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LE construction and maintenance was created to help companies manage their properties better.  These resources are aimed at solving some of the problems you might face on a day-to-day basis, and provide information to make your job easier and more stress-free. Articles & Resources

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Canyon Meadows Irrigation Startup

It’s irrigation startup time! We’re down in Canyon Meadows today starting up the irrigation at the Canyon Meadows Cinema, we’ll be at it for the next couple weeks making sure …

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Getting every last piece

The spring cleaning continues! There’s never a shortage of leaves, the teams are still working to get the lawns prepped for the upcoming summer season.

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Avenida Retaining Wall Update

The crews kept motoring on the retaining wall at Avenida. Tons more progress, with backfilling underway.

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New Retaining Wall

LE Landscapes, the landscaping division of the LE Group of Companies, is currently rebuilding the retaining wall at Avenida Village in Calgary. This work is being done due to drainage …

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Let’s keep that spring cleaning going

The Billy Goat and the Olathe lawn sweepers have been busy running around town cleaning up turf. It’s quite a job to make sure the grass is ready to go …

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Plus 15, and snow?

It’s crazy that, with all the warm weather, it wasn’t time to put the snow shovels away yet! The team was busy moving snow piles out of the shadowed areas …

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Spring cleaning

That time of the year is finally upon us, spring cleanup! There’s still a bit of snow on the ground but it’s not holding us back from getting started on …

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Live edge Blades vs Traditional Blades

It’s pretty incredible to see the difference in quality with plow blades. Live edge blades employed by LE Construction & Maintenance don’t leave much snow or gravel behind once they …

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Stirring up the organics pile

It was time to stir up our homemade organics pile at our central facility in Ogden. LE Construction & Maintenance prides itself in its recovery of organics from client sites …

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The new way to clean curb stops

The LE team came up with an ingenious new way to clean curb stops! Check out our machine in action down in south Calgary.

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Rolling Out

It might not be the official first day of winter yet, but the snow didn’t wait. Here’s the first official roll out of the plows for the season!

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The benefit of a fertilization program

Here’s a fantastic example of seeing the benefit of a fertilization program against a property that doesn’t have a program in place. With just a few treatments, and regular watering, …

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Let the blowouts continue

Winter is just around the corner… our irrigation team is almost all done with their blowouts for the year.

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Sunken Manhole Repair

It was finally time to fix this manhole at the Blackfoot Farmers Market. Our asphalt team removed all the old asphalt around the cover, cut down the collar, and replaced …

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Brand new toys!

Fresh and shiny new Kubota Nordik edition tractors, ready for service! These tractors significantly enhance the ability to provide the highest quality service in any weather condition. Matched up with …

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Checking in

Following up on a job at 2891 Sunridge Way NE, these plants look amazing! They were freshly planted just over a month ago, and have added some great new features …

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Winter Blowouts

That time of the year has caught up with us… winter blowouts. It’s been a great summer, but the team has now started their rounds prepping irrigation systems for winter. …

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Heres some photos of another fresh batch of screened soil being made at our central yard today. Our screener has proved to be invaluable in reclaiming soils and aggregates for …

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Just some Friday morning landscape maintenance and construction

Fall might be creeping up, but the landscape construction teams were still busy! Here’s some crisp, clean grass and retaining wall photos as we head into the weekend.

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Irrigation Main Line Repair

The irrigation team visited Canyon Meadows Cinema yesterday to tackle a 2″ irrigation mainline repair. After a bunch of digging, they found the issue and made the repair! This should …

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Aggregate Recycling

We’re extremely proud of our ability to recycle aggregates in house! Not only does this help divert materials from landfills, it also helps us keep a supply of gravel on …

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Weeping tile Installation

LE’s Construction team is out in Innisfail for the next few weeks. Scope of work is excavating around the RCMP building to install new weeping tile. The crew is always …

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Drainage remediation

The miller was at it again! This tool has proved to be invaluable for small scale repairs. The jobs are quicker, more efficient, and saves the client time and money. …

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Prep and install of a swale

The asphalt team was out last week to create a swale in an existing parking lot. Our milling attachment for our skid steer makes the job easy and efficient, without …

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Stress Free Winters?

We have put together our best tips and tricks for a stress-free winter that we have realized first hand, learned from experience, and implemented after extensive industry research. 

And, we are giving it away for free. 

Did we miss something?  Do you have a suggestion for information that would make your job easier?  Drop us a line to let us know!

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