New Lawn Installations

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We Specialize In New Lawn Installation Using Sod
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Have you just built a new home and now want the property graded and a front and back lawn installed?  Do you have an existing lawn that has been neglected and you're tired of looking at the patchy, brown eyesore on your property?

Are you hosting an important event at your property and you want your lawn to look great?  There is a lot to know about getting grass to properly take root and grow into a healthy, vibrant, lush green lawn.  It's not as simple as just laying down sod or throwing out some grass seed.  There is a specific process that must be followed if you want the lawn to look amazing.

Why Do You Need A New Lawn Installed?

  • Do you need a new lawn for a new construction project?
  • Are you trying to renovate an existing lawn that is in poor shape?
  • Do you want to improve your properties appearance and curb appeal?
  • Are you embarrassed about your lawn compared to your neighbors?
  • Do you have an important event coming up and you want a beautiful lawn?

Perfect Images Landscaping LLC is a landscaping contractor based out of Central, SC and serving the surrounding area including Clemson, Six Mile, Pickens County and Anderson County.  We specialize in installing new lawns for our residential and commercial clients using grass seed or installing new sod.  From grading your property and lawn area for proper drainage, and preparing your lawn area with proper loam soil, organizing  the installation of irrigation or sprinkler systems, and spreading the grass seed or rolling out sod we can provide you with a beautiful looking new lawn.

For our clients that care about their lawn and always want it too look it's best we also offer regular weekly lawn care services including mowing, seasonal fertilizing, and lawn weed control.

Should You Use Seed Or Sod For Your New Lawn?

This is a question our customers who want a new lawn area often ask us!  The answer really depends on three things:

  1.  How will the new lawn area be used?
  2.  What is your overall budget?
  3.  Are you under a time constraint?

Here Are The Benefits of Choosing Sod for a New Lawn Installation

Creating a beautiful, lush lawn requires careful planning and preparation. One of the key decisions that homeowners face when installing a new lawn is whether to use sod or grass seed. While both options have their benefits, there are several advantages to choosing sod over grass seed. Let's explore some of the key benefits of choosing sod for a new lawn installation.

Instant Results: One of the biggest benefits of choosing sod is that it provides instant results. Once the sod is installed, you will have a fully mature and established lawn that looks beautiful and lush. This is a great option for homeowners who want to enjoy a beautiful lawn without the wait that comes with growing grass from seed.

Time-Saving: Sod is also a time-saving option. Sod can be installed quickly and efficiently, allowing homeowners to enjoy a beautiful lawn in a fraction of the time it takes to grow grass from seed. Additionally, sod requires less water and maintenance in the initial stages of growth, making it a more convenient option for busy homeowners.

Higher Success Rate: Sod has a higher success rate than grass seed. Sod is grown in controlled conditions and is harvested as a mature, established plant. This means that the roots are fully developed, and the sod is less likely to suffer from the stresses that grass seed faces during germination. As a result, sod is more likely to establish a healthy root system and grow into a beautiful, lush lawn.

Weed Control: Sod can also help with weed control. When sod is installed, it forms a dense and uniform surface that makes it more difficult for weeds to take hold. This can help reduce the need for herbicides and other weed control measures, making sod a more environmentally friendly option.

Erosion Control: Sod can also help with erosion control. Sod has a dense root system that helps hold the soil in place, making it less susceptible to erosion. This is particularly important for homeowners with sloped or hilly yards, where erosion can be a significant problem.

Research has shown that sod is a more effective option for lawn establishment than grass seed. According to a study published in the Journal of Environmental Horticulture, sod was found to have a higher success rate than grass seed, resulting in a quicker establishment of a lush and healthy lawn. Another study published in the Journal of Turfgrass Management found that sod had a lower weed density and required less herbicide application than grass seed.

In conclusion, choosing sod over grass seed can provide numerous benefits if you're looking to establish a beautiful and healthy lawn. Sod offers instant results, is a time-saving option, has a higher success rate, helps with weed control and erosion control, and has been shown to be more effective than grass seed.

How Our New Lawn Installation Process Works

We've installed dozens and dozens of new lawns for new homes and property development in Central, South Carolina including Clemson, Six Mile, Pickens County and Anderson County. and we are happy to get your new lawn installed properly.

  • We start with our initial consultation and taking accurate measurements of your property.
  • We assess the existing soil conditions and take note of any grading or drainage issues.
  • We can install any required drainage and handle final grading.
  • We will bring in proper loam soil and spread as needed to ensure a uniform and level surface.
  • We can arrange to have irrigation and sprinklers installed at the same time if you like.
  • We then spread out your grass seed or roll out sod.
  • The end result is a beautiful, lush green lawn!

For most average sized lawns this entire process can be completed in just 1-3 days.  For much larger residential lawns on estate properties or acreages or commercial properties the process can take longer but the end result is exactly the same.  You're going to end up with a beautiful, lush green lawn.

If you'd like to schedule a consultation with us to discuss your new lawn installation with seed or sod we'd be happy to meet with you.  Please call (803) 747-6669 or fill out our online form and we'll get right back to you.

How Much Does It Cost To Install A New Lawn?

The cost for new lawn installation can vary depending on the method used (seed or sod), how much property grading is required, if you want a sprinkler system, and the size of the property, and more.

Small Landscape Design Cost

Small Lawns

$3500 - $6000

This would be for a small front and backyard on a typical, flat, level South Carolina sized city building lot.  Irrigation, edging, and garden beds would add additional cost.

Medium Sized Landscape Design

Medium Sized Lawns

$6000 - $12,000

This would be the cost for a property that was between approximately 1/4 to 1/2 acre in size.  Irrigation, edging, and garden beds would be an additional expense.

Large Landscape Design Cost

Large Or Luxury Lawns

$12,000 - $25,000+

This would be for properties larger than 1/2 acre in size.  It would include front and backyard, edging, irrigation, and surrounding garden beds.

These are different types of grass available for sod installation and the type of grass you choose can also affect the overall price.  Bermuda grass is the most common and affordable.  Centipede, Zoysia, and Fescue, are all very high-quality grasses but they are also slightly more expensive.  We can discuss the options with you when we come to do an estimate.

New Lawn Installations Include

There is more to a new lawn installation than simply rolling out some sod.  If you want beautiful, uniform, lush green grass, this must be done right!

Property Grading

Grading your lawn will include grading for drainage, and bringing in the necessary amount of loam soil (usually 3" to 6") and spreading it.


We can organize the installation of a lawn sprinkler system for your new lawn should you want to have your lawn irrigated.

Sod Installation

Our estimates include the actual pallets of sod and all of the labor and materials required to install your new sod lawn.

These prices are only ball park figures to give you a rough idea as to what you should expect for the cost of your new lawn installation.  Your particular lawn installation project may vary depending on the site, the specific materials chosen, and the overall scope of work.  If you need a firm price please request a consultation so we can view your potential project, listen to your ideas, and determine the actual scope of work required to install your lawn.  After our on-site consultation we'll be able to provide you with a firm estimate to get your new lawn installed the right way.

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