Leaf Removal and Yard Cleanups in Van Buren Township

His Workmanship offers leaf removal and yard cleanup services. You provide the yard waste bags. We’ll bring leaf rakes for spring cleanups and fall cleanups. Our rates start at $100 per hour for 2 landscapers. New customers can read Ephesians 2:1-10 to receive a $20 discount. Details are on the final step of the contact form.

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Is your yard full of leaves again? Are you sick and tired of raking the lawn season after season? We can help! Our network of landscape contractors know the most efficient way to perform leaf removal services. Let us help with your spring cleanup and fall cleanup so you can enjoy a beautiful property without any of the hassle. Watch the video below to learn about our process for raking leaves.

His Workmanship is a landscaping company in Van Buren Township

We’ve got your landscaping project taken care of anywhere in Van Buren Township. Check out the map below to view our service area in Van Buren Township. We dump the yard waste at Riverview Land Preserve which is north of King Road off Grange Road.

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Select the services that best align with your needs and describe the details of your project to help us get a better idea of the scope of work. Feel free to upload pictures so your crew can visualize your specific needs.

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Our staff guarantees a reply to all emails within 24 hours. Once you get scheduled, you'll get a confirmation email with your service provider names as well as a text notification 1 hour before your project starts.

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Equipment in hand, your crew will arrive a few minutes early so they can collaborate with you about the work that needs to be done. Once they finish, you can pay the total bill directly to the crew leader. It's as simple as that!

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“This is the third time I have used His Workmanship. What made His Workmanship catch my eye is the Christian mission. I’ve had the crew out here to do a fairly large project for a new rosebed and they’ve been very hard workers and made the job a breeze. I would definitely recommend His Workmanship for landscaping projects.” – Mark
His Workmanship LaborHis Workmanship Labor4.9 Based on 1456 reviews fromRobert WertmanRobert Wertman ★★★★★ Great communication and hard work!JC WilliamzJC Williamz ★★★★★ Be sure to have a list of tasks longer than you think will fill the time. These young men are fast!David DickersonDavid Dickerson ★★★★★ The guys worked hard all day. Showed up on time, didn't take excessive breaks, and left on time. They both were super friendly and polite. I will hire them again.Jim HartJim Hart ★★★★★ Hired His Workmanship to do some landscaping. They did an excellent job - professional, on time, and worked *hard*. Thanks a lot - I'll be using for future projects.L KL K ★★★★★ The crew made spring clean up a breeze! I’d definitely hire them again!Elizabeth RatkovElizabeth Ratkov ★★★★★ The guys were very polite and they did a great job weeding and trimming the bushes in the yard. I appreciate the hard work and will definitely work with this group again.Jami MadewellJami Madewell ★★★★★ Couldn't be happier with His Workmanship. They get back to you right away. Everything is clear regarding the hours and the cost. The young men who dug out shrub roots and transplanted another shrub were nice and professional. I will recommend this company to all my friends.Lisa StrehmelLisa Strehmel ★★★★★ Awesome, hardworking young men! It was a pleasure dealing with them! They got so much done in four hours! I am very pleased with everything they did!!! Highly recommend!!!!John DutyJohn Duty ★★★★★ From Eric to his workers, they were great and helped do a task that I couldn't do myself. I highly recommend Eric and his business.september Erbseptember Erb ★★★★★ Good communication. Job well done. Respectful pair of workers.Margaret SuterMargaret Suter ★★★★★ The two gentlemen that helped me move my couch /recliner and took it to the dump, are so nice and kind and did an excellent job. I’d love to have them to work for me again in the future.Sincerely, MargaretLaVay MorrisonLaVay Morrison ★★★★★ Have used this service multiple times and never disappointed. Respectful, Accountable, young people.Kitrina SullivanKitrina Sullivan ★★★★★ They showed up on time. They were polite and worked non stop the whole time while at the house. They made suggestions that were very helpful.I have worked with them many times and have had wonderful experiences.Dejanee KendricksDejanee Kendricks ★★★★★ Great service! Trevor and Taner worked quickly and efficiently. Wonderful communication and good customer service. Thanks again!Kate RichardsonKate Richardson ★★★★★ The Team did a great job raking the Fall leaves and removing branches. They are very professional and made sure that they understood the job before starting it. They work very hard and are very gracious. I have used them numerous times and always had an excellent experience and outcome.Jim BadzinskiJim Badzinski ★★★★★ The men showed up on time worked the full four hours, and did everything I asked them to do. We discussed ideas for other projects. I do plan on using the service againJeremy JacksonJeremy Jackson ★★★★★ The team did an outstanding job. The garden we had them tear out was ridiculously overgrown with rough, rocky terrain. We asked them to clear it, and there wasn’t a remnant left. They were responsive, they showed up on schedule, and they did what I asked. I would absolutely use them again.Peter HavanacPeter Havanac ★★★★★ The crew showed up on time and got to work right away. They did everything we wanted and were very thorough. We are very pleased with their work and will be bringing them back in the fall to do our new leaves.barbara millerbarbara miller ★★★★★ I contacted His Workmanship to move heavy furniture from our house into the garage so the home can be staged to sell. In less than 24 hrs they responded, gave me a quote & within 3 days they arrived and completed the job in a professional, respectful and thorough fashion. Highly recommend this business! They are honest, fairly priced, responsive and a pleasure to work with!Richard FendaRichard Fenda ★★★★★ The two men that came to our house were great.js_loader

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Frequently Asked Questions

A small yard (1/4 acre) will usually cost $320. A medium sized yard (1/2 acre) typically costs around $450. A large yard (1 acre) will generally run you about $600. These prices vary depending on the hourly rates, minimum requirements, tree density, distance and late notice. Most leaf removal companies charge extra for add-ons such as: mowing the grass, cleaning the gutters, deadheading plants and hauling away the leaves.
Yes, this is a good idea. Two tasks completed for the work of one! Bear in mind that you’ll need to unload your lawn mower bag more often than normal since it’ll be sucking up a lot of leaves. If you don’t have a bagger mower, no problem. You can just shred the leaves throughout your yard. Your lawn will benefit from the nutrients too. But don’t leave a thick layer of leaves on your lawn throughout the winter because your grass might die from being underneath the weight of leaves for months.
No, it’s actually a smart thing to do, if you happen to have woods on your property. Just be sure you push the leaves far enough into the woods otherwise the wind might blow them back on your yard. You should also spread out the leaves by distributing them in different places. This will prevent the piles from getting too big, which would become a major eyesore, since the piles will keep getting larger with every fall season.
Yes, leaves and grass can be combined in a compost bin to create a valuable soil additive for your garden. You should put nitrogen-rich items like food waste or manure on top of the leaves to help them deteriorate. Turn the compost pile once every month to ensure proportionate decomposition. It can take leaves anywhere from a few months to a full year to become usable garden compost. Rain water will help speed along this process. Want to learn about other ways to creatively put your old leaves to good use? If so, then feel free to read this blog I wrote about 9 Ways to Repurpose Fallen Autumn Leaves.
Most major cities hire a leaf pickup company to come by once a week, from April through November, to haul the yard waste away. This is free curbside pickup! They will take away your leaves so long as you put them in the appropriate yard waste bags. Because the type of bags you choose is so important, I wrote the a blog titled 6 Bags to Consider Using for Hauling Away Yard Waste. Warning: Don’t pack the bags too full because they could be left behind if the weight exceeds 40 pounds per bag.
Two factors are most important in determining when to do a fall clean up: daily weather and seasonal timing. Regarding the weather, check the forecast for a warmer day when there is little to no wind. Raking on a calm day will ensure your leaf piles don’t get blown away with heavy wind. Regarding the time of season, you should wait until all the leaves have fallen off the trees on and around your property (including your neighbors yard.) This will likely be some time between late October and mid-November. Read more about when leaves tend to fall in my blog A Guide to Understanding Seasonal Leaf Drop.
Once you have your leaves in big piles, use two hands to push together a big clump of leaves. Then lift the leaves and dump them into the bag. It’ll be easier if you have a leaf chute insert to put into your yard waste bag. This keeps the bag upright and reinforces the sides of the bag to prevent ripping or seam bursting. Alternatively, you can keep the opened bag on the ground and just push the leaves directly into the bag. Learn more by reading this article about the do’s and don’ts for raking leaves.
You should rake with the wind direction and down any hills you have. Rake the leaves onto a tarp so you can drag them to their destination. Begin by raking the leaves into small piles and do one section at a time. Once you’ve completed a large area, you can transition to bagging up the leaves. Try not to strain your back by bending over too much while raking. Instead, stand up straight to keep good posture so you won’t be too sore when you wake up the next morning.
If you’ve ever tried to rake leaves from a huge yard with a flimsy garden rake, then you don’t even need to hear me say that I don’t recommend it. Tines that bend and break make for a horrible raking experience. Sturdy prongs make the difference between a job well done and a job poorly done. The handle should be strong, made out of hard plastic, strong wood or even fiberglass. The claws can either be plastic or metal depending on the amount of leaves in the lawn. Read this blog to review the 9 Best Leaf Rakes of Fall 2023.
Generally speaking, the following tasks are not included in a standard yard cleanup: mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutters, deadheading annual plants, or disposing of the leaves. Landscaping companies are usually willing to do these extra services but they charge additional fees for each of them. So be sure to clarify that before you hire a leaf cleanup service, otherwise you risk the run of having unrealized expectations as a result of the miscommunication.
Most landscaping companies define a yard cleanup as clearing off the whole property of leaves, including the front, back and side yards. This is typically done by a combination of leaf raking and using a gas powered leaf blower. Some companies will provide yard waste bags whereas others will request the customer to provide those. Be sure to ask about that so everyone is on the same page. If you prefer to forego all that communication and just do it yourself, then check out my blog Leaf Removal Made Easy, which is your guide to effortless yard cleanup.
You should try to get a ballpark estimate on the total cost for your yard cleanup. Be ready to answer questions about the size of your yard and the number of trees on your property. Ask the leaf raking service how long they’ve been doing it and what their process is like. Google their company name to make sure they have good reviews online. Click here to get a leaf removal quote from His Workmanship.

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His Workmanship is a Christian company

Our mission is to glorify God as we embody the gospel through our hard labor and our honest behavior. Our desire is to bring satisfaction to the customer as they seek to improve their property. We also desire to facilitate growth for students as they experience the business world from a Christian perspective.

Hear what a provider says

My name is Daniel and this is my first summer helping residential homeowners through His Workmanship. I used to attend the same church as the owner so that is how I learned about this amazing opportunity. To be honest, I really enjoy finding customers through a referral company that so clearly reflects the Christian faith in their business model. The cherry on top is that a $20 discount is offered to everyone who reads a certain passage in the Bible.

Fun facts about Van Buren Township

In 1800, settler Henry Snow came and settled on what is now the border with Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County which was originally called Snow’s Landing. Auto parts maker Visteon is based in Van Buren Township. USA Jet Airlines has its headquarters on the grounds of Willow Run Airport. The only visual sign that a village was here at one time is the historical marker in front of the McDonald’s on Rawsonville Road and across from Grove Road. Learn more about Van Buren Township schools, utilities and parks.
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