Where to Find the Best Olathe Landscapers

It’s a homeowner’s job to keep the home up-to-date, alluring, and bursting with curb appeal. Even if you’re not planning on selling your home soon, it’s important to feel a bit of pride swell up in your chest as you roll home from a long days work. That feeling of pride often comes with a price.

Stunning curb appeal takes time and effort to cultivate. Your landscaping isn’t going to take care of itself. Many individuals and families find themselves drenched in sweat with dirty hands and knees come Saturday afternoon. A day out in the sun, as you work on your landscaping, is hard work.

While landscaping can be tough work, there is some good news. You don’t have to handle your landscaping by yourself. Instead of spending all your free time working, you could just hire an Olathe landscaper to take care of enhancing your home appeal.

What Do You Want?

Before you hire an Olathe landscaper, you’ll want to do a little bit of research. You need to know what you want. You need to have an idea of how you’d like your landscaping to turn out. Do some research online and get a sense of the look or beautification project you’re interested in. Walk around the neighborhood and search for ideas.

Once you’ve got some ideas in mind, it’s time to find your landscaper. Here’s how to find the best Olathe landscapers:

Word of Mouth: If you hear any friends or family talking about a landscaping project or curbside addition – ask them about it. Find out if they like how the project turned out. See if they’d recommend the landscaper they used or if they were not that pleased with the work.

Take a Name: Olathe landscapers often leave little signs in yards after a project is complete. If you see a project you like completed and a sign in front – jot down the name of the company or take a photo with your phone. Then look the company up online when you get home.

Ask Around: If you see some amazing landscaping on a home, then don’t be afraid to ask the owners who did their project. If you’d like to emulate some design elements from a landscaping project you saw, but don’t know who completed it – just knock on the front door and ask nicely.

Google It: Lastly, you should Google “Olathe landscapers” if you’re in the market. Read reviews of different companies and look at portfolios. Get an idea about the landscaping companies in the area. And always remember – the best landscaper may not be found on the first page of Google. Do some digging and make an informed choice.

Once You Found an Olathe Landscaper

If you found an Olathe landscaper you like (or a few), then you’ll want to get in contact with the company. Ask some questions. See if your project will require a consultation or if you can get a bid over the phone, and always feel free to give Huston Contracting Inc. a call with all your landscaping questions!

Kind words from our latest Landscape Project!

Our one point of contact was great to work with and constantly communicated with us via phone, text, and email. We had a dedicated Landscape Architect that made our ideas better and was open to suggestions in a few areas.

The project stayed on track and was rushed a few days to help get it done before all our family came in town. It included a few subcontractors and all of them mirrored the personality of the Huston folks and were great to work with. The crews always kept us in the loop with what would happen next, when it would happen, and cleaned up after every day of work.

“You guys are awesome! Thank you for living out your life’s purpose with our family!”

– Ables Family

Safety Tips for Safe Trips!

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Preparing Your Car

  • Make sure your car has enough antifreeze.
  • Make sure your vehicles fluids are all set.
  • Keep your vehicles gas tank at least half full to avoid gas line from freezing.
  • Make sure to warm your car up before you take off.

On the Move

  • Make sure to remove all the snow from windows, mirrors, and lights.
  • Make sure to always wear your seatbelt.
  • Make sure all your tires are properly inflated.
  • Make sure to accelerate and decelerate slowly.
  • When driving, don’t power up hills too quickly.
  • Allow more time in the morning for traveling.
  • Reduce your speed when driving in winter weather.
  • When driving your vehicle in the winter, leave room for a longer brake distances.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and others on the road, as well as salt trucks and snow plows.

Landscape Project Overland Park KS

Job location:

  • Overland Park, Kansas

What was being asked of Huston Contracting?

  • Build a retainer wall
  • Basketball court
  • Drainage
  • Sod
  • Irrigation
  • Lower grade 3.5 feet

How did we meet the clients’ needs?
Throughout the project, we made sure to include the clients’ ideas and preferences in the big picture while recreating a new backyard for them including a new basketball court and a level lawn for all outdoor activities.

What was difficult about this landscape project?
Upon completing the court, there were various drainage issues that needed addressed. We were able to solve the water problem by installing a French drain to keep water from pooling up in the newly sodded backyard.

Testimonial:
“Anthony and the entire Huston team impressed us from day one and throughout our project which required a substantial backyard dig, grading, 120′ long retaining wall, drainage system, and basketball court. Anthony was the only landscape architect with whom we met during the bidding process who truly listened to our needs and understood what we were trying to achieve. He and the entire Huston team were always quick to respond to our questions and proactively provide updates on progress. They set a very high bar for excellent customer service. We even switched our lawn maintenance servicer to Huston after the project was complete, because we had such a positive experience working with them. We trust that whatever our landscaping needs are, Huston will provide excellent results and service along the way.”

Highlighted Landscape Project – Paola, KS

We put a lot of time and effort into our work done through Huston Contracting. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service and high quality workmanship. We do our best to work within our client’s budget to accomplish the goals they have set for a project. We want our clients to be satisfied with the work being done for them!

Below is a recap of a recent job Huston Contracting, Inc. completed!

Job location:

  • Paola, Kansas

What was being asked of Huston Contracting?

  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Extension of porch
  • Pavers
  • Aluminum deck railing
  • Water tight under deck system
  • Lighting

How did we meet the clients’ needs?

  • During the brainstorming process, we are always keeping in mind a design that fits the space.

What was difficult about this landscaping job?

  • The tight space to work with
  • The location
  • Working under an existing deck

Testimonial:
“We have been very happy with the work that Anthony from Huston Contracting, Inc. has done on our outdoor kitchen/fireplace. He has fulfilled every aspect of our requests in the construction of our outdoor facility. We would highly recommend his service for any landscaping/outdoor construction that you may have in the future.” – Doug Knop

The Benefits of Landscaping

Economically:

  • Increases the resale value of your home
  • Makes your home more attractive
  • Reduces how long your home is on the market
  • Reduces heating and cooling of your home
  • Reduces crime rates
  • Creates positive perceptions for areas
  • Large landscape plants can actually act as natural sound barriers for unpleasant neighborhood sounds of traffic, pets, lawnmowers and other noises

Health Reasons:

  • Creates a healthier home
  • Reduces stress level
  • Helps your family have an active lifestyle
  • Provides privacy
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Trees, shrubs, turfs, and groundcovers trap and filter dust and other pollutants out of rainwater
  • Plants improve air quality

Social Reasons:

  • Attractive environment for relaxing and entertaining
  • Vibrant scenery

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