Pool Scouts In The News

As we begin to expand across the nation, Pool Scouts has been making headlines with our stellar pool maintenance services and fast-growing business. Check out a sample of the latest press here.

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Press Highlights

Scouting Positivity

Hear from Pool Scouts president Michael Wagner on the importance of over-communicating with franchisees during COVID-19, including how they should communicate with their pool technicians and customers. Read More

Pool Scouts on Bluffton News

Hear from Pool Scouts of the Lowcountry franchise owner Ray Marinaccio on why he decided to make the change from being a prosecutor in New York City to becoming a Pool Scouts owner.

Importance of Education During Water Safety Month in May

With May marking the start of National Water Safety Month, a campaign created by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals to raise awareness about water safety, Pool Scouts is working to provide education to swimmers around the country. Read More

Charlotte Ranks Among Top 5 Best Places to Start a Business, New Franchises Available

Because of the business climate in Charlotte, Buzz Franchise Brands is looking to expand its residential cleaning franchise Home Clean Heroes, and pool service franchise Pool Scouts into the Charlotte area. Read More

Multi-Brand Franchisors Think Strategically to Maximize ROI

“Private equity companies are beginning to realize that franchises can deliver a steady volume of recurring revenue, so things really came to a steam in 2018,” says Kevin Wilson, CEO of Buzz Franchise Brands, which has Pool Scouts and Home Clean Heroes under its umbrella. Read More

Regional Franchise Market Ripe for Growth

Service-to-home franchises have been on the rise in 2018, and industry experts say the interest, from both franchisees and customers, will continue into 2019, even with predictions of a shallow recession. Read More

Virginia Pool Company Wants to Expand into Tampa

Pool Scouts is looking to sell four or five franchises in the region to service residential pools. The company currently has franchises in Sarasota and Pensacola and has branches opening soon in Boca Raton, St. Augustine and Ft. Lauderdale. They also operate in some northern states. Read More

Scouting it Out

Tiffiny Consoli wasn’t looking to go into the pool business. She was just looking to own a business, any business, that made sense. “I didn’t have one thing I was particularity good at or knew I wanted to make bagels every day,” she says. “It wasn’t like that. I wanted to have a business.” Read More

Pool Company eyes Butler County for Expansion

A pool cleaning and maintenance company is looking to Butler County to establish its first Ohio locations. Pool Scouts, which opened locations in North Carolina, Virginia and Texas since forming in January, provides pool cleaning, maintenance and minor repair services “using the latest technology and the most thorough processes,” according to the company. Read More

Pool Scouts Looking to Expand in Greer Area

Pool Scouts, a Virginia-based company, is looking for a franchisee in the Greer area. “One territory is around the Spartanburg-Greenville area,” said Pool Scouts President Michael Wagner. “It’s really one franchisee that we’re looking that would target that market.” Read More

Pool Franchise Dives into North Texas, Promising Professionalism

Michael Wagner wanted to grow Pool Scouts, his new pool franchise, in an area with a high density of swimming pools, high income and fast growth. Wagner, the president of Buzz Franchise Brands, based in Virginia Beach, Va., saw huge opportunity to grow the burgeoning business in an increasingly fragmented industry. He estimates there are 56,000 different pool maintenance companies nationwide, most of them mom and pops. Read More

Pool Scouts Launches First Franchise Location

Virginia Beach, Va.-based Pool Scouts has signed its first franchisees. The very first location of the pool cleaning and maintenance business opened Aug. 1 in Raleigh, N.C., under the management of Tiffiny Consoli. “We’re very happy to have her as our pioneer franchisee,” said Chris Bushey, director of operations at Pool Scouts. “We’re anticipating that she’ll do great things in that Raleigh market.” Read More

11 Hot Franchises for the Summer

If you’re a homeowner who’s lucky enough to have a swimming pool, you have the luxury of taking a cool dip when the heat becomes oppressive. Unfortunately, you also have to clean the thing. Luckily, there’s Pool Scouts swimming pool, which offers residential swimming pool cleaning and maintenance. Read More

The pool service segment has gained another franchise with aspirations to go national. Virginia Beach, Va.-based Buzz Franchise Brands, parent company to Mosquito Joe pest-control services, recently launched Pool Scouts pool service. The first location opened in Virginia Beach at the start of 2016 and was set up through the acquisition of a construction company’s service division. Pool Scouts will revolve around the cleaning and maintenance of residential pools. “That’s kind of where our sweet spot is,” said Michael Wagner, president of Pool Scouts. “We do some small repairs and we’ll likely do some commercial pools. But, really, our focus area is on single-family residents with pools in their backyards.” Read More

After Growing Mosquito Joe to Over 210 Locations in Three Years, Buzz Franchise Brands Launches New Pool Service Franchise, Pool Scouts

Pool Scouts was created on the same principle as Mosquito Joe, one of the nation’s fastest growing franchises as named by Entrepreneur Magazine, and the leader in the mosquito elimination business: Customer satisfaction first. Read more

Buzz Franchise Brands Launches New Pool Service Franchise, Pool Scouts

Pool ownership is a dream for countless people. In fact, more than 10 million U.S. homes have made that dream already come true for many. However, according to MarketResearch.com, there are 50,929 pool service businesses providing a disjointed customer experience that varies drastically from market to market, and sometimes block to block. Enter Pool Scouts ServiceRead More