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SeeBee
SeeBee
17 May

Pool pump (s) not working

Pool pump (s) not working

I just replaced the capacitor

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SeeBee
May 17, 2019 1:22 pm

NEW concrete pool problems - leaking shell??

NEW concrete pool problems - leaking shell??

The top photo could be tiny fragments of metal shavings which are rusting out as they're submersed in water... they happen sometimes... alternatively it could (which I…

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 12:09 pm
PoolOwners

Pool paving

Pool paving

Hi Woody 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...…

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 11:57 am
PoolOwners

Pebblecrete colour mixture

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...…

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 11:52 am
PoolOwners

New pump no water flow

New pump no water flow

Hi Umesh is the pump priming.... then losing water flow>no flow? or is it unable to prime to begin with?

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PoolOwners
May 16, 2019 11:49 am
PoolOwners
AKB
AKB
23 April

Owner Builder Pool

Owner Builder Pool

Thanks :-)

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AKB
Apr 23, 2019 6:49 pm
AKB
Jckson
Jckson
30 March

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
1, 2, 3

Hi! I see you make a pool by yourself, i can reccomend this website, they mayde quality custom cover, you can save some money if…

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Jckson
Mar 30, 2019 12:12 am

Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder

Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder

thank you so much for the tip, I have order 5 rubber over a period of time just because of your tip. Saved me a lot of money.

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gagangarg1983
Mar 27, 2019 9:01 am

Thinking of a pool....

Thinking of a pool....

It isn't important to think about supplanting your pool. You may even have considered filling it in. However, you can keep your pool and give it a totally new life at a…

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Aleksandrcarter
Mar 26, 2019 1:37 pm
Oban
Oban
21 March

Pool Surrounds???

Pool Surrounds???

We are in a similar situation with regards to a decision on our pool surrounds. Our layout will be the same as you have. I was wondering if you ended up going with the…

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Oban
Mar 21, 2019 10:35 am

Stormwater Easement - How far from pool?

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…

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michaelyoni64
Mar 03, 2019 12:26 am
gogo65
gogo65
24 February

Sydney Pool and Spa Expo

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…

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gogo65
Feb 24, 2019 10:21 pm
gogo65
eirrac
eirrac
12 February

Plunge pool / water tank pool

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…

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eirrac
Feb 12, 2019 8:08 am
Sncoms
Sncoms
7 February

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

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

Looks great. I am thinking of doing the same thing (in Adelaide as well). Hoping you may be able to share trades and any other advice you may have? I am finding it hard to…

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Sncoms
Feb 07, 2019 7:39 pm
Altocu
Altocu
1 February

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Thanks Marz, All going well...hopefully by Easter.

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Altocu
Feb 01, 2019 8:07 pm
meminiau
meminiau
31 January

Pool Builder

Pool Builder

Hi 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…

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meminiau
Jan 31, 2019 10:31 pm
marz1983
marz1983
23 January

What to do here? Post and mesh type fence

What to do here? Post and mesh type fence

I think if we went almost right after the fibre glass its 900mm which is what it needs to be. Then thought maybe white rocks and some sort of screening tree in the 900mm space.

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marz1983
Jan 23, 2019 6:46 pm
Ziddy
Ziddy
18 January

HELP! Spa surface ruined!

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.

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Ziddy
Jan 18, 2019 10:58 pm
Althom
Althom
10 January

GPO a 'climbable object'???

GPO a 'climbable object'???

Look under the Products tab at the top of the page

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Althom
Jan 10, 2019 2:51 pm
Althom

HI, 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…

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vc213
Jan 04, 2019 8:03 am
ooi21
ooi21
30 December 2018

Eco Pool Pumps vs single speed power guzzlers

Eco Pool Pumps vs single speed power guzzlers

Hello Everyone, I want to buy a pump for my swimming pool. Which should I buy Eco Pool Pumps or single speed power guzzlers? Please help me with this. Thanks

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ooi21
Dec 30, 2018 12:47 am
rick16
rick16
25 December 2018

Paradise Pools - Brightwaters DIY Pools

Paradise Pools - Brightwaters DIY Pools

hey guys did anyone go with this mob

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rick16
Dec 25, 2018 10:02 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
19 December 2018

Window Forming Pool barrier?

Window Forming Pool barrier?

Thanks very much

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cat_dunc
Dec 19, 2018 9:57 pm
cat_dunc
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
19 December 2018

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

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

About $28g for a installed spa with quality energy saving equipment . Cheers andrew

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wheeliworks
Dec 19, 2018 8:46 pm
wheeliworks
amilelka
amilelka
12 December 2018

Fibre glass pool installation gone wrong

Fibre glass pool installation gone wrong

Seems like you just need to raise the height of the retaining wall and backfill. Did you end up resolving the issue?

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amilelka
Dec 12, 2018 1:03 pm
zzkazu
zzkazu
11 December 2018

Pool Cartridge not working properly?

Pool Cartridge not working properly?

Ok thanks mate, great site that. lots to read..

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zzkazu
Dec 11, 2018 6:26 am
Nkem
Nkem
24 November 2018

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 5:03 pm
sxwallac
sxwallac
19 November 2018

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 9:38 pm
lewisreed121
lewisreed121
15 November 2018

Swimming Pool Heating: Solar, Heat Pump or Gas

Swimming Pool Heating: Solar, Heat Pump or Gas

Thanks for sharing this. Finally which one did you choose?

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lewisreed121
Nov 15, 2018 7:53 pm
lewisreed121
lewisreed121
15 November 2018

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 7:47 pm
mjr
mjr
15 November 2018

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 12:31 pm
mjr
gregorian
gregorian
8 November 2018

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 7:18 pm
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
8 November 2018

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 2:07 am
Drew01
Drew01
3 November 2018

Help fixing pool fence to steel

Help fixing pool fence to steel

How about rivnuts?

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Drew01
Nov 03, 2018 9:45 pm
Drew01

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 12:18 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 11:29 am
jimbob73
jimbob73
26 September 2018

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 6:42 pm
Sachin
Sachin
27 August 2018

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 2:32 pm
Sachin
Sachin
27 August 2018

Inground concrete pool quote

Inground concrete pool quote
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kaka

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Sachin
Aug 27, 2018 2:23 pm
aussieta
aussieta
17 August 2018

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 4:31 pm
aussieta
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
30 July 2018

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 30, 2018 11:59 pm
aus_nz
aus_nz
30 July 2018

Pump housing / waterfall

Pump housing / waterfall

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 1:21 pm
aus_nz
MandM+4
MandM+4
24 July 2018

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 10:37 am
sxwallac
sxwallac
16 July 2018

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 7:24 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
12 July 2018

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 5:25 pm
wheeliworks
Pooltech
Pooltech
8 July 2018

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 5:17 pm
Pooltech
Pooltech
8 July 2018

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 5:06 pm
Pooltech
Pooltech
7 July 2018

New pool tiles patchy and discoloured

New pool tiles patchy and discoloured

for more how to building pool:

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Pooltech
Jul 07, 2018 5:09 pm
suemaruk
suemaruk
16 May 2018

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 8:14 pm
Soozzee
Soozzee
28 March 2018

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 1:53 pm

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