Find a sod installer in Seattle, WA

Find sod installation companies in Seattle, WA

Find sod installation companies in Seattle, WA

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Find sod installation companies in Seattle, WA

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Top 10 sod installation companies in Seattle, WA

Homeowners agree: these Seattle sod installation companies are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Renteria Landscaping LLC

Renteria Landscaping LLC

5.0Exceptional(5)
1 hire on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
Joslin S. says, "Juan has become part of our family! He started with thoughtfully redesigning, adding to, and installing our sprinkler system. From there, we hired his team to maintain our yard. Now, for any outdoor project, we check with Juan first. His team has installed pavers and even a railing for our patio steps. They have cleared trees for us, installed a gravel driveway, and put in sod. They redesigned our fence and put in a gate. Anything we have asked Juan to help with he has delivered with incredible quality and reasonable pricing. Communication with Juan is easy and friendly. Payment is super easy too with Venmo. I can already think of other projects we will need his help on. I highly recommend this team!" Read more
Farwest Landscape

Farwest Landscape

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
We believe the work we do speaks for its self, please take a look at our profile pictures. About our work; The most exciting part of this job is seeing the transformation of your landscape, it can be from pallets of paver blocks to incredible patios or stacks of wood turned into pergolas or fences. We get the job done with precision and incredible results; get the quality you deserve hire the right people. From Design to build
Diego’s Landscaping & Painting

Diego’s Landscaping & Painting

5.0(2)
4 hires on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
Tuan N. says, "Diego and his crew were experienced and professional. They did multiple jobs for us, including painting our entire house, replacing siding, replacing the roof on our deck, putting gutters on that deck roof, and painting the deck. Diego is a professional painter and does a great job at it! We could not be more pleased with all their work and they completed everything in the timeframe they said they would. Highly recommend them and will use them again." Read more
Gorgeous Gardens LLC

Gorgeous Gardens LLC

5.0(3)
22+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
Ashley O. says, "I hired Gorgeous Gardens LLC to work on several different projects on my home. The customer service exceeded my expectations as the owner personally called me to formulate a plan which would work best for my property. I was blown away by how quickly work began. Within 24 hours the crew was at my home clearing away the area. The work is beautiful. Not only did I get my monies worth but they went above and beyond to give me what I wanted. I highly recommend them. The crew is friendly and respectful. They have a critical eye to help guide any homeowner to find the best fit for their home. But also the owner helped to guide me in addressing issues at my home, like gutter drainage, that I had not contemplated. I strongly recommend Gorgeous Gardens." Read more
J.H. CONCRETE LLC

J.H. CONCRETE LLC

5.0Exceptional(7)
2 hires on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
Jeff R. says, " Great work very responsible and done on time" Read more
Eagle G Service

Eagle G Service

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
My experience extends for 7+ years. Overall I work as a team with my clients, meaning that the service I provide gets you involved in the process of the project so you know exactly where your investment is going. I work very hard to make your visions a tangible reality with my strong work ethic and attention to detail. I love to see the satisfaction of my clients once they see the project complete. It's a great feeling afterall of the hard work is accomplished to see the finished product, but more importantly the happiness it brings out in my clients....
Sergio Rodriguez Landscape

Sergio Rodriguez Landscape

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Seattle, WA
Lisa says, "I love job" 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 Seattle sod installation companies

Recent success stories from people in the Seattle area.
Lannie J.
Juan and his crew do excellent work. He always takes the time to listen to our needs and then meets our expectations. I now consider Juan to be more than just a landscaper. He is a friend.
Renteria Landscaping LLC
Mary L F.
Diego and his crew were thorough, quick and friendly. I would definitely recommend them for your next project!
Diego’s Landscaping & Painting
Sue P.
Tom takes the time to listen to my requests and is great at designing and implementing a landscape that really works. His quick response times to lawn/garden emergencies and simple requests alike is one of the things I value. The Gorgeous Gardens lawn care crew are extremely reliable and do an outstanding job. Can't recommend Gorgeous Gardens highly enough!
Gorgeous Gardens LLC
Marshall C.
Fast, clean great company if they can't do it, it can't be done
J.H. CONCRETE LLC
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