De-thatching is used to remove dead leaves, roots and stems found at the base of the grass blades (thatch). Although some thatch is beneficial to your lawn too much is harmful for your lawn. Thatch insulates the roots against extreme temperatures; increases wear tolerance and reduces soil compaction. However when thatch becomes ½ inch or more it needs to be removed. Deep thatch promotes disease, pests, and interferes with mowing leaving lines in the lawn and improper cutting heights.

Rate: $38.00 per hour/per man.