The vendors below are people we have come to rely on over the last 40 plus years and we hope you will find them as reliable and trustworthy as we have.  We only list vendors we have worked with personally and are constantly on the hunt for the best providers in each industry.  The referrals we give and receive are the lifeblood of our business and if you use any of the vendors listed below, we hope you will take a moment and let us know what you thought of their work.  If you have a favorite vendor that has done outstanding work for you, we would love to hear about them as well!

Thank you,

The Gardner Group

Home Cleaning 

Juany Cleaning

Residential home cleaning, new home and make-ready cleaning services, window cleaning.

Juany and her crew pride themselves on attention to detail and deep cleaning the other guys just won’t do. One time and regular cleaning services available. Outstanding work ethic and great customer service!


David Shipp
Barton Creek Lending Group
‭‭(512) 633-1636‬‬ Phone
Website – Start your loan application right here!

David has 20 plus years experience as a lender here in Austin. He prides himself on providing superior customer service and creating satisfied customers. He works hard to satisfy your mortgage needs and exceed the expectations of his customers. From mortgage processing and underwriting, to loan closing and funding, his expert mortgage staff will efficiently expedite your entire transaction. They will keep you informed. They are committed to building rewarding, long-term customer relationships. With that in mind, you’ll receive the highest quality mortgage services.


Bryce Kotowych
Prodigy Insurance Group, LLC
281-354-4500 Phone

Prodigy Insurance Group is independently owned and locally operated to handle your insurance needs. We focus on Magnolia and offer affordable and reliable insurance choices all across Texas. We will help you find the right combination of tailored, personalized insurance coverage at just the right price to fit your needs.

Inspection Services

Leppin Inspections
Scott Leppin
(512) 335-0609 Phone
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Pre-Purchase Inspection, New Construction Inspections, Pre-Warranty Expiration Inspections

Established in 1991, Leppin Inspections provides professional home inspection services in the greater Austin & Central Texas area. Licensed by (TREC) Texas Real Estate Commission & (SPCS) Structural Pest Control Services allows our company to provide our clients with both the Property Condition as well as Termite inspection services. Most home inspectors lack both state certifications: therefore, cannot provide the same for their clients.

Square House
Justin Marler
(512) 483-1225 Phone
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Pre-Purchase Inspection, New Construction Inspections, Pre-Warranty Expiration Inspections

Justin is a fourth generation builder and an expert in home improvement, energy efficiency, residential construction, and property inspections. His 20 years of experience in the building trade began in a monastery in Alaska where he learned carpentry from monks, and helped design and build a monastery cloister. Since then Justin’s experience has ranged from residential remodeling, to fixing and flipping real estate properties, to residential building using sustainable green building practices. As a full-time home inspector, having performed over 2,000 inspections and energy audits, Justin combines his diverse background with a high level of professionalism. He founded Square House in 2009.

Necessary, Inc.
Janet Dunkelberg, R.S.
(512) 445-2250 Phone
(512) 519-4420 Fax

On-site sewage facility design, certification, and site evaluation services

Necessary, Inc. offers careful, thoughtful, and responsible design, inspection, and consulting services for on-site sewage facilities (OSSF) in Austin and Central Texas. We perform mortgage resale inspections which is also referred to as certification. Necessary is more than qualified to provide new facility design for your next project. Additionally, Necessary can also help you with complete consulting or troubleshooting.

Rainbow Septic
Jan Witt
(512) 380-9024 Phone

Septic inspection, installation, maintenance and repair services

Rainbow started with resale inspections for potential homeowners. As our clients needs expanded so did our services. After 13 years, we have expanded to a full service septic company providing resale inspections, tank pumping, system repairs, site evaluations, design and installation. In 2006, Rainbow Septic was honored with Austin Chronicle’s Award for “Best Septic Company”.

Spillman Excavating
“Little” Joe Spillman
(512) 263-2338 Phone
(512) 263-1622 Fax

Septic systems installation, site excavation, lot clearing, trenching, utility lines, disaster demolition, retaining walls, and drainage installation and improvement

A properly functioning septic system is an important component in maintaining your family’s health and preserving the environment. By safely handling and treating your household wastewater, our natural resources and your family are protected. We specialize in septic design, installation, and repair. With more than 30 years of experience working in the Hill Country, we are well equipped to handle the challenges presented by the Central Texas terrain.

General Contracting

Prescott Custom Homes & Remodeling
Chris Schoen
(512) 653-2130 Phone

Residential and commercial construction and remodeling for medium and large jobs in the greater Austin area. Prescott Homes has a long list of references and satisfied customers and has been working in Austin since 2005.

Home Warranty

Home Warranty of America (HWA)
Amber Martinez
(512) 743-0673 Phone

Old Republic Home Protection Company
Beverly Polyniak
800-282-7131 ext 1462 Phone

American Home Shield
Mary Ellen Schmidt
888-429-8247 Phone

Heating and Air Conditioning

Kosel Air Conditioning and Heating
Steve Kosel
(512) 258-3146 Phone
(512) 258-3148 Fax
(512) 563-5987 Alternate phone

24 Hour service, residential and commercial heating and cooling system installation and repair

Kosel A/C is a fully licensed, family owned and operated business.  We provide dependable services and quality products to our residential and commercial customers throughout Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock, Pflugerville, and surrounding areas.


Tony Craft
Craft Roofing
(512) 244.7926 Phone
(254) 793.2771 Fax

Full service roofing services including residential roof repairs, replacement, storm damage evaluation, gutter and flashing repair. Read more about Craft roofing services here.

Craft Roofing is a family owned and operated residential roofing contractor that has been serving the Central Texas and Austin/Round Rock/Georgetown area since 1985. They understand your roofing needs and provide high quality workmanship and peace of mind. Craft roofing owner, Tony Craft, has been in the roofing industry since 1979 and is a roofing expert.


Greg Klock
Klock Electric
(512) 837-4704 Phone

Full service electricians providing a range of services including home maintenance, home improvement, and E-Quotes for quick, accurate bids on inspection related electrical repair

Klock’s Electric has been in business since 1980. We are a locally owned and operated business providing electrical services in Central Texas. Over the years we have amassed thousands of satisfied customers, and have won the coveted Super Service Award from Angie’s list the last three years. In addition, both Klocks have backgrounds in home design and art and are able to provide superior lighting design and wiring suggestions to enhance the beauty of your home.


Accurate Leak and Line
(512) 219-5325 Phone

Full service plumbing repair and installation services

Accurate Leak & Line is specialized in the complete slab leak detection of sub-slab residential or commercial water and sewer piping systems. A combination of the best re-piping and relining repair options is offered to residential customers throughout the state. This wide variety of trenchless or traditional solutions allows our clientele to make the best decisions for their home and their pocketbook. Quality workmanship is always provided in a timely manner on all of our residential jobs, big or small. Check out some of our happy clients!

Lanier Plumbing ‎
(512) 450-1673 Phone

Full service plumbing repair and installation services

Lanier Plumbing services all plumbing repairs, sewer lines replacement and water heaters repair and replacement. We are a family owned and operated company servicing Austin, TX and central Texas for over 80 years.


CertaPro Painters
John Bunnell
(512)323-9502 Phone

Full service interior and exterior painting services

CertaPro Painters of Austin, TX is a painting company built on the premise of integrity, honesty, and hard work. Our responsibility is to ensure that the customers are always 100% satisfied with our painting services. We seek to minimize every possible inconvenience to our customers by arriving promptly, keeping you informed throughout the painting project, delivering what we promise, remaining honest when give pricing estimates, and guaranteeing our high quality level of work.


South Austin Irrigation, LLC
Matt Sorenson
Irrigation Specialist
(512) 534-7449 Phone

South Austin Irrigation specializes in dozens of sprinkler maintenance and repair services all over Austin, TX.

We excel at commercial and residential sprinkler system repairs, installation, and service. We are a Licensed Irrigator by the state of Texas. We take tremendous pride in our workmanship, reliability and communication. Our client’s feedback consistently reflects the fact that we make certain that our client’s needs have been met. South Austin Irrigation has a dedication to excellent service and professionalism.

Disclaimer: The Gardner Group recommends you always get more than one quote for any service you may need.  The vendors listed on this site are companies our customers and clients have recommended to us or that we have had personal experience using.  All information on vendors was provided by the vendor or is copied from each vendors respective website.
The Gardner Group takes no compensation from any vendor and assumes no liability or responsibility for your use of their services.  The Gardner Group makes no warranty, express or implied, regarding the qualification or suitability of any vendor listed for a particular use and cannot be held liable or responsible for the performance of any vendor.  We recommend you to compare the prices and services offered by these vendors with others of your own choosing. You should always investigate fully any vendor or contractor you decide to use to determine if they are qualified, licensed, bonded and/or insured for the purpose for which you hire them to your own satisfaction.
Thank you,
The Gardner Group, Inc.