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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.  

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.

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.

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 Plano lawn care professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Great job! Will be calling Optimal Lawn Care again.
Optimal Lawn CareOptimal Lawn Care
Esther B.
MJ's Lawn care did an excellent job on my yard!
MJ's Lawn CareMJ's Lawn Care
Mark W.
MJs Lawn Care comes highly recommended. Their professionalism and value is exceptional !
MJ's Lawn CareMJ's Lawn Care
Barbara B.
Noah was great. He got back to me right away and did my lawn the next day. Did an awesome job and I'll continue to have him do my lawn care every two weeks I highly recommend him!!
Pro Lawn ServicesPro Lawn Services
Jemma G.
Forrest did a fabulous job on a very unruly lawn! Happy that we found someone reliable and detail oriented to take care of our yard.
A Cut Above Lawn & LandscapingA Cut Above Lawn & Landscaping
Lisa B.
Pedro and his team are great! Most reasonable and responsive lawn care I've had so far. And the work is awesome too. Will definitely hire again next season.
Garcia lawn serviceGarcia 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 !!!!!!!!!
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
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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