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How to Calculate Step Sizes

Posted by Stephane Poirier on Monday, November 27, 2017, In : Hardscaping 
It’s important that your steps have the correct ratio of tread to rise going up and down safely and easily. Generally a good rule of thumb is, the smaller the rise, the greater allowable tread. You should choose what’s comfortable for you but outdoor steps should have a rise of 5 1/2 to 7 1/2 inches and a tread of 11 to 18 inches. A good standard step is typically referred to as 7 - 11, most importantly you want to have all the steps consistent.
Below is an easy formula to find the best co...
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Hardscaping Season Is Coming Soon!

Posted by Stephane Poirier on Friday, January 20, 2017, In : Landscaping Ottawa 
Are you thinking of a new walkway, patio and/or driveway? 
Consider how it will be built, (on the inside). We now build our hardscapes with open graded bases. This method meets or exceeds ICPI standards. It is used on permeable installations and we use it on all installations besides our Gatorbase installs.
By allowing the water to flow through the base rather than being soaked in like a sponge, it greatly minimizes the potential for freeze thaw cycle damage. See more here

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Sign Up For 2017 Lawn Maintenance Now And Get Free Fertilizer!

Posted by Stephane Poirier on Sunday, September 18, 2016, In : Lawn Maintenance Ottawa 
Did you know if you sign up and pay in full now for 2017 you will receive free spring and fall fertilizer!
Contact us now online to find out more!
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Peartree Property Services Inc. A Proven Record For Reliable Lawn Mowing Service

Posted by Stephane Poirier on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, In : Lawn Maintenance Ottawa 

When you choose a lawn service, you will want to verify that the company you choose has a track record of reliable service. We are in the Top Three rated in Ottawa, check it out!

Plus check out our reviews on Google and Homestars...

We often hear of people who take a chance on a less established business and end up having problems. You won’t have that experience with Peartree Property Services Inc. We employ experienced lawn technicians...

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Guide To A Beautiful Lawn In 10 Steps

Posted by Stephane Poirier on Sunday, February 21, 2016, In : Lawn Maintenance Ottawa 
Guide To a Beautiful Lawn in 10 steps
Contact Peartree Property Services for any or all of these great lawn tips!

Here is our 10 steps to minimize weeds and have the best lawn possible: 

with a high slow release content, and a proper balance of nutrients for your specific soil and grass types.- Fertilizers are not all the same, and the cheap ones do give you cheap results that can stress the turf-grass plant even more! 
We recommend fertilizer in the spring and fall. Your...

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November 25, 2015. The end of another great season

Posted by Stephane Poirier on Thursday, November 26, 2015, In : Peartree Property Services And Landscaping 
As we wrap up another season and begin to get ready for the snow, we would like to thank you for choosing us to take care of your property and look forward to next year! 

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