Whether it's an historic drought or major flooding from record rains, it seems the swimming pool industry is struggling to combat the effects of the weather.

But in this edition of Top 50 Builder Bites — our weekly podcast series on the biggest issues the industry faces today — we talk to 2015 Top 5 Builder No. 45, Arkansas-based Burton Pools CEO David Burton who reflects on the recent floods that have impacted his region and how his company has come up with creative ways to make up for lost retail sales, and delayed construction and conflicting schedules.

“Its easy I guess to dwell on the negatives of these things but you gotta do your best to turn them into a positive.”

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