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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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.

Is hiring a landscaper worth it?

A landscaper is worth it if you don't want to invest a significant amount of time and effort into planting, trimming, raking, weeding and performing other operations on your garden or yard. Hiring a landscaper to perform regular maintenance in your yards and complete bigger projects is valuable if you’re looking to sell your house. A professional landscaper can make your house more appealing to potential buyers. 

Some landscapers may perform maintenance duties — remove leaves, mow lawns, trim trees and shrubs, etc. —  but they can also help you bring bigger projects to life. This may include adding a misting system, an outdoor fireplace, water features, artificial turf, a patio and much more.

Start contacting landscapers near you to get free estimates and start planning your project today.

What should you look for when hiring a landscaper?

Landscaping can be costly — though it usually pays off in curb appeal and home resale value — so finding a landscaper who is worth the investment is important. When hiring a landscaper, look for proven success with the type of results you want. For example, if you know you want a drought-tolerant yard, research websites, reviews and portfolios that showcase beautiful drought-tolerant yards that the landscaper has installed. In addition to relevant experience, you’ll want to find a landscape contractor who has good client reviews. Good communication skills are another important quality in a landscape contractor, since everything from plant selection to hardscape installation needs to be discussed and agreed upon. A landscape contractor who is reliable, easy to understand and able to listen to what you want will help make the process seamless and enjoyable.

How do you find a good landscape architect?

Hiring a landscape architect is an investment in your home. Landscaping can reduce water bills, improve your home resale value, add to your daily living experience and significantly boost curb appeal. A landscape architect will draw the designs for your new landscape; you’ll want to hire a landscape contractor to carry out the plans. Many companies provide design-build landscaping services, with a company architect creating plans for your vision and the landscape contractor executing the vision. With the proper academic background and licensing, a person can be both landscape architect and landscape contractor. Here are a few tips for finding a great landscape architect:

  • Research online portfolios and find several landscape architects whose work interests you.
  • Read online reviews of client experiences.
  • Research whether the landscape architects you are interested in are currently licensed and in good standing with the licensing board, and check whether any complaints have been issued against them. Each state will have their own searchable database. For example, you can search for California landscape architects via the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • Request bids from your selected landscape architects.
  • Hire the one you like the most, taking care to have a clearly written contract outlining scope of work.

For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

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 Bellevue landscapers
Honglin Z.
It is a pleasure working with Whittaker Landscape Service.
Whittaker Landscape ServicesWhittaker Landscape Services
Ally G.
Polo's team is very professional, hard working and efficient. Polo has great ideas to make your yard look amazing. He is very responsive and listen's to the customer requests. They transformed our landscaping into beautiful, green landscaped resort that we enjoy. We have had many compliments on our new lawn, flowers. pavers, etc...Thank you Polo!
General Contractor, G&E Landscape LLCGeneral Contractor, G&E Landscape LLC
Sarah s.
We’re so glad to have found Whittaker Landscape. We recently bought a home and the yard had been neglected for some time. Bradley has been cleaning it up and getting it ready for the winter. He’s also given me some great suggestions and ideas for landscaping and maintenance. We’re super thankful to have his team on board and will continue using them for our yard needs.
Whittaker Landscape ServicesWhittaker Landscape Services
Mike M.
I was pleasantly surprised with the great communication. Every email I sent received a response, even if it was let me know that the message was received. The landscaping work done is gorgeous and couldn’t be more pleased!
Can Management, LLCCan Management, LLC
David P.
RCM Landscaping just finished the first of many jobs on my yard. They arrived when they said they would and completed the work better than I could have done. I look forward to seeing them again.
Mark D.
The final product was even better than we imagined. The estimate was provided to us on the same day as the first on-site visit and was the most affordable from other landscapers. Communication was clear and they were always on time. They kept the worksite clean at the end of each day. Couldn't ask for more!
America LandscapingAmerica Landscaping
Kadri t.
Warning – don’t make the mistake of hiring them. I hired Duran Landscaping for planting fifteen 5.5 feet long arborvitae in my back yard. Them being an hour late to meet me was not even the biggest issue I had with them. They managed to plant the shrubs in our yard and everything seemed initially okay. I made sure I watered the plants thoroughly as they told me that a lot of these plants usually die after planting. About a month later, after heavy rain, when a bit of dirt moved away from the roots, I noticed that all the plants have been planted with transportation bags still around their roots. I reached out to Duran Landscaping so that they could come and fix their poorly done work. They didn’t even bother to reply to me and clearly didn’t take any responsibility for this. So I had to remove the bags from the shrubs myself, technically replanting all of them myself. I’m 7 months pregnant and let me tell you, 5.5 feet high shrubs are HEAVY. When I replanted the shrubs I noticed that many of the shrubs were moldy where the bags had been. So do yourself a favor and save your money and energy by choosing someone else to do your landscaping.
Duran Landscaping Inc.Duran Landscaping Inc.
Ming L.
We needed onetime clean + regular maintainance of yard. He bid higher on first time, but lower on regular, than another landscaper. He explained that he needed to spend 8 hours for first time clean. He actually only spent 4 hours and he took my check and promised to come in two weeks for regular. But he never showed up. I texted him but he refuses to honor the agreement. He did not provide me invoice either.
Landscape new hopeLandscape new hope
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