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Melbournevic
Melbournevic
20 January

Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

We have narrowed down our choice between Compass Pool and Narellan because of great reviews too, as well as meeting our budget. Compass pool is a little more expensive…

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Melbournevic
Jan 20, 2020 4:51 pm
Brickface
Brickface
11 January

Refinishing / cleaning of surface of pool

Refinishing / cleaning of surface of pool

Looks like it’s was a marble sheen finish and yes this only has a life expectancy of 10 years. We had a similar finish and when you were in the pool you’d get a white…

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Brickface
Jan 11, 2020 7:13 am
Brickface
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
4 January

Chlorine level

Chlorine level

All pools are different depending on how much sunlight , bather load , does it have a heater or cover , does it get a lot of leaves in it . You need to manually test…

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wheeliworks
Jan 04, 2020 5:19 pm
wheeliworks
em1508
em1508
29 December 2019

Cover for pool during build

Cover for pool during build

Thank you!!

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em1508
Dec 29, 2019 10:15 pm
venno
venno
17 December 2019

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

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

Just an update on my pool. Have been looking into resurfacing options that come with some form of real warranty, had a mob out to quote who use a plastic coating applied…

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venno
Dec 17, 2019 12:27 pm
Rhetti
Rhetti
11 December 2019

Help with pool builder

Help with pool builder

Is it the filter or the pump attached to the filter that's not working? If the pump still works id be vacing the sludge to waste, filling up with chlorine and leaving it…

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838
Rhetti
Dec 11, 2019 10:45 pm
Rhetti
meminiau
meminiau
11 December 2019

Frameless Pool Fencing Panel Shattered when moving it

Frameless Pool Fencing Panel Shattered when moving it

I've heard that it can happen. Contact the manufacturer, they may give you replacement panels for free.

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996
meminiau
Dec 11, 2019 7:12 pm
Dalts
Dalts
1 December 2019

Fibreglass Pool Coat

Fibreglass Pool Coat

Hi David, My pool has the same indent in the middle of every pool wall. I would say this is done during the manufacturing process as it very precise. I would call SPASA…

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Dalts
Dec 01, 2019 1:11 am
KamadoJusto
KamadoJusto
21 November 2019

Opinion on fibreglass pools

Opinion on fibreglass pools

$700 is nothing in the scheme of the costs of pools. I always Go with reputation over dollar savings. Otherwise you’d easily spend that money fixing a cheaper companies…

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KamadoJusto
Nov 21, 2019 12:44 pm
Todd68
Todd68
16 November 2019

Pool fencing

Pool fencing

Hi all,we had our pool inspection yesterday and was deemed unfit...our boundary fence is over 1800 top to bottom but we have a planter box on that side ,they measured from…

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Todd68
Nov 16, 2019 11:09 am
ryno
ryno
1 November 2019

Above ground pool regs

Above ground pool regs

Thanks for the information. I'll interpret that as 'get on and do it before they change the SA regs' !

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ryno
Nov 01, 2019 9:11 am
shaznicco
shaznicco
27 October 2019

Above ground pool copping

Above ground pool copping

I have an old semi in ground above ground pool we have replaced the liner and sand filter and pump but the metal copping is rusted out and obsolete need advice on best…

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shaznicco
Oct 27, 2019 10:41 pm
MrChelseaFC
MrChelseaFC
26 October 2019

Finished level for pool and alfresco

Finished level for pool and alfresco

HI - I opted for all at the same level in the end as my alfreso is protected by a fence and to save the house I just added in a water stop...On some sides I have an…

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MrChelseaFC
Oct 26, 2019 10:08 am
gag
gag
25 October 2019

Concrete pool repair

Concrete pool repair

As for me it has done the job. But I can be wrong as I have no experience in concreting :) In fact it was a structural crack. I got PFC steel channel 150…

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gag
Oct 25, 2019 10:13 am
gag
gag
21 October 2019

Swimming pool tiling adhesive - Adelaide

Swimming pool tiling adhesive - Adelaide

Thank you for the advice. I am in contact with Bunnings and Bianco. Looks like both can deliver the products from Davco.

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gag
Oct 21, 2019 12:10 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
9 October 2019

Building on a pool that is at least 2 meters away from the m

Building on a pool that is at least 2 meters away from the m

Hi there, Is a slab protection required if an inground pool to be installed is 2 meters (edge of pool) away from the slab of the house? And if so, around how much are we…

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Melbournevic
Oct 09, 2019 12:39 am
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
3 October 2019

What to do here? Post and mesh type fence

What to do here? Post and mesh type fence

If the boundary fence is 1800mm... the NCZ can be applied to your side of the fence.... if the boundary fence is less than 1800mm, the NCZ has to be applied on the…

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PoolOwners
Oct 03, 2019 3:33 pm
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
3 October 2019

Are waterline tiles a must have?

Are waterline tiles a must have?

Hey, Waterline tiles are going to help with the scum line, as it'll be easier to brush and they make your pool look nice. Can you add them later... yes, but its a lot of…

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PoolOwners
Oct 03, 2019 3:25 pm
PoolOwners
Walnut
Walnut
16 September 2019

Help - Pool Drama!

Help - Pool Drama!

What was the answer to whether your neighbours can say no to you passing a pool over their property?

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2999
Walnut
Sep 16, 2019 9:02 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
8 September 2019

Suction issues

Suction issues

The cartridge over time becomes blocked and water will not flow through it . That’s when it is time to replace it Cheers Andrew

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wheeliworks
Sep 08, 2019 11:45 am
wheeliworks
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
3 September 2019

Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

Thanks. I'll give them a call to enquire.

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Melbournevic
Sep 03, 2019 9:59 pm
GLO
GLO
25 August 2019

Drainage surrounding pool

Drainage surrounding pool

Thanks, I’m still torn as the the necessity of these types of drains versus spoon drains of draining off into an adjacent garden.

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8140
GLO
Aug 25, 2019 5:08 pm
aussieta
aussieta
25 August 2019

Fibre glass pool installation gone wrong

Fibre glass pool installation gone wrong

thread dig when you should have slept in

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aussieta
Aug 25, 2019 9:33 am
aussieta
eirrac
eirrac
25 August 2019

How close can a pool be to a house?

How close can a pool be to a house?

Thanks so much! So if pool is 1.2m deep verandah is 100mm thick pool can be 1.1m from verandah? The pool guy seemed to thick it was just ok would need to dig deeper for…

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eirrac
Aug 25, 2019 9:30 am
eirrac
eirrac
24 August 2019

Best pool size with children

Best pool size with children

Thanks all for your replies. IF the pool can fit it is going to be a 12.5m lap pool with a wading area to one side and a bench the length of the pool. The pool will be…

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eirrac
Aug 24, 2019 9:45 pm
Pulse
Pulse
6 August 2019

Paving under a 2.3m square Portable Spa

Paving under a 2.3m square Portable Spa

Either would be ok. Easements are only a problem for permanent buildings, slabs should be ok. If well drained and compacted soil the roadbase might be ok. Given it is over…

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Pulse
Aug 06, 2019 9:05 pm
GLO
GLO
6 July 2019

Pool Surrounds???

Pool Surrounds???

Why has the limestone pavers deteriorated.

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GLO
Jul 06, 2019 11:56 pm
DHammer
DHammer
24 June 2019

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth
1, 2

A lot of too-ing and fro-ing to agree on the price. Then one day after signing contract, they send out an email advertising a…

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43308
DHammer
Jun 24, 2019 10:32 am
Lizz89
Lizz89
5 June 2019

Thinking of a pool....

Thinking of a pool....

And don't forget about the sun position. It's better to set north facing the sun so the water will be warmed several hours a day.

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Lizz89
Jun 06, 2019 12:46 am
Lizz89
SeeBee
SeeBee
17 May 2019

Pool pump (s) not working

Pool pump (s) not working

I just replaced the capacitor

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6977
SeeBee
May 17, 2019 2:22 pm
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
16 May 2019

NEW concrete pool problems - leaking shell??

NEW concrete pool problems - leaking shell??

The top photo could be tiny fragments of metal shavings which are rusting out as they're submersed in water... they happen sometimes... alternatively it could (which I…

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 1:09 pm
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
16 May 2019

Pool paving

Pool paving

Hi Woody You got any photos? I really cant remember the website off the top of my head, but there is a company around who specialises in the old school brick pavers...…

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 12:57 pm
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
16 May 2019

Pebblecrete colour mixture

Pebblecrete colour mixture

Hey J Sinc Send a few emails off to companies like... mad pool interiors, blue glass pebble, jewels for pools etc with a photo of the colour you're trying to achieve...…

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 12:52 pm
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
PoolOwners
16 May 2019

New pump no water flow

New pump no water flow

Hi Umesh is the pump priming.... then losing water flow>no flow? or is it unable to prime to begin with?

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 12:49 pm
PoolOwners
AKB
AKB
23 April 2019

Owner Builder Pool

Owner Builder Pool

Thanks :-)

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AKB
Apr 23, 2019 7:49 pm
AKB
gagangarg1983
gagangarg1983
27 March 2019

Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder

Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder

thank you so much for the tip, I have order 5 rubber over a period of time just because of your tip. Saved me a lot of money.

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gagangarg1983
Mar 27, 2019 10:01 am
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
3 March 2019

Stormwater Easement - How far from pool?

Stormwater Easement - How far from pool?

Your pool installer will need to speak to the water authority. That is the only way to get it right. We had similar issues and it was the water authority that gave us…

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michaelyoni64
Mar 03, 2019 1:26 am
gogo65
gogo65
24 February 2019

Sydney Pool and Spa Expo

Sydney Pool and Spa Expo

We went today and while it was ok, I certainly wouldn’t pay to go again. We go to the 4wd and camping show etc and have no issues paying but there are a variety of…

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898
gogo65
Feb 24, 2019 11:21 pm
gogo65
eirrac
eirrac
12 February 2019

Plunge pool / water tank pool

Plunge pool / water tank pool

Has anyone built an above ground water tank plunge pool? They seem to be quite popular at the moment but was wondering if someone had one what they thought and what it…

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2806
eirrac
Feb 12, 2019 9:08 am
Sncoms
Sncoms
7 February 2019

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia
1, 2, 3

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…

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Sncoms
Feb 07, 2019 8:39 pm
Altocu
Altocu
1 February 2019

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Thanks Marz, All going well...hopefully by Easter.

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8007
Altocu
Feb 01, 2019 9:07 pm
meminiau
meminiau
31 January 2019

Pool Builder

Pool Builder

Hi I live in Newcastle and built with Blue Haven Pools, and I will never use them again. I was very disappointed in everything they did. The beginning of the process was…

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1038
meminiau
Jan 31, 2019 11:31 pm
Ziddy
Ziddy
18 January 2019

HELP! Spa surface ruined!

HELP! Spa surface ruined!

Hearing such a thing for the first time. It looks like some acid damage. Usually and abrasion-free. Even if you hit it with a hammer it wont break easily.

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Ziddy
Jan 18, 2019 11:58 pm
Althom
Althom
10 January 2019

GPO a 'climbable object'???

GPO a 'climbable object'???

Look under the Products tab at the top of the page

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Althom
Jan 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Althom

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…

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vc213
Jan 04, 2019 9:03 am
ooi21
ooi21
30 December 2018

Eco Pool Pumps vs single speed power guzzlers

Eco Pool Pumps vs single speed power guzzlers

Hello Everyone, I want to buy a pump for my swimming pool. Which should I buy Eco Pool Pumps or single speed power guzzlers? Please help me with this. Thanks

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ooi21
Dec 30, 2018 1:47 am
rick16
rick16
25 December 2018

Paradise Pools - Brightwaters DIY Pools

Paradise Pools - Brightwaters DIY Pools

hey guys did anyone go with this mob

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rick16
Dec 25, 2018 11:02 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
19 December 2018

Window Forming Pool barrier?

Window Forming Pool barrier?

Thanks very much

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cat_dunc
Dec 19, 2018 10:57 pm
cat_dunc
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
19 December 2018

What are rough costs to build an outdoor spa / ongoing costs

What are rough costs to build an outdoor spa / ongoing costs

About $28g for a installed spa with quality energy saving equipment . Cheers andrew

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wheeliworks
Dec 19, 2018 9:46 pm
wheeliworks
zzkazu
zzkazu
11 December 2018

Pool Cartridge not working properly?

Pool Cartridge not working properly?

Ok thanks mate, great site that. lots to read..

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zzkazu
Dec 11, 2018 7:26 am

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