Homeowners Rush to Buy Backyard Pools as They Face Summer of Social Distancing
June 5, 2020
First it was bikes, now it’s pools - Americans can’t seem to get enough of the things that help them spend time outside. With summer camps, beaches, and community pools closed, there’s a run on backyard pools. Steven Metz, who owns Central Jersey Pools, says sales have tripled this season and for the first time ever in his 63 years of business, he’s completely sold out. We spoke to a New Jersey mom of four who is lucky enough to have an in-ground pool, since her kids’ summer camp is closed.