The Big Differences Between a Do it Yourself-er and a Landscape Professional


There are lots of weekend warriors out there trying to tackle landscaping projects Is this the right path for you? Before you hit the big-box store and start digging up the dirt, take a look at the two big differences between do-it-yourself-ers and professional landscapers.

#1: Tools and Expertise

How hard could it be to install some sprinklers, lay some sod, and plant some trees? In reality, those tasks are more challenging than you might think. The biggest advantages professional landscapers have over a homeowner considering a DIY project are their tools and expertise. You might end up spending more money just buying the right tools than you would pay a professional to do the job for you. In addition, a professional landscaper also has access to higher quality materials. Using them the right way to install plants and trees properly are the keys to your project’s success.

#2: The Work and Labor

A lot of work goes into landscaping, from the initial design to installation. While it seems like it’s something you could do over a few weekends, imagine the physical toll it could take on you, especially if you don’t have the right equipment to ease the process. Instead of spending your free time every weekend digging and hauling and planting, let the pros handle the job. They’ll get it done expertly and quickly.

We appreciate your can-do attitude when it comes to DIY projects! Be sure to contact the team at W.P. Law, Inc., to help you navigate all those landscaping and irrigation questions.

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