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Baton Rouge Home Pools: A Beginner's Guide to Choosing a Pool Contractor

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Sep 21, 2021 9:10:00 AM

Adding a pool to your property? Deciding who to hire can be overwhelming. Choosing the right pool contractor can give you a pool that will last for years to come. However, hiring the wrong contractor can result in problems with the install and the overall quality of your pool.

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Baton Rouge Home Pools: 5 Considerations Before Your Build a Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Sep 16, 2021 10:04:00 AM

If you've been thinking about building a pool for your home, there are more things to consider than sunny afternoons and summer memories that you’re sure to enjoy. Owning a pool is a lot of fun but also comes with many responsibilities. These duties will keep your pool safe, healthy, and enjoyable for years to come while protecting your investment at the same time. You also want to be sure that having a pool is everything that you think it will be. To help you make sure that you make the best decision, here are five things to think about as you plan to build your backyard oasis.

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Baton Rouge Pool Inspection: When and Why You Need One

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Sep 13, 2021 9:36:10 AM

When you are shopping for a new home there are many things that you’ll have 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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3 Pool Maintenance Checks for Summer [Infographic]

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Jun 28, 2021 12:39:09 PM

Keeping your pool's water safe and clean is a top priority, especially in the summer months.  Regular pool maintenance becomes more important when swimming activity increases.  While this may sound like more work, it is actually quite simple to keep your pool's water and systems safe and clean this summer and throughout the year.  With frequent testing of the water's pH and chemicals, keeping the pool clear of debris, and having a clean filter will help to ensure a fun and healthy summer!

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

Water Features for Your Gunite Pool [Infographic]

Posted by Lucas Firmin on May 21, 2021 4:32:45 PM

Adding water features to your gunite pool can add dramatic changes in your pool’s appearance as well as create a calming and appealing ambiance.  The type of water feature you add to your pool is a personal choice based on how you want your pool to feel and function.  Here are four features that we commonly see added when building a pool.  

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Topics: Pool Customization, Gunite Pools, Water Features