Adkad Technologies

GroundsKeeper Pro

3.5 / 5 8 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Lawn Care Service and Landscaping Industry Professionals


Average Ratings

8 Reviews
  • 3.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $479.00/one-time
  • Pricing Details
    A four (4) payment plan is available.
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Adkad Technologies
  • www.adkad.com
  • Founded 1993
  • United States

About GroundsKeeper Pro

GroundsKeeper Pro is specialized Business Management Software for the Landscaping and Lawn Care Industries. Our industry specific software features include billing & invoicing, routing, scheduling, estimating & accounting. Download a free trial today! The GroundsKeeper Pro software is only a 1 time cost of $479.00. Plus, we offer a 4-Payment Plan.


GroundsKeeper Pro Features

  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Customer Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Returns Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Contract Management
  • Customer Database
  • Dispatch Management
  • Groundskeeping
  • Inventory Control
  • Irrigation Tracking
  • Job Management
  • Landscape Design
  • Mobile Access
  • Payroll Management
  • Plant Database
  • Quotes / Estimates
  • Routing
  • Scheduling & Appointments
  • Work Order Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Customer Service History
  • Dispatch Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Mobile Access
  • Pest Activity Tracking
  • Pesticide Usage Tracking
  • Property Layouts
  • Quotes / Estimates
  • Scheduling

GroundsKeeper Pro Reviews Recently Reviewed!

The Software is mediocre at best

Feb 15, 2017
1/5
Overall
1 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: There is not one feature on this program that doesn't need additional help in order to be better at what it was designed for. I am also positive that whoever designed the program has never in their whole life has owned a lawn mowing company or has ever done the actual job of Lawn Care. The only positive thing I can say is it is decent at best at storing information. Just hope your computer never crashes because I have a feeling that it will be like pulling teeth for them to restore it for you and you better bring your pocket book.

Cons: everything about this program needs improvement. And someone from their office needs to actually do lawn care. I made a suggestion to a gentleman on the phone trying to improve his company and he acted like I was stupid. I have been taught to listen to customer feed back and correct any flaws they may see in any work that I have been in.

Overall: There customer service is terrible. These guy wont do anything unless you have some sort of support package. They are sneaky in giving a temporary registration number, and then sending another registration number that I guess is permanent maybe? But if you delete or lose this information they are always trying to extract more money out of you. After you have already purchased their product. Instead of trying to train someone they want you to watch tutorials, so they can simply do nothing and get paid for it. Pretty much how insurance works also another huge rip off.

Recommendations to other buyers: Listen to your customers when they suggest something to you. It was like I was speaking to a automated message the guy kept repeating himself over and over. anything I said was the exact same answer. Pitiful Poor product DO NOT BUY THIS SOFTWARE there has to be something out there that is way better than these people.

GroundsKeeper - User-Friendly Software

Jun 10, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Extremely
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Pros: GK is easy to use; Adkad offers good customer support.

Cons: We have had problems with it on small network setup. If GK is open on a machine and the server goes down, it creates a problem with database.

Recommendations to other buyers: This software platform has worked well for our company for many years. It is easily learned and has been a valuable tool with our customer database and scheduling services.

400 customers or less, its great

Nov 09, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: When building a business from scratch this is perfect. Easy to understand and use. It works well to add and schedule customers, invoicing is very easy also. Very easy to enter charges and apply payments. Not very good if you need to work on more than one computer, you will need to build a server/network to link them and you have to manually run backups. It does not integrate with a credit card processor anymore and is missing some very minor details that you would think they would add. Long story short, great for start up - 4/5 employees but once you get past that it will not work to build a business with 10,000 customers like the program will hold. The people and the product are great and if you make it to the point where you need a bigger system you will not regret starting with this.

Vendor Response

by Adkad Technologies on November 10, 2015

Thank you for the review! Our software was specifically designed for the small to medium size lawn care maintenance service company or landscape industry businesses. We offer easy to use desktop/laptop/tablet software at a lower cost (1 time fee) than the other web based software products that charge monthly fees. No training needed on our software product either :). Thanks again -Adkad Technologies

Happy Customer!

Oct 14, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have used Groundskeeper Pro for a while, but I decided recently to purchase the new version (GroundsKeeper Pro v7.0.2). I am very glad I did.

I really like the improvements they have made. They have changed the way the email function works and it is now much better. The emailed invoice is sent as a viewable and printable PDF. That is so much more convenient for me. In addition, they added the ability to email any report, including estimates and contracts, not just the invoices.

In my opinion, this software has easy-to-understand screens. It fits my small business needs and, unlike other software, it didn't take long to learn! I am not tech savvy, so if I do have a question, I call and they seem genuinely glad to help.

I also appreciate the no monthly fees! That is impossible to find in the software industry. Thank you Groundskeeper Pro! I am very happy with my purchase!

After 3 years of use

Jan 27, 2015
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The good:
Easy to get started and set up.
Pretty intuitive
The bad:
Not polished at all.
Many no-brainer features are missing that end up wasting a ton of your time. Example: not being able to reschedule multiple jobs at the same time.
Company has been promising an update for several years - nothing seems to be happening.
Childish appearance and not standard controls/layout
Not very customizable
Scheduling portion of the software is clunky, featureless, terrible.
Glitchy.

I'm currently looking to change to a different field software...still investigating other options.

Vendor Response

by Adkad Technologies on January 27, 2015

Update 7.0.1 released on Jan 7th 2015 http://www.adkad.com/learn-more/learn-more-groundkeeper-pro-update.cfm

Great software

Jun 17, 2014
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Very easy interface to navigate. Close to bring perfect. At the current time, it lacks ability to email estimates directly from software. Needs ability to have them pack and ship bills. Needs a cloud to upload customer balances to, so you can check payments/balances while on the road. If they did these, it would be perfect. (And write a version for Mac). Great software!

Vendor Response

by Adkad Technologies on June 18, 2014

Thanks! Watch for our next update v7 due out near the end of 2014 where you will be able to email estimates and bulk email invoices all at once with one easy click.

A Must Buy

Jan 30, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Bought Grounds Keeper Pro about 2 years ago and have not found anything better for the money, (Only $400). I looked around for about 6 months before I purchased. Very easy to use, and I'm a computer idiot. The routing, scheduling and automation features really speed up the billing process. I have always gotten a real person when I call and their support staff is great.

Good for the price

Jan 24, 2014
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Started using the software about 2 years ago and I have to say I am impressed with the programs simplicity and ease of use, that's why I gave it 5 stars. Wish it did more with inventory but can't complain given that the software is a one time fee of under $400. Customer service is good but I gave it only 4 stars because I live in California and they are on the east coast.
Pros - Love the invoices, routing, and scheduling.
Cons - Needs inventory control.