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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.

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 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 is included in lawn service?

Full-service lawn care companies typically offer a wide range of lawn care services, including mowing, mulching, landscaping, leaf removal, tree and shrub care, and more. 

Companies may offer additional specialty services, depending on your location and the type of business. For example, a company may provide seasonal maintenance services such as aeration, hedge trimming and weeding, while another offers pest control, seeding services and grub control. 

Contact the best lawn care services near you to see what kinds of services they provide.

Reviews for Knoxville 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.
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Jason K.
We are very happy with A to Z Lawn care. They are always on time and do a wonderful job. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for affordable and dependable lawn care.
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Lisa W.
Kenny did a great job on my lawn. I will continue to use him for my lawn care needs.
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Rose C.
I was very impressed with Clean and simple Lawn Care.
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Stuart B.
Excellent service, great job in my lawn, very easy to work with, professional. I highly recommend for your lawn care needs.
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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.
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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!!
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Michael C.
Great couple working together to make lawns beautiful. Very easy to talk too, and very knowledgeable. Excited to have them as my routine lawn care provider!
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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.
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Rose C.
KC did a wonderful job on my lawn. He took the time and effort on the slopped hills in my backyard which is not an easy job. I highly recommend KC for lawn care👍🏻
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Karen M.
The first time I met Paul I was impressed by him and knew immediately that he was the Pro I would hire to take care of my lawn. I am confident that I will continue to rely on him to not only maintain my lawn but take care of any additional projects that I am planning for the future. I would highly recommend Heart-n-Soul Lawn Service.
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Rose C.
The workers were punctual and professional and did a great job. I recommend using Lopez lawn Care
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Katrina M.
Does a good job and reasonable on rates. Will definitely use him again for all my lawn care needs.
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O L.
Shawn has answered very quickly to our request and was able to come on the next day for an 'emergency' lawn care. We are very happy with the work done and will keep him in mind whenever we need a lawn service.
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Jason K.
Leeks did a great job taking care of the leaves in our lawn and we will definitely be using them again. Highly recommended!
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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.
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Merideth L.
I would definitely recommend Love Lawn Care. Gregory did an amazing job on our yard. He was very detailed and professional.
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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.
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Ashlea O.
Heart-n-Soul Lawn Care did a great job. Same day service, which was fantastic and Paul was a super nice man and very professional.
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Jen E.
Recently moved to the area and by chance I found this app when searching for a lawn care service. Double S Mowing popped up and I browsed the positive reviews! When I decided to reach out, I had a prompt response the next morning. We easily negotiated a fair price for the specific lawn care I needed and by that same afternoon, the job had been completed just as I requested. My overgrown mess has been neatly manicured and tamed! Josh is reliable, reasonably priced and a man of his word! Greatly appreciate the ease of communication and look forward to his continued lawn care services!
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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!
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Cathy B.
I think Paul did a great job so I've asked him to take care of my lawn on a regular basis! He's very professional and efficient! No complaints! !
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Adria C.
I reached out to several people on this app to get my yard mowed. EG lawn care was the only one who actually got back to me. They were able to come help us out the very next day and did a really wonderful job. We will only be hiring EG from now on if we need any form of lawn care. Reasonably priced and outstanding customer service. A job well done!
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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
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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!
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