About YardDoc's History and Vision
YardDoc was created in 2016 by Adrian Fowler. His mission was to build a professional home services business focused on maintaining and enhancing everything in your yard.
The company evolved with the purchase of a handful of existing Austin service businesses. Two of those original business owners are still very much a part of the YardDoc team. We offer over twenty years of expertise in each area of service.
Our goal is to be your preferred partner for all exterior property services across Austin, Texas to include handyman, lawn care, landscaping, pool services, and pest control. Check out our Blog for seasonal information and discounts.
We achieve customer satisfaction and loyalty with long-term relationships, great service, consistent communication, and fair pricing. We live by our motto and guarantee - Professional Service and Personal Care.
The YardDoc Management Team
Adrian Fowler - Owner, Pest Services Manager
Adrian studied finance in college and went on to earn an MBA. He started his first business while still a student. His offerings included looking after pets, pool cleaning, lawn mowing, and handyman services.
He hired and managed fellow students to deliver these services. Adrian lived and worked in South Africa, Vienna, Austria, and Prague in the Czech Republic.
He was involved in many businesses before deciding to settle in Austin, Texas, and launch YardDoc. Adrian is a certified pool operator, licensed irrigator, and certified applicator for pest services.
He takes particular pride in YardDoc's organic pest control service. It is a tremendous benefit to the Austin community and an important way his business contributes to protecting the environment.
I enjoy helping people; it energizes me, and this is why I started YardDoc. The caveat is that I hate failing people–and that makes it really, really tough when things don’t work out exactly as planned. We do offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee though, so if we make a mistake, we make it right or we don’t charge for the service.
Michael Duffy - Landscaping Manager
Michael has over 20 years’ experience in commercial construction, landscape maintenance, and hardscape. His biggest passion is creating and developing outdoor spaces that are beautiful and can be enjoyed by everyone, whether in a residential setting or in commercial settings.
Mike started his career in site work in Southern California, and then moved to Austin, Texas working on landscaping and hardscape projects for Apple, Round Rock Sports Complex, UMHB Performing Arts Center and other office and municipal sites. On the development side, Mike has managed projects in communities such as Bryson, Headwaters, Spanish Oaks, and at the Driftwood Golf and Ranch Club.
During his years of experience, he has gained a wealth of knowledge on the kind of plants and trees that thrive and are sustainable with minimum maintenance here in Central Texas. Michael enjoys time outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, and boating with his wife and children.
Christian Johnson - Pool Services Manager
Christian grew up in Port Aransas and moved to Austin after High School. He joined YardDoc in 2017 as a pool technician, learning all aspects of swimming pool maintenance from initially cleaning pools and optimizing water chemistry through doing equipment repairs and installations.
With over 5 years of pool maintenance and repair experience and with his dedication and hard work it was only fitting for Christian to become the Pool Services Manager in 2021. Christian has always been willing to go above and beyond for his customers.
In his free time, he enjoys maintaining his aquariums and playing bass guitar. Christian loves to be around water, whether it be on the coast catching a wave, or by the river enjoying the day with friends and family. H20 is in his blood, so working around swimming pools is a perfect fit.
Austin Gentry - Landscape Maintenance and Irrigation Manager
Raised in West Texas before moving to the area, Austin is very familiar with the native Texas environment. With 20 years of landscape maintenance and installation experience, Austin vigorously strives for perfection in the overall feel of outdoor space.
His experience includes 8 years of detail-oriented landscape project management of luxury hotels and properties in Austin. With this experience, he works to improve your outdoor space and maintain its beauty.
In Austin’s spare time, he enjoys collecting LPs, going to live music events, and listening to multiple genres of alternative rock and folk.
Becky Ferrell – Office Admin
Becky was born and raised in central Texas, so she is a local and very familiar with all things Austin.
She has many years’ experience in both customer service and working in the office side of the service industry. Becky likes helping others and resolving problems, so she is well suited for her position. She was also a preschool teacher for over 10 years, so she has a plethora of silly songs if the need ever arises.
In her free time, she enjoys playing disc golf, listening to live music, board games, and taking road trips. Becky also enjoys expressing herself through her clothes and will often wear bright colors or themed outfits to keep things interesting.
Exceptional Pool, Pest, and Lawn Services
We deliver personalized service to each customer and help our employees build careers they can be proud of.
YardDoc employees are trained to the highest industry standards and use the latest equipment and systems. This ensures you receive the level of knowledge and care required to maintain the exterior of your property.
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