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A Time of Transition: Preparing for Winter

Written By mps-admin On October 31, 2016

People always ask if this is a slow time of year for us. Seeing as our grounds maintenance and landscaping crews are winding down, and the snow is months away, this is a reasonable expectation. But, I  have to laugh at this thought, because honestly, the fall is probably our busiest time of year!  While […]

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Residential Fall Newsletter 2016

Written By mps-admin On October 3, 2016

FALL 2016 The days are getting shorter and the kids have headed back to school, it can only mean that fall is upon us! The change in seasons always brings an air of excitement, new decor, recipes and flowers in the garden. In this issue we have included some important steps that should be taken in the fall to ensure your grass and gardens […]

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Fall Commercial Newsletter

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Fall 2016  ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION MPS Property Services is very proud to announce that after a summer of hard work and implementation of many new processes, we have passed our internal and Stage 1 & 2 ISO audits; becoming only the second Canadian company in our industry to achieve ISO 9001 / SN 9001 Certification. […]

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Why Choose Us? A Cut above the Rest

Written By mps-admin On September 30, 2016

Contour Cutting When choosing a landscape contractor, it’s important to choose a company that has experienced crew leaders, and employees who have the skill and take the time to do a job properly. At MPS we take pride in providing beautiful landscape projects with attention to detail. One area that we excel in, is our […]

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MPS ISO 9001 Certification

Written By mps-admin On September 23, 2016

MPS Property Services Ltd. is very proud to announce that after a summer of hard work and implementation of many new processes, we have passed our internal and Stage 1 & 2 ISO audits, becoming only the second Canadian company in our industry to achieve ISO Certification. As of September 21, 2016, Markham Property Services […]

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A Tribute to Dave Harris

Written By mps-admin On August 30, 2016

Today, MPS installed a commemorative tree and plaque at Markham District High School, in memory of former teacher, David Harris.  Dave taught at MDHS from 1973 to 2003.  In that time, he was not only a teacher, but was also a coach, mentor and friend to countless students and members of the community.  At MPS, […]

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Summer Staff BBQ 2016

Written By mps-admin On August 29, 2016

As fall approaches and our summer students start to head back to school, we wanted to have one last summer work social to show our appreciation for the staff. We finished work early on the Friday afternoon and invited all of the MPS staff to attend the BBQ at the Markham Rugby Club. MPS provided snacks, […]

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Pollinator-Friendly Garden Project

Written By mps-admin On August 17, 2016

Pollinator Garden  Centennial College approached us earlier this summer to design and renovate an existing garden to become pollinator friendly! A pollinator garden attracts bees and provides a habitat for native pollinators. Bees are extremely important. In fact all creatures that eat plants depend on pollinators, and unlike the mysterious disappearance of the honeybees, many […]

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Why Choose Us? Trex vs. Stone Steps

Written By mps-admin On August 2, 2016

Industry standard is changing and we want to tell you about it! When MPS began residential landscape construction, almost 25 years ago, it was common to build stone steps or interlocking platforms right against the bricks or foundation of a house. However, over time this method started causing water and foundation issues. Stone or interlock […]

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Summer Residential Newsletter

Written By mps-admin On July 27, 2016

SUMMER 2016   Summer is here and so is the heat! In southern Ontario we had the driest June in over 25 years and July has kicked off with week-long heatwaves. If the long range forecasts are correct we are headed for a hot & dry summer. So, this issue we’ve included some tips on […]

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