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Tips and Tricks for Hiring a Landscaper

If you are looking to transform your yard with a new water feature, fire pit, or outdoor living space, you have likely been looking into options for professional landscapers. With so many options available, it can be difficult to determine which landscaper to trust with your project. As a leading provider of complete landscape design and new landscape construction solutions, the team at Patterson Landscapes knows how important it is to choose a landscaper that is committed to getting the job done right. That is why we have provided some helpful tips and tricks for hiring a landscaper to help you understand what to look for before making a final decision.

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5 Things to Look for in a Professional Landscaper

If you are looking for a professional landscaper to handle your project, be sure to keep an eye out for the following qualities:

1. References and Positive Reviews

When considering a landscaper for your project, be sure to look at their website for examples of their previous work and reviews from their clients. References and client reviews for previous projects are the easiest way to identify a landscaper’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. These reviews can also give you some insight into the capabilities of a landscaper. For example, if you are looking to install a stream in your backyard, it is worth looking for a landscaper that has completed similar projects in the past as this will ensure a higher level of quality.

2. Transparent Pricing

There is nothing worse than a vague quote or a wide-ranging estimate when it comes to landscaping projects. Whether you are looking at a small landscaping project or a massive transformative project for your property, you should have a clear idea of what you can expect to pay. If a landscaper’s pricing is not on their website, ask them to provide a quote for your project to see how transparent their pricing is.

3. Complete Solutions

When choosing a landscaper to handle your project, it is worth looking for a provider that can handle every element without outsourcing it to other providers. This will ensure that you are dealing with the same people throughout your project, making it easy to communicate with them and understand what to expect throughout each stage.

4. A Keen Eye for Detail

Whether your project is large or small, you deserve the best possible landscaping solution from a team that is committed to getting every detail right. When looking at examples of a landscaper’s previous work, be sure to examine the details that matter most to you. The quality of these details will tell you all you need to know about a landscaper’s fit for your project.

5. Warranty You Can Trust

If a landscaper provides warranty for their work, this is a clear sign that they are confident in the quality and longevity of the features they design and install. Some landscapers will even warrant every element of their project for up to a year, giving you total peace of mind.

To learn more about our landscape design and construction services or to discuss the details of your project, get in touch with the team at Patterson Landscapes. We can be reached by phone at 719-659-0791 or through our online contact form and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.