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Lawn Aeration Services from Lawn Doctor

Without proper airflow, any lawn will begin to struggle. Air needs to be able to flow underneath the soil’s surface in order to reach the roots of you grass. When soil becomes densely compacted, or when a heavy layer of thatch builds up on the soil’s surface, proper airflow becomes impossible and grass begins to suffocate. When this happens, Lawn Doctor can help by providing professional lawn aeration. Our lawn aeration experts offer core aeration – the most effective and long-lasting method of lawn aeration available.

What Are the Benefits of Lawn Aeration Services?

  • Improved soil water uptake, enhanced thatch breakdown, reduced soil compaction and increased fertilizer efficiency.
  • Better gas exchange between the soil and atmosphere, encouraging root growth.
  • Help reduce waterlogging and the formation of thatch.
  • Improves the overall appearance of your lawn by promoting a healthier, more robust turf.
  • Increases lawn cushioning and resiliency, making your lawn more resistant to foot traffic and other forms of wear and tear.
  • Reduces the formation of bare spots and improves your lawn’s overall color and density.
  • Enhances thatch breakdown, which can ultimately help improve the health of your lawn.

Core Aeration from Lawn Doctor

There are two main methods for aerating your lawn: spike aeration and core aeration. Spike aeration is a manual method that uses a roller or hand tool to punch holes into soil. Spike aeration takes a lot of effort, often leads to uneven results, and can wear off in a relatively short period of time. Core aeration – the method offered by your local Lawn Doctor – is a more effective and long-lasting alternative to spike aeration. Core aeration uses specially calibrated machinery to core small holes into your lawn at precise distances from one another. This allows for more accurate and reliable lawn aeration, without the sweaty, back-breaking work of aerating your lawn on your own.

Does My Yard Require Lawn Aeration?

It can be tough to know if your lawn needs aeration. Many of the symptoms caused by poor soil airflow are also symptoms of other lawn issues. Thinning, yellowing grass might not be getting enough air, but it also might not be getting enough water or fertilizer. One way to test if your lawn needs aeration is the screwdriver test. If you have trouble inserting a screwdriver head-first into your soil, your lawn is likely suffering from compaction or thatch and needs lawn aeration. We encourage you to call your local Lawn Doctor team for a more precise diagnosis.

Combining Lawn Aeration & Lawn Seeding

If you’re considering seeding your lawn, you may wish to combing lawn seeding services with lawn aeration. Proper lawn aeration will dramatically increase your new grass’s chances after seeding. Talk with your local Lawn Doctor about how you can combine lawn aeration with our lawn seeding services.

Why Choose Lawn Doctor for Your Aeration Services?

  • Lawn Doctor has the experience and expertise to deliver the best lawn aeration services in the industry.
  • We use state-of-the-art equipment to ensure that your lawn receives the aeration to stay healthy and strong.
  • A lawn doctor also knows how to determine the best time of year to aerate your lawn and the best type of aeration for your specific lawn.
  • Our lawn aeration services are backed by the Lawn Doctor Satisfaction Guarantee, so you can rest assured that you will be satisfied with the results.


Contact Lawn Doctor for Lawn Aeration Today

To breathe new life into your lawn, call today and book a free estimate or learn more about our lawn aeration services.