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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 Summerville lawn care professionals
Tanya B.
Great job, Will absolutely be using this service again for my lawn care needs.
Four Corners Landscaping and property maintenanceFour Corners Landscaping and property maintenance
Chris P.
Service has continually been delivered in a timely, professional manner at a great value. I would recommend Lawn Enforcement to anyone looking for lawn care services!
Lawn EnforcementLawn Enforcement
Don H.
I'm very pleased with the level of service I've received from the Other Side Lawn Care.
The Other Side Lawn CareThe Other Side Lawn Care
Chris W.
These are definitely the go to guys for lawn care! Mr. Anderson (owner) responded quickly to my inquiry and showed up when he said he would. He did a great job on my lawn and I look forward to working with him again on future projects. If you need lawn care or landscaping of any kind make sure you give this company an opportunity.
Lawn EnforcementLawn Enforcement
Brian W.
Went with company who assigned a person to do lawn care. This person rescheduled our appointment without notification. This was what was told to me when I called about his no show. This will be the last time using Lawnstarter since this occurred with the first person. There is a number of good lawn care people not associated with Lawnstarter. Shop around.
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
Stephanie C.
Most excellent service and quality! I have retained this company for ongoing lawn care and will be enlisting the house cleaning services as well! Highly Recommend!!
T & C Cleaning 843 Handyman Services LLCT & C Cleaning 843 Handyman Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
My yard was renewed for Spring with mowing and trimming! It looks great! I would recommend The Other Side Lawn Care to anyone! They did a wonderful job!
The Other Side Lawn CareThe Other Side Lawn Care
Anthony J.
Antoine’s punctuality is unmatched. He was readily available to do a leaf cleanup for and his prices are very reasonable. I’ll definitely be giving him a call for my lawn care needs in the future!
A. Maxwell's Lawn Care LLCA. Maxwell's Lawn Care LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Marc's Lawn Care came and mowed, edged and trimmed up weeds and beds and such. We are very pleased with the results and would recommend this business to others. Thank you for a job well done.
Marc's Lawn CareMarc's Lawn Care
Steven M.
Absolutely wonderful job! We had just moved into this house in December, so this was our first lawn Care since move-in. Not only were they right on time, but in just over an hour they had mowed, pulled weeds, edged, and used the blower on all hard surfaces. And the lawn looks better than when we moved in. We'll DEFINITELY be using them for bi- weekly maintenance. Look no further - Bautista lawn service will deliver a quality product at a great price.
Bautista lawn care service LLC.Bautista lawn care service LLC.
Nyriesha S.
Excellent service! Very professional and knowledgeable! I feel confident in saying that I hired the right man for the job! Will continue to obtain my lawn care services through this business! Very satisfied! Thank you!
B&M Lawn Services LLCB&M Lawn Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Hired Quality-Cuts this past week and must admit the yard looks awesome. I appreciate you fitting me into your schedule and look forward to you taking care of the lawn needs in the future . Thank you Kevin!!
Quality Cuts Lawn CareQuality Cuts Lawn Care
Thumbtack Customer
Brian was absolutely great and one of the nicest guys that you could ever meet. His lawn care service is outstanding and very reasonably priced. His team was out the same day that we met and signed up with him. Dave G.
The Other Side Lawn CareThe Other Side Lawn Care
Christa S.
Can’t say enough great things about Bautista Lawn Care. Responded to my inquiry promptly and came out the same day to give an estimate. Estimate was very fair for a 0.5 acre lot. He arrived for services when he said he would. There were so many leaves & debris in my yard and you would never now after he was finished. Wonderful job! I highly recommend this company for any of your lawn needs!!
Bautista lawn care service LLC.Bautista lawn care service LLC.
Christina C.
I am so very pleased with the level of service that was provided today. We got a yard clean up, mow, edging and bushes trimmed . This is the best lawn care I have found in 2 years and we have tried a few. Excellent response time and punctuality . Our yard looks great. We will stick with this company for regular maintenance because they are friendly and professional. They show up for the appointment as scheduled and are very knowledgeable as well.
WhoDat Lawn Care & Landscaping DesignWhoDat Lawn Care & Landscaping Design
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