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Crystal Lake Sod Installation Companies

Whitetail Landscapes Inc.

Whitetail Landscapes Inc.

4.8 (4)
Whitetail Landscapes Inc. provides lawn care, commercial lawn care, and shrub removal at budget-friendly and great costs. They render exemplary fall clean up, sod installation, and multi service lawn care work. They offer landscaping, lawn care, and lawn fertilizing at bargain and cost-effective price.
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Cutting It Up Landscaping

Cutting It Up Landscaping

2.3 (4)
Do you need a hand with installing sod at adjustable and cost-effective price? These popular sod expert also offers yard cleanups, tree trimming, hauling and more. They are licensed, bonded, insured and provide free estimates for lawn edging, tree removal, and tree trimming services.
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Green Masters Landscape LLC

Green Masters Landscape LLC

5.0 (2)
Yovani Garcia is a gardener and landscaper who provides professional lawn care, gutter cleaning, and weeding services. This skilled and well-rounded professional provides snow removal, weeding, and mulching. Hire this home lawn contractor who offers lawn care, snow removal, and gutter cleaning as well at affordable and modest cost.
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Cotswold Gardens Ltd

Cotswold Gardens Ltd

5.0 (1)
Cotswold Gardens Ltd provides boulder placement, water feature installation, and landscaping design at bargain and low costs. They offer a broad range of sod installation, land leveling and grading, and landscaping design services at a reasonable prices. Visit their profile for gazebo installation, landscaping, and retaining walls costs.
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F.c Landcare

F.c Landcare

5.0 (1)
F.c Landcare provides sodding services that ensure satisfaction for homeowners. As one of the top rated lawn installation companies, F.c Landcare. This passionate worker offers various services that include landscaping, lawn care, and lawn fertilizing.
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Jps Landscape Solutions

Jps Landscape Solutions

4.0 (1)
Jps Landscape Solutions is among the most influential sod installation business that also provide land clearing, tree planting and landscaping services. These excellent landscapers do sodding, weeding, gardening, fertilizing, tree trimming, stump grinding and more. These orgnaized lawn assemblers specialize in tree services that include trimming, pruning, topping, crown cleaning, thinning and more.
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Anthony's Landscaping LLC

Anthony's Landscaping LLC

5.0 (1)
Anthony's Landscaping LLC is your reliable shrub maintenance, sprinkler system repair, and sprinkler system installation service provider. Then take advantage of this Antonio' sod services now to save a huge amounth of money. These excellent lawn installers provide grass sod installation, residential and commercial yard work, snow plowing, mulching and more.
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Your Personal Gardener, LLC

Your Personal Gardener, LLC

Your Personal Gardener, LLC offers professional handyman services specializing in sod installation, landscaping, and retaining walls. This dependable pro also handles landscaping, retaining walls, and land leveling and grading jobs. This adept and focus worker provides landscaping, retaining walls, and land leveling and grading at bargain and fair rate.
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Espinoza Twin Brothers (ETB) Landscaping Inc.

Espinoza Twin Brothers (ETB) Landscaping Inc.

Sodding lawns will be easy through the help of these professionals at affordable and competitive rate. They perform lawn treatment, artificial turf installation, and fall clean up services at a flexible cost. This adequate professional is available for your needs.
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Puccio’s And Sons Remodeling

Puccio’s And Sons Remodeling

Four Seasons Landscaping And Snow Removal provides professional sod installation in a professional manner. This team of kind landscapers has been offering handyman services in Streamwood for 3 years. This competent pro offers sod installation services with quality workmanship.
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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?