Originally Posted by MSUConrad
Have you thought about doing it yourself? Home Depot rents the units for $80 for 24 hours. My neighbors and I split the costs, so it cost us each an hour of time and $15.
There is a true cost savings to doing it yourself, but I would rather punch myself in the face a lot than aerate my lawn. I've done it twice- and will pay someone to do it again. I've been having decent luck finding someone on Craigslist. Look under "services" and search for aerating.