Lucas Firmin Blog

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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Topics: Pool Inspection

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

Home Pools in Baton Rouge: 5 Custom Pool Designs [Infographic]

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Mar 24, 2021 9:45:00 AM

When it comes to building a residential pool, you have a lot of options.  While some pool companies may limit you to a pre-determined number of selections, this is common for fiberglass pools, custom designed gunite pools offer limitless possibilities.  Your pool builder can create a design that meets your needs.  Here are five different custom pool designs and what they offer.  Of course, these can modified to make your pool unique to suit your taste.

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Topics: Pool Customization, Gunite Pools

Apartment and Condo Pool Maintenance Services: Tips for Your Property’s Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Mar 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The pool, or pools, at your apartment or condominium complex serve a key amenity for your residents. Your pool provides a place for people to gather, relax, and entertain. However, it is critically important to keep this feature of your property clean, safe, and healthy. It doesn’t take much for a pool to quickly become an eyesore or an unsafe place. Fortunately, with some simple routine maintenance, you can avoid these problems. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you perform regular maintenance on and around your pool.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance