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Shelton Sod Installation Companies

Keep It Green LLC

Keep It Green LLC

5.0 (3)
Keep It Green LLC has skilled sod installers on staff who take pride in delivering quality sod laying services. This prepared landscape pro specialize in sod installation, planting, lawn repair and fertilizing, among others. Their services include xeriscaping, landscaping, and drip irrigation system installation at competitive price.
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Rossini Landscaping

Rossini Landscaping

5.0 (2)
Hire Rossini Landscaping if you need professionals who are trained at sodding a lawn for residential and commercial clients. This adequate professional designs sod installation, lawn seeding, and lawn aeration and other additions. Trust their to handle services that will keep your home lawns green and wilt-free.
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Greenfingers Lawnmaintenance LLC

Greenfingers Lawnmaintenance LLC

5.0 (2)
Greenfingers Lawnmaintenance LLC has contractors who have been laying sods for landscaping and home improvement needs. They render mulching, weeding, and commercial lawn care services at a thrifty rate. This versatile person provides quality lawn care, lawn fertilizing, and snow removal.
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ES Remodeling  Landscaping , LLc

ES Remodeling Landscaping , LLc

5.0 (1)
Our time, services, and efforts are all geared towards your dream landscape. We will help and support you from start-up to repairs. We will consider your needs, time, and budget. Give us a call to know more! 2036411561
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Arnoldo's Landscaping

Arnoldo's Landscaping

5.0 (1)
Arnoldo's Landscaping is a landscaping company providing professional and hardworking contractors. Try Arnoldo's Landscaping if you need a top rated sod installation company. This responsible pro offers lawn care, lawn treatment, and snow removal at adjustable and competitive costs.
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Guerrera Landscaping LLC

Guerrera Landscaping LLC

Michael Guerrera helps in installing sod for lawns and gardens. They offer landscaping, land leveling and grading, and water feature installation at a cheap rates. They provide innovative artificial turf installation, xeriscaping, and boulder placement services with flexible price.
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Affordable Landscaping & Tree Service LLC

Affordable Landscaping & Tree Service LLC

Affordable Landscaping & Tree Service LLC offers desirable and effective snow removal, weeding, and gardening services. Started in many years ago, Affordable Landscaping & Tree Service LLC provides for all your landscaping needs. They offer landscaping design, weeding, and tree removal services with fair cost in a timely manner.
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Lee Horticultural Services Ltd

Lee Horticultural Services Ltd

Laying new sod is as easy as abc when you hire Lee Horticultural Services Ltd's landscaping services. They provide professional and quality boulder placement, drip irrigation system installation, and land leveling and grading services. They provide creative landscaping design, land leveling and grading, and boulder placement services at a good rate.
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Done Well Landscaping And Designs

Done Well Landscaping And Designs

Matt McDowell is a residential and commercial landscaping, retaining walls, and land leveling and grading provider. They handle landscaping design, landscaping, and land leveling and grading jobs at a reasonable rate. They cover all aspects of landscape maintenance including sod installation.
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Evergreen Art & Stone Works LLC

Evergreen Art & Stone Works LLC

We are a small company that can handle both small and large projects from tree removal, land clearing, installing lawn, landscape and stone work. We have been in business for 18 years and love what we do! 
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Frequently asked questions

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, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • 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?