Navigating The Franchise Disclosure Document

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Investing in a franchise is no easy decision and one you shouldn’t take lightly. Sure, franchising is a smart way to be your own boss without having to go it alone. But there is a lot of information to navigate to ensure you’re choosing the franchise that’s right for you. Once you have decided to … Continue reading Navigating The Franchise Disclosure Document

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How the Realities of Pool Ownership Fosters Corporate Responsibility

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Almost four years ago I stepped into the role of Marketing Manager for Pool Scouts. Prior to that, my pool experience peaked back in 1986 when I spent as much time as I could in the neighbor’s pool when I was just a wee 10-year-old! Back then, the pool meant one thing, FUN! I couldn’t … Continue reading How the Realities of Pool Ownership Fosters Corporate Responsibility

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Pool Scouts Named One of Entrepreneur’s Top 100 New Franchises – Pool Scouts

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Pool Scouts was recently included in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 Top New Franchise list. Not only did we have the honor of being named for the first time, but we cracked the top 100 coming in at #70! There were more than 1,000 companies that applied for this year’s ranking, and “those that rose to … Continue reading Pool Scouts Named One of Entrepreneur’s Top 100 New Franchises – Pool Scouts

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Pool Scouts Visits the Queen City of Charlotte, NC

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Just three years ago, Pool Scouts opened its doors and launched the brand to the franchising industry. Since then we have grown operations across 9 states and 44 territories! From the start, the goal was to build a pool service franchise that stood out in the crowd of so many small, unremarkable businesses in the … Continue reading Pool Scouts Visits the Queen City of Charlotte, NC

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New Year, New Business

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You’ve heard the age-old phrase, “new year, new you”. For some of us that adage resonates. It’s a brand new year and for many, that means New Year’s resolutions. People pledge to be more present, start a healthier lifestyle, spend more time with family – all to better themselves and their lives. But what about … Continue reading New Year, New Business

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Why Franchising – 5 Advantages to Buying a Franchise

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If you have business ownership on the brain, you may find yourself amidst the battle between whether starting an independent business or buying a franchise is the best option for you. Both paths provide the undeniable pride and hard work of being an entrepreneur, but there are certainly some reasons that many people opt for … Continue reading Why Franchising – 5 Advantages to Buying a Franchise

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A Salute to Our Franchise Owners

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The Pool Scouts’ promise, “Perfect Pools, Scouts Honor” harkens thoughts of a capable, confident and dedicated service. With over a dozen locations nationwide, Pool Scouts owners come from various backgrounds, over 10% of which are veterans having served our country. The Pool Scouts headquarters is based out of Virginia Beach, VA, and as such, we … Continue reading A Salute to Our Franchise Owners

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Getting the Word Out

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Since launching in 2016, Pool Scouts has been gaining traction across the country. With 17 franchisee owners and 39 territories sold, we continue to grow across the United States. But there are still so many who would be well suited for this opportunity and this kind of business! So, we’re getting the word out! We’ve … Continue reading Getting the Word Out

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Green Pool Care Options…Yes, We Said Green!

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In pool care circles, the word “green” is not typically looked upon with much delight. Whenever that word surfaces, it usually means that a colony of algae has taken over the pool—transforming the water from clear blue to murky green. This renders it unswimmable until a sufficient amount of shock can be added to the … Continue reading Green Pool Care Options…Yes, We Said Green!

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Top 5 Pool Industry Service Trends 

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By Dana Robinson Trends are perhaps the only consistent aspect of any given industry. When Americans became more carb conscious two decades ago, restaurants responded in kind with low-carb menu options. And when online shopping began to encroach upon the brick-and-mortar retail game, storeowners were suddenly forced to consider online business plans of their own. … Continue reading Top 5 Pool Industry Service Trends 

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