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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Is it worth it to hire a lawn service?

Hiring a lawn care professional can save you time and money on your lawn. Professionals know exactly which products to use to solve your lawn’s issues, such as removing crabgrass or controlling pests. Many lawn care companies are results-oriented, meaning that they come with a guarantee to provide results. 

If you’re DIY-ing it, you may save some money on costs. But you also might spend lots of money at the store that goes straight down the drain. 

Contact the best lawn care services near you and get free estimates from several professionals before DIY-ing your lawn.

Is it worth it to hire a professional to mow your lawn?

Although hiring a lawn care company is more expensive than doing it yourself, it can be well worth the money. For starters, it saves you time and equipment maintenance, which may be justifiable financially. It also creates a more professional appearance. Plus, a pro can spot problems before they occur. This can save you money on expensive reseeding, aeration and other types of lawn repair down the road.

Contact the best lawn mowing professionals near you to start getting free estimates.

How much does it cost to have your lawn mowed?

Regular lawn maintenance can do wonders for your home’s curb appeal. Professional lawn care prices will vary based on the regional cost to do business and regional cost of labor, the size of your lawn, and any additional services you may desire such as edging or mulching. The national average for lawn mowing costs is $30-$50. Pros may charge an hourly rate, a flat rate or by the square foot (an acre contains 43,560 square feet). Square footage rates factor in the professional’s time, the use of their equipment, and the gas to operate the mower. Distance may also affect cost: If you live outside the company’s standard service range, you may pay an additional travel fee. Here are some examples of average prices for mowing and lawn maintenance:

  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
    • Bimonthly: $40 per service/$80 per month.
    • One time only: $45 per service.
      • Prices include mowing all turf grass areas; trimming grass away from fences, structures, trees, and lawn edges; and clearing or blowing all grass trimmings from driveways, sidewalks, curbs, etc.
  • Hourly rate: $25 per hour (including travel, equipment costs and labor).
  • Lot size:
    • Smaller lots in subdivisions: $35.
    • Half-acre lot: $50.
    • One-acre lot: $100.

How can I find out if a landscaper or lawn care professional is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To consult national guidelines on essential COVID-19 service providers and see whether a lawn care professional qualifies, visit a page on CISA’s website called Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This website contains 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors that you can search through. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure so you should also check your city or state’s government website.  

Can I use digital payments to pay for outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing, tree trimming and other similar services?

Many outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing and tree trimming companies will likely accept some form of digital payment instead of cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic will likely causing more businesses to adopt digital platforms like Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash and Google Pay.

Search professionals’ online profiles to see if they list digital payment services, and ask them about their payment policies during a consultation call.

Does a landscaper or lawn care professional need to enter my home?

Because landscaping and lawn maintenance take place outdoors, it is unlikely that these professionals will need to enter your home.

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, practice social distancing at all times -- even with professionals doing work outside. You can minimize exposure during a consultation by using a video chat service. And when you pay, you can use a digital payment service like PayPal. Discuss strategies with any lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming and lawn care companies you may be considering.

Do landscapers or lawn care professionals offer remote or virtual services?

Landscapers and lawn care professionals generally do not offer remote or virtual services. But if you come across a profile that states the landscaper is offering remote services, it’s best to contact them to see what type of remote work is offered. 

Typically, lawn care and landscaping professionals can perform many of their duties without coming into physical contact with clients. Message local lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming, and lawn care companies near you to schedule a video call and inquire about remote services.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a landscaper or lawn care professional during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation call with a lawn care professional or landscaper during the COVID-19 pandemic, take advantage of digital technologies to avoid face-to-face exposure. When searching for lawn mowing, landscaping and lawn care companies online, ask if they’ll do a video call to assess the job and give you an estimate. You can also go over strategies for completing the job and conducting virtual payments to stay safe.

How often should you cut your grass?

In general, weekly mowing is the golden rule. However, different lawns and conditions may require different mowing frequencies. For instance, if your grass is growing slowly due to dry conditions or a lack of sun, don’t cut it simply because a week has passed. And don’t cut more than a third of the length of the grass blade at any time. Also, ease up on mowing if the weather is going to be hot and dry, as the longer blades provide shade and can keep water from evaporating so quickly.

If you're unable to mow your lawn, consider hiring one of the best lawn care professionals near you.

Reviews for Tierrasanta lawn care professionals
Craig T.
Very great communication and wonderful work. Plan on keeping them on every two weeks for lawn care.
CJ’s landscapingCJ’s landscaping
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Ruiz and his helper did a good job of mowing our lawns. He checked our sprinkler system to ensure it was putting water on the lawns where it needed to be. He replaced some broken sprinkler heads. I was pleased with the work that was done. He will return to do lawn care again. Thank You.
R  R ServicesR R Services
Johanna D.
I've had a lot of trouble finding a reliable pro to help me care for my lawn, but Monji Gardening Service was amazing and responsive. I would recommend him to anybody !
Monji Gardening ServiceMonji Gardening Service
Thumbtack Customer
So happy with the service and follow through I am experiencing. Did a fantastic job on our property clean-up. Ezekiel answers phone calls and keeps scheduled appointments. I am pleased to have ER Quality Lawns continuing to take care of our yard.
ER Quality LawnsER Quality Lawns
Thumbtack Customer
It was a pleasure working with Ezekiel through thumbtack. He provided a quick quote and it was easy to work out a time for the service. My lawn was in some dire need of moving/weeding care and he did a great job cleaning it up and getting things looking nice again. He showed up right on time for the job and was very pleasant and easy to talk to. I'd definitely go with him again.
ER Quality LawnsER Quality Lawns
Leah F.
Jon contacted me quickly about my submitted project on 29 January 2020 and he came to my residence the morning of 30 January. I thought I found a reliable lawn service with Jon. Jon is very knowledgeable about landscaping and takes time to thoroughly explain his lawn care services as well as evaluates your lawn issues. During our face-to-face meeting, we agreed that after the initial weeds removal/hauling/disposal, he would maintenance my lawn twice a month. Jon and one of his employees showed up late morning on 4 February for the weeds removal/hauling/disposal. My lawn (front, back and curbside) looked great! The work quality and professionalism are 5 star worthy. Jon told me that he would return the following week for the bi-weekly maintenance. It rained the day he was to return as well as the day after. He didn't show up or communicate with me anytime during the week of 10-16 February. I texted him the afternoon of 17 February and he apologized and told me he would be at my residence "this week", which was last week. Again, no sign of John or any form of communication to complete the bi-weekly maintenance so I'm not bothering to reach out again. I would have rated his services a 5 star if he were communicative, reliable and followed through. Time management and communicating with customers are both important when running a business. Hopefully John improves in these areas.
John LandscapeJohn Landscape
Thumbtack Customer
I truly wish I could leave a good review for ER Quality Lawns, because so many others had a good experience, but I didn't have as good of an experience as others. Hired ER Quality Lawns for a weed killing job. Ezekiel came out,seemed nice and professional, and gave us a reasonable quote. When his staff actually came out for the job, I was told after they had completed the work that it would cost more than the original quote - not a lot more, but still more than the original quote because the job was bigger than they thought it would be. I was surprised by the fact that the price was changed after the job was done, because wasn't it Ezekiel who came out and looked at the job himself so that this could be assessed? But because it wasn't a lot more, I didn't argue, and just requested that I reserve the right to request a return visit in the future in case the weeds came back within a short period of time, which he agreed to. A week or so later, I requested that I get a return visit because I noticed weeds coming back up in the treated area. I never got a response. I was working on renovating the front yard and couldn't wait for him to take his time responding, so I just took care of the job myself. To my surprise, last weekend a man showed up on our front lawn and just started spraying things down (this was about 2 weeks after I had contacted Ezekiel for return visit). We had received no communication that he would be coming, and he didn't even announce himself to us that he was there. We had JUST put down new baby plants in our garden, so we came out and asked him to leave so that our new plants would not be killed. Unfortunately I cannot recommend this company after my experience - he charged us more than the original quote AFTER the job was done (even after coming out for a quote so that he could assess the work needed), then promising to do something to make up for it, then not following through in a timely manner. Then just having his staff show up and start working without consulting us to know what was happening on our yard 3+ weeks after the job. I realize that maybe my "small" job was not worth his effort, but if he didn't want need my business, then I am left wondering why he even took the job.
ER Quality LawnsER Quality Lawns
Thumbtack Customer
I initially contacted ER Quality Lawns for an estimate on maintaining my yard. Ezekial was in touch almost immediately and we setup an appointment to meet at the house to discuss what exactly I wanted. Ezekial was prompt with our appointment and even brought an employee to see the yard. We went over what my expectations were and also discussed a larger project of removing all of the mulch and replacing with gravel. He was quick to get an estimate to me and was also willing to work with me for the pricing and payments! The project even expanded as they started the work as I decided to have a tree removed. It was no problem to contact Ezekial and ask to add that into the work and he was very reasonable with the cost. After 4 days of hard work, the guys finished the yard and I couldn't be happier. It completely revamped our yard and refreshed the appearance of the house! I relied on Ezekial's expertise for the gravel color too and was so glad I did, because it looks perfect! Very glad to have these guys taking care of our yard now and can say that this company is reasonably priced and they are very hard workers!
ER Quality LawnsER Quality Lawns
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