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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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.

Reviews for Atlanta lawn professionals
Elizabeth F.
Lawn awaiting Thumbtack Lawn search of vendor
Peace Lawn carePeace Lawn care
Thumbtack Customer
Very satisfied with lawn service. Came when they said they would, plus called ahead to let me know they would service my lawn as scheduled. Have recommended to someone else who needed lawn service.
Grass Cutters of GeorgiaGrass Cutters of Georgia
Alan S.
Great lawn service and affordable. My lawn and edges look neat an professional. Overall great service that I would recommend to friends and family.
Robinson LawnCare serviceRobinson LawnCare service
Naeemah R.
I’m pleased with the lawn mowing services that was provided.
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
Semra M.
I was impressed by the lawn service I received. My lawn looks great. My backyard looks better than I've ever seen. I would highly recommend this lawn care company.
Bailey Lawn CareBailey Lawn Care
Brittany W.
Will definitely be contacting Benjamin for all future lawn services.
Benjamin's Best Lawn Services, and MoreBenjamin's Best Lawn Services, and More
MS. C.
Kind Suns Lawn CareKind Suns Lawn Care
Austin B.
Great pricing and service! Our lawn looks great!
Sparkle Property CleaningSparkle Property Cleaning
Tami O.
They came out as scheduled and truly did a excellent job with my lawn. I would definitely use them again for lawn service and recommend them
Kind Suns Lawn CareKind Suns Lawn Care
Carol C.
Peace Lawn Care (Khalid) did a great job on my lawn. He was professional and timely. I would definitely use his service on a regular basis. Great job Peace Lawn Care. Thanks for a job well done.
Peace Lawn carePeace Lawn care
Uronda D.
Thank you Peace Lawn Care for your quick and quality service!
Peace Lawn carePeace Lawn care
Renesha J.
I will definitely be using their lawn services in the future. Their quality of work is amazing and they were extremely professional and on time. I am in love with the way my lawn turned out.
Robinson LawnCare serviceRobinson LawnCare service
Emarri M.
Excellent service & very detailed. I definitely recommend them to anyone in need of lawn care services.
Advanced Lawncare Inc.Advanced Lawncare Inc.
Amanda B.
My lawn looks perfect thanks to the high quality service provided by Major! He truly treated my lawn as if it were his own, and I couldn’t be more thankful. I will certainly be using his services again in the future and recommend his services
Major Sales Services and Appliance RepairMajor Sales Services and Appliance Repair
Semra M.
I highly recommend Hulk Of Blades for anyone looking to beautify their lawn. I have received consistent service. My lawn looks immaculate. I am a happy customer.
Hulk Of BladesHulk Of Blades
Christina w.
Robinson lawncare did awesome job on my lawn! Prompt service, great customer service and detailed work.
Robinson LawnCare serviceRobinson LawnCare service
Thumbtack Customer
Experience was utterly refreshing. He did a great job on my lawn and an even better job educating me...Exceptional customer service and making my lawn look brand new!
Cornerstone Lawncare LLCCornerstone Lawncare LLC
Tierra G.
Cameron's Lawn Maintenance did a great job cutting and treating my lawn. He kindly accommodated me at the last minute and communicated effectively. I will be calling him for my next service.
Cameron's Lawn Service LLCCameron's Lawn Service LLC
Marquize s.
This lawn care service was great. Very responsive. Would definitely recommend and use again
Carter and SonsCarter and Sons
Da C.
Came out same day and took care of my overgrown lawn. Good service and communication.
QK Tree Service & Landscaping & Pressure WashingQK Tree Service & Landscaping & Pressure Washing
Thumbtack Customer
Lawn care service was performed on 5/30/15 by Andre Bias and his team. Mr. Bias and his team arrived within the timeframe promised and worked diligently to ensure the lawn was completed to my satisfaction. I found Mr. Bias and his team to be very courteous and professional at all times. Mr. Bias was open to any critiquing needed, for which I feel confident will be taken care of, and therefore plan to utilize the lawn care service of him and his team again. I would recommend the Quality Care Lawn Services of Mr. Bias to others.
Quality Lawn Care And FencingQuality Lawn Care And Fencing
LaToyce G.
Came out immediately. We now have a two week rotation for lawn service. Thank you!
Tami O.
Derrick responded and came out immediately and did such a great job with my lawn, it looks so so much better. And his price was very reasonable. I’m very pleased with the lawn service and would recommend him
Bellflower landscapes, llcBellflower landscapes, llc
Nnenna O.
Amazing job and so professional and communicative! I will be contacting him again for lawn services, thank you!
A & E landscapeA & E landscape
Justin B.
Great lawn service! Everything is handled electronically which makes my life as a landlord very easy.
TaskEasy - GATaskEasy - GA
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