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Pool Scouts Targeting San Antonio to Round Out Portfolio of Territories in Hot Texas Market

June 16, 2022

Pool Scouts, the 110-plus territory pool cleaning franchise based out of Virginia Beach, is honing in on efforts to grow in Texas. The state has proven to be an excellent market for the brand, which already has franchise operations in Austin, Plano-Frisco, Sugarland, Kingwood, Dallas and Houston. Now, Pool Scouts wants to expand to San […]

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Pool Scouts’ Commitment to Water Safety

May 24, 2022

Did you know that May is Water Safety Month? National Water Safety Month was originally created by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals to raise awareness about water safety and to help everyone have safe, fun experiences in and around the water. Water Safety awareness is an initiative that Pool Scouts cares deeply about. […]

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The Great Franchisee: Kendra and Gerry Garwood, Pool Scouts, Kansas City

May 19, 2022

The Garwoods have been a couple for more than 25-years and have always wanted to open their own business in their hometown of Kansas City. Now, just in time for Summer, they’re jumping in with both feet, opening their first Pool Scouts franchise, which is performing pool maintenance and cleaning in 53 territories in the U.S. 1851: What did […]

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The Great Franchisee: Charlie & Kusuma Hook, Pool Scouts, Hartford, CT

May 15, 2022

It’s true, that most people at Charlie Hook’s age are nearing retirement and can’t wait to sit back, relax and enjoy life; however, when Hook retired recently, he found himself looking for something to do. Now opening the first Pool Scouts location in Hartford, Hook is putting his years of experience in Silicon Valley to work for the […]

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Why This British Swim School Franchisee Decided To Expand With Buzz Franchise Brands and Invest in Pool Scouts

May 11, 2022

Nora Farhat is a shrewd businesswoman with a simple principle when it comes to ownership: “My philosophy is if I’m using a service and there isn’t one in my community, I’ll start it myself,” Farhat said. That’s what has led to her success today, as she is celebrating the recent opening of her new Pool […]

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Why This Franchise Industry Veteran Bought a Pool Scouts Location in Memphis

May 4, 2022

Amanda Evans and her husband, Dennis, are the newest additions to the Pool Scouts family, having purchased the location that serves their home community of Memphis, Tennessee. Early in her career, Amanda spent 10 years at ServiceMaster working in the corporate office in various franchisee support roles. Having worked with so many franchisees and business owners in the […]

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