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Black
Black
24 October

Pool near a revetment wall

Pool near a revetment wall

very good idea

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Black
Oct 24, 2020 12:10 am
Black
Black
24 October

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

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
alexp79
alexp79
19 October

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pool fencing

Pool fencing

What happened?

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

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

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

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
Lexon
Lexon
26 August

Pool Builder on Gold Coast?

Pool Builder on Gold Coast?

Hey. I need a lot of money to buy a house. I understand that at my main job I cannot quickly accumulate the required amount, so…

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Lexon
Aug 27, 2020 12:38 am
dons80
dons80
26 August

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
worldofmud
worldofmud
28 February

How deep is this sewer line? Can you tell?

How deep is this sewer line? Can you tell?

The depth below existing upstream invert level at each maintenance shaft is 1.52m (south) and 1.81m (north) as per the key attached. The requirements for pools and…

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worldofmud
Feb 28, 2020 12:09 am
CF Design
CF Design
16 February

Vertical wood fence no rails- how to build?

Vertical wood fence no rails- how to build?

What is it for? If it's pool barrier speak to an engineer first, as there won't be a compliant ore built design available. I would guess at foundation depth of min…

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CF Design
Feb 16, 2020 8:30 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
11 February

Days of rain and what does this mean for your pool?

Days of rain and what does this mean for your pool?

The last few months have been terrible for keeping your pool clean and balanced . All the ash added a lot of phosphate to pools which rapidly depleated chlorine and in…

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wheeliworks
Feb 11, 2020 4:26 pm
wheeliworks
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
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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Rhetti
Dec 11, 2019 10:45 pm
Rhetti
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
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

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