How to complete a fall cleanup

The leaves are starting to change, and the temperature continues to drop, and that can only one thing, fall is here. Now besides the pumpkin spice lattes, the pumpkin patches and the haunted corn mazes, fall means a few things for homeowners. First, they need to start dealing with any air conditioner units, or things stored under the stairs to ensure they will be ok for winter. Secondly, they have to start that infamous fall cleanup of their yards. A winterized yard will allow your green space around your home to bounce back immediately during the spring thaw. No matter if you are looking to get ahead of the game, or just need something to do while the turkey is cooking, a fall clean up is a great task to cross off the to-do list. In this article, we are going to look at some helpful tips on how to best complete a fall clean up properly.

Mow the lawn

As much as we love assigning ourselves with the last day of mowing, the actual reality is that the grass will continue to grow. Cool season grasses such as bluegrass and fescue will continue to grow slowly, and will not stop until the ground freezes. You should move to a two-week mowing schedule, with the cutting height as low as possible. That first low cut will yield a lot of grass, so brown bagging this grass will help with collecting and will limit the possibility of lawn smothering.

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How to deal with childhood belongings when you need space

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With the kids heading off to university, many parents are starting to wonder what they should be doing with their empty nest. Choosing those personal belongings from childhood that deserve a spot in your home can be tough, but not matter if you are a parent dealing with your adult children’s stuff, or your very own childhood items, the process is practically the same. Here at Dumpster Rentals by Load-N-Lift Disposal, we have made this process a little easier with a guide on how to choose which childhood souvenirs to keep, and which to forget.

Let Go of Others’ Memories

It might be a keepsake from your best friend’s wedding or a simple picture that your nephew drew, but no matter what it is, you need to be careful before removing this item from your life. It may not have a meaning to you, but for that person, it could be a significant memory. However, if they are indifferent to the item, it is time to remove it from your home.

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7 Safety Tips for Mini-Bin Customers

Builder Putting Waste Into Rubbish Skip

If you have a freshly-delivered mini-bin in your driveway, it’s tempting to dive head-first (not literally) into your new waste management solution. Before you start throwing your construction waste into your new friend, it’s worth reviewing a few safety tips to reduce your risk of injury.

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5 Things to Remember When You Book a Mini-Bin or Dumpster

red garbage figure with crumpled paper ball

If you are looking to rent a mini-bin or dumpster, it’s worth taking some time before you make a booking to consider the best approach for your project. With a few simple tricks and tips, you can make your life easier and get the most out of your rental. Follow this simple guide, and you’ll be amazed how smoothly the whole operation will run, from the first booking to the final pick-up.

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Tips and Guidelines for Responsible Disposal of Furniture


One of the more problematic civic issues in metropolitan urban areas in Canada related to waste disposal is the illegal dumping of furniture. It’s always been a symptom of excessive urban densification, and there’s no one who find discarded furniture and other personal belonging ditched at the side of the road.

Here at Dumpster Rentals by Load-N-Lift Disposal, we’ve worked hard to be a leading southern Ontario waste disposal company, and a part of our service for customers is encouraging them to dispose of their household waste responsibly and then providing tips on how to do so.

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Clean Workspace the BEST Billboard


We can feel it, the weather has turned. Spring has finally come to Southern Ontario, if the blooming flowers and budding trees weren’t enough of an indicator the streets lined with various sizes, makes and models of trucks should tip you off.

Contractors and tradespeople of every ilk may argue the title of this article, and you’d have a point to say your finished product is the best billboard. Thing is, your company sign isn’t going to stay up forever. Sooner or later that back deck, veranda or beautifully landscaped front yard will speak for itself and the only advertisement you will get from that work will be the client’s own testimony. This will be intermittent at best.

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Surprisingly Valuable Items You DON’T Want to Throw Out


So as a reputable Southern Ontario waste removal and hauling service, we’re inclined to be very supportive any time a family deems it’s time to clear out some waste and have it taken for responsible trash disposal. There’s a LOT of stuff in most homes that SHOULD be thrown out, and it’s always a smart choice to get rid of the clutter.

That said, there’s definitely another side to this coin in that there’s similarly a good number of items that you SHOULDN’T throw out, even though first glance and standard logic might suggest it’s a good idea.

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Disposable? Not So Fast – 5 Items You Shouldn’t Necessarily Throw Away


While we take pride in being a reputable waste disposal and hauling company serving Southern Ontario, don’t think for a minute we’re not BIG fans of recycling too.

The vast majority of people all across Canada are fully onboard with the aim to minimize their waste disposal and recycle products as much as possible. It’s certainly the responsible thing to do in this day and age, and for a pair of very valid reasons. First of all, relieving the strain on municipal landfills and sorting depots to even the smallest extent is both good for the environment and minimizing the public expenditure required for them. Second, we’re all very fortunate with the way more and more items can be recycled and then reproduced as other products we all use.

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