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Baton Rouge Swimming Pool Company: What Can You Expect During a Pool Inspection?

Posted by Lucas Firmin on May 13, 2019 2:40:11 PM

Buying a house is exciting.  It can also be stressful.  Deciding where to live, the style of home you want, the schools in the area, and what it means for commute is a lot to process.  One other element of the homebuying process that can often be overlooked is a pool.  Whether a pool is a priority for you, or if the home you’ve decided to make an offer on, has one, it needs the same attention detail that the rest of the property gets.  A crucial and necessary part of buying home is the inspection.  This is the process that identifies any problems or issues with the condition of the home that can affect its value.  If the house you are considering has a pool, it also needs to be inspected.  However, it needs to be inspected by an experienced, expert pool inspector; it should not simply fall under the purview of the home inspector.  Ensuring that the condition the pool’s structure and equipment systems are in proper working order can save you a lot of time and money down the road.  Here is what you can expect during your pool inspection.

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Topics: Pool Inspection

Pool Service in Baton Rouge: 4 Tips and Tricks for Your Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Apr 26, 2019 10:26:15 AM

Life hacks have become a popular blog and YouTube topic.  The theory behind these “hacks” is using common things (cleverly) to make common problems or tasks easier to solve and do.  Whether you are repurposing containers, salvaging iPhone cords, using frozen grapes to keep your wine cold, or just want a simpler way to care for your pool, there’s a hack for that.  Here are four tips that you may not have thought of to keep your pool clean and comfortable this spring and summer.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

In Ground Pool Companies in Baton Rouge: Landscaping Tips for Your Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Mar 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM

As spring approaches with warmer weather and more sunshine, it may be time to exercise your green thumb.  Landscaping is not only an enjoyable hobby that lets you be creative, but it also enhances curb appeal and can transform parts of your home.  This is especially true around your pool.  Cold temperatures, wind, and rain may have taken a toll on the greenery around your pool, which makes this a great time to revamp or replant.  Whether you are merely updating and refreshing what you already have or completely redesigning, here are a few things to know about pool landscaping.

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Topics: Landscaping

Baton Rouge Home Pools: A Checklist for Spring

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Mar 18, 2019 1:59:08 PM

Before you head to the grocery store, it’s a good idea to make a list.  How you organize it is up to you, but without it you’re bound to forget at least one thing.  The same is true when it comes to getting your pool ready for spring.  After several months of inactivity, even with routine maintenance, there are several steps you need to take to make sure your pool is up for another busy season.  Just like it’s hard to make a sandwich without bread, forgetting one of these steps could result in some time away from your backyard retreat.  Here is a quick, simple checklist of what to take care of spring approaches.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

Pool Service and Maintenance in Baton Rouge: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Feb 18, 2019 11:12:00 AM

Knowing what to do when performing a task is just as important as knowing what NOT to do.  This is very true when it comes to pool maintenance.  While there are a lot things that need to get done, and a variety of ways to do them; understanding not to zig when you should zag can save a lot of time, money, and headaches.  Here are five common pool maintenance mistakes to avoid.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance