Maintaining a beautiful lawn requires time, effort, and expertise. As a result, many homeowners choose to hire a professional lawn mowing company to take care of their lawns. However, choosing the right lawn mowing company can be a daunting task, especially for those who have had negative experiences with other companies.

As someone who has owned a landscape company for over 25 years, I have seen many homeowners struggle to find the right lawn mowing company for their needs. Based on my first-hand experience, I have identified several key factors that homeowners should consider when selecting a lawn mowing company.

  1. Poor quality of service: Many landscape companies prioritize quantity over quality, resulting in rushed jobs and poor-quality work. To ensure high-quality service, I recommend looking for companies with experienced technicians who understand how to properly maintain a lawn.
  2. Reliability: Many companies fail to show up on time or even skip appointments, which can be frustrating for homeowners. To avoid this problem, I suggest choosing a company that is punctual and can provide regular lawn mowing services on a regular schedule.
  3. Equipment:  Equipment is also an important factor to consider. Some companies use low-quality equipment that is not well-maintained or serviced regularly, resulting in subpar work. To ensure the best possible results, choose a company that uses high-quality equipment that is in good working order.
  4. Insurance: Additionally, it’s important to make sure that the company has proper insurance to protect you (including the people that will be providing service) in case of accidents on your property. Good communication and an online presence can also help ensure a positive experience with the company.

Considering these crucial factors when choosing your lawn service provider, will assist in making an informed decision when selecting a lawn mowing company. Remember that your lawn is a vital aspect of your property, and entrusting it to the right professionals will ensure that it remains healthy and visually appealing all year round.


Tory J. Chlanda is a Landscape Designer and entrepreneur based in Western Massachusetts. He has extensive experience in horticulture, design, and installation, which he gained from his travels around the world. Tory’s expertise has been recognized in various publications, including Landscape Construction Magazine, New England Home Magazine, and Living Spaces Magazine. He is a service business owner and when he is not working in the green industry, he can be found exploring new ski slopes in Colorado and Utah or enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking and snowshoeing.