Working around the garden is not everyone’s cup of tea. It’s messy and it can be challenging when you’re in a bit of a rush and trying to get through the weeds! That’s why having a professional do your landscaping projects can be extremely useful. Here’s what to look for when hiring a landscaping company:
1) A good eye for detail:
You might want specific plants or items placed in certain areas if they complement each other so ensure that any landscapers who work on your yard have excellent attention to detail. If they don’t do their job properly once, they won’t be the right person for the job. Look out for little things like this and you’ll know they’re a keeper!
2) Work with your budget:
You don’t want to pay more than what’s necessary, but on the other hand, if you hire someone who works at such a low price that they cut corners, then it could end up costing you in the long run. We recommend getting three quotes from landscapers and simply interviewing them all before choosing which one is right for you. Get online quotes or ask friends and family for recommendations of their favourite landscape gardeners.
Some people don’t want to hire someone who has never worked with landscaping before, but on the other end of the spectrum are those that are novices. You might find that an experienced gardener can be a little too pricey for your budget whereas a novice is not only new but cheaper. We recommend asking your friends and family for any recommendations or if they know anyone who got ripped off by their landscaper then you could avoid this happening to you!
It’s important to check whether or not they have the right insurance because accidents do happen and you don’t want it to be your responsibility if anything goes wrong. Also, make sure they’re reliable enough for you to leave alone in your home without worrying if they’re doing a great job.
5) Can-do attitude:
Last but not least, you want someone who is willing to go that extra mile and will do whatever it takes to make sure your garden looks amazing and unique. We suggest looking at any online reviews and seeing what people say about their experience with the landscaper(s) they hired because this won’t lie!
Happy landscaping everyone!