Lawn Dethatching

Lawn Dethatching Services

Lawn dethatching is the process of removing the layer of dead grass blades sitting under your grass known as thatch. Thatch is the layer of living and dead stems, roots, stolons, and rhizomes between the green blades of grass and the soil surface. Heavy nitrogen fertilizer applications (too much fertilizer), frequently overwatering, fungal disease, and summer damage due to extremely hot temperatures contribute to excessive thatch levels.

  • Dethatching promotes healthy lawns
  • Power raking helps the grass to tolerate drought stress better
  • Lawn dethatching reduces fungal growth, insects, and pests
  • Dethatching improves water flow to the root system.

Power Rake / Lawn Dethatching Service Details

A professional commercial lawn dethatcher will be used to dethatch your lawn. We will collect and dispose of all thatch debris resulting from dethatching. Walkways and entry ways will be blown free of debris.

For better results please mow your lawn at 2 inches height and collect the grass clippings. Performing aeration, overseeding, and fertilizer after dethatching will help your lawn to be healthier, greener and denser. We offer all these services and they can be performed all in one day to maximize results.


Please flag or mark any potential underground wires, electric pet fences, pipes, sprinkler heads or any areas that need to be avoided.


We have been working in the Naperville – Plainfield area for over 20 years, helping our customers to maintain and improve their outdoor landscape and turf areas. We are a licensed and insured reliable lawn care company that provides professional services at reasonable rates. Great Greens Lawn Service has always been known for the highest quality of services coupled with exceptional customer service.

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