Owning a lawn mower means you have to spend time and money maintaining it. You have to clean its blades, make sure it has oil and make any necessary repairs. Plus, you have to clear space in your garage or shed for your lawnmower. In addition to finding the space for your lawnmower, you have to make sure you have all of the supplies you need to tend to your lawn. However, if you hire a lawn care company, you don’t have to maintain your own lawnmower or purchase supplies to care for your own grass.
BENEFIT FROM THE EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE OF PROFESSIONALS:
The professionals who work for a lawn care company understand the science behind growing a healthy lawn. So, when you hire them, your lawn benefits from all of their knowledge and experience. They know when to cut your lawn, how short to cut it, when to fertilize, etc. You get a beautiful lawn created by people who know exactly what they are doing!
Perhaps the biggest reason to hire a lawn care company is the time you’ll save. Look at it this way. If you want to DIY, here’s a time break down. First, you’ll have to spend several hours planning on researching what exactly your lawn needs. The articles on our site alone will take you a few hours of intense reading (not to mention the outstanding amount of information available elsewhere). Then, you’ll need to invest the time to drive out to a couple different stores to buy equipment, fertilizer, seed, and whatever else you need. Finally, you’ll have the recurring (probably weekly) time commitment of mowing and maintaining your lawn. Now calculate the time it takes to call up a lawn care company or to get a quote on our website. It’s certainly a contrast.
The Importance of Regular Lawn Mowing:
Having a great looking lawn is something that most homeowners aspire to. Being the envy of the block thanks to your perfectly groomed turf is reason to be proud in itself, but did you know that there are actually several reasons why it’s important to get your lawn mowed on a regular basis? We’re here to tell you all about why it’s so important to keep your lawn mowed and not let it get to wild jungle status. The benefits you’ll see go far beyond just the cosmetic perks.
You don’t want a yard full of weaklings do you? We didn’t think so. To get the strongest lawn possible, get it mowed as often as needed to keep it at around 3 inches in height. When your grass is cut, the healthiest grass shoots will flourish while the weak shoots are left behind. The more you get your lawn cut, the more healthy grass shoots you will have which results in a more lush and healthy lawn over time.
We’ve all seen yards that are patchy and uneven and I think we can all agree that they can be somewhat of an eyesore. Uneven growth is what causes this common lawn problem, but fortunately you can avoid this with regular mowing. When you slice the growth of your grass down to a short, uniform level on a regular basis, you are actually improving overall growth because there will be an even distribution and absorption of resources that come from the sun and water. Consistency in growth is crucial in maintaining a beautiful yard.
Mulching is a vital part of a healthy lawn because it returns much needed nutrients to your lawn after mowing. When mowing is done consistently, mulching can be done with shorter blades of grass. Returning shorter blades of grass to your lawn is much healthier than waiting until the grass is longer because the longer blades are weaker and less nutrient-rich. Most lawn mowers have a basic mulching feature and your lawn can be mulched with every mowing, provided that the grass isn’t overgrown.
Lawns face nuisances such as inclement weather, pests, and disease all the time. The key to overcoming these inevitable annoyances is to have a lawn that is well-maintained in the first place. A lawn that receives regular mowing and overall maintenance will recover much more quickly than an unhealthy one. The longer your lawn goes without love and care, the harder it is for your lawn to bounce back to tip-top shape.