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Find sod installation companies in Thornton, CO

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Find sod installation companies in Thornton, CO

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Top 10 sod installation companies in Thornton, CO

Homeowners agree: these Thornton sod installation companies are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
MLS Landscapes LLC

MLS Landscapes LLC

5.0(1)
3 hires on HomeGuide
32+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Amanda S. says, "Thank you MLS for transforming our front yard! Its a breath of fresh air now! Eduardo Martinez helped my husband and I every inch of the way. Hes a great communicator, knowledgeable and very honest. His crew worked efficiently and hard! We highly recommend MLS for all your lawn care and landscaping needs." Read more
Synthetic Turf & Landscape LLC

Synthetic Turf & Landscape LLC

5.0(1)
3 hires on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Carla M. says, "Excellent results, very professional & personable, very reasonable, hard working " Read more
Kingdom Roots

Kingdom Roots

5.0(2)
Serves Thornton, CO
Sara G. says, "Kingdom Roots is so professional and affordable. When other companies quoted me very high they quoted me with a rate I could afford and flexible payment options." Read more
D&S Landscaping Services

D&S Landscaping Services

5.0Exceptional(9)
11 hires on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Paul W. says, "The arrived on time and completed the job safely and efficiently, for the price that was quoted." Read more
Landscaping And Masonry

Landscaping And Masonry

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Thornton, CO
Mel Sauceda landscape and masonry we are here to serve as a landscape and masonry we are located in Denver Colorado and surrounding areas please give us a call for estimate and we’ll help you with your project

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 Thornton sod installation companies

Recent success stories from people in the Thornton area.
Robert M.
I received kindness from each of them. They delivered quality work being on time and they were professional. They cared for my property and protected everything. They made it well worth it. I referred them to my neighbors too and they cut down a tree for one of them too. I will always use Kingdom Roots and continue to refer them out. Very pleased and happy with the results.
Kingdom Roots
Assiya
I was struggle with my garden on trimming,clean up and hauling some branches from a old tree,I contact D&S Landscaping Services and they took care of the garden as they though it will look better,I'm happy with the result !?highly recommend them
D&S Landscaping services
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