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Planning ahead

Things to know before you get started.
7 Steps to Hiring One-Time Lawn Services
  1. 1. Evaluate your yard

    In addition to mowing and trimming, think about whether or not you need any other design or installation work. If so, look for a full-service landscaping company.

  2. 2. Identify problem areas

    Look for trees and shrubs that need trimming or removal, dead patches or scraggly areas in the lawn and unsightly spots that need some TLC.

  3. 3. Talk to the pros

    Interview the lawn care professional or landscaping company. Find out how the pro typically operates, how long the company has been in business and if there are any specialists on staff.

  4. 4. Get references and check them

    Ask the lawn company for contact information from recent clients. Check with two or three other clients to get a comprehensive feeling for how the company operates.

  5. 5. Verify credentials

    Even in a state that doesn't require a license, check that the contractor has valid insurance to cover any accidents or property damage that may occur.

  6. 6. Obtain a timeline

    Basic mowing and trimming may only take an hour or two, depending on the size of your yard. If you opt to additional services, the lawn professionals may need a longer window of time.

  7. 7. Let the professionals guide

    Pros know exactly how to cut the grass to maximize beauty, the types of plants that grow best in your area and the ideal time to trim those trees.

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