The beginning of fall in New England is an exciting time. The trees change colors, the temperatures drop, and the football season begins! There are tons of fall activities to enjoy the crisp weather like apple-picking and hayrides. The only part of fall that most people dread is the leaves falling, because when the leaves start to fall, lawn care becomes a real pain. Not only is raking an arduous task but failing to do so can kill your grass and effect it well into next spring. Check out these four reasons for hiring a professional to take care of your lawn instead of trying to do it yourself this fall. 

Efficiency and Time

If there’s one thing in life that there isn’t enough of, it’s time. Especially with all the fun fall festivities, the last thing you want to be stuck doing is battling your lawn. Lawncare companies are good at what they do and will be in and out of your property with a job done fast & well. 

D-I-Y Leads to Disastrous Results

Have you seen all the Pinterest fails online? Lawncare fails are some of the worst. When it comes to trimming trees, raking leaves, or trying to keep your grass from turning brown, your D-I-Y hacks aren’t going to cut it. Lawncare companies have the expertise to do it right the first time. Don’t waste your money and energy trying to figure out how to maintain your lawn – There’s a simpler way. Beyond that, a well-manicured yard increases your home’s value. So, it’s a worthy investment. 

It’s Cost-Effective 

You will likely be surprised at how affordable many landscaping professionals are.You can also take into consideration the money you will save by not having to buy professional tools, fertilizer, and equipment. Often hiring a professional can be cheaper in the long run than trying to do it yourself. And again, hiring a professional affords you the one thing money can’t buy: time. 

Winter Preparedness 

Winter can be rough on your landscape. If you don’t appropriately handle the leaves, trees, and maintenance in the fall, it can lead to a real headache in the winter. Winter is dreary enough. If you add piles of leaves and dead grass beneath sludgy snow, it is a depressing eyesore. Beyond that, failing to prepare your lawn for winter means that when spring rolls around, your yard is going to require much more work to make it appealing for all the springtime outdoor activities. 

Don’t make the mistake of trying to D-I-Y your lawn care this fall. Enjoy the season. Save yourself time, money, and future headaches by requesting an estimate from GCS Services Inc! 

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