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Baton Rouge Pool Maintenance: Keeping Your Pool in Shape this Winter

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Dec 14, 2020 12:22:59 PM

The best summer pool parties rely on significant upkeep during the winter. In Baton Rouge, cooler winter temperatures make it essential to maintain your pool before spring arrives--including keeping an eye on the pump, filter, heater, and more. You may not be using your pool as often as you do during the warmer months, but it’s still important to keep an eye on the equipment, helping to ward off time-consuming and expensive repairs. 

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Cocktail Pool Builders in Baton Rouge: Options for a Small Yard

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Dec 9, 2020 12:51:30 PM

If you have a small yard or limited space on your property, you may have thought that a pool was out of the question.  However, there are pool varieties and many design options that can be perfect for any space.  These smaller pools can boast all of the amenities of a traditional size pool, but are perfectly designed and placed in even the quaintest of spaces.  Here are a couple pool layouts that can work for your home.

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Baton Rouge Pool Contractors:  Preparing Your Pool for Winter

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Dec 8, 2020 11:37:01 AM

While winter is typically a short lived word in south Louisiana, it can still have some influence over your home’s pool.  With that being said, this time of the year can still mean that your pool could use some special attention.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as the calendar turns and the temperature drops.

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Baton Rouge Pool Inspectors: The Importance of an Inspection Before Buying a Home with a Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Nov 10, 2020 12:27:00 PM

Anytime you buy a home an inspection is a critical step in the purchasing process. Before you make the biggest investment of your life, you need to ensure that roof and foundation are in good shape, the electrical was done correctly, and that your soon-to-be new home is safe and sound. However, inspections should go beyond the walls of your house, especially if your new home has a pool. While a pool can be a fun and exciting feature, if it hasn’t been properly maintained or has underlying problems, it can cause major, expensive issues that could impact other areas of your home and property.

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Topics: Pool Inspection

Baton Rouge Pool Contractors: Money and Energy Saving Pool Pumps

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Jun 30, 2020 11:40:00 AM

There are a lot of variables to consider when it comes to your pool’s pump.  Making the right decision can save you a lot of money in the long run, while keeping your pool clean and healthy.  Let’s begin with the basics.  The pump pulls water from the pool, through the skimmer and main drain, then pushes it through the filter before returning it back to the pool.  Sounds pretty simple, but there are a lot of differences that can influence the energy efficiency and performance of your pump, both of which can have an impact on your wallet.

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Topics: Pool Construction