The first snows announce the beginning of a new season, and who says “new season”, says it’s time to tidy up. You’ve certainly enjoyed your outdoor living space this summer, but it’s time to tidy your yard for winter. You surely know the major steps in this fall clean-up: closing the pool, storing bikes in the shed, putting away your outdoor furniture, etc. But what about your piles? Yes, you’ve read correctly, your piles! In order to protect your foundations for a very long time, here are a few guidelines to follow to tidy your yard as winter approaches.