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Water Feature around pool areaWater Feature around pool area

These guys make a good stainless steel feature head http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/WATER-FEATUR ... 3f662489b0 You can get them from Bunnings . Not all stores carry them in…

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wheeliworks
Mar 27, 2017 7:11 pm
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leafsky
24 March
Salt water pool Chlorinator always shows low salt levelSalt water pool Chlorinator always shows low salt level

Hi just got problem for the chlorinator. It always shows "Low Salt Level". It is a Chloromatic machine. Two led lights alway on when running. Based on the manual, it…

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leafsky
Mar 24, 2017 8:47 pm

Hi Weeliworks, the big undivided plot on the side will remain as it is. Its someones house and hushe yard at the front back and sides. They are the main onwer of the…

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faykis
Mar 24, 2017 8:12 pm
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faykis
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23 March
Compass Vantage In-Floor Cleaning System - Does it work?Compass Vantage In-Floor Cleaning System - Does it work?

Hi all, how much is the vantage cleaning system for your size of pools? Im calling compass pools to book an appointment so that they can give us a quote. Everytime i call…

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faykis
Mar 23, 2017 12:30 pm
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AKB
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22 March
Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South AustraliaConcrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia
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OMG I haven't been on the forum for ages. I just wanted to say Well Done it looks fantastic

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AKB
Mar 22, 2017 4:02 pm
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arcachon
21 March
Fibreglass v ConcreteFibreglass v Concrete

Interesting the comments about cost. Been talking to the concrete pool sales people and I'm told they are the same price as fibreglass. Not had any actually quote to get…

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arcachon
Mar 21, 2017 10:53 pm
cat_dunc
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20 March
My concrete pool experience (Brisbane)My concrete pool experience (Brisbane)

Looks excellent. How's it going now? We've started to think about a pool too, so its nice seeing a couple of people on here share their experiences.

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cat_dunc
Mar 20, 2017 9:07 pm
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faykis
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18 March
Swimming Pool construction in Sydney prior building construcSwimming Pool construction in Sydney prior building construc

Thanks for your valuable tips wheeliworks. Unfortunately our block is a narrow block (12.5m frontage through out). So we'll need the pool built early as there wont be any…

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faykis
Mar 18, 2017 11:01 pm
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dreamh0me
16 March
installing a pool during construction of homeinstalling a pool during construction of home

Hi. Are you sitting down ??? $4200 fir 26 weeks ( that is minimum period). A lot of companies I called done do it anymore.

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dreamh0me
Mar 16, 2017 11:38 pm
GLO
12 March
Distance between pool, house and boundaryDistance between pool, house and boundary

I'll take a guess here. If you are able to measure that it's 80cm, then they might be allowing 15-20cm concrete wall and tiling. It's only a guess Good luck

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GLO
Mar 12, 2017 7:20 am
faykis
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12 March
Pool constructionPool construction

Did you get the furniture?

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faykis
Mar 12, 2017 1:36 am
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joelzee
7 March
Recommended pool builder in Hills Shire Area (Castle Hill)Recommended pool builder in Hills Shire Area (Castle Hill)

I know Malibu are cheap. My brother had a quote from them and his work buddy built with them at Penrith. Apparently their workmanship is a bit how ya goin, but they are…

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joelzee
Mar 07, 2017 12:12 pm
joelzee
7 March
Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

faykis, The experience was sensational! They finished from go to whoa in 8 weeks.Our pool was 75K. The other 2 quotes we received were less than this but when we went back…

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joelzee
Mar 07, 2017 12:04 pm
Recommendation for Pool Builders in South EastRecommendation for Pool Builders in South East

We have our concrete pool constructed in Mornington Peninsula from Pools R Us. They provide us up to the mark services and even provide pool after services. They can…

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andreweverist
Mar 01, 2017 9:15 pm
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Gav1
22 February
Water blade decisionsWater blade decisions

Just considering which water blade to purchase for a new pool. The pool is 7m with a 1.6m spa on the end and we've decided to install a 2.4m water blade. It appears there…

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Gav1
Feb 22, 2017 2:05 pm
Aegean430
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16 February
Swimspa pre install work - recommendations Melb Southeast. HSwimspa pre install work - recommendations Melb Southeast. H

Hi, when we installed a pool in our old house, the pool company did everything. This time around we're thinking swimspa & I've found the spa company only sell you the spa…

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Aegean430
Feb 16, 2017 7:19 pm
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We have done quiet a few similar to what you have .We install fibreglass pools inside existing excavation . Sometimes a small amount of excavation is still needed if pool…

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wheeliworks
Feb 12, 2017 6:27 pm
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wheeliworks
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31 January
Help please! we have narrowed down to 2 pool optionsHelp please! we have narrowed down to 2 pool options

Comparisons Barrier reef shell is much stronger Filters zx 100 is way to small , you didn't state size on star clear but the Hayward swim clear is a better filter and a…

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wheeliworks
Jan 31, 2017 7:30 pm
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Munchy
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29 January
Reputable Pool Companies in PerthReputable Pool Companies in Perth
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Not a recent install but we used Barrier Reef Mandurah 2 years ago. Could not fault the service. When the cladding came off our water feature in December they sent…

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Munchy
Jan 29, 2017 10:42 pm
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Melos
13 January
Fiberglass Pool Close to the House/Slab New BuildFiberglass Pool Close to the House/Slab New Build

For my plans as I didn't have a 2mtr space for a digger after the slab goes down the pool will be done in this order. 1.?house demolished. 2. The hole gets dug 3. Pool…

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Melos
Jan 13, 2017 2:54 pm
eloise123
13 January
Swimming Pool SpaSwimming Pool Spa

It is nice that you chose the option of a swimming pool & spa. Sorry that I don't have any previous experience with them.

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eloise123
Jan 13, 2017 2:53 pm
Mike05
11 January
New pool pumpNew pool pump

Yes you certainly can! I would highly suggest on buying variable speed pool pumps which gives you more power efficiency and savings on energy consumption. It runs silently…

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Mike05
Jan 11, 2017 12:55 pm
ozvids
5 January
Final Level Of Pool according to Australian Standard???Final Level Of Pool according to Australian Standard???

Does anyone have a link of copy of AS1839 standard? The only copy online you have to pay for... ? I was just wondering how much bowing is acceptable on a fibreglass pool?…

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ozvids
Jan 05, 2017 10:09 pm
HFBMPC
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28 December 2016
First Build with Eden Brea - Tender Presentation and CostsFirst Build with Eden Brea - Tender Presentation and Costs

Hey Akeshni, I think you've accidentally posted this in the Pools & Spas section. If you make a topic in the 'Building a New House' section you should get better views &…

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HFBMPC
Dec 28, 2016 11:47 am
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Mike05
23 December 2016
Pool pump replacementPool pump replacement

I'll definitely concur with what bpratt said! :z: Not only does variable speed pump save you money, it also runs much quieter and smoother than other type of…

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Mike05
Dec 23, 2016 6:01 pm
Shelby11
28 November 2016
Waterline POOL tiles/mosaicsWaterline POOL tiles/mosaics

Hi there, You seem to have a good handle on the fibreglass pool waterline tiles. We are looking for someone to do this work for us in Sydney and I think on an earlier…

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Shelby11
Nov 28, 2016 2:13 pm
6banga
24 November 2016
spa on slightly unlevel concrete padspa on slightly unlevel concrete pad

Hi Bashworth I ended up just leaving it, I filled it tonight all seems ok. My concrete has a rough cove finish so it probably didn't help the perfectly flat slab I was…

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6banga
Nov 24, 2016 9:15 pm
leni
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24 November 2016
Swim Spa or Plunge Pool in PerthSwim Spa or Plunge Pool in Perth

I'd prefer a pool over a spa! We had limited access but they stil managed to get a small digger in. Pool companies will come to your house and do a quote.

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leni
Nov 24, 2016 1:17 am
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Whitey22
4 November 2016
Cost to Run ElectricalCost to Run Electrical

I would allow for between 300-500 for this job pending ease of cable run to location. This includes cabling, circuit protection and outdoor weatherproof outlet. Cheers

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Whitey22
Nov 04, 2016 4:24 pm
Annie69
27 October 2016
Paving sealer damage to fibreglass poolPaving sealer damage to fibreglass pool

Hi everyone, does anyone have any advice or know of a way to remove sealer (from pavers) from a fibreglass pool? After the paving was laid around our new pool we had them…

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Annie69
Oct 27, 2016 2:41 pm
blackchook
23 October 2016
Self build pool perth hills HELPSelf build pool perth hills HELP

Good new re the dig, that'll make life easier. Do you have a sketch you can send me and perhaps we can chat during the week? Email on the web site. Enjoy the warm day!

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blackchook
Oct 23, 2016 5:04 pm
ideaswoman
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21 October 2016
Pool Builder on Gold Coast?Pool Builder on Gold Coast?

I would love an update a month later on your progress

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ideaswoman
Oct 21, 2016 12:27 pm
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ayaman
14 October 2016
TLC Pool and Landscape design- anyone use them?TLC Pool and Landscape design- anyone use them?

Hi All, I'm looking for an 'all in one' pool and landscape design company to come out after my build is complete. I'd like to do pool and landscape all together if…

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ayaman
Oct 14, 2016 11:36 am
Greg_K
6 October 2016
Liquid Pool CoversLiquid Pool Covers

Hi Greg, I have a different experience with liquid pool covers though. Don't have any skin irritations when using the pool. I also observed a good amount of saving in my…

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Greg_K
Oct 06, 2016 12:27 pm
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leni
Sep 30, 2016 10:56 pm
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pauljew
28 September 2016
Looking for recomendation/advice on cost of pool BrisbaneLooking for recomendation/advice on cost of pool Brisbane

We decided to go with Compass even though they were significantly more expensive. Now I am really starting to regret it. Worst communication I have had in building.

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pauljew
Sep 29, 2016 12:09 am
Greg_K
8 September 2016
Pool EquipmentPool Equipment

Hi All, I have just had a pool installed in Sydney and wanted to check if the area where the pool equipment is located has to be covered. We have basically installed it…

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Greg_K
Sep 08, 2016 12:45 pm
Diesel75752
15 August 2016
Just bought an above ground pool. Now I need to get things gJust bought an above ground pool. Now I need to get things g
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Hi, I read your post with much interest, we are close to buying a resin pool and having trouble finding installers. Any chance you would be able to forward me the details…

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Diesel75752
Aug 16, 2016 12:27 am
shondra
10 August 2016
Relocation of Swimming Pool equipmentRelocation of Swimming Pool equipment

Hi, I would greatly appreciate any help with the likely cost range to move swimming pool equipment. We were so excited to be getting our inground pool that we really…

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shondra
Aug 10, 2016 3:35 pm
MsBecStar
27 July 2016
Pool fencing AdelaidePool fencing Adelaide

Hello... Fencing your pool is one of the best safety measures that you can take as 24 hour security for your pool area. Last month my friend has installed semi frameless…

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MsBecStar
Jul 27, 2016 11:09 am
Sammy2
25 July 2016
Upgrade options - old 'rolled edge' pebble crete poolUpgrade options - old 'rolled edge' pebble crete pool

I have also seen this pebble stone idea in some of the pools nearby.

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Sammy2
Jul 25, 2016 6:25 pm
Ski.bunny76
24 July 2016
Lifestyle SpaLifestyle Spa

I have an old Lifestyle Spa that I bought second hand. A couple of days ago I accidentally unplugged it and now it will only heat to 28 degrees (was previously heating to…

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Ski.bunny76
Jul 24, 2016 10:33 am
clintdb
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23 July 2016
Pool Certification issues - SydneyPool Certification issues - Sydney

Thanks wheeliworks. Hoping to get it resolved without those sorts of steps/threats - but if it comes to it....

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clintdb
Jul 23, 2016 5:58 pm
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venno
22 July 2016
Replacement Heat PumpReplacement Heat Pump

My pool is 15000 litres.

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venno
Jul 22, 2016 9:14 pm
HomeAngels
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15 July 2016
Ants in the spaAnts in the spa

Where are you located? We use Ackland Pest Control every 12mths and do not see an ant, spider or bug all year. We did have issues with ants in and around the spa, but…

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HomeAngels
Jul 15, 2016 2:00 pm
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building-expert
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8 July 2016
Should we try and lift a fiberglas pool out of level?Should we try and lift a fiberglas pool out of level?
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Just as a matter of interest, what is engineer's recommendation how to return pool levels back to tolerances?

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building-expert
Jul 08, 2016 12:52 pm
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Stewie D
8 July 2016
Rules for disposal of cleanfill from poolRules for disposal of cleanfill from pool

It is not so much the soil coming out of a property but the soil coming into one. If a house was going to be built over this soil it has to meet certain requirements -…

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Stewie D
Jul 08, 2016 9:22 am
EN710
24 June 2016
Above ground pool with log structureAbove ground pool with log structure

Hi, The perfect solution. Shippingcontainerpools.com.au have a look at the website.

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EN710
Jun 24, 2016 1:04 pm



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