How to Protect your Ottawa Snow Removal Business

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Running a snow removal business is hard work (trust us, we know from 25 years of first hand experience). The City of Ottawa enforces strict regulatory processes in regards to snow removal and snow dumping, and it is paramount that small snow removal businesses in Ottawa are aware of and compliant of these procedures. Having […]

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The Consequences of Illegal Snow Dumping

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Every year, when piles of snow are unceremoniously dumped onto Ottawa by Mother Nature, the City of Ottawa and private contractors work hard to clear our city streets. But what happens to all the snow that gets plowed away? Unfortunately, some contractors are guilty of illegal snow dumping, which can be unsafe for pedestrians. The resulting […]

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Giving Back to the Ottawa Community

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In the 25 years that Marsten has been an active company, we have been extremely invested in our local community and we make it our focus to give back whenever we can. There are a number of ways in which we do this, and each cause and charity holds a place dear to our hearts. […]

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Reliable Emergency Snow Removal in Ottawa

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Winter is coming! The recent snowfall in Ottawa had most of us digging into our winter gear, buying salt for our driveways, and setting the shovels and home snow blower up so they are ready to go. Most of the time, these tried and tested strategies of shovelling and salting are sufficient to survive the […]

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The Marsten Snow Dumping Guarantee

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Combatting Illegal Snow Dumping Last winter, the City of Ottawa caught private snow removal contractors illegally dumping snow on public roads. The cost of this illegal snow dumping to the city is extensive and undesirable. The mere cost of paying city staff to clear the snow that has been illegally dumped drains city resources and […]

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Winter Car Safety 101

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It’s important to keep your home and your business well maintained and fully prepared for the coming winter months, but do you give your car the same treatment? Unless you’re planning to be snowed in all winter, it’s more than likely that you’ll have to drive in heavy snow, with strong winds, or with low […]

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Snowstorms 101: What Are Your Responsibilities?

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The winter weather in Ottawa can be beautiful at times – think skating on the Rideau Canal with a flask of hot chocolate in your gloved hand. Sounds lovely, right? But the winter can also be extremely dangerous if you and your business are not properly prepared for it. It is important to keep a […]

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