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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Wichita lawn care professionals
Matthew M.
Great lawn care team. Very customer service friendly, professional, and quick!
Gina O'Ryan Professional Lawn CareGina O'Ryan Professional Lawn Care
Rhena T.
They responded really fast and came out the same day to take care of the lawn. It looks great.
A Cut Above Lawn Care LLCA Cut Above Lawn Care LLC
Rick C.
I really appreciated the help Getting my lawn taken care of. And the work was perfect. Thank you all.
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
Ericka F.
They came out and took care of my lawn within 24 hours of requesting services. They did a fantastic job- my lawn looks the best it has all summer. We will definitely be using them again.
ICT lawn careICT lawn care
Danielle H.
These guys do amazing work! He does all the areas of my lawn whereas my last guy refused to do certain spots. ICT Lawn Care is a great value and my yard looks amazing!! Super easy to work with on getting an estimate and I love that he has the various apps to pay with (cash app, venmo, etc)! Makes it more convenient to pay! Extremely happy we hired these guys and will continue to use their services!
ICT lawn careICT lawn care
Jerry R.
This company has been nothing but professional and has done an absolute amazing job. They have been very quick with responses, did great work and they did not overcharge and had fair prices. 10/10 would recommend them to anyone looking for lawn care services.
Payne Services LLCPayne Services LLC
Shana S.
Scott came over same day and not only gave an estimate but got to work right away! He did an amazing job on my large yard!! I have already scheduled him for the rest of the season and I am so glad to have found him and his lawn care service!
Affordable Custom Lawn Care, LLCAffordable Custom Lawn Care, LLC
Kim V.
First I would like to point out how responsive Cardinal is to my needs. My job is not large therefore most companies dismiss the opportunity to offer service. Cardinal service remains dedicated to providing top notch service to my flower bed clean up. I have small roses in the front and the leaves were stuck to the barbs of the stems. Cardinal spent most of the day at my home cleaning and pruning at a “most” Reasonable rate a senior on a small income could afford. In addition to responsive Cardinal is an expert at offering that old fashioned customer kindness. Therefore if you also are tired of hearing from your lawn care provider. “ Maybe”we can fit your job into the schedule. I would tell you to wait no longer and hire Cardinal for your lawn care needs they give you a date to be at your property arrive with the tools needed to complete your lawns or flower beds needs.
Cardinal Curb Appeal LLC.Cardinal Curb Appeal LLC.
Dakota J.
For various reasons, I let my lawn go to heck this summer - to the point that the grass was too high for me to handle myself. Gina O'Ryan Lawn Care was willing to work with me and clean up the yard based on a few pictures - as I didn't want to go out and talk to them due to the COVID pandemic. I retained them for regular lawn service, and they do a good job with that as well. They are very flexible, and they seem like they're willing to quote you for any type of landscaping labor you ask them for, which is nice; there aren't projects that they refuse to do. For example, I had them do everything from mowing and edging to killing weeds and trimming/removing bushes. Overall, they do a good job, and I plan to stick with them long term.
Gina O'Ryan Professional Lawn CareGina O'Ryan Professional Lawn Care
Amy R.
Landon messaged me right away, and was at my house 2 days later to take care of my lawn. A Cut Above did an amazing job on my corner lot and even cleaned up some leaves that had been hanging around. They are very reasonably priced, friendly, and efficient. I highly recommend this company.
A Cut Above Lawn Care LLCA Cut Above Lawn Care LLC
Marvin L.
I am so happy that I reach A Cut Above Lawn Care LLC. Mr. Landon was very responsive to my lawn. 1 day turn around from contact to yard cut. I was impressed with his skill in cutting my size backyard. I appreciate that I found the right man to handle my yard in a quick manner, he questioned me after the job wanting to know did I think he done a good quality job. I really appreciate his value and thoughtfulness for all Veterans that he does work for. Thank You, Mr. Landon
A Cut Above Lawn Care LLCA Cut Above Lawn Care LLC
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