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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 Saint Petersburg lawn care professionals
Charles S.
Great lawn service. Locally owned. Andy was amazing. Friendly on the phone and took care of the lawn quickly. Would recommend to anyone that has been dealing with subpar lawn companies
Lawn WranglersLawn Wranglers
Thumbtack Customer
My lawn looks awesome! Dustin came out same day and took care of my lawn while I was at work.
All Around Lawn Maintenance and property manage...All Around Lawn Maintenance and property manage...
Kate V.
So far so good, hired for ongoing lawn care. I expect it to be just fine. Thanks!
Lawn WranglersLawn Wranglers
Thumbtack Customer
Unfortunately he never contacted me back regarding lawn care. Which is a shame. I read good things
Done by GreggDone by Gregg
Scott K.
LML cares about my lawn and home’s appearance as much if not more than me! Thorough, fast, professional and good people. Highly recommend!
Lawns Made LevelLawns Made Level
Samantha S.
I needed my lawn cut right away after my old lawn care company disappeared on me, and these guys were prompt, professional and had my yard looking amazing the day after I inquired about service. Very happy customer.
Upgraded Professional Lawn Services LLCUpgraded Professional Lawn Services LLC
Lawanta S.
Great service, they are knowledgeable in Lawn Care, which is what I was looking for. Prices are great for what they offer. I definitely recommend The Goat Lopez Landscaping Services.
The Goat lopez landscaping servicesThe Goat lopez landscaping services
Kaitlyn C.
It’s rare to find people that are so responsive and quick! I received a response within the day for my lawn care and he was very flexible with my schedule! Very professional and finished well. Felt very appreciated as a client!
Dirt N Turf LLCDirt N Turf LLC
James F.
Great experience. Goat Lopez came out to my home and made my home beautiful. Completely revamped my yard getting rid of all my leaves and taking care of my lawn. Very pleased with his work. Will definitely use his company again. Highly recommend.
The Goat lopez landscaping servicesThe Goat lopez landscaping services
Thumbtack Customer
I would definitely recommend Sacuon Lawn Care, he handled taking my yard out of the jungle and back into a manageable yard. No other service would have removed all the vines I had that had got out of control since I had been ill. I also had several garden beds that I wanted most of the plants removed but also wanted others to stay, he was very careful and kept the plants that I wanted. NO ONE Ever would have taken as much care as he and his workers did. He went above and beyond. He also very professional when I had needed him back for more work and let me know if he was running late or if a job had taken longer than expected. I am WOWED!
Sacuon Lawn CareSacuon Lawn Care
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