Pools & Spas
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…
Pool Builder on Gold Coast?
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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?
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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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…
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…
if you dont top it up, what level does it settle at
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
We have had to do a…
Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool
We are also considering the inbuilt pool cleaner. Do you recall from memory how much you paid for the cleaner?
Fibreglass v Concrete pool
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…
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…
Removal of rust stain
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…
Pool DIY kits
Franks pools is up your way . Very good to deal with .
Seeking help from Experts
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…
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
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…
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…
Jun 04, 2020 10:00 am
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.
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…
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…
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…