How to Know When it’s Time to Call the Professionals for Proper Snow & Ice Removal

Sometimes a little snow can quickly turn into a lot of snow. So, how do you know when it’s time to call in the professionals for proper snow removal? Here in Minnesota, snow happens. So, no matter what kind of business you own or manage or how harsh of a winter we get, you’re going to need a snow removal plan in place. Here at Classic Lawnscape we offer snow removal for Andover and the surrounding areas and are here to offer up a few tips to help you along this winter.

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The first question you should be asking yourself is “Do I have the proper tools needed for ice and snow removal?” A few things you should always keep on hand are a shovel, de-icer, an ice chipper and sand. Make sure you plan ahead before the first major snowfall hits and have them all so they are easily accessible. And, if you don’t have the time to stock up on these types of supplies, you should definitely have a professional snow removal company in your arsenal. At Classic Lawnscape we have the proper tools, de-icers and other items to tackle the snow and get your parking lots and walkways cleared and de-iced.

Hiring a professional snow management team can actually save you some of your hard earned money in the long term. You won’t have to worry about buying new snow removal equipment or stock-up on de-icer before every storm.

Another important consideration: are you physically able to shovel snow and remove ice? Classic Lawnscape can take care of all of the hard labor while you focus on more important things. If you are not physically able to shovel snow for an extended period of time, then you should ask someone else to take care of it for you. Do not put yourself at risk of having a health problem as a result of the physical requirements of snow removal.

And after a big snow, if you do not have professional snow and ice management lined up, your business may not be able to open. This can mean lost revenue, wasted hours and money that could have been earned if your business had been accessible. So don’t hesitate; contact the professionals at Classic Lawnscape and get your snow removal plan underway!

If you are a business owner or building manager in need of snow removal in Andover or any of the surrounding areas, contact Classic Lawnscape at 763-780-7231 or contact us for a Free Estimate.

Happy Holidays from Classic Lawnscape

As 2018 is coming to a close, we want to thank our clients for another successful year. We are grateful to continue serving the Twin Cities metro area with our landscaping and irrigation services. This would not be possible without the support and patronage from all of you!

We want to thank each and every one of you who has used our services this past year. We hope you will trust us for any future lawn or landscaping needs.

We wish each of you a merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous new year!

Happy Holidays

The Importance of Sprinkler Winterization & Scheduling Your Fall Blowout

Autumn is here and for those of us enjoying colder climates, there is an annual need to winterize our sprinkler systems. This is also referred to as a fall or end-of-season blowout. Now as the cold is almost here for its long, annual deep freeze, it is time to make room for this all-important task. And, as experts in irrigation management for Lino Lakes and the greater Twin Cities area, we’d like to tell you more about sprinkler winterization and why it is to important to schedule your fall blowout as soon as possible.

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Did you know failure to winterize with a trusted irrigation management service may result in serious damage this winter? Many sprinkler system owners believe they can just turn the water off and that’s it; the system will be fine. However, this is not the case. If you do this, there will still be some water sitting in the sprinkler system. When freezing temperatures come to Minnesota, the water will likely freeze and expand and if this happens, the expansion will be too much for your system to handle. This can result in fittings, pipes, valves and other components cracking open. Then, when spring time rolls around, it could cost you quite a bit of money to fix.

As professionals in irrigation management and landscaping, we see this all too often. But luckily, there is an effective and easy way to prevent these issues; schedule your irrigation winterization. During a fall blowout, our irrigation management professionals will drain all of the remaining water out of your sprinkler system and ensure there is none left behind in your pipes. Then, we will use compressed air to actually blow out any remaining water to prevent any potential freezing that may occur.

Our irrigation management specialists will select the part of your lawn that is furthest away from your home, and work towards the structure. And, once the system has been completely blown out, the controller and/or timer will be turned off to ensure the system doesn’t come on during the winter.

Ready to schedule your fall blowout? Most of our sprinkler systems projects are overseen by our owner, who has more than 30 years of experience in this industry. That way, you get the peace of mind you deserve knowing your irrigation management is being supervised by someone with a strong background in irrigation management and in the lawn care industry.

Do you want more information on irrigation management in the Lino Lakes area? Call Classic Lawnscape at 763-780-7231 or contact us to get on our schedule for a Free Estimate.

Avoid These Classic Lawn Care Mistakes

When it comes to your home or commercial property’s lawn and landscaping, green is always the preferred color. However, there are some common lawn care missteps that can turn a lush, green lawn into a blanket of brown. As experts in lawn care services for St Paul and the surrounding areas, we know everything there is to know about keeping a lawn nice and green. That’s why the experts here at Classic Lawnscape would like to offer a few pointers to help you on your way. And, if every you need help with your lawn, give us a call and we can tell you more about our lawn care services and all we can do for you.


Trimming Too Short

Though you may want to cut as much as you can to avoid having to mow again next weekend, it is important never to over mow your lawn. Make sure to cut off no more than one-third of the blades in a single pass. Leaving grass longer helps it process light and water and develop a healthy root system. This then leads to a healthier, fuller and greener lawn.

An expert in lawn care services like those here at Classic Lawnscape would be able to keep up with your mowing on a regular basis. They know the appropriate length to maintain your lawn.

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Too Much or Too Little Watering

Lawns need an inch of water a week. Too little and your grass can die and turn brown. But, too much watering and it can destroy your lawn by drowning your plant’s roots. A professional lawn care service can work with you to determine an appropriate watering plan. You may also want to install an irrigation system, which would do the watering for you. Professional lawn care services can help you maintain consistent watering to help your lawn thrive.

Wrong Grass

Selecting the right type of grass is key. Professional lawn care services can test your soil to help determine what kind of grass will grow best. And, planting a variety of species of grass can help your lawn as well. If you plant the wrong kind of grass, it may not grow correctly. A company providing lawn care services will know the right grass and the right grass combinations for your particular property.

Are you ready to have professional lawn care services implemented for your St Paul landscaping? Call Classic Lawnscape today at 763-780-7231 or visit our website for more information.

Keeping Your Lawn Green with Professional Landscaping

Maintaining a beautiful, green landscape for your commercial business’ property is no easy feat. There is a lot that goes into a beautiful landscape and it can be difficult to keep up with it all; especially with everything else on your plate. And, summer is perhaps the most challenging season of all. High temperatures and direct sunlight can take a serious toll on your property. It is important not to allow your landscaping to lose the battle and become brown. Your landscaping says a lot about your property and the amount of care you put into it. Luckily a landscaping company like ours can help keep your landscape looking lush and green. Classic Lawnscape is the landscaping company Shoreview and the surrounding areas depend on for all their unique landscaping needs.

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When it comes to creating a landscape management plan for your property, Classic Lawnscape will create one based on your needs and budget. Once a plan is established, we’ll care for your turf and landscape like it was our own. Here are some of the essential areas we’ll tackle:


Regular use of a smart, dependable and efficient sprinkler system during the summer months is essential to the health of your lawn. Don’t have one? Classic Lawnscape can install the right one to fit your needs and maintain it all year round.

During the warmer months, wear and tear on your system can be very high. It’s important to have your landscaping company regularly check the system, sprinkler heads in particular to make sure they’re all working properly. We are experts at this and our landscaping company will maintain your irrigation system to ensure all areas of your lawn is reached and everything is in working order.

Lawn Maintenance

When it comes to keeping a lush lawn thriving, it is important to cut and maintain it correctly. Our landscaping company knows how to correctly mow a lawn so that it looks great, stays green and maintains optimal health. We will also expertly fertilize the lawn as needed.

Pruning & More

An essential party of your landscape maintenance is proper pruning. Our landscaping company can prune and trim your trees and plants to ensure they remain in good health, have proper growth and look well-groomed. It is important to remove any dead or diseased branches, and to simply thin out dense bush.

With all of these important maintenance points to keep up with, it can be a huge help to hire professional landscapers. Our landscaping company can save you time. It will no longer be you out there sweating and getting sun burnt every week on hot summer days! Leave the back-breaking labor to us!

Are you interested in learning more about hiring our landscaping company in Shoreview? Call Classic Lawnscape at 763-780-7231, or you can contact us to get a Free Estimate.