lawn. Snow on the lawn will make it hard for you to walk or even get your car in your driveway if not taken cared off properly and effectively.

Before anything else, always consider the hassle it will cause you if you do not get at least a part of your home free of snow. There are many ways that you can do this job the right way, if you are considering doing this yourself, it is best that you get http://www.propertywerks.ca/snow-removal.html to help you, or at least if you do not have the time, get someone else to do it for you who is a professional already so that you do not have to worry about it.

If you are planning to clear your walkway but do not know how you can do it effectively, here are some tips that you can use to help you get rid of snow successfully:

  • Always have a good shovel – a job that will be done manually, means that your tool should also be used manually, if you are going to clean up your driveway, It is better that you get a good and wide shovel that can pick up lots of snow at a time. An expensive shovel can be understandably hard to buy, simply because you wont be using it regularly, but if the snow that you have on your lawn starts to get inches deep and you no longer have the energy to get out of it when you walk, then buying a shovel that is expensive will come in handy, and you will start to realize that buying this will be one of your best choices. Shovels come in different sizes and shapes, but for this particular job, you have to find a medium sized shovel that is made out of aluminum, with a blade or non-stick finish to make this job more effective. Though for snow, it is recommended that you buy a very big shovel, you can also have the option of getting a medium sized one, so that it doesn’t become to hard for your arms to handle.
  • Go with a professional if you do not want to do the work yourself – sometimes shoveling snow can be a very tiresome job, especially if you will be the only person doing it. When it comes to jobs like this, it is always a good idea to ask for help so that you get the job finished quicker. If you have no time on your hands to do this yourself, you also have the option of calling a professional to do all the work for you. Even if this may be a little pricey, you will find that they can do a pretty amazing job at clearing up your driveway.
  • Use rock salt - This may sound funny, but you will be quite surprised with what rocksalt can do to your driveway when the snow starts to keep coming back even if you have already cleaned it up with a shovel. Sometimes, even if you took all that time and effort to get rid of the snow on your driveway, ice can still make its way around your yard and shovel will just not cut it anymore. Therefore, you must find another way to attack the ice. You can do this by applying rocksalt, sand, or kitty litter. Yes, kitty litter. This works because, it keeps the ice from accumulating too much, but make sure that you only do this in temperatures that are higher than 12°F because, if you do this and the temperature is that low, it can damage your concrete. So always make sure that you use an alternative in times of despair.

 


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