America's Swimming Pool Company Ranked on Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

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Award-winning pool service franchise announces ranking in Entrepreneur’s annual Franchise 500® list

It’s so rewarding to see our franchise owners be recognized for their hard work to provide consumers with safe and superior services during these unprecedented times.

ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company, ( a national swimming pool service franchise, recently ranked No. 150 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®. Over its 42 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever.

“We are thrilled to have continued success throughout the past year despite the difficulties many experienced at the hands of the pandemic,” said Stewart C. Vernon, founder and COO of America’s Swimming Pool Company. “It’s so rewarding to see our franchise owners be recognized for their hard work to provide consumers with safe and superior services during these unprecedented times.”

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, this year’s list includes 76 maintenance franchises, which is partially due to the fact that many were deemed “essential” businesses and could easily accommodate social distancing and other COVID-19 recommendations. Of these maintenance franchises, ASP stood out and ranked No. 1 in the Pool Maintenance category for the 7th consecutive year. When faced with the challenge of how to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASP continued to make all decisions by keeping every individual franchisee in-mind while simultaneously navigating the pandemic and its guidelines. The brand provided access to resources and information to help franchise owners maintain a smooth and successful operation, which was crucial to the company’s success in 2020.

“2020 was a challenging year for everyone, but it was also a year of unusual opportunity,” says Jason Feifer, Entrepreneur editor-in-chief. “Franchises were able to be nimble and innovative, serving the needs of franchisees and customers in ways that will resonate for many years to come. We believe that, when we eventually look back on this time, we’ll see it as a moment when many brands defined themselves for the future.”

Since 2002, ASP has successfully set a higher standard of performance and stability to what has been a fragmented, unreliable industry. Pool owners choose ASP for affordable, reliable and knowledgeable service they can trust, worry-free. With 115 franchise owners operating in 22 states, the company’s experienced professionals service more than 420 million gallons of water each week.

ASP is currently looking for qualified individuals who are ready to dive into a successful swimming pool service franchise opportunity. The company has regularly been featured as a best franchise to buy and publicly recognized for its leadership, performance, and growth. Franchise opportunities are available in markets throughout the United States. For more information and to find an open ASP market by state, visit or call 855-979-7665.

To view America’s Swimming Pool Company in the full ranking, visit Results can also be seen in the January/February 2021 issue of Entrepreneur.

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About ASP

ASP is the largest swimming pool cleaning, repair, and renovation franchise system in the nation. Founded in 2002 by Stewart C. Vernon, the company is based on the belief that by providing a higher quality pool service at a reasonable price, the brand would raise the industry standards for pool service. In 2005, ASP began franchising and now covers more than 400 cities in 22 states across the nation. For more information on ASP’s swimming pool franchise opportunities, visit For more information on ASP - America's Swimming Pool Company, visit the website or find us on Facebook @asppoolco.

About Authority Brands
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Authority Brands’ companies include nine leading home service franchisors, America's Swimming Pool Company, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, The Cleaning Authority, Homewatch CareGivers, Mister Sparky, Monster Tree Service, Mosquito Squad, One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, and STOP Restoration. Together, these brands provide home services through more than 1,900 territories operated by more than 1,000 franchise owners in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Kenya, and Indonesia. Authority Brands is dedicated to supporting individual franchise owner growth by providing strong marketing, technology, and operational support. See for more information.

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