We spend countless months waiting and wishing for summer but now that it’s right around the corner we realize we’re not quite ready. And by we – I mean our yards. As the snow melted away, we were left dull grass and overgrown flower beds – nowhere close to BBQ ready.
Summers are meant to be enjoyed. Time spent in your yard should fun and spent with loved ones. So don’t spend countless hours improving your yard this year, hire a local landscaper to help you!
Hiring a landscaper will help ensure your yard turns out just the way you want it and may actually even save you money. But just like with anything else, there are a series of questions you must ask yourself and your future landscaper.
What’s your budget?
This question in crucial. Big or small, landscapers can work with almost every budget. Having a defined budget before beginning your search will help you find the right landscaper for the job.
What type of improvement are you looking for?
Do you need a new sprinkling system or simple some new plants and flowers? Make a list of the improvements you are wanting. if you want to build your dream fireplace, make sure you have a picture of a similar example. Having a list and pictures will help a landscaper better understand your vision.
Is the landscaper local?
If you have never hired a landscaper before, you probably don’t know where to begin. A online search may leave you overwhelmed and without options. Use a local search directory, like TapYellow.com, it will give you the most accurate information. You will only be provided with contact information of landscapers in your area! Use the information provided to create a list of possible landscapers.
Once you have answered those questions, you can begin meeting with landscapers until you find the one who can meet your expectations. Ask your landscaper to create a contract including all of your final decisions, this will help keep everything straight once the project begins.
The final step is the easiest, spend the summer enjoying your new yard!