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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

Baton Rouge Home Swimming Pools: What is Gunite?

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Apr 18, 2018 12:24:57 PM

If you’re considering having a pool built at your home, you’ll have a lot options.  Everything from design to landscaping to furniture to additional features can seem overwhelming.  But one of the first decisions to make is the material that you want your pool to be made of.  There are liner pools, fiberglass pools, and gunite pools.  Two of these choices you may be familiar with, you’re also likely familiar with the third, but possibly by a different name; which begs the question, “what is gunite?"

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Topics: Gunite Pools

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

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Feb 15, 2018 10:54:35 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, Gunite Pools

Will a Pool Fit in My Small Baton Rouge Backyard?

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Feb 10, 2017 12:43:37 PM

With spring just around the corner, every part of you is itching to get outside. And this year, oh, this year is going to be magnificent. You’ve been saving and planning for a big backyard overhaul, with one key desire in mind—an in-ground pool that’s all your own.

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Topics: Gunite Pools, Pool Construction