Exterior Services Center of Excellence

Exterior Services Center of Excellence

Powerhouse’s Exterior Services Team in Columbus, OH has been growing since our office opened in May 2019. Our team is growing, our services are growing and soon the grass will be growing again, so contact us now to get your Landscape Services in motion for 2020.

 

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE YOUR FACILITY’S EXTERIOR?

Landscape Services

  • Turf Maintenance
  • Fertilization and Weed Control
  • Mulch Application
  • Pruning and Landscape Bed Maintenance
  • Seasonal/Regional Site Cleanup
  • Irrigation Services
  • Landscape Enhancement Services
  • Tree Removal and Maintenance
  • Palm Tree Maintenance

Snow and Ice Management

  • De-icing Services
  • Snow Plowing
  • Snow Hauling
  • Pre-treatment Applications
  • Sidewalk Snow/Ice Mgmt.
  • Parking Garage Snow Mgmt.

Parking Lot Sweeping and Lot Management

  • Parking Lot Sweeping
  • Porter Service
  • Trash Receptacle Maintenance
  • Emergency Debris Removal

 

 

Landscape Industry Trends

Landscape Industry Trends

Your property’s exterior will make the first impression. Let us help you stand out.

Landscape Industry Trends

The Landscaping Industry has a direct correlation to the health of property markets, which has been on a steady incline since 2014. Because of this, we see several features within the industry rising as well. The Landscape Services Industry as a whole in 2019 hit some incredible mile markers:

  • $99bn
  • Over 500,000 businesses dedicated to Landscape Services
  • An annual growth of 4.4% (2014-2019)
  • Almost 1.1m industry employees

 

Here’s what we learned from 2019

Technology

This is a trend that does not discriminate! Technological advances have been touching every industry for quite some time and it’s up to us to keep up.

Design

The rush to catch up to your landscape’s growth has led to a different direction of landscape design. Without leaving the trend of more and more green space out, customers are opting in for a more low-maintenance landscape from the beginning. Choosing the design for your region and space can lead to overall less touches when it comes to maintaining your exterior. An asymmetrical design is an example of how some are choosing to fit in with this trend.

Wellness

Wellness is a trend that correlates with landscape services. As the mantra of a healthy mind and body grow, so does the need and appreciation for green space. Because everyone is starting to become aware of green spaces, businesses are trying to focus more on improvement and grooming.

Powerhouse is keeping up with these trends so that this industry doesn’t out-grow us. We know what’s important to our clients and our clients’ clients. We’re up-to-date on technology and we understand the reason for the variety of landscaping designs and the “why” behind all of it.

Powerhouse can be your easy button for landscape services. Don’t let these trends overgrow your exterior!

Powerhouse’s Exterior Services
  • Snow and Ice Management
    • Snow Removal
    • Hauling
    • De-icing
  • Parking Lot
    • Pressure Washing
    • Sweeping
    • Striping
    • Repair & Sealing
    • Concrete Repairs
    • ADA Compliance
  • Landscape Services
    • Grounds Maintenance & Clean-Up
    • Hardscapes
    • Irrigation
    • Tree Trimming

 

 

Sources
Total Landscape Care’s Green Industry Trends of 2019 (https://www.totallandscapecare.com/landscaping/green-industry-trends-2019/)
IBISWorld’s Landscaping Services Industry in the US - Market Research Report (https://www.ibisworld.com/united-states/market-research-reports/landscaping-services-industry/)
Turf Magazine’s 5 Major Social Trends Important to the Landscape Industry (https://www.turfmagazine.com/business-management/important-social-trends/)
Get to Know Us

Get to Know Us

Get to know Powerhouse in Retail & Restaurant Facility Business’s January Edition in an interview with one of our Principal/Owners, Robert Blake-Ward.

We spend a great deal of time on our core: people, process and technology

Retail&Restaurant: Where are you based and how long has Powerhouse been in business?

Robert Blake-Ward, Powerhouse

Robert Blake-Ward: Our head­quarters is in Crowley, Texas, about 30 minutes south of Fort Worth. Powerhouse was founded in 2004.

R&R: What is your title and how long have you been with the com­pany?

Blake-Ward: I am a principal/owner of Powerhouse and have been so since 2011.

R&R: What trades/services do you offer retailers and restau­rants?

Blake-Ward: Powerhouse spe­cializes in Construction Services (remodels and refresh projects), Facility Maintenance (scheduled and reactive services, integrat­ed program management, inte­rior and exterior) and custom­ized Rollouts (high volume, high velocity, high impact projects across thousands of locations na­tionwide).

R&R: In what regions of the country do you conduct most of your business, or are you nation­wide?

Blake-Ward: We work in all 50 U.S. states. Although based in Texas, our work takes us all over the map.

R&R: What makes your com­pany’s “signature service” stand out in the industry?

Blake-Ward: We spend a great deal of time on our core: people, process and technology. Our Infinity platform allows for real-time update as work progresses in the field. Our people drive the results with great training and accountability for their proj­ect’s success – customer-centric teams who create a great project result.

R&R: What kind of feedback do you receive from clients?

When a client calls with an issue, our people react quickly and efficiently. 

Blake-Ward: We aim to make every client a “Raving Fan of Powerhouse.” We often get com­plimented on our sense of ur­gency, which is a key ingredient in our customer service and suc­cess. When a client calls with an issue, our people react quickly and efficiently. When we get a work order, a Powerhouse em­ployee answers the phone and is dedicated to getting someone out to location within the business hours.

R&R: Why should owner/opera­tors choose your company to be their next vendor partner?

Blake-Ward: We have the peo­ple, process and technology, as mentioned earlier, but we also have the resources. We pride ourselves not only on our client relationships, but also on our Powerhouse Partner relationships – relationships with our key vendors across the country. These are partnerships that have allowed us to have con­stant, national coverage for all our clients’ needs.

R&R: How many retail/restau­rant clients do you have, and is that sector growing for you? Would you like to name any of your clients?

Blake-Ward: We have more than 80 distinct customers of various types and sizes. Retail and restaurant are just two of the eight industries Powerhouse focuses on and where we per­form the majority of our work. Retail clients are what started Powerhouse, and we’ve main­tained many of those initial cli­ents throughout Powerhouse’s lifetime. As the industry itself is constantly changing and grow­ing, so does Powerhouse and the opportunities we are given.

R&R: Many traditional retail­ers, in particular, are downsiz­ing their portfolios. Overall, res­taurant/hospitality is growing. What other trends are you seeing in the industry?

Blake-Ward: We continue to see a hyper-competitive market where operators need to differentiate – they are innovating both their brand offerings and how they deliver it, blending the ordering/pickup expereince to serve different customer needs. Operators need to execute these programs faster than ever and with fewer resources to manage – they lean on partners to help manage more of the communication and planning of their projects.

R&R: What is your advice for FM vendors reacting to this shifting climate?

Blake-Ward: Partner with your suppliers; you’ll get more value in return. Don’t be afraid to try a new approach you haven’t done before.

In case you missed it, see how our Senior Director of Operations of FM answers this question in her article with Retail & Restaurant Facility Business.

R&R: What predictions do you have – for your company, your industry or both – in 2020?

Blake-Ward: Continued growth, continued opportunities and continued challenges, for everyone in our industry.

 

Click here to read Robert’s interview in Retail & Restaurant’s Jan. issue.
‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

They say the holidays bring everyone together, and if you stop through Crowley, TX during the holiday season, you’ll see how true it is for this community. Powerhouse’s inspiriation to help those in need during the holiday season comes from seeing other organizations in Crowley doing the same. Giving back to this community not only became a part of our vision to have a positive and lasting impact on people, but also a way to feel connected to our neighborhood.

This year, Powerhouse, with the help of every employee, was able to provide Angel Tree presents to 800 local kids. This effort could not have been possible without Crowley ISD’s support and organization. It also would not have been possible to wrap all of these gifts without the volunteered time from our employees and The Crowley Senior Center’s seniors. Each year, the number of Angel Tree families grows, but so does the word throughout the community, so we are never short of hands when we need it most.

Thank you, Crowley, for making this program possible and successful each year!

We were also able to celebrate this season with our favorite seniors from The Crowley Senior Center. Sixty & Better gathered the area’s Senior Centers together to ring in the holidays at their annual Holiday Dance Party at the beginning of December. For the second year in a row, Powerhouse was asked to provide and volunteer for the coffee bar at the party. Not sure anyone can have as much fun as these seniors, but Powerhouse’s volunteers got close!

Customer Service Week

Customer Service Week

October 7-11, 2019

During the first full week in October there is always an exciting buzz around the Powerhouse Office. Powerhouse has celebrated Customer Service Week since 2016. During this week we celebrate and recognize all our incredible employees who exemplify our customer service expectations and core values. We also spend time fine-tuning our customer service skills while having a great time doing it. Our goal every year with Customer Service Week is to learn how to have fun while having a positive and lasting impact on people.

When we prioritize meeting the needs of our customers in a manner of excellence, integrity and humility, we create a relationship with the customer that is not only long-lasting but sets us apart. This is a huge component in how we have a positive and lasting impact on people.

-Fallon Leeth, Construction Coordinator

Customer Service Week showcases the creative ways an employee can improve the Customer Experience. Reading through all of the customer comments and feedback provides inspiration and innovative ideas to take your service to the next level. Having a positive and lasting impact is realized by delivering these experiences continuously over time, and that is what we strive for!!

-Dillon Coggins, Business Developer

 

CONTACT US:
812 South Crowley Road, Ste A
Crowley, Texas 76036
PHONE: 817-297-8575
FAX: 682-233-7050

VISION: TO HAVE A POSITIVE AND LASTING IMPACT ON PEOPLE.

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Exterior Maintenance Services for Warm Weather

 

Powerhouse offers a comprehensive group of national commercial landscape maintenance services for commercial properties. Our services are squarely focused on keeping your facilities looking their absolute best. Our national landscape maintenance services include tree maintenance services irrigation system maintenance, grounds maintenance and cleanup, and porter services.

Our team is experienced with managing national commercial landscape portfolios. We combine our national landscape maintenance services and our full suite of national facility maintenance programs including national commercial parking lot services and national commercial power washing programs that will ensure that your company’s facilities always have a warm and inviting look.

SNOW AND ICE MANAGEMENT

De-icing Services

Snow Plowing

Snow Hauling

Pre-treatment Applications

Sidewalk Snow/Ice Management

Parking Garage Snow Management

PARKING LOT SERVICES

Pressure Washing

Sweeping

Striping

Repair & Sealing

Concrete Repairs

ADA Compliance

Porter Services

Emergency Debris Removal

Trash Receptacle Maintenance

LANDSCAPE SERVICES

Grounds Maintenance & Clean-Up

Hardscapes

Turf Maintenance

Fertilization and Weed Control

Mulch Application

Pruning and Landscape Bed Maintenance

Seasonal/Regional Site Cleanup

Irrigation Services

Landscape Enhancement Services

Tree Removal and Maintenance

Palm Tree Maintenance

Storm Cleanup