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Home Pools in Baton Rouge: Keeping Your Pool Clean and Warm in the Fall

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Oct 30, 2018 10:33:39 AM

In south Louisiana it takes a while for the cooler weather to arrive, but when it does it’s hard to ignore the temperature drop.  This is especially true if you’ve been enjoying a mid-October swim.  Even though the sun can warm up during the day, and some humidity may return, lower temps overnight and more comfortable daytime highs can make, a keep your pool water on the chilly side.  This means a couple of different things, the first, and most obvious one is that you’ll be using the pool less, if at all.  The second is that if you have a pool heater, this is the time of the year to kick it on.  Here are a few tips on how to keep your pool clean, and how to use your heater this fall and winter.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

Backyard Pool and Spa Builder in Baton Rouge:  End of Summer Maintenance Plans

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Sep 18, 2018 11:29:37 AM

Summers are busy, and in the south Louisiana, seem unending.  But as hectic as summer schedules can be, they typically pale in comparison to the approaching fall and holiday seasons.  It is during this time of the year that performing maintenance on your pool is very important.  While it was likely near the top your mind as you enjoyed it all summer, it’s easy for this routine to fall to the backburner as school, football games, and other new plans start to pile up.  Here are a few tips for maintaining your pool as summer comes to an end, and to make sure that everything is ready to go come next spring.

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Baton Rouge Pool Service and Maintenance: When and What You Should Expect

Posted by Lucas Firmin on May 14, 2018 10:53:00 AM

We’ve all had to make the dreaded call to the cable company.  You could be getting new service or something needs to be fixed, either way you get an inconvenient five hour window that holds you and your day hostage until the technician arrives.  Furthermore, you don’t know who to expect, if you have a family at home this can be a discomforting thought as you allow someone into your home.  While technology has allowed some of these inconveniences to improve, when it comes to your pool’s regular maintenance and service there is a whole new level of communication that gives you back your day and your peace of mind.

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Swimming Pool Contractor in Baton Rouge Teaches You How to Care for Your Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on May 9, 2018 10:34:50 AM

It’s that time of the year where school is almost out for summer.  But before that final bell rings, papers are thrown in the air, and excited kids exit the halls until fall, is your pool ready for a long, hot, busy summer?  For the health and safety of your pool, and your guests an effective maintenance plan is necessary.  If you have a new pool, are new to owning a pool, or just need a quick refresher on how to care for the water and equipment, you may want to consider enrolling in Pool School before class is dismissed.

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Swimming Pool Maintenance in Baton Rouge: 4 Tips for Spring

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Feb 21, 2018 11:29:43 AM

We recently had one of the coldest, snowiest, and iciest winters in recent memory, the heat and humidity have returned with a vengeance.  While it still may be a little early to hop back in the pool, it’s never too soon to start thinking about the ever important pool maintenance that keeps your backyard oasis safe and comfortable.  Between the holidays and unseasonably cold (even for winter) weather it’s easy for your pool’s maintenance to take a back seat to more seasonal obligations.  As the temperatures, and subsequent humidity, continue to increase it’ll soon be time to listen to LSU baseball games as you dip your feet.  This makes right now the right time to have a professional come out and conduct an inspection as well as a seasonal start-up maintenance.  These procedures ensure that nothing happened during your pool’s downtime and it is ready for another full spring and summer of fun. 

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Topics: Pool Maintenance