Lawn Maintenance Service

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Lawn Service

August 2019

When hiring and working with a Lawn Maintenance Service, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Lawn Maintenance Service commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Lawn Maintenance Service? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Lawn Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Lawn Maintenance Service - FAQ

Q How do I get good Lawn Service work at a fair price?

A First, decide on ALL product / service options. Compile a list of work and quality requirements. Have at least 2 qualified pros complete detailed bids on the work. Use a written contract that ties payment to verifiable results.

Q What should I expect to pay for Lawn Service?

A Most Lawn Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Lawn Maintenance Service ranges from $20 to $30 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Lawn Maintenance Service.

Q Do I need to use a licensed Lawn Maintenance Service for my job?

A Lawn Service is commonly performed without a professional license.

Q Should I use an insured Lawn Maintenance Service for my project?

A Insurance is usually not required for or needed for Lawn Service.

Q Does my Lawn Maintenance Service need to be bonded?

A A bond is generally not required for Lawn Service.


Lawn Maintenance Service - Common Projects

An experienced Lawn Maintenance Service can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. The list below summarizes common Lawn Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

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