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Everyone would like to have a lush, healthy lawn, but few enjoy the time and effort required to maintain one. In San Luis Obispo, there are also the hot temperatures to work around, increasing the amount of care your lawn needs.
Luckily, our list below can help with all of your lawn care concerns. Keep reading to learn about the top lawn care service providers in the San Luis Obispo area.
TruGreen, founded in 1974 under the original name ChemLawn, services 48 states in the U.S. and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. They have a large variety of pre-set and flexible plans that can be purchased online. All TruGreen services are performed by TruExpert℠ Certified Specialists, and their full programs are backed by their TruGreen Guarantee®.
Sunday Lawn Care uses each customer's individual soil and climate data to deliver "custom lawn nutrients, herbicides, pest control, grass seed, bare spot repair, pet spot solutions, garden fertilizer, flower bulbs, and wildflower seeds" at the appropriate times throughout the year. With Sunday, you can choose from one of their three subscription plans. All of these plans are customized for your lawn and backed by the company's Sunday guarantee.
Sometimes, you might feel comfortable handling lawn care on your own. For times when you want the help of a professional, you can use the services of a subscription company, or pay one of San Luis Obispo's full-service lawn care companies. If you go the DIY route, you may save some money up front. However, you will not have expert guidance and advice that might help prevent costly mistakes.
If you want to have at least some guidance when it comes to lawn care, you may like a company like Sunday Lawn Care. They will send you subscription packages of lawn chemicals and tools, which are regularly shipped to your door based on the season and where you live in California. They take care of the research and planning for you, although you will still be the one pulling weeds.
If you would prefer to have a company handle all parts of the process, hiring a full-service company like TruGreen is the solution you need. While they may be pricier than other options, they take the lead every step of the way, from determining what needs to be done to doing the actual work.
There are a number of different services that local San Luis Obispo lawn care companies can provide, including:
No matter what your needs are, there is a lawn care company in San Luis Obispo that can meet them. We suggest reaching out to one or two of the companies from the above list to find just the right one for you.
During Treatments: If you've opted for a subscription company, you will perform treatments yourself based on the instructions provided by the company. If you're using a full-service company like TruGreen, their technicians will come to your home to do any requested lawn care. Your company may ask you to be home the first time they come out. However, you usually will not need to be at home for lawn care treatment to take place. The company will inform you (either in writing or electronically) what services they performed and when.
After you've found the best companies near you, you'll need to determine which ones can perform the specific combination of services that you need. Many lawn care companies in San Luis Obispo offer both pre-set plans and "a la carte" options that let you make your own service package.
Next, you'll want to get an inspection and quote. Even before they see your property, some companies can give you an estimate with GPS technology. This estimate will be influenced by the specific services you need and the size of your lawn.
If you've never hired a San Luis Obispo lawn care company before (or even if you have) you may be curious about what you should expect. The following are some things to keep in mind:
Choosing a good lawn care company in San Luis Obispo will help you feel confident and in-the-know when it comes to all of the work that needs to be done. It is in your best interest to speak with one of the companies on our list of the best lawn care providers in San Luis Obispo to discover which one is best for you.
The cost of lawn care in San Luis Obispo will depend on certain factors. One is how big your lawn is, and another is the type of services you want. The price will also vary based on how often your lawn needs servicing. Subscription companies will be less expensive up front, but you will have to do the manual labor yourself. It is strongly suggested that you reach out to one or more of the companies on our list of San Luis Obispo's top lawn service providers to get an estimate.
The amount of money that you want to spend and the amount of work you are willing to do will both have an effect on the lawn care model that is the best fit for you. Choosing a full-service San Luis Obispo lawn care company such as TruGreen will be the priciest, but will also require the least manual labor on your part. On the other hand, doing everything yourself will be the least expensive, but will require the most hard work and planning. Subscription companies fall in between your other options.
There are certain lawn care companies that perform a variety of services, and others that specialize in a small number of practices. If you are curious whether a San Luis Obispo lawn care company offers a specific lawn care service, we recommend reaching out to them directly.
The frequency with which your lawn in San Luis Obispo needs care will be based on things like the condition your lawn is in at the start of services, the weather in your part of California, and the time of year. Certain services, like mowing, should be done every week or two, and other services (like pest and weed control) can be done more infrequently. Overall, consistency is key when it comes to lawn care.
No matter if you or a lawn care technician are working on your lawn, all pets should be kept inside during the process. If you use a subscription company, they should provide pet safety information with their products. A full-service company will inform you when it is safe for pets to be on your lawn following treatment.
Many lawn care providers (such as Sunday Lawn Care) use natural ingredients in their products. Many companies have a list of ingredients that they use on their website. You can also speak with a company directly to ask for a list.