More stories about Lumberyards

  • Holding the Line

    Since the Top 50 Builders list debuted nearly a decade ago, the industry has seen historic highs and lows.

  • Bright Spots

    The key pool market of Phoenix is finally seeing a glimmer of improvement, with builders across the area reporting increases from 12- to 15 percent over last year’s dismal spring.

  • Playing It Safe

    Ask Joe Jackson about his customers’ interest in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, and he’ll answer frankly.

  • The Big Time

    The commercial market is very alluring. With higher price points and already-in-place financing, commercial work can mean a company gets to avoid the all-too-common headaches of residential jobs.

  • Sunshine State?

    It’s only the beginning, but Florida pool builders think there might be reason for optimism

  • Dropping Bombs

    Ken McKenna hasn’t raised prices in three years. If anything, he’s dropped them to compete

  • Cutting Corners

    Photo illustration by Denise BakerJim Kuenzi has seen how new-pool prices have dropped, and he’s had enough.

  • Top 50 Builders Issue Correction

    In the Top 50 Builders Issue of Pool & Spa News ( August 28, 2009), data for Anthony & Sylvan was reported incorrectly.

  • Home Economics

    In a good year, Tower Park Construction in Twinsburg, Ohio, builds about two dozen homes.

  • Branching Out

    With sales from new construction taking a dive, many builders turned their attentions to the commercial and remodeling sectors.