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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.

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 Lynnwood lawn care professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Matt had a lot of useful suggestions for taking care of my lawn. He was also very flexible with the scheduling as I had an medical emergency on our scheduled date/time. Promptly returns calls and emails.
Matson's LandscapingMatson's Landscaping
Lee S.
Trans Lawn Care responded very quickly when I first went on to Thumbtack to find someone. His quote was very reasonable and he continued to communicate promptly to put me on his schedule. Though I wasn't here when the work was done, everything looked great - they had obviously had to move a couple of trash cans to mow one area, and those were replaced carefully. I could tell that my property was treated with respect. Randy communicated later that day to arrange payment, giving me the choice of options. I'm very satisfied with my experience with Tran's Lawn Care and highly recommend them.
Tran’s Professional ServicesTran’s Professional Services
Kristin W.
I wanted to hire Lawn Love. In fact, I made every effort to. Their sales team responded super quickly, which was nice. They have a website that lets you manage your services online. Also nice. Here's what gets them 1 star: My initial date for service was April 5. They rescheduled to April 7. Ok, fine. No reason given other than that they didn't have anyone available April 5, but it happens. And it wasn't a lawn emergency or anything. I just needed our grass cut. April 7 was rescheduled to April 10. I even got a message from the lawn care pro on April 10 telling me they were on the way. Awesome. Except they never arrived. And then they marked my service as complete. And then I was charged. I reached out to Customer Support, because I figured they could help. The CS person was super nice and told me they'd give me a credit to cover the charge OR a comp for the next service. But...those two things are actually two different offers (a free service *or* a refund) and I shouldn't have been charged at all. So that was annoying. And I was a brand new customer, so that also felt bad. Anyway, they promised to make it right, and rescheduled my service for April 12. But on April 11, it was rescheduled again to April 19. A whole week later. And then it was rescheduled *again* to April 21. I emailed CS again and told them I give up. It should be pretty easy to just tell me someone is coming and have them show up and cut the grass. That's...kind of lawn care 101. But despite the quick response from sales and the empathy from CS, my grass is still not cut. And as a bonus, it's been growing for 2 extra weeks so I will probably have to pay a "long grass" charge to whoever I find who will actually cut it. 6 rescheduled visits in 2 weeks is so bad I'm almost impressed. I'm not sure they could be worse at this whole "showing up" bit if they tried. Don't use Lawn Love. Use literally anyone else, and save yourself the frustration and annoyance.
Lawn Love Lawn CareLawn Love Lawn Care
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