There  are 2 types of lawn seeding for home lawns, OverSeeeding and PowerSeeding.

What’s the difference between OverSeeding and PowerSeeding?

While OverSeeding is great way to thicken a thin lawn each year and introduce hardier varieties of seed by broadcast spreading the latest and hardiest in seed technology over your lawn; PowerSeeding is needed to repair lawns with bare spots, excessively thin or damaged lawns.  PowerSeeding, similar to ‘slit-seeding’ is performed using a hydraulic equipped, 9HP motorized machine that uses rigid vertical blades that create small furrows in your lawn about 1/4″ deep in the soil and deposits the seed to ensure seed to soil contact is made.  PowerSeeding is a key component of lawn repair to ensure that the lawn repair is done properly:

  • Is your lawn suffering from the environmental stress of excessive heat or lack of water due to drought?
  • Your lawn was destroyed by chinch bugs during the heat of summer and isn’t coming back?
  • Raccoons and skunks digging up your lawn from white grubs eating the root system of your grass?
  • Your lawn was simply neglected?

PowerSeeding is the ideal choice to ensure consistent seed to soil contact when you need to repair bare areas larger than 1 sq ft.

slit seeding

How PowerSeeding Works

When repairing a lawn, for best results it also is advisable to apply a Liquid Aeration and our custom Dirt-Free Granular Compost to significantly aid in the rate of seed germination and to help amend and improve your existing soil to support improved grass growth.

The results speak for themselves.

PowerSeeding Before & After

PowerSeeding Before and After

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  • Coping with Covid Update: (updated 06/01/20)

    Hi Everyone, 

    I’m happy to share some good news during these crazy times. LawnSavers is servicing lawns in all areas as lawn care and pest control services that provide for lawn health are officially on the Provincial list of essential services due to the fact we can provide this service safely and with no personal contact!

    We do not expect any delay in our regular timing of applications (except from the brief wintry weather in May).  We put together an easy to read lawn care service timeline that you can use to know when to expect us for each scheduled service in your package. 

    I want to reassure you that in every decision we make around COVID-19, our number one priority remains the health and safety of our employees and customers.  Safety and honesty are our two most important core values.  We will continue to follow strict safety guidelines that ensure “zero touch”.  We will not let our guard down on exercising our safety protocols!

    Our office is open but with less staff in order to maintain safety protocols like social distancing.   Please note our phones are experiencing a high volume of calls and we know how much everyone hates being left on hold, so please leave us a message or email us at  and we will get back to you in less than 24 hours.
    Please be patient with us, we will get back to you as fast as possible.
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    Thank you all for your understanding and patience during these challenging times. Our team works hard, so if you are met with our exceptional service from our technicians or office team members- please give them a thumbs up to make them smile or let me know through a quick email to

    We thank you for supporting our local, family-owned business of 30 years.
     genuinely appreciate each and every one of you and promise that we will do our part to ensure our mutual safety and be on your lawn as soon as possible.  

    Thank you in advance,
    Kyle Tobin
    Chief Environmental Officer