Spring Is The Time To Do Some Winter Damage Repair

Spring Is The Time To Do Some Winter Damage Repair

The onset of spring is always most welcome for many wonderful reasons; warmer weather, birds singing, flowers blooming and the satisfaction that the driveway and front steps won’t need to be cleared of snow and ice for seven glorious months! Winter, however, cannot just be forgotten and brushed aside quite so easily though. The effects […]

MPS Winter Warriors & our “Winter Vacation Give-Away” Winner

MPS Winter Warriors & our “Winter Vacation Give-Away” Winner

The long winter season appears to have finally come to a dramatic conclusion, and we are now seeing temperatures beginning to creep up to seasonal norms. Now is also the perfect time to recognize the great work that our MPS “Winter Warriors” have put in over the past 6 months, with their fantastic effort in […]

The Evolution of Snow Removal Equipment

The Evolution of Snow Removal Equipment

A History of Snow Removal The latest and greatest in snow removal technology is always a topic of great interest for our industry. The newest equipment, with sectional wing plows or containment blades, heated pavement & snow melting machines, and various options for liquid and blended de-icing / anti-icing products are always front and center […]

The Environmental Impact of Snow Removal

The Environmental Impact of Snow Removal

Salt & The Environment The snow removal industry plays a very important role in keeping people safe throughout the winter season; be it on roadways, driveways, walkways or parking lots. Unfortunately, as with many other industries, there is an environmental impact to be considered as well. Rock salt (NaCl) is by far the most commonly […]

MPS Winter 2017-2018 Weather Outlook

MPS Winter 2017-2018 Weather Outlook

Our Predictions for Winter 2017-2018   What affects Ontario’s Winter Weather? The winter weather patterns in Southern Ontario are affected by multiple different factors. Active weather systems from the U.S.A and Western Canada can track North-East, bringing with them precipitation and changes in temperature. When given the right conditions, the surrounding great lakes can produce unpredictable […]

The Science of Salt

The Science of Salt

What is “salt”, and how does it work? There are a lot of misconceptions in the Snow & Ice industry about salt, salt use and the “Science of Salt” itself, which can often lead to its misuse or misapplication. Snow & Ice Industry  The type of salt used in the snow & ice industry is […]

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