Arvidson Pools & Spas celebrated 60 years in business in 2018. It was certainly a banner year with numerous awards won, store renovations, anniversary events, and prize giveaways.
As we close the book on this year and look ahead to 2019, we pause to thank our loyal customers and to recommit ourselves to excellence in service, support and “making your life better at home.”
It was a great year and we’d like to share some of the highlights with you:
- Received the 2018 Pool Builder of the Year from Pool & Spa News.
- Named “Best of the Fox” for the 5th year in a row.
- Received 2018 APSP (Association of Pool & Spa Professionals) Superior Service Award two years in a row.
- Awarded the 2018 APSP Gold Standard of Excellence Design Award for six pool projects.
- Received Honorable Mention as “Cutest Truck Wrap” in 2018 Aqua Magazine Truck and Van Contest.
- Completed an extensive remodeling project at our Palatine location which increased the square footage of retail space and added a new Mood Room & Changing Room.
- Installed new, large digital signs at all three store locations.
- Released a new 60th Anniversary logo and hosted Anniversary Events throughout the year.
- Sponsored the Diamond Anniversary Hot Tub Promotion and “gave back” to three lucky hot tub buyers in 2018. ____ was the Grand Prize Winner of $5,000 cash. ____ was the winner of ___. ______was the winner of a six-month supply of SpaGuard chemicals along with luxury robes and towels.
- Hosted our 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer promotion which included pet adoptions and a raffle drawing at each of our stores and has generated over $4,500 overall to area animal shelters.
- Offered Pool Opening & Pool Closing Schools for area pool owners in the spring and fall.
- Completed our 60th year of building luxurious pools, providing water care advice and solutions, servicing customers’ pools and hot tubs, and living our tagline of “making your life better at home.”
Grand Prize – Diana O’Connor
1st Prize – Jason Mannon
2nd Price – Ken Olson
Special Thanks to Our 60th Anniversary Sponsors
Thank you to our industry partners who have been with us through the years and who provided additional support in recognition of this milestone anniversary: