by Abbey Pettis, 3rd generation Pettis Pools & Patio family member in the business As a Pettis family member, I grew up knowing I could always come home from the hottest, longest day of school and forget everything with a jump in my backyard pool! My younger sister and I had it pretty good; we  Read More

My mother, Erma Pettis, was born in Dunkirk, NY on a wintery Friday morning the last day of February, 1930. She liked to tell the story of my grandmother telling her that a factory whistle blew just as she was making her way into the world. Maybe this explains why my mother was the hardest  Read More

Pettis Pools & Patio Holds “50 Days of Giveaways”During Our 50th Anniversary Contest features over $17,000 in Prizes Pettis Pools & Patio turns 50 this year, and to celebrate Pettis will be holding “50 Days of Giveaways” featuring great pool, spa, patio and sauna items. Beginning on April 1st thru June 19th people may come  Read More

From beginnings as a “summer business” for two teachers to the top-rated pool company in the area Pettis Pools & Patio turns 50 this year, and there will be deals, giveaways and celebrating all year long. Things kickoff with early buy specials and a $50 Pettis Fun Pass with the purchase of any pool, spa  Read More

Larry & Erma Pettis founded Pettis Pools & Patio back in 1962 after reading an ad in the business classified section looking for Fox inground pool distributors. I’m proud to say we still are building Fox pools 49 years later! Sadly, Larry passed away in 2003 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s but Erma still  Read More

It takes so many great people working hard behind the scenes to keep our business humming along. Here are some recent thoughts I had upon meeting one of our long-distance truck drivers a few mornings ago. A full truckload of spas, carried to Rochester from Phoenix. I watched as the big white eighteen-wheeler sat in  Read More

This is the first in an occasional series of posts that highlights some of the people and stories from “behind the scenes” here at Pettis Pools & Patio.At Pettis Pools & Patio, you never know what’s going to happen—including love! Jeff Ames had been working at Pettis Pools & Patio heading service crews and also  Read More