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Splashers
Splashers
Yesterday

Swim Spa - worth getting?

Swim Spa - worth getting?

I have known 2 people who have purchased them and both sold them a few years later. They found the cost of keeping it heated was very high and they couldnt justify the…

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Splashers
Jan 25, 2021 7:07 pm
Splashers
269Stella
269Stella
24 January

Plunge Pool Adelaide

Plunge Pool Adelaide

Yes! Is it through Plungie? I can’t find that much info 😪

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269Stella
Jan 24, 2021 7:58 pm
aussieta
aussieta
11 January

Does a landlord have to resurface an old pool?

Does a landlord have to resurface an old pool?

no a landlord does not have to resurface most likely is not a safety issue i would doubt your water chemistry is fine please list the numbers from a reliable test (note…

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aussieta
Jan 11, 2021 3:24 pm
aussieta
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
24 December 2020

Pool Piering costs for new build?

Pool Piering costs for new build?

Hi Elsie_Brissy Welcome to the forum Thanks for the pool pic, BTW the problem with pics is they lack a lot of data/information and costs, though great for drawing…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Dec 24, 2020 10:55 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Rudolf N
Rudolf N
14 December 2020

Help choosing a walk-in pool enclosure

Help choosing a walk-in pool enclosure

Thanks, I'll check it up.

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Rudolf N
Dec 14, 2020 12:07 pm
Deena02
Deena02
13 December 2020

Fibreglass Pool Popping

Fibreglass Pool Popping

flooded last night so can get in it as the water is muddy

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797
Deena02
Dec 13, 2020 6:47 pm
ziotic
ziotic
9 December 2020

Pool Builder on Gold Coast?

Pool Builder on Gold Coast?

Today, playing in an online casino will not be difficult, but to choose proven slot machines and with full confidence to collect your winnings of any available amount, it…

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ziotic
Dec 09, 2020 5:36 am
Phil of Sydney
Phil of Sydney
2 December 2020

Pool fills with dirty after heavy rain over multiple days

Pool fills with dirty after heavy rain over multiple days

A lecturer described water a lazy as it takes the easiest path downhill. If the slope is very steep then the water will move quickly downhill. Can you do something to…

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Phil of Sydney
Dec 02, 2020 7:37 am

Wanting to clean the pool with our sand filter but not sure which way to face it. It says arrow to pool to filter from main drain Is the filter considered as the main drain?

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Pink Flamingo
Nov 30, 2020 6:22 pm
building-expert
building-expert
29 November 2020

General advice for a new pool - what do I need to know?

General advice for a new pool - what do I need to know?

The most important thing to know is that swimming pools are children's drowning risk, even when well designed, well protected and well maintained, more so when not. As pre…

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building-expert
Nov 29, 2020 10:23 pm
building-expert
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
29 November 2020

Accessing Back Yard for Pool

Accessing Back Yard for Pool

A pool almost any where is possible , just he cost increases with level of difficulty What width is the access available .? What is the distance from where a crane can…

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wheeliworks
Nov 29, 2020 6:41 pm
wheeliworks
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
22 November 2020

Out door pool issues - leak

Out door pool issues - leak

Ok...that makes a difference. Good luck witi it.

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SaveH2O
Nov 22, 2020 1:30 pm
SaveH2O
jemmym
jemmym
18 November 2020

Pool near a revetment wall

Pool near a revetment wall

Hi, If you are looking for Pool Excavation in Geelong we offer a vast range of…

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jemmym
Nov 18, 2020 7:08 pm
jemmym
Black
Black
24 October 2020

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool
1, 2

thank you so much for the information

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Black
Oct 24, 2020 12:08 am
Black
Black
24 October 2020

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
1, 2, 3, 4

We have had our Pool in for 3 years now and noticed the same problems we have a water mark all the way round the pool plus when it’s low we have fading/chalkywhite all…

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Black
Oct 24, 2020 12:08 am
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Brett0004
Oct 21, 2020 2:23 pm
alexp79
alexp79
19 October 2020

H2 soil, concrete or fibreglass

H2 soil, concrete or fibreglass

Doesn't really matter. Typical pool weights many many times less than a typical house while covering more or similar area than house footings. kPa load on soil will be…

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alexp79
Oct 19, 2020 12:38 am
The Pool Inspector
The Pool Inspector
15 October 2020

Spa Fence

Spa Fence

Hi Mickib, If your barrier has o comply with the 2012 version of Australian Standard AS1926.1, then the brick pier contains footholds / handholds within the NCZ 2…

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The Pool Inspector
Oct 15, 2020 6:38 pm
aussieta
aussieta
10 October 2020

Pool leaks

Pool leaks

if you dont top it up, what level does it settle at

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aussieta
Oct 10, 2020 8:51 am
aussieta
Mickyb
Mickyb
23 September 2020

Spa fencing

Spa fencing

Hi I'm a new member. Needing advice for spa fencing in Victoria. I have a brick pier near the fence (see pictures) and I need to somehow do a fix to the fence to get it…

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Mickyb
Sep 23, 2020 7:38 pm
Brickface
Brickface
21 September 2020

Access to dig a pool

Access to dig a pool

Works out about the same from the quotes I’ve got. Spend $5k fencing it off and covering throughout the build or $5k for reduced access fee.

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Brickface
Sep 21, 2020 9:48 pm
Brickface
letguy76
letguy76
20 September 2020

Spa Ozonator installation help

Spa Ozonator installation help

Hi there. I recently Purchased a Spa Ozone Generator Aquasun XL-80 - and it has standard 3 wire AMP plug buy my spa is quite old and has the JJ plug. Is this something…

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letguy76
Sep 21, 2020 12:08 am
GLO
GLO
18 September 2020

Pool fencing

Pool fencing

What happened?

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GLO
Sep 18, 2020 8:47 pm
GLO
GLO
18 September 2020

Pool Fencing with Boundary Fence Help

Pool Fencing with Boundary Fence Help

I have a question. Given that pool fencing needs to be 1200mm high with no gaps larger than 100mm but if your pool uses a perimeter fence, that needs to be at least 1800…

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GLO
Sep 18, 2020 8:41 pm

We will move into a new place in NSW where we will have to make the pool fence compliant. The issue is a sliding living room door leading into the pool area as per…

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foxpro
Sep 15, 2020 11:37 pm
forrestmount
forrestmount
15 September 2020

Spa Jets in pool???

Spa Jets in pool???

We bought a 1880’s house with a late 1980’s pool. It has the mandatory spa built at one end of the pool as was the trend at this time. Pros We have had to do a…

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forrestmount
Sep 15, 2020 8:31 am
alisonhunt
alisonhunt
11 September 2020

Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

Hi 👋 We are also considering the inbuilt pool cleaner. Do you recall from memory how much you paid for the cleaner?

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alisonhunt
Sep 11, 2020 11:58 am
dons80
dons80
26 August 2020

LEISURE POOL - MARKS UNDER WATER LINE

LEISURE POOL - MARKS UNDER WATER LINE

I have created a thread for this issue already you can find allot of helpful info here "Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under water line"

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dons80
Aug 26, 2020 6:01 pm
build2020
build2020
20 August 2020

Fibreglass v Concrete pool

Fibreglass v Concrete pool

Hi everyone Would love recommendations or feedback on which is better? We prefer the look of a tiled concrete pool but have read they are harder to maintain? Any…

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build2020
Aug 20, 2020 6:01 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
9 August 2020

Pool Council Application Process

Pool Council Application Process

I’m sorry . I didn’t realise you are in Qld . I don’t know all current requirements for your state . In nsw we run a pool application side by side with house…

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wheeliworks
Aug 09, 2020 9:31 am
wheeliworks
meminiau
meminiau
7 August 2020

Removal of rust stain

Removal of rust stain

Hi all I've just had concrete laid around my concrete pool, and today I found a small piece of steel reinforcement sitting on the bottom of my pool which has now left a…

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meminiau
Aug 07, 2020 11:17 am
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
1 August 2020

Is fence extension legal around the pool?

Is fence extension legal around the pool?

The other suggestion is to call your shire inspector. They are the ones tgat will sign off on everything. If you do it now as its being done may save you heaps of…

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michaelyoni64
Aug 01, 2020 1:19 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
23 July 2020

Pool DIY kits

Pool DIY kits

Franks pools is up your way . Very good to deal with . Cheers

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wheeliworks
Jul 23, 2020 10:50 pm
wheeliworks
GGeorge551
GGeorge551
14 July 2020

Seeking help from Experts

Seeking help from Experts

Hello Guys Hope you are fine in this damn pandemic. (Sorry for my English) I cleaned the algae of my swimming pool with a vacuum cleaner but it is still slippery. A thin…

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GGeorge551
Jul 14, 2020 9:59 pm
GGeorge551
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
20 June 2020

Another pool fence question?

Another pool fence question?

They an be screwed close . If you need a tool to open they will comply and efffectivly just be a window . We have had no problems doing this on 2 occasions

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wheeliworks
Jun 20, 2020 7:44 pm
wheeliworks
GGeorge551
GGeorge551
15 June 2020

Help required re hole in spa pvc piping.

Help required re hole in spa pvc piping.

You may use a drill to make a new hole and plastic glue to fix your first hole.

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GGeorge551
Jun 15, 2020 8:52 pm
GGeorge551
AKB
AKB
11 June 2020

Owner Builder Pool

Owner Builder Pool

Thanks. We used Midland Brick for the fence and just ordinary bricks for the pool itself. Our bricklayer had done pools before so it was more a case of being confident…

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AKB
Jun 11, 2020 12:55 pm
AKB
Katie Christensen
Katie Christensen
10 June 2020

Inground wet edge Infinity pool with Adbri Masonry brick

Inground wet edge Infinity pool with Adbri Masonry brick

Hi looking for all feedback from anyone who has used Adbri Masonry bricks (vs concrete pour), particularly for wet edge construction. They have been most helpful however…

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Katie Christensen
Jun 10, 2020 10:28 pm
tzee
tzee
4 June 2020

Asbestos in Pool

Asbestos in Pool

Thank you chippy for the reply. I am a little confused by some of the information I am reading on some of the asbestos sites. It says that house built before 2004 may…

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tzee
Jun 04, 2020 10:00 am
build2020
build2020
19 May 2020

Melbourne Pool Company recommendations

Melbourne Pool Company recommendations

Can anyone recommend a pool company in Melbourne? Thanks

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build2020
May 19, 2020 5:22 pm
supersleuth
supersleuth
14 May 2020

Form 15 required for owner built pool fence? Certifier says

Form 15 required for owner built pool fence? Certifier says

Hi MClark. Thanks for the reply. When you say building surveyor do you mean the house building surveyor? The person asking for the form 15 is the guy who has done all…

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supersleuth
May 14, 2020 9:52 am
chippy
chippy
26 April 2020

How to bolt steel post to tile on slab

How to bolt steel post to tile on slab

The nut tightens on the plate, bracket or washer which spreads the load over a large area. In your situation it's spread over a large area of the plate so the tiles will be fine.

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chippy
Apr 26, 2020 6:38 pm
chippy
supersleuth
supersleuth
24 April 2020

Sanding of sharp edge of coping tile

Sanding of sharp edge of coping tile

Thanks guys. I found an off-cut of tile and used an old foam sanding block and was surprised how easy it was to smooth the edge. I see bunnings sell stone rubbing blocks…

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supersleuth
Apr 24, 2020 9:29 am
Oldwolf
Oldwolf
23 April 2020

Issues with robot pool cleaner

Issues with robot pool cleaner

This is very strange... maybe you have to turn it to the other side to make it clear the other side? Watch some videos also, maybe there are people who had the same…

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Oldwolf
Apr 23, 2020 6:34 am
Oldwolf
Carmiejarmie
Carmiejarmie
14 April 2020

Inground pool already filled in - problems

Inground pool already filled in - problems

Thank you for your advice I now have a much better idea of which way to go

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Carmiejarmie
Apr 15, 2020 12:24 am
hugoboss
hugoboss
28 March 2020

Pool Pump making loud noise

Pool Pump making loud noise

Thank you Brett. Will do that.

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hugoboss
Mar 28, 2020 4:54 pm
Chus
Chus
20 March 2020

Cane Toad in Pool

Cane Toad in Pool

I am in the same situation that you, I found three large cane toad in my pool, and I think that when they were removed they injected the pool with poison, my wife was…

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Chus
Mar 20, 2020 3:25 pm

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