Now expanding in Arizona and Texas

Turnkey franchise locations available! $2M AUV*

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Join Pinch A Penny, America’s Largest
Swimming Pool Retail, Service and
Repair Franchise

Take Control of
Your Future

Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa is expanding its franchise system of more than 290 locations throughout the Southeast, Arizona, and Texas.







Own a profitable business.
Balance work and family.

With more than 48 years of sales growth and an average store revenue of $2 million1, Pinch A Penny franchise owners enjoy running a profitable business they love while maintaining a balance between work and family.

What You Get with Pinch A Penny

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Multiple Streams of Revenue

Pinch A Penny’s proven, turnkey business model includes a powerful combination of retail, pool cleaning and an array of backyard services.

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Turnkey Business Model

From site location to lease negotiation, construction of your store and marketing, we’ve got you covered all the way to your first customer and beyond so you can concentrate on taking care of your customers.

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Industry-Leading Expertise

Pinch A Penny’s training program will teach you what you need to know so you can help pool owners with everything from keeping chemicals in balance to leak detection to choosing the right heater. 90% of franchisees had little to no pool experience before joining Pinch A Penny.

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Year-Round Business

The need to maintain pools all year long ensures Pinch A Penny locations stay busy year-round, not just during the summer. Our backyard services also bring in a lot of business in the cooler months.

“The opportunities that Pinch A Penny offers franchisees are absolutely amazing.”

Kristie Martin
Franchise Owner


Today, we have family-owned franchises and sell family fun to the community.

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Pinch A Penny Is a Great Investment

Pinch A Penny’s proven, turnkey business model works. Entrepreneur magazine has ranked Pinch A Penny on its prestigious “Franchise 500” list for three consecutive years. Franchise Business Review has named Pinch A Penny among the “Top Franchises for Veterans,” “Top Franchises for Women,” “Best Second Career Franchise Opportunities” and “Best Recession-Proof Businesses to Start in 2021.”

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Pinch A Penny is so confident in the business model and the franchisees who join our family, that we offer in-house financing to help launch new locations. Qualified candidates enjoy competitive interest rates, great terms, no fees and no waiting.

“The best decision I ever made!”

Mike Stevens

Franchise Owner

A Top 50
Recession-Proof Franchise

- Franchise Business Review

Join the leader in an industry of 10.4 million pools (and counting)2

There are 10.4 million residential swimming pools in the U.S., so there is plenty of space for new Pinch A Penny owners to join the growing swimming pool industry, worth an estimated $15 billion.3 Pinch A Penny is currently seeking new franchise owners in Texas and throughout the Southeast.

Because Pinch A Penny provides essential products and services that keep water safe and clean, the locations thrive in every economy. That’s why Pinch A Penny was named one of Franchise Business Review’s “Top 50 Recession-Proof Franchises.”

Lisa Ifland
Franchise Owner

Build the life you want for you and your family.

Our franchise owners work regular hours and do not have to travel. Many Pinch A Penny locations are truly family businesses, where parents and kids have the opportunity to work together in a fun, family-friendly environment.

Owning a swimming pool franchise allows you to build the life you want for you and your family in a business that you truly enjoy. Invest in yourself and your family’s future with Pinch A Penny.

We’ve Perfected the Formula

Pinch A Penny maintains just the right balance for a healthy business.

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Multiple Revenue Streams

The year-round business offers retail, pool service and backyard services.

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Proven Business Model

From a single, family-owned business to 290+ locations across the Southeastern U.S. and Texas, we’ve had 48+ years of sales growth.

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Family Friendly

Regular hours, strong corporate support every step of the way and no travel make work-life balance easy. That’s why we are consistently ranked in the Top 10% of most satisfied franchise owners by Franchise Business Review.

1For details on terms and conditions of in-house financing, see FDD. Startup costs range from $480,925 to $814,200 for details see FDD Item 7.

For the year ending December 31, 2023, Pinch A Penny had 284 stores open. Of those stores, 269 have been open at least one year. Of those open at least one year, the average annual gross sales were $2,028,541 and some stores (38%) had annual gross sales that exceeded the average. Your results may differ. There is no assurance that you will do as well. See our 2024 Franchise Disclosure Document for more information.

This advertisement does not constitute an offer of a franchise. An offering of a franchise can only be made by a franchise disclosure document and compliance with any applicable pre-sale registration and/or disclosure requirements in certain jurisdictions. This advertisement has not been reviewed by the California Department of Business Oversight nor by any other federal or state governmental agency.

3U.S. Residential Swimming Pool Market Report by PKdata

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