Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa, a national franchise with nearly 270 locations across the Southeastern U.S. and Texas, will open a location in northwest Austin on RM 620 and Anderson Mill Road. The business will provide pool care, supplies and service. (Grace Dickens/Community Impact)
Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa, a full-service pool repair and supply store, will open its doors in late fall, at 11521 N. RM 620, Ste. 600, Austin. The store is located in the HEB Shopping Center at the intersection of RM 620 and Anderson Mill Road.
Joe Pruett, the owner of the franchise location in Austin and US Air Force veteran, gained experience in servicing pools, doing repairs, and selling products, before opening the business.
In addition to pool supply retail, Pinch A Penny offers ongoing maintenance and repair services, like water testing and pool service, as well as pool renovations, leak detection, pressure washing, and landscape lighting. 512-766-7455. www.pinchapenny.com
Sumaiya Malik covers Northwest Austin with Williamson County as her beat at Community Impact. She completed a masters in journalism and media from the University of Texas at Austin in Spring 2022. Previously, her work has appeared in the Austin American Statesman, Austin Chronicle, Tribeza, Austonia, Austin Monitor, Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine and Edible Austin. She writes web and print stories including business and restaurant profiles, government, city news and area transportation. She is also the co-founder of Austin Arts and Drama Initiative.