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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 Plano lawn care professionals
Tommy J.
Excellent lawn care
Flowers lawn services,Flowers lawn services,
Thumbtack Customer
Great job! Will be calling Optimal Lawn Care again.
Optimal Lawn CareOptimal Lawn Care
Megan H.
Tutu’s Lawn Service was very responsive and punctual. Great communicating their thoughts on a plan for getting my front and back yard up to snuff. Looking forward to working with them on all my lawn care needs!
Turys lawn serviceTurys lawn service
Shauna M.
Wow! Was I ever blow away at how fantastic my yard could look. I contacted Primo Lawn Care on Wednesday and my yard was done on Thursday. It looks amazing! Job Well Done! 👍🏻
Primo Lawn CarePrimo Lawn Care
Emerson D.
I am very blessed to have GOD send me my lawn care professional. He did a great job and in a timely fashion. I am going to keep him from now on. He 's the best !!!!!!!!!
cmglandscapecmglandscape
Sheryl B.
Miguel and his team were very communicative, and handled the urgent lawn care requests for our two short-term rental properties, we really appreciate their hard work in getting it all done and have signed them up to do biweekly services for us.
Bluebonnet Gaderns Lawn Care ServiceBluebonnet Gaderns Lawn Care Service
Thumbtack Customer
This guy is cool and friendly. He was the first one who contacted me after my request. Showed up the next morning and finished the job fast. The quote was reasonable. I'll definitely hire him again when we need lawn care in the future. I thank thumbtack too for helping me.
Optimal Lawn CareOptimal Lawn Care
Terrie W.
It’s unfortunate that Lawn Love has has customers input requests and send full descriptions of the work needed including photos into Thumb Tack AND then tells them to enter all of the information AGAIN into your Lawn Love system, only to have the audacity to have representives call that state they cannot see the information your customers were forced to waste time providing you TWICE. The outcome of this contact was a complete waste of my time due to your missleading minimum now requirements that YOU DON’T STATE on Thumb Tack while Thumb Tack prominently states “one-time services” in the add that drew me in, not to mention the fact that you are not a full service lawn care provider and cannot even trim hedges. Worst customer experience ever.
Lawn Love Lawn Care (Houston)Lawn Love Lawn Care (Houston)
Jason G.
Reached out to Jose today and asked him if he could come out and take care of the yards leaves. He politely said he was willing too, but may have to wait a day. I told him I would really love to see if he could make it today. The wife would be thrilled. He said, no problem and that he would make it happen. Just as he stated, he arrived late afternoon and just now finished up working past sunset. Yard came out BEAUTIFUL, and more importantly, the wife is SOOOO HAPPY. For us, we finally found a reliable service that we will be using from here on. In fact, we want him to come back out and work on our landscaping and potentially some Christmas lights for us. Definitely recommending Vasquez Lawn Service for all your lawn-care needs. Thanks again Jose. Job well done
Vasquez Lawn Service LLCVasquez Lawn Service LLC
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