Keeping your lawn looking its best at all times can be a real challenge for many people. It can take hours of work every week to mow your lawn, weed your flowerbeds, prune your trees and do all of the other tasks that come along with landscaping. If you simply don’t have the time to do it, hiring a landscaping contractor is an excellent option. Here are some tips to make sure you hire the right one.
Figure out which services you want from a landscaping contractor.
Do you only need someone to come and mow your lawn every week or two—or do you need a bunch of other stuff done, too? The landscaping contractor you ultimately choose should be able to meet your specific demands. Therefore, before you start calling around to different landscapers, come up with a list of things that you need done and then ask about a contractor’s experience with each of them.
Ask a landscaping contractor to provide you with a free consultation and quote.
Not all landscaping contractors will be willing to give you a consultation and quote. You probably don’t want to work with those ones. Instead, choose a contractor who is more than willing to come and take a look at your current landscaping before providing you with a reasonable quote. This will show a real commitment to you and your lawn, and it will indicate that a contractor is serious about serving as your landscaper.
Check a landscaping contractor’s reviews and references.
In this day and age, there’s no reason not to use the internet to your benefit when it comes time to select someone to provide a service for you. Get online and read reviews for a landscaping contractor before you hire them. They should have quality reviews from customers, and they should be able to provide you with a few references who can speak to their work.
If you are looking for a landscaping contractor in the Washington, DC area, VistaPro Landscape&Design would love to help. Call us at 301-805-0119 in DC Metro, 410-878-2100 in Annapolis, and 703-652-4545 in Virginia request a free quote.