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zzkazu
Dec 11, 2018 7:26 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
Yesterday

Pool Surrounds???

Pool Surrounds???

whatever you do dont do limestone pavers. We did and the friggen pavers are falling apart. So expensive and crumbling before 12 months

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cat_dunc
Dec 10, 2018 9:17 pm
cat_dunc

Finally, after months of delays we poured the external slab last week. Very happy with the level of detail the conves achieved. It will be honed on Thursday next week. Steve

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Altocu
Dec 06, 2018 7:57 am

Hi All, I've had a bit of a frustrating time getting my pool pump going over the last few months. One day I switched on the pool pump and it gave out a humming noise and…

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SeeBee
Nov 29, 2018 11:28 am
loobee
loobee
26 November

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
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Over time if the surface of the pool is covered with vinly or the composite will fade. By the action of chemicals, sunlight. Fades will be moderate. If you need more…

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loobee
Nov 26, 2018 2:37 pm
Nkem
Nkem
24 November

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth
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I’m currently going having a fibre glass pool installed. I live in Perth have had s dreadful time with Sapphire Pools. They are a subsidiary of Aqua leisure a much…

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Nkem
Nov 24, 2018 6:03 pm

I live in Perth. I signed a contract with Sapphire Pools on the 6th September with plans of having my kids enjoy the pool over the school holidays. Today 23rd November I…

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Nkem
Nov 24, 2018 5:19 pm
Ezuku
Ezuku
22 November

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

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

As it says. At the planning stage for building a house, and was just wondering what a very rough, back of the envelope estimate is for building an outdoor spa is. I don't…

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Ezuku
Nov 22, 2018 11:42 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
19 November

Website with best practical info on pool fencing safety?

Website with best practical info on pool fencing safety?

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…

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sxwallac
Nov 19, 2018 10:38 pm
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lewisreed121
Nov 15, 2018 8:53 pm
lewisreed121
lewisreed121
15 November

Pool Heating

Pool Heating

Automated pool covers are way out of our budget. I have heard that its really costly and have high maintenance cost. I have been using for so many years now. During…

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lewisreed121
Nov 15, 2018 8:47 pm
mjr
mjr
15 November

Raise ph to bring it down again

Raise ph to bring it down again

Hi, realize I'm a bit late to the conversation, what was the final result? Interested to know Thanks Matt

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mjr
Nov 15, 2018 1:31 pm
mjr
gregorian
gregorian
8 November

Fibreglass Pool Company

Fibreglass Pool Company

Leisure and narellan pools are also good options. Happy to get you some discounts thru one of our connections.

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gregorian
Nov 08, 2018 8:18 pm
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
8 November

Boundary fence rules vs Pool fencing requirements

Boundary fence rules vs Pool fencing requirements

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.…

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michaelyoni64
Nov 08, 2018 3:07 am
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Drew01
Nov 03, 2018 10:45 pm
Drew01

Hi, I would really appreciate advice or opinions as to what has happened to our spa. We have had it for two months and used it a handful of times. We emptied it to change…

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NicoMac
Oct 30, 2018 1:55 am

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…

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ebby
Oct 20, 2018 7:22 am

Has anyone painted tiles around a pool? The terracotta tiles we have are both ugly and VERY slippery! Anyone willing to share photos/experiences with me?

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ktotherose
Oct 10, 2018 1:18 pm

Without seeing the site it’s harder to be sure but here goes I would put a 6 2.3m m pool in c location . That will give you 1m off boundary and 800mm off alfresco .…

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ste982
Oct 02, 2018 12:29 pm
jimbob73
jimbob73
26 September

inflatable spa

inflatable spa

l'm thinking of getting an inflatable spa as a cheaper alternative to a real one. Anyone have any experience with them, are they anygood , is there one particular brand…

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jimbob73
Sep 26, 2018 7:42 pm
bakk_off
bakk_off
12 September

Paradise Pools - Brightwaters DIY Pools

Paradise Pools - Brightwaters DIY Pools

Hey mate did you end up doing a pool with paradise pools DIY?? I’m trying to look for reviews from this company other then looking at the reviews on their website?? Just…

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bakk_off
Sep 12, 2018 3:17 pm
bakk_off
Sachin
Sachin
27 August

Pool Piering cost

Pool Piering cost

Hi All My Pool Builder is charging me $240 per linear metre for piering (no re-inforcement - just 25mpa concrete) Is this reasonable?? Regards

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Sachin
Aug 27, 2018 3:32 pm
aussieta
aussieta
17 August

Pool questions

Pool questions

i bought my house 5 years ago the sellers painted the pool with an expensive epoxy paint looked great fro 2 years then people started getting blue feet after 3 years blue…

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aussieta
Aug 17, 2018 5:31 pm
aussieta

Pool filter damage

Pool filter damage

Yes. Its on high speed for 15.mins then reverts to low. Thankyou for your insight with the filter.

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michaelyoni64
Jul 31, 2018 12:59 am

Hi all, Looking for an all in one pump equipment / waterfall box. Seems to be very few options on the market. Leisure pools have one but are very stand offish to sell them…

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aus_nz
Jul 30, 2018 2:21 pm
aus_nz
MandM+4
MandM+4
24 July

Fibreglass pool, coping and alfresco finished height questio

Fibreglass pool, coping and alfresco finished height questio

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…

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MandM+4
Jul 24, 2018 11:37 am
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Andry0400
Jul 23, 2018 9:00 am
Andry0400
sxwallac
sxwallac
16 July

Pool fence requirements for COO (not for filling)

Pool fence requirements for COO (not for filling)

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…

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sxwallac
Jul 16, 2018 8:24 pm

Non-climbable object question

Non-climbable object question

Corrigations on the water tank are deemed non climbable . Are there any pipes or fittings sticking out which are ? It does need to be 1.8 or higher . 1.79 is not good enough

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wheeliworks
Jul 12, 2018 6:25 pm
wheeliworks
Pooltech
Pooltech
8 July

How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

How to deal with excess water when pool is lower than street

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…

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Pooltech
Jul 08, 2018 6:17 pm
Pooltech
Pooltech
8 July

Pool tile suppliers

Pool tile suppliers

Just remember... the tiles in the showroom are in pristine condition. Even the natural stone ones are, as you would expect.... in batch you receive, the tiles will have…

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Pooltech
Jul 08, 2018 6:06 pm
suemaruk
suemaruk
16 May

Badu Swim Jet System

Badu Swim Jet System

Hi Looking at getting a 6m concrete pool installed and were considering the inclusion of a Badu Swim Jet System for swimming and kids play. Approx cost around $5k.i…

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suemaruk
May 16, 2018 9:14 pm
glippp
glippp
9 May

Robotic Pool Cleaners

Robotic Pool Cleaners

Hi there, I have a Davey Optima and use it with disposable filter bags - ezPOOLBag. Davey is a decentd robotfor the price. It also climbs wals like Dolphin. Basically it…

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glippp
May 09, 2018 6:15 am
Soozzee
Soozzee
28 March

Foam in pool

Foam in pool

Update- after a year of problems with air leakage we found a tiny crack in return basket lid. We replaced the lid, the pool is perfect.

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Soozzee
Mar 28, 2018 2:53 pm

Pool Coping

Pool Coping

We have just finished our pool, but we have chosen to go with a fibreglass pool. As I have a lot of info about pool installing and renovating now (it kinda stuck with me)…

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faith.mcgregor85
Mar 10, 2018 8:10 am

Fibreglass v Concrete

Fibreglass v Concrete

How about a ? They have a lower initial cost, smooth to touch and can completely modernise the look of your outdoor area :)

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Charlotte Gibbs
Mar 06, 2018 7:57 pm
Mrs_W
Mrs_W
23 February

Help on Land Title for Pool

Help on Land Title for Pool

There should be a legend on the Plan of Subdivision as to what that means. An easement would usually be E-1 or similar with a description of what that easement is used for…

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Mrs_W
Feb 23, 2018 5:05 pm

Mainstream Pools were amazing! So happy with our pool. Dave convinced me to get a magnesium filtration system and so glad I did. Really easy maintenance and we couldn't…

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cbailes
Feb 22, 2018 10:10 pm
DakotaCantamessa
DakotaCantamessa
13 February

Pool help

Pool help

Hey, I think you should take the expert advice.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 13, 2018 4:28 pm
DakotaCantamessa
DakotaCantamessa
13 February

swimming pool fence posts

swimming pool fence posts

If they are cemented then i think you have to break some tiles in order to get the job done.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 13, 2018 4:25 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
9 February

Pools and existing retaining walls.

Pools and existing retaining walls.

You need a professional to assess . We install fibreglass pools as close as 200mm to retainers walls . We do detailed drawings and consult a engineer .

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wheeliworks
Feb 09, 2018 7:04 pm
wheeliworks

Pool placement with easements and fences.

Pool placement with easements and fences.

The designs of pool shared above is beautiful. I think along with this you can also install glass pool fencing for the safety purpose.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 05, 2018 10:02 pm
nick56
nick56
26 January

Pool pump replacement

Pool pump replacement

yes, you can replace your pool pump if it isn't working. and enjoy your holidays with summer pool.....

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nick56
Jan 26, 2018 4:14 am
marz1983
marz1983
15 January

Owner Builder Pool Install

Owner Builder Pool Install

Thanks for you replies, it does seem like if we went with two seperate companies one for actual pool and one to install we may save some money not sure how much yet will…

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marz1983
Jan 15, 2018 8:04 pm
David05
David05
4 January

Cane Toad in Pool

Cane Toad in Pool

Hi, Just before Christmas I had a new fibreglass pool installed. We went away for a few weeks and got home today to find a number of cane toads in the swimming pool. One…

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David05
Jan 04, 2018 6:04 pm
AdamG
AdamG
28 December 2017

Permantly securing sliding door closed

Permantly securing sliding door closed

Hi All, We’ve an alfresco area which has a sliding door on one wall, and a double stacked sliding door on the other wall. We’d like to install a pool in this area…

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AdamG
Dec 28, 2017 8:23 pm
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
14 December 2017

Pool insurance during build

Pool insurance during build

Hi All I am building a house but have put the pool in first, and need insurance to cover it until the house is completed. I got a quote to add it to the builder's…

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CarolineJ
Dec 14, 2017 11:21 am

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