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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 Vancouver lawn care professionals
Saumya K.
Excellent work, punctual and worked hard all day! Hired for lawn care and mowing. Highly recommend!
Liesl T.
Our lawn was an absolute mess after we had no show issues with another provider. It was poring rain, he jumped right in, and took care of everything asked of him. The lawn took great, mucky ground and everything.
PNW LandscapingPNW Landscaping
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Greenscapelandscaping LLC to weed, mow, edge my lawn. Then they aerated the lawn, raked the plugs, seeded over the existing lawn, spread fertilizer and compost. They also spread some pea gravel on the side of the house. I was very pleased with the care and professionalism of the owner, Eddie, and his crew. The job was completed in less than 3 hours. The whole process was very easy and stress free.
Green Scape Landscaping LLCGreen Scape Landscaping LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Dan will be starting lawn care tomorrow. He was very efficient in returning my call, coming to give me a bid and reasonable. He is very professional and polite.
Lawn Care by DanLawn Care by Dan
Katherine H.
Emmanuel has been wonderful to work with! Very flexible on how to accommodate a budget and give quotes on additional lawn care, I know my property will be looking great every week with his regular maintenance. Thank you Emmanuel!
PNW LandscapingPNW Landscaping
Mark S.
I called Jason on Tuesday and he set up a appointment on Wednesday, he showed up on time and he and his crew did a great job even though it was raining. I’m all about someone’s word and this seems to be a hard working young man. I highly recommend him for lawn care
Citywide Lawn ServicesCitywide Lawn Services
Shawna k.
I was very impressed and pleased with the level of professionalism i received when looking for a quote, very good at communicating, quick response time and friendliness. Sadly, we chose the route of maintaining our lawn care ourselves, but would have definitely felt confident in hiring Galindos for the job and will definitely do so in the future.
Galindo's Landscaping Services, LLCGalindo's Landscaping Services, LLC
Ben S.
Please read the multiple bad reviews concerning this company’s inability to schedule your service. They are truthful and I am just another customer disappointed with the services I did not receive. So, my very first service involved lawn care and gutter cleaning. This service was performed on time and satisfactory, however this is where it ended. Over the next 6 weeks I scheduled multiple lawn services through their website only to be rescheduled or flat out cancelled. I’ll spell this out again. FOR 6 WEEKS THEY COULD NOT SCHEDULE ME IN FOR A SERVICE.....6 weeks. That has to be a record. I don’t know who or what they use for scheduling but they should get rid of it. It’s killing their business and more importantly it interrupted MY TIME. I had to hire others to fill in the work these guys should have done. So do yourself the favor and go somewhere else.
Lawn Love Lawn CareLawn Love Lawn Care
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