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Insider Tips for Hiring the Right Landscaper or Lawn Care Service

The advantages of hiring a landscaping company are numerous! It’s an environmentally friendly choice that saves you time, money, and stress. Hiring a professional lawn service will keep your yard vibrant, green, and pest free all year round!

So, you’ve checked your budget and weighed the pros and cons. You’re ready to pick the right company. What’s next?

First, you need to decide how your property will function. Do you enjoy entertaining? Does the smell of a grill and the sound of friendly conversation strike your fancy? Do you need a family space for children to play, with carefully chosen plants that are safe for little fingers? Or, do you envision a lush garden space where you can relax and read?

Once you’ve narrowed down what you’re looking for, it’s time to compare your local companies to standard criteria.

Range of Services

  • What are their fertilizer and pesticide schedules?
  • Do they offer mowing, trimming and edging?
  • Do they offer landscape design and installation?
  • Do they offer tree planting and pruning?
  • Do they install hardscapes or waterscapes?
  • Do they install sprinkler systems and gutters?

Level of Expertise

  • Are they properly licensed and certified?
  • Are they bonded and insured?
  • Are they a part of any trade organizations?
  • How long have they been in operation?

Talk About the Team

  • What experts do they have on staff? Arborists, horticulturalists, landscaping designers or architects, etc.
  • How are the lawn care technicians trained and certified?
  • Is the work done in-house, or do they subcontract certain services?

Scrutinize the Customer Service

  • Have you experienced prompt, polite responses?
  • Are they flexible and willing to accommodate your schedule?
  • Do they have a well-designed website that’s easy to navigate?
  • Are they on social media?
  • Can they offer references?
  • What kind of reviews have they gotten?

What’s the Commitment?

  • Are contracts required?
  • If so, can you make changes to the agreement?
  • What packages do they offer?
  • Do they offer prorated services?
  • How do they calculate fees?

The Grounds Guys of Abilene

The Grounds Guys of Abilene are a locally owned and operated franchise serving Abilene and the surrounding areas with comprehensive, state of the art lawn care and landscaping services.

We offer everything from basic lawn maintenance to landscaping, hardscaping, water features, sprinkler systems, gutters, and outdoor lighting! Our highly-trained team is committed to excellence, service, and customer satisfaction. We pride ourselves on prompt, professional service.

Click here to visit our website, or call 325-269-2027 for a quote!