Find a sod installer in Bloomington, MN

Find sod installation companies in Bloomington, MN

Find sod installation companies in Bloomington, MN

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Top 10 sod installation companies in Bloomington, MN

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Brothers Lawn Cervices

Brothers Lawn Cervices

New on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Bloomington, MN
Hi I am Brothers lawn cervices I have 10 years in experiens Im hapy to help with the any project please let me know please rich me in to this number#6122826532
Shafranski Building Services

Shafranski Building Services

New on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Bloomington, MN
We are well known for our diligence. We install the highest quality products and never cut corners. Customers appreciate our creativity, transparency, professionalism, experience, knowledge, adaptability, honesty, integrity, friendliness, and most importantly the quality of our work. Our customers know without a doubt that they'll always receive a great deal of value for their money and that we will be able to come up with the best and most cost effective solution to satisfy their needs. Which is sometimes very innovative and always customized to fit their home, situation, and budget. I enjoy many things about the work but most of all I enjo...
Attractive Landscaping

Attractive Landscaping

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
21+ years in business
Serves Bloomington, MN
As a homeowner, I know much work and time goes into trying to maintain a property, especially gardens and lawns, hoping for the most beautiful scenery in the neighborhood. The truth is sometimes it is too much work and not enough time. Before you know it the weeds are popping up everywhere, plants need to be pruned, and leaves are falling everywhere. You certainly don't have time to mow your lawn with all the projects piling up. By this point you're feeling defeated and can't even begin thinking about any inside maintenance. Fortunately, at Attractive Landscaping we have built a team of skilled landscapers that provide friendly, quality and p...
E & R Landscaping And Tree Service

E & R Landscaping And Tree Service

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
18+ years in business
Serves Bloomington, MN
I have doing all tapes of landscaping for more than 18 years. I love what i do all of my customers are reall happy with my jobs that i do for them
Riverside Construction LLC

Riverside Construction LLC

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Bloomington, MN
We here at Riverside are a family owned building and remodeling company. And we strive to make a positive experience for our customer since we know first hand how overwhelming or frustrating taking on project can be. We work with homeowners and listen to their wants and need to meet them at a budget they want to keep since no one like to throw away their hard earned money. We are currently licensed and insured in MN only but we plan to expand to WI very soon.

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?

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