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His Handi Works: Thriving in Cleaning Services

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“I appreciate PlanHub because it simplifies the bidding process for construction companies that request our services. It provides easy access to the drawings and information I need to deliver a professional bid.” Mark Lori, His Handy Works



His Handy Works is a well-established commercial cleaning company with a commendable history of 14 years in the industry. Under the capable leadership of Mark Lori, who holds the position of General Manager, the company has thrived and made its mark in Tyler, Texas. His Handy Works prides itself on offering a comprehensive range of commercial cleaning services, including specialized expertise in floor care, carpet extraction and cleaning, window cleaning, pressure washing, and a myriad of other janitorial services tailored to meet the needs of commercial projects. This extensive experience and commitment to excellence have solidified His Handy Works as a trusted and reputable name in the cleaning industry.


  • Labor Shortage in the Industry
  • Lead Generation
  • Competing in the Construction Cleaning Market


  • Fostering Employee Loyalty
  • Broadening Lead Sources
  • Value-added Services


  • Improved Employee Retention
  • Increased Lead Opportunities
  • Competitive Advantage



As General Manager, Mark Lori brings an impressive 14 years of experience to the helm of His Handy Works. His dedication and leadership have been pivotal in the company’s growth and success. His commitment to providing top-notch services and staying ahead of industry trends have allowed His Handy Works to survive and thrive in a competitive market. With its base in Tyler, Texas, the company has become a cornerstone of the community, serving as a reliable partner for businesses seeking professional and specialized cleaning solutions. Under Mark Lori’s guidance, His Handy Works continues to excel and expand, ensuring that their clients receive nothing less than the highest quality service.

Amidst Mark Lori’s astute leadership, His Handy Works has faced its fair share of challenges in the highly competitive commercial cleaning industry.

“Finding good help is an ongoing problem,” said Mark Lori.

His Handy Works faces a significant hurdle due to a labor shortage in the construction cleaning industry. This sector’s unique demands, distinct from conventional janitorial work, require specialized skills and expertise.

Consequently, finding and retaining skilled and reliable labor remains an ongoing challenge for the company. Meeting the specific requirements of each construction project necessitates a team well-versed in industry intricacies, making it imperative to address this labor shortage effectively.

While His Handy Works maintains collaborative relationships with several construction companies, securing new leads and project opportunities presents a formidable challenge. While beneficial, relying solely on referrals and incoming bids can limit growth potential. The company actively seeks and secures new leads to sustain and expand its operations. This challenge underscores the need for a diversified approach to lead generation, ensuring a steady stream of prospects beyond their existing network.

The competitive landscape of the construction cleaning market poses a unique set of challenges. To thrive, His Handy Works must craft a compelling value proposition that sets them apart from competitors while simultaneously offering competitive pricing. This dual challenge requires a delicate balance between demonstrating exceptional service quality and ensuring cost-effectiveness. Effective competition hinges on the company’s ability to establish a distinct identity in the eyes of potential clients while maintaining a competitive edge in terms of pricing and service excellence.

In response to these challenges, His Handy Works has implemented several strategic solutions.



“We do have a pretty good retention of our employees, and our pricing is very competitive,”said Mark Lori.

His Handy Works has effectively addressed the labor shortage by strongly emphasizing employee retention. Through this commitment, they’ve succeeded in retaining some employees for over five years, resulting in a stable and highly experienced workforce. This loyalty mitigates industry-wide labor challenges and significantly enhances service quality and consistency.

Recognizing the need to expand beyond conventional lead generation methods, His Handy Works has proactively diversified its lead sources. In addition to referrals and incoming bids, the company actively seeks new leads through online platforms like PlanHub. This strategic diversification of lead generation channels ensures a steady influx of potential projects, positioning them for sustained growth.

To establish a distinctive presence in the competitive construction cleaning market, His Handy Works offers value-added services. This includes comprehensive glass cleaning, both on the interior and exterior, and specialized equipment training for tasks like scissor lifts and boom lifts. These services enhance the company’s appeal and provide clients an integrated solution, setting them apart as a versatile and sought-after service provider.

These strategic solutions have yielded significant results.



His Handy Works’ focus on employee loyalty has resulted in remarkable improvements in retention. Some team members have remained committed to the company for over five years, fostering a stable and cohesive workforce. This stability bolsters the company’s resilience in labor shortages and contributes to service consistency and excellence.

His Handy Works’ proactive approach to diversifying lead sources, mainly through platforms like PlanHub, has yielded impressive results. The company has experienced a surge in project opportunities, allowing for potential business expansion. Actively seeking new leads has broadened their project portfolio, enhancing growth prospects.

“If the customer has been using PlanHub for a long time, they usually send me an invitation and then give me the link to go to PlanHub,” said Mark Lori.

By offering value-added services while maintaining competitive pricing, His Handy Works has gained a significant competitive advantage in the construction cleaning market. Their ability to perform specialized tasks and operate specialized equipment sets them apart, enabling them to secure valuable contracts and solidify their reputation as a top-tier service provider.

In conclusion, these strategic initiatives have positioned His Handy Works for continued growth and success in the construction cleaning industry.

His Handy Works, led by General Manager Mark Lori, has triumphed over the challenges of the commercial cleaning industry. Their focus on employee retention, diversified lead generation, and value-added services has positioned them as a formidable player in construction cleaning. Even amidst labor shortages, their commitment to retaining employees underscores their dedication to excellence. This strategic approach, coupled with platforms like PlanHub, has expanded their project opportunities and cemented their reputation as a premier service provider in the market.

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