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Tips For Increasing Your Home’s Value

By Derek / February 8, 2024

Whether you’re actively selling your house or thinking about selling your home, a home’s curb appeal is a significant factor for homebuyers. Think about it. You are looking to buy a home, and the first thing you see is overgrown weeds, a cracked driveway, and a garage door that badly…

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Ice Fishing In Minnesota for Perch

By Derek / January 8, 2024

Minnesota summers are gone, and we’re now in January. January and February are two of the best months for anglers – the lakes are frozen enough to be safe to go ice fishing. Even though lake homeowners can’t soak up the sun on their boats right now, they sure can…

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The Impact of Winter on Lake Weed Growth

By Derek / December 18, 2023

If one thing comes to mind when people think of Minnesota, it’s our cold winters. Last year, we had multiple snowy days and freezing temperatures. That is precisely why we don’t take Summer for granted, especially our lake lovers. Exploring how winter impacts lake weed reproduction in Minnesota is fascinating…

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Fall Cleanup Services: Preparing Your Lakeshore for Winter

By Derek / October 31, 2023

As the vibrant greens of summer foliage have given way to the warm, earthy tones of autumn, it’s easy to think that your lakeshore property can be left untended until spring. However, neglecting fall cleanup at your lakeshore can have significant consequences for the environment, your property and the overall…

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Lake Weed Profile On Eurasian Watermilfoil

By Derek / August 17, 2023

The invasive Eurasian Watermilfoil can cause many issues for recreational lake users, such as creating clusters of weeds along one’s lakefront and getting stuck in boat propellers, amongst many more! Continue reading to learn how to identify and remove the weed safely and effectively: How to Identify Eurasian Watermilfoil Eurasian…

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How To Get Rid Of Lily Pads

By Derek / August 14, 2023

Looking for lily pad removal to restore your lakefront to its natural beauty? Our suba-by-the-root removal method is the most effective way to reduce the density of the lilypads and the amount that grows back each summer. What are lily pads? They are lake weeds that float on the top…

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Weed Profile On Narrow-leaf Pondweeds

By Derek / August 10, 2023

Wondering what those pesky weeds taking over your lakefront are? Narrow-leaf Pondweeds are some of Minnesota’s most common lake weeds that can grow up to 10 feet tall if conditions are ripe. What do these weeds look like? They are flat-stemmed, leafy, and resemble a fan. Typically there are no…

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Is My Algae Toxic?

By Derek / July 26, 2023

As we enter this heatwave of a week in Minnesota, the conditions are perfect for our lakes to produce hazardous algae blooms.      First things first, what are blue-green algae blooms? The pho-algae often resembles spilled paint and is not algae at all. It is instead a type of…

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Pond Muck Remover: Top 7 Ways to Clear Muck From your Pond or Lakefront Property

By Derek / July 21, 2023

A picturesque pond or lakefront property can be a source of relaxation and natural beauty. However, the accumulation of pond muck, which consists of decaying organic matter, algae and sediment, can diminish the appeal and health of your aquatic ecosystem. Fortunately, there are effective methods to clear muck and restore…

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Best Lake-Weed Removal Service: By-the Root

By Derek / July 18, 2023

Why by-the Root is the Best Lake-Weed Removal Service Most effective lake-weed removal method By the root lake-weed removal is an effective method that addresses the issue at its source, and can fulfill all your weed removal needs. Our service ensures accurate and complete extraction of each individual weed through…

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