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MN Ice Out

By Derek / March 28, 2024

Known as the land of 10,000 lakes, Minnesota has many beautiful lakes. However, with our cold winters, boating turns into ice fishing. Just recently, lake lovers started noticing ice out among Minnesota’s popular lakes, and Waterfront Restoration couldn’t be happier! Spring is here, ice is melting, and before we know…

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Spring Cleanups on Lake Minnetonka

By Derek / February 27, 2024

As Lake Minnetonka thaws and ice out begins, the dreaded lake weeds awaken, and muck buildup from fallen leaves and decaying lake weeds becomes more noticeable. This is common during the Fall and Spring; believe it or not, Spring is not far away. The first day of Spring is March…

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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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