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The Grounds Guys

The Grounds Guys

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The Grounds Guys offers residential and commercial lawn care services. Opportunities available to existing landscapers AND entrepreneurs (no experience required).

Business Type: Franchise

Startup Costs: $73,470 - $200,070

Financing Available: Yes

About The Grounds Guys 

Both residential and commercial consumers seek dependable, professional, and excellent landscape management contractors year-round. Consistently, The Grounds Guys delivers. Our systems are created to retain customers for life, and our business model is designed to create a high success rate for our franchisees. All of this is combined with our national brand name recognition, time-tested procedures, and marketing expertise to create the recipe for profitability.


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:

  • Web:  Leading web presence, national and customizable website, bold online social media presence, SEO optimization,  and reputation management)

  • Media: National and local media coverage and PR, consistent advertising

  • 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

  • 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


Quick Facts

Franchise Fee: $35,000

Total Investment Range: $73,470 - $200,070

Financing Available

Training Available

Incorporated Name: THE GROUNDS GUYS, LLC

Industry: Maintenance Services

Industry Subsector: Maintenance – General

Total Units: 176

Year Founded: 1987

Started Franchising: 2010

Office Location: Waco, TX

Awards: Franchise 500, Best for Vets, Lawn and Landscapes Top 100 (x2), 2015 Bond’s Top 100 Franchises, Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Franchise, Military Friendly

Discounts: Veterans and Public Protectors (Police and Fire)