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Written on September 10, 2017   By   in Pets & Animals

How to Choose a Lawn Care Company Lawn care services are so many today. So how do you make the right choice? It’s going to be rather easy, but there will be questions to ask and things to look out for. Getting What You Pay For The old adage is still very true but of course, with every rule come exceptions. Although it may hurt your pocket a little to choose a pricier company, it may be worth it. Go over the services they offer and study each lawn program carefully. If you prefer to do your own fertilizing, that is okay. If you want to skip specific treatments, that is fine too. A reputable lawn care company must provide both individual and packaged services. Still, a high price is no assurance of quality service.
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There should be at least one specialist in turf or agronomy in any lawn care company offering fertilizer application and pest control services. A lawn care company needs to be upfront about their education, licensing, the products they use, and when they use them. You should get a copy of the label, and they have to adhere to all local and state laws affecting pesticide applications. Quick Yet Effective Fixes Many lawn care companies offer quick yet effective solutions. They lunge into the yard two or three at a time, mowing, string trimming and blowing the walks very fast for a reasonable price. They sometimes they offer fertilization and grub control, but again, you have to be certain about their credentials. These services are highly suitable for spring clean-ups, mulching and leaf removal during the fall. When choosing one of these companies, make sure to balance price with professionalism and work quality. The employees have to be polite and neat, and their truck and equipment must also be clean and reasonably new. Chemical Applications There are some prominent names in the business of lawn care. Their trucks go around the neighborhoods through the entire year, providing homeowners with fertilizer, pesticide and herbicide application services. Laws are different in every state, but in terms of chemical applications, it is required in all states that the procedure be performed strictly by licensed professionals. There are areas calling for early, even personal, notification and some signage on the site. The big name companies usually don’t have enough personal touch that local providers are famous for, but generally speaking, you just need a company that has your best interests in mind. There are those that provide a maximum of 8 applications of pesticides or fertilizers each season. This is obviously too much, most likely too expensive or even downright unnecessary. You have to check the details. A bit of simple lawn care knowledge will be very useful in avoiding getting rip offs.