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Lyon Financial has access to multiple programs. Unlike the majority of pool loan programs designed to advantage the lender, Lyon Financial represents the most uniquely flexible financing possible with extended terms and new lower rates. We are able to access a variety of pool financing programs because we continue to adapt to the economic realities of our clients.

Arizona Pool Life: An Oasis in the Desert

Arizona Pool Life: An Oasis in the Desert Arizona is a state made for swimming pools! Because of its invariably hot and arid climate, a pool has become a fixture of the state’s lifestyle. Yuma, Phoenix, and Tucson are ranked first, second, and sixth, respectively, on the list of the world’s 10 sunniest cities, based…

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Spotlight on Las Vegas Pools

Spotlight on Las Vegas Pools With its arid climate, it’s no surprise that Nevada is ranked third nationwide as a “pool-loving” state by Porch, behind only Arizona and Florida. Summer temperatures routinely soar into the 100s in Nevada, the U.S. state that also boasts the most total hours of sunshine and the least amount of…

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Texas Loves Pools, and We Love Texas!

Texas Loves Pools, and We Love Texas! Texas is known for doing big things in big style, and pools are no exception in the Lone Star State! Due to the sweltering heat, pools are a necessity of the Texas lifestyle. What better way to cool off than your own backyard oasis, surrounded by the lush,…

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Why Choose Lyon Financial?

Why Choose Lyon Financial? The decision to add a pool to your home is a big one. Many demanding choices have to be made throughout the process. While it’s fun to make decisions regarding your pool shape, tile finishes, and choosing between a diving board or a slide, many homeowners understandably dread the financial undertaking…

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Pool Safety for Pets

Pool Safety for Pets Safety is often at the forefront of pool owners’ minds as far as humans are concerned, but what their about pets? An estimated 5,000 family pets drown in backyard swimming pools annually. With awareness and a little prevention, such tragedies can easily be thwarted. Swimming Lessons It may seem simple, but…

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Five 2017 Pool Trends for a Luxurious Backyard Retreat

Five 2017 Pool Trends for a Luxurious Backyard Retreat A pool is the ultimate way to enhance your back yard. The popularity of “staycations” has influenced the way homeowners are looking at pools. No longer an afterthought, pools are becoming a way to personalize their outdoor living experience and obtain serenity and relaxation right at…

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Modern Swimming Pools and Ancient Customs

Modern Swimming Pools and Ancient Customs Our affinity for the water (and affordable pool financing!) has resulted in an increase of all types of swimming pools — recreational, competitive and therapeutic. There are now an estimated 10 million swimming pools in the United States. So why do we love pools so much? Paddling around in…

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Low Interest Rates on Pool Financing in Our New Houston Office

Low Interest Rates on Pool Financing in Our New Houston Office With Texas representing so many customers for Pool Financing we have opened a new branch office in Houston, TX. What better time to also sponsor a car in The Texas Sprint Race April 11th Watch for our #9 car as we race into spring…

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How to Find a Swimming Pool Contractor

How to Find a Swimming Pool Contractor As pool financing specialists we have great insight into good contractors. We even provide the opportunity for them to apply to become “approved” Lyon Financial pool builders. In that process, they are subject to our scrutiny so our clients receive the benefit of a narrowed field from which…

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Top Reasons to Build a Pool This Fall

Top Reasons to Build a Pool This Fall Tan lines, cold drinks, floaties – summer is the only time of year most people consider swimming in, let alone building, a pool. The fall season is usually represented by falling leaves, long sleeves, and the closing and covering of a pool owner’s backyard paradise. But for…

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What Kind of Pool is Right for You?

What Kind of Pool is Right for You? Decisions, decisions. You may at first feel a bit overwhelmed by all the options contemporary pool designs offer, but just breathe deeply. You’ve taken your first and best step to deciding that you want to increase the value of your home and create your own oasis of…

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Why To Provide Excellent Customer Service

Why To Provide Excellent Customer Service The automation that keeps order processes rolling and allows consumers to login to an account and find the status of anything at any hour, is a convenience without which we’d all likely find ourselves lost! Websites providing the answers to frequently asked questions offer the types of information people…

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Tips for Building Your Backyard Oasis

Tips for Building Your Backyard Oasis We are of course in the pool financing business, so can’t imagine life without a sparkling pool! With close to four decades, we have been fortunate to provide individuals and families with the financial means to enjoy the comfort and flexibility of their own backyard vacation. The addition of this…

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Backyard Pools – Bringing Families Together

Backyard Pools – Bringing Families Together Providing families the means to install a backyard pool is our livelihood. We love what we do because we know how pools add to the quality of life of each and every family we support. We have numerous reasons why you’ll wonder how you ever did without one –…

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New Pool Trends for 2016

New Pool Trends for 2016 Today’s backyard swimming pools can be built to conform to the confines of your backyard space for a quiet and classic look, or to make the pool equivalent of a bold fashion statement. As the use of plastics revolutionized manufacturing, pool trends for 2016 offer some unique looks because of…

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How to Protect Your Pool From The Elements

How to Protect Your Pool from the Elements Like any of your home’s systems or services, you make certain they are properly maintained to comply with warrantees, and ensure they operate safely and cost effectively. There is always something to do when you are a homeowner. You’ve a laundry list of filters to swap, window…

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Pool Types: What Suits Your Style

Pool Types: What Suits Your Style As swimming pool financing specialists, we of course work closely with our customers, in addition to the pool contractors we recommend. We know our customers are supported by genuine professionals who know exactly what they are doing and how to coordinate every effort that goes into a pool installation.…

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Why Choose Lyon Financial

Why Choose Lyon Financial? If you are like many modern day consumers, you want to research and know as much as you can about anyone you want to do business with. We at Lyon Financial try to be as transparent as possible and provide the best possible experiencing for financing your backyard dream. Check out…

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When Choosing a Contractor…

When Choosing a Contractor… When choosing an in-ground pool contractor, there is so much to consider. Let’s start with the most critical factor: making sure you pick the right one! First, check out the contractor. Go into the Better Business Bureau and see how their business is doing. Look at their reviews and see if…

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