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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 Arlington lawn care professionals
James N.
Lawn looks great, A&J lawn care service did a great job!!!
A & J Lawn Care ServiceA & J Lawn Care Service
Jonathan R.
Hired A1 Lawn Care because my lawn mower broke and have been really busy at work. I live in a HOA community and needed lawn to be cared for asap before I get written up. They were responsive and really like their work.
A-1 Lawn CareA-1 Lawn Care
Jacob H.
First time user for a single cut, AC lawn care responded fast and took all of my worries away! Great service at a very competitive price. 5 stars all day. Thanks again AC Lawn Care. I highly recommend. You will not be disappointed. Don’t hesitate to book AC lawn Care.
A.C. Lawn CareA.C. Lawn Care
Sean M.
The lawn looks great and Johnny was very easy to work with. I’ll be using him to take care of my lawn from now on!
Get -it -done lawn & maintenanceGet -it -done lawn & maintenance
Susan d.
So glad I got AC’s Lawn Care. He does a very nice job and my lawn looks great!
A.C. Lawn CareA.C. Lawn Care
Linda B.
Excellent quality detailed lawn service. I can see H&M takes pride in providing great lawn care. Friendly and professional. I am very pleased.
H&M Lawn and ConcreteH&M Lawn and Concrete
Rick F.
SD Lawn Care is hard working and customer oriented. I would recommend him to anyone.
S D Lawn Care And FenceS D Lawn Care And Fence
Cyndi C.
We love having Jimmy do all of our lawn care needs, he's great!!
Touched Bi Da Master FencingTouched Bi Da Master Fencing
Carolyn P.
I highly recommend Jet’s Landscaping for your lawn care needs! Great communication, excellent price, and my yard looks amazing.
JET’s LandscapeJET’s Landscape
Barbara M.
Blessit Lawn Service responded quickly to my inquiry. They came out to determine the scope of work, and we agreed to a price. They came on time. Were very careful with guttering and house and did a great job!
Blessit Lawn ServiceBlessit Lawn Service
Kyle K.
Ty was amazing went way above and beyond what I was expected and took care of my yard awesome work will be recommending him to everyone for lawn needs and very reasonably priced and excellent work
Peggy V.
Great work! This is our first experience with professional lawn care, and they did a fantastic job! Easy contact through the Thumbtack app, very quick responses. Easy payment through Venmo. Will recommend to others!
Cali Breeze Landscaping Services LLCCali Breeze Landscaping Services LLC
William T.
I let my lawn get a little out of control and needed help (since I have an electric mower and there's no way I could have accomplished the feat easily). They were quick, professional, and did the little things that show they truly care about the work they do. Highly recommend!
Blessit Lawn ServiceBlessit Lawn Service
Mary B.
I needed my backyard serviced asap and Cali Breeze responded to me the same day. They were able to come out same day as well and cleaned up my yard as requested. They were forward about the price and no surprise charges. Very responsive. I will be coming to them from now on for my lawn care needs.
Cali Breeze Landscaping Services LLCCali Breeze Landscaping Services LLC
Maxine S.
Mr Martinez & his son Jerry are top notch at their work & really good decent men. I couldn’t be more pleased. I highly recommend them if you want a company that takes care of your lawn as if it were their own. No shortcuts were taken, in fact they took extra steps to make my yard look nice.
Ms. C.
The rep called before arriving and came at the time assigned. He did not realize how much work was involved since it was the first cut of the year however had a good attitude and was confident that he would complete the job in a timely manner. He accomplished the job and the front as well as the backyard looked amazing.. The fee charged was very reasonable and I truly appreciate all of the work put into the job. Thank you so much 4Less Lawn Care. - Ms. Morris
4Less Lawn Care4Less Lawn Care
Herschell T.
Blessit did an excellent job of leaf removal. They came out the same day I contacted them to give me an estimate. They were able to come out to do the work within 2 days of the request. They completed the job in record time (less than ½ day). In the past, I have hired someone to do the same job and it took them over 8 hours (with several people). This was a very big job because I have 40+ oak trees in the yard. The work they did was excellent! I highly recommend them for this work and I’m sure the other Lawn Care they provide will be done in the same excellent manner. I will definitely use them again.
Blessit Lawn ServiceBlessit Lawn Service
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