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Altocu
Altocu
7 August

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Hi Marz, Thanks for your comments. It's not but perhaps that's a good idea. I've taken lots of aerial shots using my drone throughout the build Steve

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Altocu
Aug 07, 2018 2:58 pm

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
Pooltech
Pooltech
8 July

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

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.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 05, 2018 9:02 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…

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marz1983
Jan 15, 2018 7:04 pm
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…

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building-expert
Oct 18, 2017 3:49 pm
building-expert
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.

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Saint Mike
Sep 18, 2017 8:29 am
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…

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shamuscassar.sc
Jul 05, 2017 8:03 am
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…

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faykis
May 07, 2017 12:16 am
faykis
faykis
faykis
6 May 2017

Minimal land size required for building new pool in blacktow

Minimal land size required for building new pool in blacktow

Hi members, can anyone enlighten me with the requirements of building a new pool in a area within blacktown council!!! Is there a minimal size if land criteria? I…

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faykis
May 06, 2017 8:58 am
faykis
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
10 April 2017

Building a Pool with Narellan Pools

Building a Pool with Narellan Pools

Hi Louise, are you able to post more about your pool? I cant see a finished, or a fence post anyway. The pool looks great. I hope you've been loving it.

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cat_dunc
Apr 10, 2017 10:42 pm
cat_dunc

Hi Weeliworks, the big undivided plot on the side will remain as it is. Its someones house and hushe yard at the front back and sides. They are the main onwer of the…

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faykis
Mar 24, 2017 7:12 pm
faykis
faykis
faykis
18 March 2017

Swimming Pool construction in Sydney prior building construc

Swimming Pool construction in Sydney prior building construc

Thanks for your valuable tips wheeliworks. Unfortunately our block is a narrow block (12.5m frontage through out). So we'll need the pool built early as there wont be any…

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faykis
Mar 18, 2017 10:01 pm
faykis
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
16 March 2017

Pool cover

Pool cover

Thanks. Our pool exists and we are keeping it. It is fenced in but we still need a hard cover to protect builders in case they fall etc.

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dreamh0me
Mar 16, 2017 11:37 am
dreamh0me
GLO
GLO
12 March 2017

Distance between pool, house and boundary

Distance between pool, house and boundary

I'll take a guess here. If you are able to measure that it's 80cm, then they might be allowing 15-20cm concrete wall and tiling. It's only a guess Good luck

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GLO
Mar 12, 2017 6:20 am
joelzee
joelzee
7 March 2017

Recommended pool builder in Hills Shire Area (Castle Hill)

Recommended pool builder in Hills Shire Area (Castle Hill)

I know Malibu are cheap. My brother had a quote from them and his work buddy built with them at Penrith. Apparently their workmanship is a bit how ya goin, but they are…

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joelzee
Mar 07, 2017 11:12 am
joelzee
joelzee
7 March 2017

Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

faykis, The experience was sensational! They finished from go to whoa in 8 weeks.Our pool was 75K. The other 2 quotes we received were less than this but when we went back…

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joelzee
Mar 07, 2017 11:04 am

We have done quiet a few similar to what you have .We install fibreglass pools inside existing excavation . Sometimes a small amount of excavation is still needed if pool…

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wheeliworks
Feb 12, 2017 5:27 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
31 January 2017

Help please! we have narrowed down to 2 pool options

Help please! we have narrowed down to 2 pool options

Comparisons Barrier reef shell is much stronger Filters zx 100 is way to small , you didn't state size on star clear but the Hayward swim clear is a better filter and a…

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wheeliworks
Jan 31, 2017 6:30 pm
wheeliworks
Mike05
Mike05
11 January 2017

New pool pump

New pool pump

Yes you certainly can! I would highly suggest on buying variable speed pool pumps which gives you more power efficiency and savings on energy consumption. It runs silently…

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Mike05
Jan 11, 2017 11:55 am
Shelby11
Shelby11
28 November 2016

Waterline POOL tiles/mosaics

Waterline POOL tiles/mosaics

Hi there, You seem to have a good handle on the fibreglass pool waterline tiles. We are looking for someone to do this work for us in Sydney and I think on an earlier…

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Shelby11
Nov 28, 2016 1:13 pm
6banga
6banga
24 November 2016

spa on slightly unlevel concrete pad

spa on slightly unlevel concrete pad

Hi Bashworth I ended up just leaving it, I filled it tonight all seems ok. My concrete has a rough cove finish so it probably didn't help the perfectly flat slab I was…

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6banga
Nov 24, 2016 8:15 pm
Whitey22
Whitey22
4 November 2016

Cost to Run Electrical

Cost to Run Electrical

I would allow for between 300-500 for this job pending ease of cable run to location. This includes cabling, circuit protection and outdoor weatherproof outlet. Cheers

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Whitey22
Nov 04, 2016 3:24 pm
Greg_K
Greg_K
6 October 2016

Liquid Pool Covers

Liquid Pool Covers

Hi Greg, I have a different experience with liquid pool covers though. Don't have any skin irritations when using the pool. I also observed a good amount of saving in my…

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Greg_K
Oct 06, 2016 11:27 am
Greg_K
Greg_K
8 September 2016

Pool Equipment

Pool Equipment

Hi All, I have just had a pool installed in Sydney and wanted to check if the area where the pool equipment is located has to be covered. We have basically installed it…

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Greg_K
Sep 08, 2016 11:45 am
Diesel75752
Diesel75752
15 August 2016

Just bought an above ground pool. Now I need to get things g

Just bought an above ground pool. Now I need to get things g
1, 2

Hi, I read your post with much interest, we are close to buying a resin pool and having trouble finding installers. Any chance you would be able to forward me the details…

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Diesel75752
Aug 15, 2016 11:27 pm
shondra
shondra
10 August 2016

Relocation of Swimming Pool equipment

Relocation of Swimming Pool equipment

Hi, I would greatly appreciate any help with the likely cost range to move swimming pool equipment. We were so excited to be getting our inground pool that we really…

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shondra
Aug 10, 2016 2:35 pm
Ski.bunny76
Ski.bunny76
24 July 2016

Lifestyle Spa

Lifestyle Spa

I have an old Lifestyle Spa that I bought second hand. A couple of days ago I accidentally unplugged it and now it will only heat to 28 degrees (was previously heating to…

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Ski.bunny76
Jul 24, 2016 9:33 am
clintdb
clintdb
23 July 2016

Pool Certification issues - Sydney

Pool Certification issues - Sydney

Thanks wheeliworks. Hoping to get it resolved without those sorts of steps/threats - but if it comes to it....

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clintdb
Jul 23, 2016 4:58 pm
clintdb
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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