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…

Exploring with AllTrails App

Are you an urbanite who loves to hike? Or do you travel a lot and love exploring the hidden paths in your destination? Hats off to you! While discovering lovely nooks and crannies in unfamiliar places is elating, it’s best to get it done safely. Finding secure hiking paths in foreign territory can be daunting….

Your Deck, Your Oasis

There’s something about decks or patios or balconies that allure us. With lovely weather, we spend a lot of time on them so might as well make them into our private or entertaining oases. Cozy and zen come to mind when considering furniture and decorations. There are so many great ideas out there. You can…

Stay Hydrated!

Yahoo! It’s the Calgary Stampede and sometimes when we’re having too much fun, we forget to drink….er… we’re referring to good old H2O, the beverage that every living creature can’t do without.  For a lot of us, keeping hydrated can be a challenge, especially when considering the daily recommended 2 litres or half a gallon…

The Beauty of Fire Tables

Add classy warmth to your cosy outdoor retreat with sleek and stylish flame tables.  Powered by propane or natural gas, you can enjoy a fire without the mess of burning wood or the worry of it landing on you for a bite.  The heat you get depends on the BTU output. And it is perfect…

All About Veggies

By Lemon Tree Nutrition “Eat your vegetables!” A phrase from childhood dinner table that still echoes in our ears. Turns out mom has been right all along! We hear it over and over – eating more vegetables is beneficial to our health. But don’t take anyone’s word for it. Instead, consider these reasons why we…

Unfriending Mosquitoes

Ahh, imagine one of those warm beautiful summer nights that are made for sitting outside with a cold drink in your hand. You’re enjoying the wonderful temperatures, watching the sun slowly set while you grin; knowing this can be done all over again tomorrow. If only you could sit still for one moment, without swinging…

Renovation Tips

We’ve all heard more renovation horror stories than we’ve heard happy endings. Make yours a happy ending by getting educated on the process before you start. Going into a renovation of any scale can take a toll on you mentally and physically. Sometimes, even with all the preparation in the world, surprises will pop up, budgets…

It’s Gardening Time!

May is almost over and though the weather has not been at its best, avid gardeners might have already made a start.  Now would be the perfect time to start growing our own veggies.  There are many plants that can easily grow in the prairies that do not require too much work.  Beets, beans, peas,…