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A Request to Midland Town Council

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Harbourview & Midland Council For some time now Harbourview has been attempting to get a by-law created in Midland to allow Multi Purpose Utility Vehicles on our roads.  We were recently granted an audience to speak with the council to shed some light on the situation in hopes of better understanding one another.  Simcoe.com published […]


Sand vs Salt

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Salt or Sand: Both salt and sand have been put to the test last winter.  It seems that every other week gave us a melt and then a refreeze.  Some weeks I should have laced up and skated to work.  But which product is best when it comes to eliminating the ice issues?  We at […]


Extreme Cold

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Extreme Cold Extreme Cold is here.  The warnings are in place and it just seems to creep right into you bones.  One of the headlines on the weather network’s website was “At Sea: It’s so cold, sharks are washing up and freezing”.  Extreme cold affects everyone and everything. Starting with your home.  This kind of […]


Clearing off your Roof

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Clearing off your Roof: Is clearing snow from your roof a good idea?  The short answer, as always, tends to be vague.  The answer:  It depends.  Many people will advocate for a clear roof throughout the winter season, and I will agree to an extent.   However these advocates usually work for a company that offers […]


Snow Blowing vs Snow Plowing

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Snow Blowing Vs Snow Plowing: Alright, so here is my take on differentiating between snow blowing and snow plowing. I would like to say right off the hop that there is no comparison; snow blowing is the superior service hands down. Often when I quote snow removal with a commercial blower, my clients are a […]


Tune up your Snow Blower

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Winter is coming and it’s time to tune up your snow blower. Reviving your old snow blower from its summer hibernation is often bittersweet. If you get to the task early enough it means that you are prepared for Mother Nature to shower you with winter. On the other hand it means that not only […]


Armed with Kubota

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Armed with Kubota! Harbourview Property Management is newly armed with has two new Kubota machines.  It brings us great joy to showcase our latest addition to the arsenal, the RTV.  This is probably just the geek in all of us here at Harbourview but we can’t hold back the excitement.  Dare I say that some […]


Salt or Sand

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Salt or Sand: Both salt and sand have been put to the test this winter.  It seems that every other week gives us a melt and then a refreeze.  Some weeks I should have laced up and skated to work.  But which product is best when it comes to eliminating the ice issues? Salt has […]


Clearing Snow from your Roof

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Clearing Snow from Your Roof: Is clearing snow from your roof a good idea?  The short answer, as always, tends to be vague.  The answer:  It depends.  Many people will advocate for a clear roof throughout the winter season, and I will agree to an extent.   However these advocates usually work for a company that […]


Snow Removal Made Easy

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Snow Removal Made Easy Clearing snow is a chore to say the least. I always say that I don’t mind clearing the snow as long as I don’t need to be anywhere that day. There are few things worse than either having to get up extra early to clear yourself out of your own driveway, […]