ASP & Me: A Good Fit?

If you have ever sat down and wondered about how to start a pool cleaning service, we have the answer. Start a franchise with ASP! ASP realizes that franchising is not for everyone, but why reinvent the wheel when you can instead acquire…

Swimming: The Funnest Sport There Is?

SwimToday is a marketing campaign aimed at getting more families involved with and loving swimming as a sport. When choosing a competitive sport for kids to participate in, 80 percent of parents overlook swimming even though in the 2014 State…

Indoor Pools: The Impossible Dream?

I remember as a kid watching the classic movie, “Annie,” and thinking how lucky she was-not to be living with a billionaire or to be adopted, but that she got to go to a house that had an indoor swimming pool. At that point in my life…

Pool Maintenance Franchise

Perhaps, you are concerned about your financial future and considering starting a small business venture. One lucrative business idea is a pool maintenance business. People simply love their pools, and even those who don’t are reluctant…

Why Owning a Small Business Franchise is a Good Idea

In today’s economy, many people are turning to small business franchise opportunities to either supplement current income or replace their current jobs all together. What is it that is so attractive about owning a small business franchise? For…

Starting a Pool Maintenance Franchise

There are close to 4 million private and commercial swimming pool owners within the United States. All of them need products and supplies for maintaining their pools. Since there is such a huge demand for pool equipment and resources a person…

Myths about Franchising a Pool Company

There are many misconceptions out there when it comes to a swimming pool franchise opportunity. ASP, America’s Swimming Pool Company wants to address five of those misconceptions for you, and help you see if this is an opportunity for you. …

ASP and You Can Make Your Pool Dreams Come True

On the cold days of winter, like I suspect many other Americans do, I find myself curled up watching movies in the warmth of my home. Today was no different, and I sat down with my kids to watch Disney's Cinderella. As the movie begins, Cinderella…

Indoor Swimming Pools and Physical Therapy

The market for physical therapy products is booming, and will continue to grow, as the population advances in age. There is an untapped potential in the indoor swimming pool market for meeting this need. Therapy pools and spas are a growing…

2015 - A Year to Celebrate

  As we kick off the New Year, ASP has several things to celebrate and be thankful for. First, we are an ever-growing pool maintenance franchise company. As of the date of this writing, ASP franchises are in 18 states with 178 locations…

State of the Business

2015 kicked off to a good start at the annual ASP pools franchise owners meeting in January. Franchise owners from across the nation gathered in Atlanta to discuss how ASP is doing as a whole, how individual pools franchises are doing,…

Annual Owners Meeting 2015

ASP held our annual pool services franchise owners meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Every year the meetings are well attended, and this year was no exception. We had the privilege of hearing from founder and CEO Stewart Vernon, who taught about…