Do you sharpen your mower blade?

An important, often overlooked, aspect of your lawn mower maintenance, is the sharpening the blades. There is a misconception that mower blades need no sharpening or attendance because all they cuts is grass, when in fact a sharp blade will make a huge difference on...

The importance of fall fertilizer

Why fertilize in the fall: It’s pretty common to fertilize your lawn in the spring and not the fall, but don’t let the cooler temperatures of autumn fool you. Though many assume that the coming of winter means the end of their lawns maintenance, fall fertilizing...

Types of Trim Molding Materials

So you want to learn more about trim molding… Boy have you come to the right place! In this article we will cover the different types of materials used. In future articles we will cover how to stain, paint, and install them, as well as cover some of the...

CITYWIDE CLEANUP DAY!!!

CITYWIDE CLEANUP WEEK April 29, 2017 – May 6th, 2017 It’s about that time!!! Are YOU ready to cleanup? Anchorage Citywide Cleanup Week is approaching and were excited!!! Citywide Cleanup Week throughout the Municipality of Anchorage includes: Girdwood, Bird Creek,...

April Is National Lawn & Garden Month

Well that was a pretty interesting week!!! Didn’t expect all that snow to fall, but hey, we’re in Alaska so what else can we expect. Despite the unexpected blizzard we had…..DID YOU KNOW THAT THIS MONTH IS: National Lawn & Garden Month??? This month’s blog will...

Is Your Lawn Ready For Summer??

Summer Ready Lawn Preperation in Anchorage, Alaska. Some tips to help you have the best lawn on the block.   Winter is almost over and the mowing season is about to begin! For those of you that are gearing up for the summer, Glaciers Edge Maintenance would like...

5 ways to make your bathroom feel bigger

Whether your bathroom is small and cramped, or it just feels like it, there are ways that you can make it feel larger. Here are five tips to get you started. Walls and floors – keep them soft and light The color of its walls and flooring can have a big impact on how...

GEM helps Anchorage South Rotary with Little Free Libraries

This fall, Anchorage South Rotary’s admirable project, “Little Free Libraries”, was a great success!  With Chris Gray, owner of Glacier’s Edge Maintenance, providing his personal assistance and expertise, as well as the equipment to install the “Little Free...

Salt Rock Versus Liquid De-icer?

Solid Rock Salt versus Liquid De-Icers: Which is better for you? With newer technologies and methods, de-icing properties has come to a new level. Liquid de-icers are a fantastic alternative to traditional rock salt for many reasons, and here’s what you need to know...

DIY! DO IT YOURSELF? Or let the professionals do it?

So winter has fallen upon us now and all your outdoor projects will have to be placed on hold for another 6 months, now is the time to tackle indoor repairs and/or upgrades to your home. You may find yourself thinking that you can save on some of the costs by doing...