Find a sod installer in Alhambra, CA

Find sod installation companies in Alhambra, CA

Find sod installation companies in Alhambra, CA

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Top 10 sod installation companies in Alhambra, CA

Homeowners agree: these Alhambra sod installation companies are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Nelson Pena Lanscaping

Nelson Pena Lanscaping

4.8(4)
19+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Derrick C. says, "He is OUTSTANDING!" Read more
Garcia GardeningServices

Garcia GardeningServices

New on HomeGuide
27+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
I been in the business for more than 20 years, most of my job is in the Malibu and Pacific Palisades area, but I'm willing to explore other areas. I'm honest, responsible and I have the experience to handle any kind of job. I enjoy doing my job and make my customers happy making their yard look nice and beautiful I enjoy working in gardening because I'm close to the nature and like to make the yards look nice, clean and beautiful
BC Landscape Service

BC Landscape Service

5.0(2)
7 hires on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Arles B. says, "very good job, responsible and meet your expectations guaranteed work I am satisfied with their work" Read more
Manuels Gardening

Manuels Gardening

5.0(1)
24+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Mariana R. says, "I loved how they worked very fast and how they game me a very good price, and the estimate was very quick too. Manuel and the workers are very responsible, kind, friendly, and respectful. They got my job done in 1 day and also I can really tell they have very good experience. Highly recommend." Read more
Landscaper Innovators

Landscaper Innovators

New on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Hello, My name is Atilano with landscape innovators and we can help you to innovate your home with services like emergency water leaks, essential installation, sod installation, low water consumption irrigation systems, nightscape( low voltage lighting), BBQ grills, fire pits, retaining walls, irrigation system installation, tree planting, pavers, patio covers, water features installation, precast installation, wall panel installation, tree trimming, bush trimming, cleanups.
Imperial Landscape Inc

Imperial Landscape Inc

New on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
With over 20 years of experience, Imperial Landscape Services will provide you the yard of your dreams. We specialize in installing sod, scapes, hard, scapes, landscape design.
Muñoz LA Gardening

Muñoz LA Gardening

New on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Flowers/plants, drough tolerant design or simply your traditional green lawn, we make it happen for you. Our goal is to cater to your gardening needs, giving you better options and pricing. We can design and build the comfortable oasis in your backyard.
Lezamalandscaping

Lezamalandscaping

4.5(2)
14 hires on HomeGuide
26+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Lisa M. says, "Friendly and dependable " Read more
PONCE LANDSCAPING

PONCE LANDSCAPING

4.8(4)
12 hires on HomeGuide
20+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Bryan S. says, "Very Professional and easy to work with. " Read more
Vera Landscape

Vera Landscape

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Alhambra, CA
Amy C. says, "Fidel was a pleasure to work with! He was prompt in responding to me, offered a very fair quote, and he did a fantastic job on our project. I would definitely hire him again for future needs." Read more

Your sod installation questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does sod installation cost near me?

Sod prices are $0.30 to $0.80 per square foot or $130 to $360 per pallet (450 SF), without installation. Sod installation costs $0.90 to $1.80 per square foot for materials and labor, depending on the grass type and job size. Sodding an average 0.2 acre lawn costs $4,500 to $10,000.

When is the best time to lay sod?

Sod can be laid anytime during the growing season. The best times to lay sod are in early and mid-fall or spring when temperatures are cooler, but grass continues to grow. Some types of sod grass can also be installed in the winter, even though it's dormant. Avoid laying sod in summer. Summer sod installation requires extra water that often leads to disease and fungus.

Who lays sod near me?

Landscapers, lawn installation companies, and grass seeding companies lay sod near you. Use HomeGuide to find top-rated sod installers in your area, get free estimates to compare, and view photos that showcase lawns installed by the pro.

Can you lay sod over existing grass?

Laying sod over existing grass does not work and may kill the sod. All sod must be laid over soil to root correctly. Removing the existing grass and preparing the lawn with soil amendments and rototilling is required to promote a healthy root system.

Do I need to rototill before laying sod?

Rototilling before laying sod works the existing growth into the dirt, loosens the soil, and uncovers buried rocks to give the roots room to grow. Alternative soil preparation methods include adding topsoil for the roots and to improve the yard's grade or laying the sod on the existing bare ground.

Consult with a landscaping sod company to discuss the best preparation method for your lawn.

What is sod installation?

The sod installation process includes:

  1. On-site evaluation, measuring, and free estimate
  2. Project planning, equipment rentals, and sod delivery
  3. Preparing the soil by removing existing growth and tilling
  4. Marking the location of each sprinkler head
  5. Application of soil amendments or top dressing and leveling the yard
  6. Installing the new sod by dampening the soil, raking, and laying the pieces.
  7. Filling in the gaps from previously cut sod scraps
  8. Using a lawn roller to smooth out the sod and remove air pockets
  9. Testing the sprinkler system
  10. Providing watering and maintenance directions

How do I find the best sod installation companies?

Start by searching our list of sod companies near you. After researching and contacting potential candidates:

  • Compare at least three estimates from professional landscapers.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select sod companies that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Look at their reviews on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a written contract, warranty, and detailed estimate.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the most affordable and best landscaping sod services near you.

What questions to ask sod companies before hiring?

When looking for the best sod installer, ask the following questions:

  • How long have you been a landscaping contractor?
  • Which types of sod are you experienced in laying?
  • What do your sod services include?
  • Are you and your employees licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Are the workers your employees or subcontractors?
  • What license(s), training, and affiliations do you have?
  • Do you charge by the square foot, hour, or project?
  • How many similar projects have you completed?
  • Can you provide me with references or customer referrals?
  • What can you start and finish the sod work?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate with a breakdown of all costs?
  • What happens if you go over budget or there are changes to material price?
  • Do you offer guarantees?
  • What is the structure of the payment agreements?
  • What payment methods do you accept?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Reviews for Alhambra sod installation companies

Recent success stories from people in the Alhambra area.
Derrick C.
Nelson has handled our landscaping for years and he is by far the most outstanding person we have ever had. Beyond that, he is timely, responsive, thoughtful and forward thinking. And he is a loving father and husband, put it all together and he is OUTSTANDING!
Nelson pena lanscaping
Luna A.
Gerardo BC Landscaping has a group with a lot of experience, responsible people at a reasonable price, they did a synthetic sac job for me and they explained to me which was the best for my dog and the best, an excellent price and with the 15-year warranty certificate
BC Landscape Service
Fred J.
Excellent job!
Lezamalandscaping
Ginger B.
PONCE LANDSCAPING
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