Lucas Firmin Blog

Swimming Pool Maintenance in Baton Rouge: 4 Tips for Spring

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Feb 21, 2018 11:29:43 AM

We recently had one of the coldest, snowiest, and iciest winters in recent memory, the heat and humidity have returned with a vengeance.  While it still may be a little early to hop back in the pool, it’s never too soon to start thinking about the ever important pool maintenance that keeps your backyard oasis safe and comfortable.  Between the holidays and unseasonably cold (even for winter) weather it’s easy for your pool’s maintenance to take a back seat to more seasonal obligations.  As the temperatures, and subsequent humidity, continue to increase it’ll soon be time to listen to LSU baseball games as you dip your feet.  This makes right now the right time to have a professional come out and conduct an inspection as well as a seasonal start-up maintenance.  These procedures ensure that nothing happened during your pool’s downtime and it is ready for another full spring and summer of fun. 

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

Comparing Shotcrete to Fiberglass: What’s Best for Your Baton Rouge Pool?

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Feb 15, 2018 11:54:35 AM

Paper or plastic, mustard or mayonnaise, cat person or dog person.  We all have different preferences for a number of different things.  While most of these are based on our opinions, when it comes to building your in-ground pool in Baton Rouge, some options have more tangible benefits than others. The main one being what your pool is actually made of. 

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Topics: Shotcrete

In-Ground Pool Builder in Baton Rouge: 6 Pool Accessories You Need [Infographic]

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Jan 29, 2018 10:24:00 AM

When it comes to your pool the amount of fun you can have is endless. Whether you are relaxing, playing, or entertaining there are also a lot of options when it comes to pool accessories.  If you're looking for a few ways to add to your pool, here are a few things that you need. 

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Topics: Accessories

Baton Rouge Pool Inspection: When and Why You Need One

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Jan 26, 2018 11:47:03 AM

When you are shopping for a new home there are many things that you’ll on your mind and on your wish list.  Location, schools, architecture, size, and design are common and obvious factors that go into your decision making process.  Another item, especially in south Louisiana, that is making its way onto many home buyers’ radar is a swimming pool.  Whether it’s a yard that is conducive to designing and building their own, or finding a house that already has a pool, there are several things to consider; especially for the latter.

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Topics: Inspection

Baton Rouge Pool Maintenance: Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Jan 19, 2018 12:23:28 PM

Winter in south Louisiana may be hard to notice at times, but it does tend to give us a break from the stifling heat and smothering humidity.  It is also a time of the year when our air conditioners, and thankfully our wallets get a break from sky high energy bills.  However, as a pool owner you are very familiar with the amount of power it takes to keep your pool clean, safe, and operating; the good news is that the winter months should also provide some relief in this area as well.  Here are a few tips that can help to keep the energy costs associated with your pool down, while making sure it stays clean and ready for the warmer temperatures right around the corner.

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