Winter & Hydration

It is just as important to drink plenty of water in the winter as it is in the summer. When it comes down to it, water should really be a part of our daily sustenance, much like food, because water quenches our cells and makes them efficient at their job in maintaining our existence. Sometimes…

Important tips on how to actually reach your goals.

By Lemon Tree Nutrition [Lemon Tree Nutrition provides nutrition consulting for women who feel tired all the time on how to increase their energy levels through simple & achievable actions so they can be as active as they want and feel vibrant & happy without feeling deprived.] The new year is here and you probably…

Elegance in Black Stainless Steel

Black appliances may make you wrinkle your nose, but have you seen those of the stainless steel variety?  They add a bold yet warm elegance to your kitchen, allowing you the versatility of including them in various styles and colours of cabinets and walls. Unlike regular stainless appliances, black stainless steel appliances are easy to…

Give your Wines some TLC

Fa la la la la, ‘tis the season for merry making and imbibing. If you are one that likes to have a selection of wines on hand, be sure to store them properly to maintain their taste.  Wines are delicate and are TLC reliant. Temperature fluctuations, vibration, humidity and UV light affect their bouquet. You…

Frigidaire’s All Fridge/All Freezer

A Huuuge fridge!? Nah, these in fact, are an All Freezer and an All Refrigerator, model FPRU19F8RF, positioned together. What’s neat with this concept is that one Dual 75″ Louvered Trim Kit (TRIMKITEZ2) is used to give them that elegant, built-in look. These appliances are more than just pretty faces. The 32-inch wide All Refrigerator…

Remembrance Day DIY Wreath

Colleen Larson at our Trail Appliances, Calgary South location, shows how making a Remembrance Wreath is as easy as 1-2-3….well okay….up to 4-5-6. SUPPLIES: 1 Wreath frame Hot glue gun Wire cutter Floral wire Ribbon Silk greenery Poppy silk flowers Writing pen for fabric                   STEP 1: Use…

The Trail Appliances Story

Our story began in 1974, when the Broderick family started renting out appliances at their bottle depot on Macleod Trail in Calgary. From those humble beginnings, Trail Appliances has grown to become the leading independent appliance retailer in Western Canada. Throughout our growth, we’ve been committed to providing the utmost in customer service, competitive pricing…

Rugs for every lifestyle

A rug makes a lovely addition to your home. It adds colour and texture, defines a space when there is an open concept and most importantly adds warmth and coziness to a room – to sum up, it completes a space. When shopping for rugs you might want to consider the following: Where to Place It Rugs…

It’s Fall, Tidy Up Your Yard!

Fall, with its crispy morning air that makes us wear our comfy sweater, also brings us a kaleidoscope of colours, harvests, pumpkin foods and drinks and yes…unfortunately, yard clean-up. Why bother when fallen leaves are a natural mulch? True, however, leaving them on your grass could potentially be more harmful than not. Read on. Leaves…

Giving Your Furniture That Vintage Look

By Sarah Buchner, Trail Appliances, Calgary Sometimes all you need to do is re-invent your furniture with a fresh look rather than send it to the curb for someone else to love or even worse – to the dump!  Here’s a DIY to give your table a shabby chic! Materials Needed: Sander Sandpaper Screwdriver Paint…

Employee Profile – Avery Young

Did you know our average sales consultant’s tenure is 11 years? We want you to meet one of them; Avery has been with Trail Appliances for almost 12 years and will be working at our new Calgary Crowfoot store when it opens. Avery Young Sales Manager at our new Calgary Crowfoot Store – Opening Soon!…

Preserving Fall Harvests

By David Hamilton, Full-Time Chef at Trail Appliances Saskatoon Early morning chill and frost are clear winter is on its way. Which means fresh harvests from the backyard will stop soon. You can, however, preserve the rest of the bounty by freezing or canning. Freezing will give you a shorter span than canning can provide…