Most people look forward to spring. The snowy chill of winter finally fades, baseball season starts back up, and the weather takes a bright turn for the better. With that sunny bliss comes certain work though, like maintaining your outdoor space.
That’s when the question of whether to hire a professional usually comes up.
Many homeowners who choose the DIY method may celebrate its perks. Working on your own lawn and trees can feel rewarding and even therapeutic. But the true costs of doing so – namely your time and potential physical hazards – are risk factors to consider. On the other hand, here are some reasons why using a professional this year makes a lot of sense.
1.It saves money. Many homeowners don’t realize how much it actually costs to maintain their own lawn and trees. When you consider the purchase or repair of equipment, storage, fuel, and most importantly – your time – going the DIY route can be expensive. Hiring a professional company can save you money in the long run.
2.It saves time. Time is your biggest commodity. Maybe you work long hours, have family commitments, travel, hobbies, or all of the above. Finding several hours per week to dedicate to maintaining your outdoor space can be a challenge to squeeze in. With a professional service, you won’t have to worry about it.
3.Quality. Sure, some homeowners may have the time and skills to craft and maintain a well-manicured lawn and trees. But a professional service combines years of experience, the right equipment and preventive maintenance to ensure your lawn looks great all the time.
4.Safety. Lawn and tree care can be dangerous if you don’t take proper care. Lawn and tree care equipment, improperly used, can present a risk of injury or chemical exposure. Not to mention things like poison ivy, insects and a multitude of allergens can be a danger to the DIYer. Most lawn and tree care services have insurance to cover potential damage issues and they assume all safety risks to ensure the job is done properly and carefully.
While taking care of your own lawn can be something to be proud of, there are many practical and beneficial reasons to hire a lawn and tree care service. This will free up more of your time to do other things, and the professional results you get will make you glad to show off your home’s landscape all season long!
For more information on the benefits of lawn care and how it could work for you, visit our website or call 815-875-8231.