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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 Farragut lawn care professionals
Sonja M.
Serg’s Lawn Care did an amazing job. Very thorough and detailed. I highly recommend using them for all your lawn care needs.
Serg’s lawn careSerg’s lawn care
Lisa W.
Kenny did a great job on my lawn. I will continue to use him for my lawn care needs.
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
Stuart B.
Excellent service, great job in my lawn, very easy to work with, professional. I highly recommend for your lawn care needs.
Gail F.
Erik is very courteous and professional. He respected my wishes and completed our lawn care quickly and very well done. I plan on using New Era Lawn Care again in the near future.
New Era Lawn CareNew Era Lawn Care
Megan M.
Shawn at Long Lawn is fantastic! He is very professional, communicates well, and the prices are very reasonable. Shawn did a great job on my mom's lawn and we will continue to utilize his services for her lawn. I highly recommend using Long Lawn for your lawn care needs!!
Lisa W.
Shawn did a great job on our lawn. He was right on time and followed the instructions my husband gave him about our lawn. I really like that. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing lawn care.
Thumbtack Customer
Chad and Cynthia did an awesome job on my lawn. Got ahold of them on short notice and they fit me in their schedule. Yard looks excellent. Would definitely recommend them for your lawn care!!!!😂
Grasshopper Lawn & LandscapeGrasshopper Lawn & Landscape
Miranda H.
Fast response and was able to come by and take care of my lawn the very next day. Definitely going to continue using them.
New Era Lawn CareNew Era Lawn Care
Merideth L.
I would definitely recommend Love Lawn Care. Gregory did an amazing job on our yard. He was very detailed and professional.
Lawn Love Lawn CareLawn Love Lawn Care
Elizabeth B.
These guys are excellent! They are quick and very professional. Most of all we feel like they care for our lawn as if it was their own. We highly recommend them.
New Era Lawn CareNew Era Lawn Care
Abdullah A.
Fantastic service, clean work and really professional. They are also knowledgeable about lawn care and would happily answer your questions. I would highly recommend them!
New Era Lawn CareNew Era Lawn Care
Heidi R.
We are extremely satisfied wit Grasshopper. They promptly responded to our request for a bid. When they arrived Chad was very thorough and knowledgeable while giving an estimate. Their lawn care is superb. Everything was done better than expected and they emailed us our receipt and invoice the next day. We highly recommend Grasshopper for your lawn maintenance.
Grasshopper Lawn & LandscapeGrasshopper Lawn & Landscape
Emma T.
The initial meeting went great! Lil Bossman & Son's owner was very professional and knowledgeable of my lawn care needs. Estimate and schedule provided was acceptable. Work will begin 6-19-2020
Lil Bossman & Son's Lawn CareLil Bossman & Son's Lawn Care
Charlie C.
We had a bunch of leaves that needed to be cleaned up. Adam came out and gave an estimate. We accepted his estimate. He had the work done very fast. Thanks Tennessee Lawn Care!
Tennessee Lawn CareTennessee Lawn Care
Tim W.
Due to a recent back injury, I was temporarily unable to mow my yard. Mr. Long provided quality lawn care on short notice and did a great job. He provided very professional communication and interactions. Thanks again!
Thumbtack Customer
Very friendly and professional, I will continue to use Chad for my lawn care needs. We live in south knoxville with a very hilly property, but it was not a problem for Chad. He mowed our yard, and even the hillside in less than an hour!
Grasshopper Lawn & LandscapeGrasshopper Lawn & Landscape
Thumbtack Customer
My lawn was EXTREMELY overgrown. Philip Ingrahm and his crew came in and took care of it. They paid attention to details such as edging and blowing. And my biggest concern was leaving long clumps of grass everywhere. They took care of the clippings and it looks like I've had cutting services on a regular basis. Philip Ingrahm charge was affordable for this big job. Highly recommend.
Phillip Ingram ExcavatingPhillip Ingram Excavating
Terri S.
Taylor’s Lawn Care is very responsive and gave me a very fair quote to clean out the winter/spring overgrowth in my yard. They were able to fit me into their schedule quickly, were very professional and did exactly what they said they would do! Thank you Patrick and Santos!
Taylored Lawn Care/Property Maintenance and MORETaylored Lawn Care/Property Maintenance and MORE
Carol J.
LTD is the best lawn care service I've used. He does an excellent job--makes sure that I was satisfied with his work. My 1.75-acre yard looks great. I am very pleased with the work. Owner is professional, cordial, accommodating to requests; just a delightful young man. Highly recommend LTD.
LTD Lawn ServiceLTD Lawn Service
Thumbtack Customer
I had made arrangements for several other services to come give me a quote for lawn care. None showed up when they said, which was very frustrating because I was trying to work around my work schedule. Mr. Long arrived when he said he would, gave me a very good price, and then followed that up with a very good job.
Kerry F.
I had given a very detailed description of how I wanted my lawn and was told I was the customer and he would be able to do whatever I wanted. I was very satisfied the first time and hired him. The next two times were horrible. He cut it too long and it wasn't nearly as neat. He first told me it was because he was afraid I'd be mad that he scalped part of my lawn and then he said the rain caused my grass to grow enough to cut less than two days after being here. When I continued to ask him about it he told me it was because he might damage his equipment. Each time his story changed. I had told him I cut it on the lowest setting on my mower and he was fine with that. Now he's saying he should have charged me more because he had to go over 10 times. Again,if he'd been honest I would have found someone else. I had to ask him the come out and fix it the first time but he's been standoffish since I told him he broke a brand new sewer cap that my plumber had just put in. He's stating he didn't do it but he's the only one that recklessly cut my grass since it was put in. I have cut it as well and know it's there so I don't now over it. I have now had to call an attorney to get the squabble taken care. He's reckless, careless, and isn't interested in what his customer wants
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