Lucas Firmin Blog

Baton Rouge Pool and Spas: Top Reasons your Pool’s Hot Tub Heater is Not Working

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Nov 1, 2022 12:32:00 PM

Having a spa in your backyard is a great way to relax and unwind. Whether it’s after a long day at the office, or you’re rehabbing some sore muscles, your hot tub is a welcome retreat. It really only has one job, and it’s right there in its name; be hot. Now during a hot south Louisiana summer, it needs little help to accomplish this goal, but during the cool fall and spring months, not to mention our brief, yet cold winter, your pool or spa’s heater will be providing the heat. So what happens when your hot tub’s heater doesn’t turn on? Here are a few of the common reasons that your spa isn’t heating.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

Pool Maintenance Service in Baton Rouge: Get Your Pool Ready for Fall and Winter

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Oct 24, 2022 12:40:00 PM

This is the time of the year when our schedules, and the weather start to change; one usually faster than the other. As kids head back to school, start new sports and activities, and the temperature slowly drops, the way you use your pool begins to change as well. So with less time to swim and the year beginning to wind down, how can you get your pool in shape for a brief hibernation?

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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 23, 2022 2:01:51 PM

Summers are busy, and in south Louisiana, seemingly 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 of your mind as you enjoyed it all summer, it’s easy for this routine to fall to the back burner 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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Topics: Pool Maintenance

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Home with a Pool

Posted by Lucas Firmin on Jun 21, 2022 11:30:00 AM

You’ve made a checklist as you begin the search for your growing family’s new home. You have done your due diligence, including: meeting with a real estate agent to discuss school districts, convenience to work and shopping, as well as the other intangibles you’re looking for. Finally, your discussion comes to an element that will instantly eliminate many potential homes on your list, a swimming pool. Nationally, only about 10% of homes have swimming pools, and that is accurate for the Baton Rouge market as well.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance

3 Things to Know About Pool Costs in Baton Rouge

Posted by Lucas Firmin on May 22, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The cost of an in-ground swimming pool can vary based on a number of different things, including decking, landscaping, accessories, water features, and more. With this in mind, it can bring up a lot of questions about the cost of installing and owning a pool. Here are 3 things to keep in mind when considering pool costs for your Baton Rouge home.

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Topics: Pool Maintenance, Pool Accessories