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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.

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 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.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a landscaper or lawn care professional when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a landscaper or lawn care professional, you can take safety precautions on the worksite by not making any physical contact, keeping at least 6 feet between you and the pro(s) at all times and using digital payment platforms instead of cash or check.

How do you look after your lawn?

Having a beautiful lawn doesn’t just happen by magic. A multi-pronged approach to lawn care will result in a healthy lawn that will have your neighbors green with envy. The national average price for multi-service lawn care ranges from $40 to $50. Whether you tackle the project yourself or hire a lawn care professional, looking after your lawn requires consistent work. A baseline of lawn care is keeping your grass mowed and your irrigation system working properly. Fertilizing plants and grasses, as well as trimming and pruning foliage, may promote the health of your plants and lawn. Many lawn care pros offer different packages with varying monthly fees depending on your lawn size and the services you desire. Here are a few examples of average lawn care prices:

  • 1,000- to 2,500-square-foot lawn: $60-$90 per month
  • 5,000-square-foot lawn or larger: $110-$150 per month.
    • Includes lawn maintenance, cleanups and irrigation repairs. The company trims shrubs, pulls weeds, blows out yard waste, fertilizes and does minor irrigation repairs.
  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
  • 8,001- to 15,000-square-foot property: $35 per week/$140 per month.
  • 15,001- to 20,000-square-foot property: $40 per week/$160 per month.
    • Includes 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.
Reviews for Colorado Springs lawn care professionals
Carolyn P.
Amazing job!! Will definitely use Lawn Love Lawn Care again!!😊
Lawn Love Lawn CareLawn Love Lawn Care
Anthony a.
Great guy to have taking care of your lawn!
Old Fashioned Lawn CareOld Fashioned Lawn Care
Angela S.
Mr Mackenzie was prompt and very responsive in my lawn care needs. He was able to offer information as to what was actually happening with my lawn and some good recommendations as to how to maintain in the future. I will be working with them again.
McKenzie landscapingMcKenzie landscaping
Erin M.
Great working with Marc at Old Fashioned Lawn Care. Very timely, professional and courteous. Will definitely use in the future if such services are needed.
Old Fashioned Lawn CareOld Fashioned Lawn Care
David L.
Old Fashioned Lawn Care was excellent to work with and really did an outstanding job. So much so that my neighbors wanted to hire them.
Old Fashioned Lawn CareOld Fashioned Lawn Care
John J.
Marc did a fantastic job aerating and overseeing my lawn. The cost was very reasonable as well. I am very particular about my lawn and I know the hard work required and the preparation it takes for it to look amazing. Marc far exceeded my expectation. I will definitely use his professional services in the future. I highly recommend Old Fashioned Lawn Care Service to everyone.
Old Fashioned Lawn CareOld Fashioned Lawn Care
Norman M.
New Frontier helped me out with a short-fuzed request for a one-time lawn care job. Other companies I spoke to only did long-term contracts. I really appreciate the flexibility!!
New Frontier LandscapingNew Frontier Landscaping
Thumbtack Customer
We have the worst yard on the Block. I could not find anyone to come help me! And then I found Kendall with Home Town Lawn Care! He was amazing! Hardest worker I've ever seen! I will definitely be calling him again!
Home Town Lawn CareHome Town Lawn Care
John K.
I have had one the most amazing experiences with LAND-CO LANDSCAPING any home owner could ever have compared with many of the Lawn care and Landscaping contractors listed out there. LAND-CO LANDSCAPING provided me with an economical and workable estimate which I thought was good but what was much greater - their service! Their arrival in an hour after hiring them, the speed, their cognizance, care and due-diligence on our lawn. We have a lush green front yard and backyard because of LAND-CO LANDSCAPING. I will definitely hire them again and also recommend them to other home owners.
Carl O.
The quality of service when provided was good, however I’m sad to report that the reliability and punctuality of this individual were less than stellar. We agreed upon a set reoccurrence of services to treat for weeds, mow, and trim my lawn. I was to be out of town regularly and I had to constantly reengage him to receive services. Eventually, he stopped responding to me all together. I suggest going with a more reliable service for your lawn care needs.
McKenzie landscapingMcKenzie landscaping
Steven B.
Showed up when they said they would, lawn looks great and they bagged and removed the grass clippings just like I asked. Additionally, they didn't leave any grass clippings on my sidewalk/driveway and that was a nice bonus, shows that they actually care about doing a good job.
All Pro Lawn and LandscapeAll Pro Lawn and Landscape
April A.
Kendall did an exceptional job working on our overgrown lawn and getting it back into shape. He went above and beyond with his attention to detail. He works on your lawn as though it were his own. (or in our case better than we treated our own) He had excellent suggestions on lawn care, etc. that were very much appreciated. Not an up-sell, just actual helpful advice. His prices are very reasonable, especially considering the amount of work he puts in and the quality of his work. He’s a very pleasant, honest, professional and easy going gentleman. Truly a pleasure to work with. I can’t recommend him more highly.
Home Town Lawn CareHome Town Lawn Care
Mr M.
I reached out to Marc for aeration services. When he came to my house the next day the first thing he did was walk around my yard with me and assessed the condition of the lawn and identified the problem areas. We talked about what the possible causes were and how aeration would help. While he was aerating it was obvious that he was being careful around all of the sprinkler heads and edging and also careful not to mess up my mulch (the people who did it last year trashed my mulch). After he was fine aerating we walked around the yard again and compared the condition of the plugs in the different areas of the lawn. His prices are better than most, his level of care is better than most, and the knowledge he brought to the table was top notch. Im very happy that I found Marc for my lawn services. I will be calling him again next time I aerate. Thanks again Marc! Good luck with all of your upcoming projects. I hope your small business continues to grow.
Old Fashioned Lawn CareOld Fashioned Lawn Care
Michelle m.
This was the most awful experience! they sent people with bad equipment, they broke a bunch of sprinklers, they gouged out parts of my lawn and they left a huge piles of clippings and this was a brand new lawn. They refuse to do anything about it because they said all the grass will be fine and sorry to have been a problem and because I don’t have pictures of the broken sprinklers they didn’t care to consider those even though I have invoices. The customer service is as awful as the actual people they sent to your home so protect yourself and stay away from this company
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
Susie S.
I’m really glad I called old fashioned lawn care, Marc responded right away I talk to about my problems on and he had pictures and we talked about aeration and over seating, we set up appointment on Monday he was right on time very personable professional and very easy to work with, I can’t wait to work with him again
Old Fashioned Lawn CareOld Fashioned Lawn Care
Leslie C.
I would recommend Reliable lawn care. He was prompt, showed up exactly when he said he would. He had all of the equipment he needed. He went right to work and did an excellent job, and was even willing to take on extra yard projects I was needing, which I was more than happy to extra pay for. Reliable is a good name choice, it fits.
Landscape ServicesLandscape Services
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