The Grounds Guys


Quick Summary

The Grounds Guys provides top-notch landscape management, lawn and grounds care, irrigation, outdoor lighting, and snow and ice removal services for both residential and commercial clients. Request more information today to learn about our high success rate!

Quick Facts

  • Minimum Cash Required

    $50,000
  • Total Investment

    $73,470 to $200,070
  • Franchise Fee

    $35,000
  • Year Founded

    1987
  • # of Existing Units

    176
  • Franchising Since

    2010
  • Financing Assistance

    Available
  • Home Office Location

    Waco, TX
  • Military/Veteran Promotion

    Yes

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Overview
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Overview

The Grounds Guys

 
Stake Your Claim
 
Of the roughly 50 million acres of grass in the U.S., an estimated 21 million of those acres are private lawns.  That’s a LOT of green space!  It doesn’t matter what part of the country, or what type of climate, there is always a need for residential and commercial grounds care services, whether it’s lawn maintenance and landscaping or snow removal and holiday lighting. 
 
Grounds Guys is staking a real claim in the industry, and is looking for future landscape management and lawn care franchise owners. 
 
Our company is a quickly expanding international business that is helping our franchisees meet and exceed their financial, professional and personal goals.  Our expertise lies in providing the right tools, support and environment to turn those goals and dreams into a reality.  We see it happen every day.  Why shouldn’t it happen to you?

You invest in us. We invest in you.
 
With franchising, you get the independence of starting your own business with the security of joining forces with a nationally recognized brand.  The combination of your energy and ambition with the experience and expertise of a larger company is explosive in its potential for success.
 
What you can expect:
  • Proprietary System: Our unique business model is designed for improving overall profitability and sustainability, including state of the art software to streamline operations.
  • Comprehensive ongoing training and support:  Our Sure Start training helps prepare you for many aspects of operations including how to manage your finances. A dedicated Franchise Consultant will coach you for your first year. Franchisees in their second year of operation and after will be assigned a Regional Service Manager to advise them when needed.
  • Registered trademarks and a designated territory: We make sure you are protected.
  • Marketing, marketing, and more marketing: Superior marketing strategies and support offered through a 4-Pillar Marketing System:
    1. Web:  Leading web presence, national and customizable website, bold online social media presence, SEO optimization,  and reputation management)
    2. Media: National and local media coverage and PR, consistent advertising
    3. Engagement: An online software system to receive client feedback and ensure their satisfaction, a referral program to increase a word-of-mouth advertising, automated personalized in-home service reminders and marketing pieces, back marketing email drip campaigns
    4. Continuous innovation: The Grounds Guys marketing team keeps ahead of trends and is always looking and learning new ways to keep the Grounds Guys brand the most recognized grounds care brand in the business.
  • Nationwide networking support: You’ll have over 245 fellow Grounds Guys franchisees to consult with, PLUS the opportunity to meet up at Regional and National Conferences. That’s a LOT of people to “talk shop” with.
  • Vendor Discounts: Cut your expenses with ProTradeNet, a program offering preferred discounts through membership that includes annual rebates.
And there’s MORE…
  • Wide Open territory available – Be where you want to be
  • No licensing needed
  • Customize your franchise to offer the services you are most passionate about
  • Commercial Properties are looking for companies they can work with nationwide
  • Unique Culture of Care -- Attract and retain good people
  • Part of the Dwyer Group family of brands, with LIVE R.I.C.H. values
 

Testimonials

"I have more control over my business which allows me to have more time to focus on building my business and enjoying my family."Brad Bell , Grounds Guys franchisee, Owensboro,KY
"Our business grew quickly by learning how to attract loyal team members."Peter Van Stralen , Grounds Guys President, CANADA
"As a Ground Guys franchisee, the future is really in our hands, and that's what we are most excited about. We're able to set any goal that we want and know that we have the vehicle in place to achieve it. I'm learning how to be a business owner and not having the business run my life."Kenny Smith , Grounds Guys franchisee, Spokane Valley, WA

Military & Veteran Promotions

As proud participants of the VetFran Program, we offer honorably discharged veterans up to 25% off the normal franchise fee. Listed as a Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs magazine and ranked a Best for Vets® franchise by Military Times, we are an excellent choice for service men and women.

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