Pools & Spas
Best pool size with children
Our old pool that we filled in recently had the deep part in the middle and shallow at both ends (one shallow end was a bit deeper than the other). It worked quite well.…
What to do here? Post and mesh type fence
Our estate has a post and rail fence with mesh as our boundary fences.
People who have put pools near their boundary fences have just removed part of their boundary fence…
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…
Aug 06, 2019 8:05 pm
Drainage surrounding pool
Most people get the same sort of strip drain from Bunnings, and they’ll get the galvanised grating dipped or coated to make it look better, that’s the cheap way of…
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.
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...…
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...…
New pump no water flow
is the pump priming.... then losing water flow>no flow? or is it unable to prime to begin with?
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
Jan 18, 2019 10:58 pm
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…
Jan 04, 2019 8:03 am
Dec 30, 2018 12:47 am
Fibreglass Pool Company
Leisure and narellan pools are also good options. Happy to get you some discounts thru one of our connections.
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?
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 .…
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…
Pool Piering cost
My Pool Builder is charging me $240 per linear metre for piering (no re-inforcement - just 25mpa concrete)
Is this reasonable??
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…
Pool filter damage
Yes. Its on high speed for 15.mins then reverts to low. Thankyou for your insight with the filter.
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…
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
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…
Badu Swim Jet System
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…