About TermiGuard Services & Fenwick
Why do TermiGuard’s South Jersey pest control and waterproofing services stand out from the rest?
We both found our way into the services industry back in the early ‘80s (Mike in Sales, Jim in Operations).
We didn’t know what we didn’t know – which served us well.
As fate would have it, we were both let go by our respective employers at around the same time – and since Mom had been the ultimate business owner role model – we decided to partner in our own business.
Being mechanically inclined and still young (and foolish?), we started out building decks and patios, which led to requests for home renovations, which eventually found us dealing with all aspects of building homes and other structures.
In the mid 90’s we bought a home inspection franchise and quickly grew it into the #1 franchise of 350. In fact, we were the top performers the entire time we owned our franchise.
At our peak, we employed 5 inspectors, completing up to 2,500 inspections a year, making us one of the largest in the Philadelphia area.
Because of the nature of structural damage caused by wood-destroying insects, our TermiGuard Mold division was also a natural fit to do the repairs – so we added the services there too – to form TermiGuard Mold & Restoration.
With Fenwick, structural repairs quickly escalated from drywall, wall studs, and floor joists, to include girders, footings, and foundation walls.
Members of our team often joke, “What are we going to do next, walk dogs?”
Joking aside, we continue to add new services in our quest to find just the right mix of services that best fit our team AND best serve the needs of our clients.
We treat our team members as we would want to be treated: with respect and dignity, while working to provide them with opportunities for growth and advancement.
One of the key traits we look for when hiring is personality. You gotta be good-natured and a good person, and you definitely need to want to roll your sleeves up and get to work, just like Mike and Jim.
And the ethic Mom and Dad instilled in us is still the standard on which we run our companies, and the benchmark against which we rate our customer services.