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Stewie D
Stewie D
8 July 2016

Rules for disposal of cleanfill from pool

Rules for disposal of cleanfill from pool

It is not so much the soil coming out of a property but the soil coming into one. If a house was going to be built over this soil it has to meet certain requirements -…

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Stewie D
Jul 08, 2016 8:22 am
EN710
EN710
24 June 2016

Above ground pool with log structure

Above ground pool with log structure

Hi, The perfect solution. Shippingcontainerpools.com.au have a look at the website.

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EN710
Jun 24, 2016 12:04 pm

Are you struggling with the design of your garden?

Are you struggling with the design of your garden?

I am building a Hamptons inspired home but I have to pic a certain number of natives for the property so I am not sure which ones would match. I am also not allowed to…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 23, 2016 7:46 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
21 June 2016

Any above ground pool experience

Any above ground pool experience

Generally a installed pool with premium equipment is $26-$40,000 Then landscaping & fencing on top of that . Sizing from 3x1.7m -7x3.5m .

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wheeliworks
Jun 21, 2016 9:47 pm
wheeliworks
VivianN
VivianN
30 May 2016

Spa Repair Recommendations in Melb

Spa Repair Recommendations in Melb

Hi all, Does anyone have a recommendation on a decent spa repair / maintenance service located in Melbourne (preferably close to the inner north)? I suspect a possible…

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VivianN
May 30, 2016 2:30 pm

We want to update our pebblecrete pool with new coping edge and concrete/pavers around. The pool itself is in excellent nic for its age. No cracks on the inside at all.…

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333tweds
May 30, 2016 2:19 pm
Franky40
Franky40
26 May 2016

Pool structure inspectors Sydney

Pool structure inspectors Sydney

Thanks - yes it's loosing water. Now that we have filters running there is water definitely leaking from the pool. We have called a pool leak detector. The pool company…

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Franky40
May 26, 2016 7:23 pm
Franky40

You can also consider Pools R Us: http://www.poolsrus.com.au. Below are some images of their work: Hope it helps.

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andreweverist
May 23, 2016 6:44 pm
andreweverist
ssinlos72
ssinlos72
19 May 2016

Pool Filter Covers

Pool Filter Covers

Hi We're building a pool - which is nearly done and the builder has just said that we need a sound proof pool filter box (to keep the pimp, filter etc.) - apparently it's…

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ssinlos72
May 19, 2016 9:40 am
riverrock
riverrock
13 May 2016

L Shaped pool

L Shaped pool

Can you post your plan. Are you planning to have the pool for relaxing/spa or do you want to do laps?DO you have any children and what age are they?

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riverrock
May 13, 2016 7:56 pm
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
10 May 2016

Infinity Edge / Wet Edge Pools

Infinity Edge / Wet Edge Pools

Hi, I have one and while I can't tell you what it cost because it was already in the home when I bought it - I understand the average is double the cost of the same pool…

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becjarrettdalton
May 10, 2016 9:11 am
becjarrettdalton
Matt1
Matt1
14 April 2016

Pegout/Surveyed location of Pool

Pegout/Surveyed location of Pool

Speak to the builder about how close the pool can be before you need extra piering for the house. You might find you'll have to do the piering now or you'll be restricted…

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Matt1
Apr 14, 2016 3:26 pm
Matt1
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
9 April 2016

Swim SPA Installation Site Pre costs

Swim SPA Installation Site Pre costs

Run an advert on gumtree for a few labourers and offer $25-30 p/hr and be prepared to roll up the sleeves ..I've found even if it takes Twice as long you will still be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 09, 2016 8:55 am
StructuralBIMGuy
tradeup
tradeup
7 April 2016

Qn & Cost about concrete pool

Qn & Cost about concrete pool

As a matter of interest, has anyone contemplated or has actually tiled their own pool? Is the process any different to tiling a kitchen / bathroom? Granted there are…

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tradeup
Apr 07, 2016 2:28 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
31 March 2016

DIY Pools..

DIY Pools..

Frank from DIY pools is a very genuine bloke . I do projects regularly with him .

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wheeliworks
Mar 31, 2016 8:06 pm
wheeliworks
missy_sully
missy_sully
24 February 2016

Pool Builder and vacant land access

Pool Builder and vacant land access

Hi, i have been looking into building a 7 x 2.5m pool in the backyard. I can use the vacant land access which could save me cost. However owner said they are likely to…

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missy_sully
Feb 24, 2016 4:00 pm
barbalatte
barbalatte
24 February 2016

Sydney Pool Builders - recommendations please!

Sydney Pool Builders - recommendations please!

Any ideas guys? I need a good pool builder in the Maroubra area.

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barbalatte
Feb 24, 2016 1:14 pm
andreweverist
andreweverist
24 February 2016

Mel: ready to build my own house and want a pool builder

Mel: ready to build my own house and want a pool builder

I would highly recommend Pools R Us. They are also offering some special offers, you can choose as per your budget. Here you can request them for a…

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andreweverist
Feb 24, 2016 1:02 pm
andreweverist
andreweverist
andreweverist
24 February 2016

Melbourne Pool Renovations

Melbourne Pool Renovations

For Pool Renovation I would recommend Baden pools: http://www.badenpools.com.au/pool-renovation

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andreweverist
Feb 24, 2016 12:56 pm
andreweverist
Aussie141414
Aussie141414
18 February 2016

Should builder or pool company build a pool?

Should builder or pool company build a pool?

Would you get a roof tiler to do your electrical work?

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Aussie141414
Feb 18, 2016 8:31 pm
WAlien
WAlien
17 February 2016

Do I have to empty pool for landscaping around it?

Do I have to empty pool for landscaping around it?

This question is a few months old now, so you may have already finished the job, but I would have suggested that you contact your local shire for advise, although most…

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WAlien
Feb 17, 2016 4:11 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
14 February 2016

New Pool Access Issues

New Pool Access Issues

What are you calling excellent side access . & what size pool are you trying to fit ?

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wheeliworks
Feb 14, 2016 9:30 am
wheeliworks
cheltenham3192
cheltenham3192
8 February 2016

Thinking of a pool....

Thinking of a pool....

Think about maintenance and safety too. There's plenty of times when you may want to talk around the pool, to brush the sides for example, or have an area for someone to…

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cheltenham3192
Feb 08, 2016 6:29 am
SP77
SP77
31 January 2016

Spiders in my pool

Spiders in my pool

Thanks everyone for the tips. To be safe I have asked for a pest controlled to come through and give the place Nuclear treatment. Hopefully we can get in without finding…

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SP77
Jan 31, 2016 9:33 pm
cheltenham3192
cheltenham3192
31 January 2016

Remove Quartzon finish and tile concrete pool

Remove Quartzon finish and tile concrete pool

Hi, does anyone have an idea of costs to remove a Quartzon finish and replace it with a tile finish? Tiles would be basic colours, low to mid-range cost rather than…

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cheltenham3192
Jan 31, 2016 9:04 am
barbalatte
barbalatte
31 January 2016

Sewer Running through my Property

Sewer Running through my Property

Thank you for that information. I will look through it now.

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barbalatte
Jan 31, 2016 8:21 am
TheJockey
TheJockey
30 January 2016

Better Pools and Spas - advice on bad experience?

Better Pools and Spas - advice on bad experience?

The owner of Better Pools is actually an ex supervisior of the infamous Blue Haven Pools - trained by them in how to con you in the deal of a lifetime, then charge you…

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TheJockey
Jan 30, 2016 12:56 pm
batch_0695
batch_0695
25 January 2016

Pool Heaters

Pool Heaters

Well I plan on using it to keep a consistent temperature in the warmer months and then to heat up the pool if I have a bit of time off work in say May or…

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batch_0695
Jan 25, 2016 4:50 pm
scsc11111111
scsc11111111
21 January 2016

Pool placement before earthworks?

Pool placement before earthworks?

Hi, we got ours dug our and concreted before the house (that's what out builder mac jones stipulated) then it was covered over and fenced and house was built. Levels have…

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scsc11111111
Jan 21, 2016 1:04 pm
Charley
Charley
20 January 2016

Pool service

Pool service

Why haven't you run the filter? viewtopic.php?t=81011

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Charley
Jan 20, 2016 5:56 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
20 January 2016

Pool too close to house...

Pool too close to house...

:) Great, Some pool salesman ask for a deposit at that stage and considering your build is difficult/complex. May I suggest you take on board his comments,ask for…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 20, 2016 8:15 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Zelig
Zelig
17 January 2016

Pool Dilemma

Pool Dilemma

Do you need to access the rear yard down both sides of the pool ? Could you just use one side (top of your drawing) for access and use the boundary fence (bottom of…

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Zelig
Jan 17, 2016 11:11 am
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
20 December 2015

Pool Company recommendations, Melbourne

Pool Company recommendations, Melbourne
1, 2

We have just finished having our fibreglass pool installed. We used Blue Marlin Pools (based in Mornington but came to our bayside suburb). I would recommend them in…

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How Hard Can it Be
Dec 20, 2015 7:30 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
15 December 2015

Pool Kit or Pool Builder?

Pool Kit or Pool Builder?

We used Compass - very good. $50k would get you a lovely pool - self cleaning too I'd say. Ceramic F/glass and probably a water feature. Give them a ring. Head…

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Saint Mike
Dec 15, 2015 1:32 pm
Saint Mike
richswing
richswing
5 December 2015

Fiberglass Pool in Perth (WA)

Fiberglass Pool in Perth (WA)

2.5 years down the line and still happy with my pool, maintenance has really been easy with the fibre glass pool and salt water chlorination system A couple of weeks a go…

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richswing
Dec 05, 2015 1:28 am
leni
leni
26 November 2015

Best place to buy deck Jets or jendy jets

Best place to buy deck Jets or jendy jets

I'll answer my own question! We ended up buying from waterblade in wangara for 90 bucks each! :)

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leni
Nov 26, 2015 12:54 am
leni
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
21 November 2015

Where do I get pool engineering specs?

Where do I get pool engineering specs?

Google pool companies and see if you recognise your pool shape and size. Then email the co & ask if you can get the engineers plan.

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wheeliworks
Nov 21, 2015 1:02 pm
wheeliworks
Shambini
Shambini
13 November 2015

Sealing Travertine around Pool and surrounding area

Sealing Travertine around Pool and surrounding area

I also forgot to mention that coping should be dip sealed with a pre sealer to ensure that all six sides of the coping is thoroughly sealed.

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Shambini
Nov 13, 2015 7:20 am
Shambini
wish15
wish15
9 November 2015

Fair Trading vs pool builder NSW

Fair Trading vs pool builder NSW

Hi all, We had a very bad experience with a pool builder which messed up the measurement of the concrete shell and formed a trip hazzard approx. 30mm height) on one end…

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wish15
Nov 09, 2015 8:19 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
15 October 2015

Can we contest pool excavation costs?

Can we contest pool excavation costs?

Are the salespersons words/promises in writing ? What is written down is what counts - not words…

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Saint Mike
Oct 15, 2015 8:33 am
Saint Mike
becobi
becobi
14 October 2015

Our Pool Build (Fibreglass, Qld)

Our Pool Build (Fibreglass, Qld)

hi there - do you have any updates photos? we have just ordered our Grey Quartz pool and i am so nervous abut the colour choice... :)

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becobi
Oct 14, 2015 11:07 am
kim_kdr
kim_kdr
14 October 2015

Fibreglass Pool - Colour HELP!

Fibreglass Pool - Colour HELP!

We went with blue agate also and very happy with the colour.

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kim_kdr
Oct 14, 2015 9:19 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 October 2015

Best automated cleaner/vacuum option for <$1000

Best automated cleaner/vacuum option for <$1000

As the title suggests just chasing people's opinions on best options for a sub $1000 dollar auto pool cleaner. Not fussed if it's "kreepy…

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Saint Mike
Oct 13, 2015 12:26 pm
Saint Mike
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
7 October 2015

info; pool owners using copper and silver ioniser systems.

info; pool owners using copper and silver ioniser systems.

I use on all my indoor pools and pools where people have allergies &'sensitive skins . I prefer the bioniser with their Eco oxidiser . They are user friendly and low…

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wheeliworks
Oct 07, 2015 5:51 pm
wheeliworks
samettorre
samettorre
6 October 2015

bioniser system info

bioniser system info

Hi all I am thinking of replacing my LM 30 salt chlorinator with a bionizer system for my pool. I have minimal organic matter around and have a totally solar filtration…

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samettorre
Oct 06, 2015 8:02 am

G'day guys, Requesting input into my pool design. Concrete, pool builder is doing the fence foundations for us so we can have it right into the wall. Not sure how to do…

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Insane
Oct 05, 2015 9:45 pm
*MJ*
*MJ*
22 September 2015

Are rectangular pools the way to go?

Are rectangular pools the way to go?

Hi *MJ*, There is no doubt how great pools are great especially during summer. Our neighbor had a pretty decent size backyard (We live…

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*MJ*
Sep 22, 2015 5:37 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
13 September 2015

Pool heating pump problem

Pool heating pump problem

Most common problem is a bit of dirt on or around the o ring on the basket lid ir the union on inlet to pump loosened a little

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wheeliworks
Sep 13, 2015 9:24 pm
wheeliworks
aussieta
aussieta
13 September 2015

Pool heating

Pool heating

i bought a house that has an inground concrete pool that has the black mats on roof they actually have multiple 6mm pipes running through them my system uses 40mm pressure…

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aussieta
Sep 13, 2015 3:29 pm
aussieta
Pellehcim
Pellehcim
7 September 2015

Pool placement and Qld regulations

Pool placement and Qld regulations

Sean at malibu pools were who we went with because he had been out to site to give us a quote just prior. We were originally going to build 1m from the boundary as we…

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Pellehcim
Sep 07, 2015 7:35 pm

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