Find a sod installer in Plainfield, NJ

Find sod installation companies in Plainfield, NJ

Find sod installation companies in Plainfield, NJ

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Find sod installation companies in Plainfield, NJ

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Top 10 sod installation companies in Plainfield, NJ

Homeowners agree: these Plainfield sod installation companies are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
ADRIAN CARRASCO

ADRIAN CARRASCO

4.5(2)
5 hires on HomeGuide
25+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Sherri T. says, "They did an awesome job! Looks beautiful. Would definitely recommend their services!" Read more
SRVLANDSCAPING CONSTRUCTION  & Design Llc

SRVLANDSCAPING CONSTRUCTION & Design Llc

5.0(3)
8 hires on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Mary K. says, "Quality of work, on time, neat work and pleasant to deal with" Read more
Ferlise Construction/Landscaping

Ferlise Construction/Landscaping

New on HomeGuide
37+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
We are masonry/Lawn maintenance/snow plow contractors with over 41 years of experience. We specialize in steps, sidewalks, brick fronts, paver patios, retaining walls, cultured/natural stone work, fireplaces, weekly/bi weekly grass cutting, spring/fall clean ups/ snow plowing
Angel De Leon

Angel De Leon

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Write about your passion for your services and how you will help customers achieve their goals.
BSE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

BSE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
I am a solo business owner that provides commercial and residential property maintenance, we are fully insured and treat every property like it's our own. As a solo provider I enjoy working on and everybody's property like it was my own I enjoy seeing the transformation from before and after and I love interacting with different people on a daily basis. I am also a volunteer firefighter in Piscataway New Jersey for arbor hose company
Grace Land Care

Grace Land Care

New on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
We listen to our customers and design within their budget. We might suggest alternates that we think would work better but ultimately our goal is to bring your vision to life as economically as possible. What sets us apart is our communication and our focus on finding the best solutions to create exactly or as close to exact that our clients envision as the finished product. We take the time to listen and research materials and products to make sure we make the best choices....
Soriano‘slandscaping

Soriano‘slandscaping

5.0(1)
4 hires on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Chen D. says, "Very quick and good service!" Read more
All Seasons Property Services

All Seasons Property Services

New on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Quality , good work and time wise
Hernandez Landscaping

Hernandez Landscaping

New on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Hernández landscaping LLC punctuality good treatment and good service punctuality good treatment and good service call us to see the difference you will be happy we are a relatively new company that started in 2018 and since then committed to you
Ozzy And Son Landscaping

Ozzy And Son Landscaping

5.0(2)
1 hire on HomeGuide
44+ years in business
Serves Plainfield, NJ
Susan Z. says, "Landscaping in front and side yard a med tree cutting and some bushes taken out lawn cut" Read more

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 Plainfield sod installation companies

Recent success stories from people in the Plainfield area.
Liam R.
ADRIAN CARRASCO
Crystal A.
I didn't expect same day service. He did great job.
SRVLANDSCAPING CONSTRUCTION & Design llc
Mary D.
Very honest price very fair
Ozzy and son landscaping
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