Don Blankenship is the owner and operator of Free Pools of Ohio, headquartered in Mt. Vernon,  OH. This is a highly regarded pool construction company in Knox County.

Don is a certified General Contractor who went to school for general contracting. He continued his training in pool construction on the job.

Some of the services Free Pools of Ohio provides include: pool construction.

When it comes to providing expert pool construction services, nothing takes the place of experience. Don began working in pool construction 55 years ago and started Free Pools of Ohio in 1978.

One of Free Pools of Ohio’s  goals is to provide their Knox County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose Free Pools of Ohio for pool construction because of their quality service, excellent reputation, and the fact that they use the best high-end products. They stay busy with referrals from satisfied customers..

The result, one of the most successful pool construction companies in Mt. Vernon!  

What do their customers think?

One fan of the company publicly wrote, “The owner is very knowledgeable and takes the time to explain how and when to do proper maintenance on the pool. All around nice older gentleman. I’m glad I stopped in.” – Russ Randall

Another fan of the Free Pools of Ohio publicly wrote, “This is one of the best Swimming Pool Contractor in Mt Vernon, OH area. Recommend!” – Amanda Broussard

Having owner operated experts, like Don providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Mt. Vernon and Knox County, OH.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Don Blankenship that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Don for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need pool construction service? Give Free Pools of Ohio an opportunity by visiting them at 555 Harcourt Rd., Mt. Vernon or by calling them at 740-393-7665.

In addition to running a successful pool construction business, Don helps people in need and supports his local church..


So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Don Blankenship, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Knox County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of OH and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.


Well done Don Blankenship!


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