Spring/Summer Maintenance

When To Start Looking For A Lawn Care Professional

13 Mar 2018

For many people, there is an immense pride that comes with owning a healthy, glowing lawn that is the envy of the rest of the block. Taking care of a lawn requires time, money, and effort. While hard work certainly pays off, time is a scarce resource these days. If you are typically someone who takes good care of their own lawn, and are wondering if and when you should call in the lawn care professionals, below are some considerations to keep in mind.

Your time

Taking care of your lawn requires time preparing for and time performing the required maintenance. You are going to need to figure out exactly what your lawn needs, you are going to need to go out and purchase the necessary supplies and tools to get the job done, and then you are going to need to spend the time actually looking after the lawn. If you are finding that lawn care is getting in the way of other pressing and important home improvement projects, it might be a good idea to call in the lawn care professionals to help lighten the load.


Many first time homebuyers quickly realize that it takes time to learn how to properly take care of a lawn, especially if it is a good size property. This is not to say that novices will never be able to learn to do it themselves, but when you don’t know what you’re doing, and the chances of making a big mistake are high, it is a good idea to consider calling in the experts. At the very least, observe what they do and then try and put that into practice yourself at some point in the future.


Buying the equipment necessary to properly take care of a lawn requires a significant up-front investment. Mowers, fertilizers, weed wackers, shears, trowels; the list is quite long and can be costly. Lawn care professionals take care of a lot of lawns, meaning that those fixed costs are spread out over a lot of properties, so they are able to provide affordable service to people on a regular basis.

Taking care of your own lawn is likely something you are going to have to do yourself, at some point, as a homeowner, but there is no reason why you shouldn’t call in lawn care professionals to give you a helping hand.

For more information on landscaping and lawn services near you, call Peel Exterior Maintenance toll-free at 1-888-455-7999. Our landscaping and lawn maintenance experience is extensive, and we offer tailored, affordable services that are sure to meet your needs.