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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 Virginia Beach lawn care professionals
Gerry S.
These guys were quick to respond and treated my lawn with care.
Total Lawncare and ScapesTotal Lawncare and Scapes
Bruce J.
Very pleased with the work of Get Wright Lawn Care. Highly recommend!
Get Wright Lawn Care LLCGet Wright Lawn Care LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I am truly satisfied with my lawn. They are pleasant to work with and affordable. I am continuing to have them take care of my lawn needs.
Four Feet in a YardFour Feet in a Yard
Kylee w.
Great work and quick response when my previous lawn care fell through
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
He did a fantastic job on our lawn and even offered follow-up services for some additional work we needed. Highly recommended for all lawn care needs!
Above All Land & LawnAbove All Land & Lawn
Cameron R.
Same day exceptional service. Would love to have him as a permanent lawn care person.
YardWorkz Lawn MaintenanceYardWorkz Lawn Maintenance
Bebe B.
Great work! Went above and beyond! Would definitely recommend their services to anyone who needs lawn care!
Get Wright Lawn Care LLCGet Wright Lawn Care LLC
Nijah L.
Wow, yard looks great! I hired Duston’s Lawn care to cut my overgrown lawn and mulch two flower beds. They were available with short notice and the price couldn’t be beat. I now have reoccurring services.
Dunston’s lawn careDunston’s lawn care
Stevie K.
Impressed with bush trim. Can’t wait for our first lawn care coming up this week. Gracie Mae (doggo) is impressed too.
LawnStarter Lawn CareLawnStarter Lawn Care
Amanda B.
Johnson’s lawn care did a great job cleaning up my little yard. The prices were great and he was super friendly and nice.
Johnson's Professional Lawn CareJohnson's Professional Lawn Care
Alicia D.
I highly recommend Tae for your lawn care needs! He responded to me right away, fit me into his schedule on short notice, and his prices can't be beat. He is super nice, very professional and does a thorough job. He took care of my lawn as if it were his own, and it looks great. He is definitely getting a call back!
Tae’s LawnCare & DetailingTae’s LawnCare & Detailing
Chantal R.
Our first choice, was the best choice when we selected T.L.C.. His professionalism and attention to detail is the reason they are now our lawn care professional.
Tae’s LawnCare & DetailingTae’s LawnCare & Detailing
James L.
Quick response to my request, fast turnaround time and quality work. Also great communication throughout the process. I definitely recommend YardWorkz for your lawn care needs.
YardWorkz Lawn MaintenanceYardWorkz Lawn Maintenance
Martineze H.
Trailway Lawn Care provided me with excellent service! I hired them for a second job I needed done and they were prompt and professional! I would recommend this company!
TrailWay Lawn CareTrailWay Lawn Care
Damon R.
My lawn hasn’t looked this good all summer this guy is talented professional and punctual. After he took care of my yard I wouldn’t trust this work to anyone else.
McCarthy Lawn Care and Pressure Washing LLCMcCarthy Lawn Care and Pressure Washing LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Weed control, leaf and debris removal, mowing and lawn care. Ongoing 2 week lawn maintenance. Devin and his brother were on time and did a fantastic job. We cannot use herbicides on the property and Devin worked us to still do the needed weed control. They clearly care fr and love what they do as the pride shows in their work. So much so, Devins brother shared that he had known that since he was 6 years old he wanted to runs landscaping business!
Razors Edge Lawn and Professional Tree Care LLCRazors Edge Lawn and Professional Tree Care LLC
Alfred M.
Excellent job done on the yard. Came when he said he would, and knocked out the job with the upmost quality and professionalism. Yard has not looked this good in awhile! Highly recommend Essential Maintenance for your lawn care needs.
Essential Maintenance L.L.C.Essential Maintenance L.L.C.
MuV M.
this was the best experience i had with a lawn company. If u need work done right. the first time with no complaints. this is the guy to call he took care of my request with no problem. Thank u sir for your services highly recommend
Joyner outdoors adventures llcJoyner outdoors adventures llc
Ramona M.
We feel really fortunate to have found Sean Jeffords, Lawn Service Chief. He arrived promptly, with very sophisticated equipment and all supplies needed for the job. Although our lawn is small, we are particular. Sean worked efficiently, quickly, and with percision. Results, including mowing, trimming, pruning shrubbery and cleanup, were exactly what we wanted, at a very reasonable price. We will call upon Sean to take care of our lawn as long as we own our home. Thank you Sean! Sincerely, Lyle M. BTCS Ret
Thumbtack Customer
Razor Edge Lawn Care did an amazing job! I needed a quote for my front and backyard after a couple weeks of rainy weather and the grass getting a little higher than usual. The response time was very fast and efficient! Devin was very clear about the quote, the job to be done as well as the method of payment. I was not home during the service time but he stated a before and after photo would be taken, then he would contact me for a payment method. Their service met all of my expectations and I will definatly call them for future service to my lawn care! Thank you again!
Razors Edge Lawn and Professional Tree Care LLCRazors Edge Lawn and Professional Tree Care LLC
Sue L.
Matt is awesome, I had to reschedule with him as I had the flu and he reached out to follow up with me. He cleaned up my yard and flowerbeds and it’s the best it’s looked in almost 2 years. I highly recommend Matt for all your lawn care needs.
Evolution Landscapes LLCEvolution Landscapes LLC
Marieclaire A.
I had a great experience working with Keith from BussBoys. My project was time sensitive and Keith was able to come out same day to give me a quote and complete the work. After mowing my corner lot and bagging mulch leftover from a tree stump removal service, he gave some recommendations on how to further care for my lawn. Be sure to reach out to him for quality service!
BussBoys servicing group LLCBussBoys servicing group LLC
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