More stories about Lumberyards

  • Sound Investment

    When Tim Colon restructured his business in 2008, it was done with an eye toward the future.

  • Big Builders Enter Texas

    As the Texas economy largely continues to keep its head above water, more pool companies are looking to open shop there.

  • A Tough Call

    Jeff Ciarrochi had hoped to avoid laying off any employees this year.

  • Naming Their Price

    The industry has made it through another year in the wringer.

  • Winter of Our Discontent

    Among all the talk of a historically tough 2009, and hopes for 2010, one comment continually arises: “It seems like there should be more companies folding,” says Mike Geremia, president of Geremia Pools, a Pool & Spa News Top Builder in Sa

  • New Connecticut Law Raises Licensing Issue

    Connecticut soon will be added to the number of states requiring a specific license for pool builders.

  • Getting the Most

    Variable-speed pumps have come a long way, just ask Ben Honadel.

  • The ’00s

    The decade started out quietly enough. After all, Jan. 1, 2000, wasn’t perceptibly different than Dec. 31, 1999.

  • The ’60s

    The pool industry in the 1960s was like a toddler first learning about the world. It lurched forward on unsteady legs, grasping at everything in its path with a wild rush of energy and enthusiasm.

  • Builders Confront Their Hire Power

    Management at Presidential Pools & Spas recently rehired a handful of employees who were let go when the company was forced to cut overhead.