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Swimming Pool Contractors, Supplies, & Cleaning Services

SIC 1799, 5999, 7389 | NAICS 238990, 453998, 561790

The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Swimming Pool Construction  (view report)
Pool Maintenance & Cleaning Services  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Athletic Business Publications, Inc.
Aqua Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for builders, retailers, distributors, and service providers, with topics covered in the annual "State of the Industry" issue for the builder, retail, and service sectors including sales volume and trends, product mix, units sold, staffing levels, other issues and concerns, and expectations for the year ahead. Current and prior digital editions of the magazine can be viewed online.

Specialty Contractors

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Pool & Hot Tub Alliance
Annual yearbook publication is a comprehensive reference guide for industry professionals and includes an extensive selection of statistical data and insights, with topics covered in the yearbook including market data, product sales, consumer trends, buying decision factors, ownership characteristics, and geographic patterns.

Hanley Wood Business Media
Pool & Spa News
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for contractors, retailers, and service professionals, with special features including the annual "State of the Industry" and "Top 50 Builders" reports. Selected articles from current and archived issues of the magazine categorized by content section (e.g., News, Builders, Retailers, Service, and Products) and publication issue date can be accessed free online.

P.K. Data, Inc.
Pool & Spa Research Library
Comprehensive library of research reports covers all aspects of the industry, including market statistics, sales trends, consumer surveys, and more. "The Residential Pool Service Market" report includes in-depth information on market size, industry growth drivers, and homeowners' use of professional cleaning and maintenance services. Detailed table of contents for each publication can be viewed free online.

Swimming Pool Equipment and Maintenance Products
Market research study provides in-depth analysis of the equipment and maintenance products market sector, with topics covered in the study including market size and growth, factors affecting market growth, technological innovations, employment opportunities in the equipment and maintenance products market, and company profiles. Summary abstract and detailed table of contents can be viewed free online.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Swimming Pool Contractors / Supply Stores / Maintenance Services  Search for "238990", "453998", and "561790"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

BizMiner Financial Analysis Reports
Swimming Pool Contractors / Supply Stores / Maintenance Services  Search for "238990", "453998", and "561790"
Five-year comparative income statement provides salaries, wages, and officer compensation in both dollars and as a percentage of sales for firms in this sector, with reports available by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level. Sample national and local reports can be downloaded and viewed online.

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Business Valuation Resources

Pool Route Brokers
Own Your Own Business
Business broker article discusses factors to consider in buying or selling a pool service route business, and includes insights and data on income, fees, and operating expenses. All information is available free online.

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