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Buying a franchise and becoming a business owner is a major decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. We encourage you to do all the research you can - exploring our website, reading articles, talking to franchise professionals. Our blog covers a variety of topics related to franchising and business ownership, and we hope you will find it a valuable tool for your exploratory process. You can search by category or simply scan the latest articles.

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New Year, New Business

January 11, 2019

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 […]

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Why Franchising – 5 Advantages to Buying a Franchise

December 3, 2018

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 […]

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A Salute to Our Franchise Owners

November 12, 2018

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 […]

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Getting the Word Out

October 11, 2018

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 […]

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Green Pool Care Options…Yes, We Said Green!

August 1, 2018

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 […]

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Top 5 Pool Industry Service Trends 

June 5, 2018

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. […]

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