Builder Stories Podcast Hosted by Eric Fortenberry
Episode 10

Keep Moving ForwardWith Jason Varney of Dock & Deck and Tennessee Pool & Spa

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Jason Varney owner of both DOCK & DECK and Tennessee Pool and Spa in Knoxville, Tennessee, does complete backyard projects that range from $750,000 to $1 million. What started as one company has grown into two as he brought his sons into the business. Jason talks about pivoting during an economic downturn, knowing your overhead costs, participating in TV shows, and modernizing his business processes.

Here are a few key takeaways from the discussion with Jason:

  • Working with family members
  • How to’s for hiring employees
  • Managing the scheduling process
  • Hard work leads to industry recognition
  • The importance of legal protection

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  • Visit the DOCK & DECK website here.
  • Visit the Tennessee Pool and Spa here.

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