Why You Shouldn’t Cut Costs in Your Landscaping Service

Almost every homeowner out there loves to save money. You probably prefer a “buy one take one” deal to a normal one, right? As much as possible, we look for discounted products just to save a few bucks.  

Thus, it is understandable whenever a homeowner suggests cutting a couple of services from their landscaping contract.   

However, cutting landscaping services is not a wise move at all. The truth is that it might even cost you more down the line.  

Today, we’re going to share with you some reasons why you shouldn’t cut some landscape services in your landscaping contract. 

Weed Control 

Even if you do not care a lot about weeds, other individuals do. This is particularly true if you are a landlord. Your residents, clients, and tenants care about weeds.  

You can make your place appear neglected and messy if the lawn is filled with weeds.  

Also, if you’ve got a lot of weeds, your landscaping team will have to mow your lawn more frequently since weeds grow faster than grass. Thus, any savings you plan from removing weed control from your contract will disappear when you pay for more mowing.  

Drainage Problems 

Perhaps you live in a region that does not get a lot of rain. Thus, you want to take your chances.  

However, you should skip it at your own risk. It can wash out the pavement if the drainage issue is near a sidewalk. If so, you’ll have to pay for fixing the drainage and fixing the sidewalk.  

Keep in mind that water is a strong force. Drainage problems can be sneaky. You will not notice them unless everything is out of control.  

Excess water can cause severe damage to your property. It can damage the retaining walls, driveways, sidewalks, and foundation of your property.  

If your property is damp, soggy, or having mildew issues, there are a couple of easy drainage solutions that will fix issues now, before they become major ones and hit you with some expensive repairs.  

Catch these issues beforehand. Else, you will have to pay a lot of money to repair major issues down the line.  

Dormant Pruning 

Perhaps you believe that dormant pruning isn’t too important. Well, the truth is that it’s vital. Your landscaping team will not have to prune as hard for the next several years after an excellent dormant pruning.  

However, it will take your landscaping team a lot of time to prune everything if you skip dormant pruning and your plants get too tall. Because of this, you’ll pay more for the maintenance expenses.  

Doing this in the first place is a wise financial move.  

Tree Trimming 

A lot of people want to save money by skipping tree trimming. However, it isn’t recommended. The reason for this is that if dying or weak branches fall to the ground, it can cause damage to property or injury to a person. Of course, this will cost you more.  

A professional landscaping company can detect weak branches and will get rid of them before they cause any damage.