Finding the right landscaping company is like dating.
You’re going to want to find the best fit for you. When you date, you don’t just commit to the first person you meet. Dating takes time. You meet several people to learn what piques your interest and what does not. You also look for trustworthiness and goodwill. After looking around enough you finally, you meet your match who aligns with your needs and interests.
Choosing the best landscape company will take time and research. With numerous Los Angeles landscape design companies, how does a homeowner know which company to go with? Even after you happily choose with a seemingly professional company, things can unfortunately go south during the construction process. We’ve been in the game since 1999, so we have a list of red flags you can use to narrow down your search in finding the best Los Angeles landscapers.
They Won’t Discuss A Set Budget
If the company you’re considering won’t finalize a budget with you, heed caution. Often times, the homeowner is hesitant to discuss their budget because they don’t want to get taken advantage of. Equally as detrimental, the landscape designer might avoid discussing a set budget because they don’t want their creativity to be constrained. What this reveals about the company is that they are inexperienced. A company well-versed in the costs of their materials and labor should be able to itemize a job and give you an accurate estimation that matches your budget. Finding the best Los Angeles landscapers should always include being able to agree on a set budget.
They Have No Building Experience
On the topic of experience, your landscape designer should have experience with building. Hiring someone who isn’t experienced with building will end up making the project more costly. They are prone to making mistakes and just working slowly. An experienced company will be cost-effective and efficient in completing the project. Companies like us have our processes fine-tuned to make sure we’re not wasting anybody’s time or money. When looking for the best Los Angeles landscapers, look for a company who is experienced.
They Aren’t Accredited
The reputation that landscape design companies uphold is one of the best indicators of the quality of their services. Make sure you choose a company with an accreditation on the Better Business Bureau and an “A” rating. You should also check legitimate service websites like Angie’s List to see that they hold an “A” rating. Here, you can read past reviews from clients to see what they have to say. During this process, all reviews should be considered. Lastly, check out their testimonials on their website (if they even have any). Companies like us always make sure they’re easily accessible for prospective customers so they can hear about their experiences with us first-hand from our previous clients. The best Los Angeles landscapers will have the reviews that match their level of service and expertise.
Searching for the best Los Angeles landscapers doesn’t have to be hard
Hopefully this guide has helped you learn what to avoid when searching for the best company for your project. Even if you don’t consider us in the project, you hopefully will avoid the costly mistakes that too many other homeowners end up making. If you are interested in going with us however, we make it easy to get started here, or you can fill out the contact form down below. Best of luck in designing your new backyard!