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Yuritzy #4 Landscaping Corp

Yuritzy #4 Landscaping Corp

4.9 (11)
Your excellence on landscaping jobs 
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Correa's Landscaping

Correa's Landscaping

4.9 (9)
Do you need to hire a landscape gardener who does yard grading work at adjustable and negotiable rates? Consider hiring Elpidio at inexpensive rate. They are always available for your needs at thrifty costs.
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D  Landscape And Construction Contractors

D Landscape And Construction Contractors

4.7 (6)
These pros are local grading and excavation contractor who have been in grading construction industry for 11 years. Try Dé Bo at negotiable price. They have some of the top local landscaping contractors who are always available for your needs at cheap rates.
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J&D Lawn Care

J&D Lawn Care

5.0 (5)
We are a full service company. Family owned and operated business out of Lombard Illinois. We strive to provide quality landscaping and lawn care services at an affordable rate. We work with our customers to make sure it fits their needs.  We provide services from residential and commercial lawn care and landscaping in the wester suburbs.  We currently service Downers grove, Lombard, Naperville, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, Elmhurst, villa park, Addison, Westmont.  ... View Profile
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2.6 (5)
We turn ordinary lawns into something Extraordinary
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Chicago Service Source, Inc

Chicago Service Source, Inc

5.0 (5)
Give Chicago Service Source, Inc a try, if you need a firm in Chicago that will provide gazebo assembly, masonry construction services, and tankless water heater inspection or maintenance at adjustable and holistic costs. Check out Chicago Service Source, Inc at adjustable and cheap rates. They have been providing one of the custom landscaping in Chicago for many years at adjustable and thrifty price.
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Valdez Landscaping LLC

Valdez Landscaping LLC

5.0 (4)
We turn ordinary lawns into something extraordinary !
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LawnandMaintenance.com

LawnandMaintenance.com

5.0 (3)
Lawnandmaintenance.com has been a local leader in landscaping for 19 years. We listen to our customers’ needs and provide professional landscaping services with incredible attention to detail. Our extensive knowledge of materials and techniques makes us the right choice for your landscaping needs.
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AVILA'S Landcaping

AVILA'S Landcaping

5.0 (3)
 Honesty and the better price for the costumers.
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Colant Landscaping, Inc.

Colant Landscaping, Inc.

5.0 (2)
Get quality services when you choose Tony at affordable and fair price. Try Colant Landscaping, Inc. at longterm cost. They have received a number of 5-star yard grading service reviews online.
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Dig Right In Landscaping, Inc.

Dig Right In Landscaping, Inc.

5.0 (1)
Dig Right In Landscaping, Inc. provides landscaping, land leveling and grading, and water feature installation at effective rate. This pro is always available for your landscaping, retaining walls, and landscaping design needs at negotiable price. They also do landscaping, land leveling and grading, and water feature installation at adjustable and budget-friendly cost.
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Cortezsunshinelandscaping.com

Cortezsunshinelandscaping.com

5.0 (1)
Please check our website so its Google everything it's there credentials along with reviews please contact us tru this up thank you, Best regards cortezsunshinelandscaping
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Cotswold Gardens Ltd

Cotswold Gardens Ltd

5.0 (1)
Hire landscape architects from Cotswold Gardens Ltd if you want experts to work on your projects at adjustable and affordable cost. This efficient pro most offers patio cover repair and maintenance, boulder placement, and landscaping at holistic rates. They have reliable professionals who offer residential landscaping services that will surely keep your lawns in good shape.
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Gleason’s Lighting

Gleason’s Lighting

5.0 (1)
We offer a wide range of products and services from handyman to holiday lighting, events and weddings. All photos are our work. We have a solid team of tradesmen. If we can’t do it, we know someone that can! 
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Three Brothers Landscaping

Three Brothers Landscaping

5.0 (1)
Three Brothers Landscaping has been offering residential landscaping, retaining walls, and land leveling and grading in Oak Forest for 31 years at adjustable and holistic price. Bill is a good choice at adjustable and good rate. Three Brothers Landscaping has received many rave reviews from satisfied customers at adjustable and holistic costs.
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S&f Lawncare & Landscape

S&f Lawncare & Landscape

5.0 (1)
Great service at a very reasonable price!!
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Green Edens Horticultural Services, LLC

Green Edens Horticultural Services, LLC

These professionals are skilled in grading landscapes for residential property owners. Try Green Edens Horticultural Services, LLC at adjustable and thrifty rates. They also offer drip irrigation system installation, land leveling and grading, and boulder placement and more at adjustable and reasonable costs.
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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to regrade a lawn or level land?

Leveling a yard costs $500 to $1,000 for small lawns or $1,000 to $5,000 for a full backyard. Land grading costs $0.40 to $2.00 per square foot or $17,400 to $43,600 per acre. Fixing grading around a house costs $500 to $3,000.


What is grading land?

Land grading is the process of leveling the ground or contouring the slope to ensure proper water drainage. Grading often involves moving dirt from the highest areas of the yard to the lowest places to remove a slope.

  • Grading corrects the yard's slope to drain water away from the home's foundation.
  • Leveling is a form of grading that creates a smooth, even surface.

When do I need to regrade my yard?

Look for these signs that a yard needs regrading:

  • Pooling water on the lawn, hardscapes, or driveways
  • Flooding in the basement or around the foundation
  • Soil erosion
  • Spongy soil from too much water collecting in low areas
  • Mold, fungus, or dead grass and plants due to improper drainage
  • Heavily exposed tree roots
  • Uneven areas of cut grass due to peaks and depressions in the lawn
  • Installing a pool
  • Building a home, addition, or deck
  • Redoing your landscaping

When is the best time of year to regrade a yard?

The best time to regrade a yard is in the Spring or Fall during dry weather, or immediately with drainage issues. Pros recommend reseeding or laying new sod immediately after grading to hold the soil in place. Avoid grading during the rainy season as the loose topsoil may wash away.


How long does it take to level a yard?

Leveling a yard takes 3 days to 1 week on average, depending on the size, slope, and terrain complexity. Grading for smaller landscaping projects may take as little as 1 day.


Does land grading increase property value?

Land grading may increase property value for homes in flood zones or with steeply sloped yards. Buyers with children typically prefer houses with level backyards. Grading as part of a larger landscape design project can increase property value by 5% to 12%.


How to find local residential grading contractors?

Start by searching our list of yard grading services, then compare reviews and costs. Next:

    • Get at least three quotes to compare. Grading companies require an onsite visit to provide an accurate estimate.
    • Choose a company with extensive residential land grading experience.
    • Look for pros with Erosion and Sediment Control certification.
    • Look at their reviews on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
    • Select a company that is licensed, bonded, and insured.
    • Request a comprehensive grading plan detailing the landscaping, elevation, and drainage.
    • Get a detailed estimate, contract, and warranty in writing before the work begins.
    • Avoid companies with the cheapest quotes as quality may suffer.
    • Never pay in full before the project starts. Follow a payment plan instead.

What questions to ask grading companies?

When hiring a grading service, ask them the following questions:

  • How many grading projects like mine have you handled before?
  • Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?
  • Are you certified in Erosion and Sediment Control?
  • Do you own or rent your excavation equipment? Does the estimate include all equipment and delivery fees?
  • Will you flag any buried pipes and utility lines before work begins?
  • Does the estimate include fill dirt, topsoil, and dirt delivery fees?
  • Does the estimate include cleanup and debris removal?
  • What other costs should I expect?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • Will I need a grading surety bond? If so, will you help me obtain one?
  • How long will the project take?

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