Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Pools & Spas
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
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…

0
207
suemaruk
May 16, 2018 8:14 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…

4
1086
glippp
May 09, 2018 5:15 am

Ecolawns supply over 20 varieties of high quality, long lasting and realistic fake grass options throughout Sydney. Our team can assist you with the perfect solution for…

0
185
ecolawnsau
May 03, 2018 2:58 pm
ecolawnsau
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
19 April

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

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

I'm with you here. The problem is that the builder insists we need to do something to show that we are actively managing water that used fall onto my yard and now falls to…

4
926
gaweleczek
Apr 19, 2018 12:28 pm

'Objects with a substantially horizontal surface of 10mm or more that allow a young child to gain a foot or hand hold must not…

1
141
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Apr 19, 2018 11:38 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
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.

3
424
Soozzee
Mar 28, 2018 1:53 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
19 March

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Perfectly safe to swim in . When water is drained it looks 50 times worse .

17
2166
wheeliworks
Mar 19, 2018 7:59 pm
wheeliworks
RjMaan
RjMaan
17 March

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.

3
660
RjMaan
Mar 17, 2018 1:57 am

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)…

1
521
faith.mcgregor85
Mar 10, 2018 7:10 am
aussieta
aussieta
7 March

Pool Renovation - tiles

Pool Renovation - tiles

i just had my pool refurbished with eco bright looked at tiles but was concerned they may be slippery

3
1045
aussieta
Mar 07, 2018 6:41 pm
aussieta

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 :)

17
3879
Charlotte Gibbs
Mar 06, 2018 6:57 pm
livpal5
livpal5
3 March

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Hi we were getting qoutes to do burnished concrete around our pool but quite a few concreters did not want to take on the job as its quite fiddly. Not sure if its because…

2
889
livpal5
Mar 03, 2018 8:38 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…

1
96
Mrs_W
Feb 23, 2018 4:05 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…

8
1844
cbailes
Feb 22, 2018 9:10 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
21 February

Pool fence requirements for COO (not for filling)

Pool fence requirements for COO (not for filling)

Hi, Short Version: Is a fully compliant permanent pool fence required for an inground empty pool, in order to get a house COO? Long Version: We're building a new house,…

0
108
sxwallac
Feb 21, 2018 9:35 pm
DakotaCantamessa
DakotaCantamessa
13 February

Pool help

Pool help

Hey, I think you should take the expert advice.

1
290
DakotaCantamessa
Feb 13, 2018 3:28 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 .

3
373
wheeliworks
Feb 09, 2018 6:04 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.

6
747
DakotaCantamessa
Feb 05, 2018 9:02 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.....

3
1405
nick56
Jan 26, 2018 3:14 am
riverrock
riverrock
23 January

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth
1, 2

I used Riverina pools almost 2 years ago. I installed 4.5x2.5 with an automated chlorinator and and eco pump, pool cleaner, thermal blanket and roller, heating provision,…

33
37223
riverrock
Jan 23, 2018 5:44 pm
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…

8
631
marz1983
Jan 15, 2018 7:04 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…

0
225
David05
Jan 04, 2018 5:04 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…

0
204
AdamG
Dec 28, 2017 7:23 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…

0
228
CarolineJ
Dec 14, 2017 10:21 am
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
2 December 2017

Pool/SPA near easement

Pool/SPA near easement

I am in Melbourne, VIC. I was thinking that for an over the ground SPA, I could extend the decking around my alfresco area and then use part of alfresco for the SPA. I…

4
500
asheeshjoshi
Dec 02, 2017 11:32 am
AH123
AH123
28 November 2017

Concrete pool

Concrete pool

Anyone know good concrete builder with a reasonable price ?

2
363
AH123
Nov 28, 2017 9:06 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
24 November 2017

Swim Spa 2017

Swim Spa 2017

I have read that the "swim spa" side of things can be a bit gimmicky. But some of the newer ones now you can get more powerful jets (and more than one jet). So I imagine…

4
421
Agent_009
Nov 24, 2017 11:17 am
Agent_009
aussieta
aussieta
4 November 2017

Swimming Pool Heating: Solar, Heat Pump or Gas

Swimming Pool Heating: Solar, Heat Pump or Gas

now putting a cover on every night will retain the heat absorbed during the day and is the cheapest to buy and "running cost" any form of supplemental heating will need a…

2
779
aussieta
Nov 04, 2017 7:42 am
aussieta
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
29 October 2017

Pool layout issue

Pool layout issue

Run the deck 90 degrees to the pool.

1
525
RenoBloke
Oct 29, 2017 3:24 pm
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
29 October 2017

concrete swimming pool

concrete swimming pool
1, 2

Dincel is already water proof and do you really need to add a finish? I think for partly above ground pools it's a solution and from what I'm aware you can do it yourself.…

28
12543
RenoBloke
Oct 29, 2017 3:11 pm
RenoBloke
building-expert
building-expert
18 October 2017

Issue with pipe location - who should fix, us or plumber?

Issue with pipe location - who should fix, us or plumber?

Is it reasonable to expect the pool company/plumber to come back and rectify this? (For what it's worth, the concreter reckons it's a 10 min job for the plumber). Yes it…

1
322
building-expert
Oct 18, 2017 3:49 pm
building-expert
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
6 October 2017

Barrier Reef Pools?

Barrier Reef Pools?
1, 2, 3

For anyone who comes to read this looking for info or guidance on Newcastle/Hunter pool company's, an update is: We managed to talk Tranquility down to match Barrier…

49
3556
cat_dunc
Oct 06, 2017 10:10 am
cat_dunc
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
18 September 2017

Glass Pool Fence Vitroglaze or EnduroShield

Glass Pool Fence Vitroglaze or EnduroShield

We have glass. Never added anything. Just give it a wash every 3-4 months.

2
455
Saint Mike
Sep 18, 2017 8:29 am
Saint Mike
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
3 September 2017

Installation sequence: solar panels and pool heating pump

Installation sequence: solar panels and pool heating pump

Hi, I'm planning to install solar panels and build a pool with a heating pump. Does it matter witch one I get done first? Or maybe there is a logical sequence? Thanks

0
356
gaweleczek
Sep 03, 2017 11:48 pm
winto_04
winto_04
21 August 2017

installing a pool during construction of home

installing a pool during construction of home

Hi. Are you sitting down ??? $4200 for 26 weeks ( that is minimum period). A lot of companies I called don't do it anymore. We got a builder / carpenter in…

10
2942
winto_04
Aug 21, 2017 8:40 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
16 August 2017

Looking for advice / If you were installing a pool again?

Looking for advice / If you were installing a pool again?

Also - ours is salt chlorinated with an auto feeder. Also an auto acid feeder. BUT -you still have to check the readings. AND - do what is needed - eg Buffer or Acid -…

2
777
Saint Mike
Aug 16, 2017 10:13 am
Saint Mike
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
6 August 2017

Pool coping Newcastle or Central Coast areas?

Pool coping Newcastle or Central Coast areas?

Oh man I hadn't even looked into what edging. We sure can't afford drop edge either. Thanks heaps for sharing, we're going to check them out tomorrow.

16
883
cat_dunc
Aug 06, 2017 7:49 pm
cat_dunc
Ozjimbo
Ozjimbo
23 July 2017

Pool Paver Tiling

Pool Paver Tiling

Hi, I had the same question when we built our pool, unfortunately I choose to buy the Bluestone pavers and coping from our local so called expert in Bairnsdale, and had…

5
752
Ozjimbo
Jul 23, 2017 7:01 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
22 July 2017

Liquid Blue Pools

Liquid Blue Pools

No. We did a Compass pool - seems OK. They have a Net site.

1
451
Saint Mike
Jul 22, 2017 1:41 pm
Saint Mike
shamuscassar.sc
shamuscassar.sc
5 July 2017

Theralux mineral pool system

Theralux mineral pool system

Yes amazingly so pools aren't too much work so long as you keep on top of regular maintenance. Our neighbors have big trees which lose a lot of leaves and this is the…

3
572
shamuscassar.sc
Jul 05, 2017 8:03 am
3
764
Dreamhme
Jul 04, 2017 1:00 am
WAlien
WAlien
27 June 2017

My experience as a first time pool purchaser. (WA) *Update*

My experience as a first time pool purchaser. (WA) *Update*

I apologise for the delayed reply. I have been away a lot. I had to do a minor reset to 2 pavers by adding a little more sand near the steps, and think its now 100% I…

11
3474
WAlien
Jun 27, 2017 9:21 pm
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
24 May 2017

Pool design ideas

Pool design ideas

Hello, There are plenty of house designs out there but I'm struggling to find a place with pool design ideas. I'm especially interested in different ways to create space…

0
523
gaweleczek
May 24, 2017 12:30 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
8 May 2017

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

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

You mentioned on another post you've done the glass balustrade? Does that mean the pool is finished? Please share more photos! :)

54
9881
cat_dunc
May 08, 2017 8:18 pm
cat_dunc
faykis
faykis
7 May 2017

First Build with Eden Brea - Tender Presentation and Costs

First Build with Eden Brea - Tender Presentation and Costs

Hi how much slope did you have in your land if you dont mind me asking? We are also looking at a lot in colebee whixh has 1m elevation from street and another .5m accross…

2
830
faykis
May 07, 2017 12:16 am
faykis


Building ForumOutdoorsPools & Spas
Homeone Australian & New Zealand

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018