Pools & Spas
bashworthStormwater Easement - How far from pool?
The key thing is where the pipe is in the easement. You can build up to the edge of the easement as long as the bottom of the pool is below the zone. See this link that…
SncomsConcrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia
Looks great. I am thinking of doing the same thing (in Adelaide as well). Hoping you may be able to share trades and any other advice you may have? I am finding it hard to…
aussietaFiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
pool shops are motivated to sell you products. combined with poor training and tests conducted under artifical lighting invest in a quality test kit fas-dpd using taylor…
marz1983What to do here? Post and mesh type fence
I think if we went almost right after the fibre glass its 900mm which is what it needs to be. Then thought maybe white rocks and some sort of screening tree in the 900mm space.
vc213Floating insect or debris in pool that look like springs
HI, I'm hoping someone can help identify these little things i find each morning in my pool. There's usually about 50-100 of them every day. They are about 10mm to 20mm…
wheeliworksWhat are rough costs to build an outdoor spa / ongoing costs
19 December 2018
About $28g for a installed spa with quality energy saving equipment . Cheers andrew
sxwallacWebsite with best practical info on pool fencing safety?
19 November 2018
Sorry to resurrect an old topic: In Victoria, if a boundary fence is closer than 500mm to the pool coping tiles/deck edge, then the fence must…
michaelyoni64Boundary fence rules vs Pool fencing requirements
8 November 2018
We had a rather similar problem. I gather the shire are the ones to rubber stamp everything. I suggest you get them out to advise. They will be the ones to pass or fail.…
ebbyNEW concrete pool problems - leaking shell??
20 October 2018
Hi all, new to the forum and seeking some advice/reassurance on the new concrete pool we just had completed a week ago. The first thing is that the pebble that was used…
MandM+4Fibreglass pool, coping and alfresco finished height questio
24 July 2018
Also not having it all the same height may be a good thing for drainage purposes. The concrete between our pool and Alfresco is lower so that we can hose the pool and…
sxwallacPool fence requirements for COO (not for filling)
16 July 2018
Thanks Guys. We rented a temporary pool fence to be safe. We got the COO no problem (although that doesn't necessarily mean that it was all good: we just didn't get…
PooltechHow to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street
8 July 2018
As long as you're draining less than 5% of your pools water in a controlled manner.. you can drain to stormwater. To make it controlled, put a 2 way valve in line, between…
24 February 2018