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cat_dunc
cat_dunc
15 June

Pool Paver Tiling

Pool Paver Tiling

Hey, for a 6 x 3.5m sized pool we were quoted $1760 to lay bond beam pavers only (not the cost of the actual pavers) and $4125 to lay a further 25m2 around the pool (again…

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cat_dunc
Jun 15, 2017 10:35 pm
cat_dunc

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…

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gaweleczek
May 24, 2017 12:30 am

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

I we ha e just paid our deposit for a pool to go in our new home. We are considering g our options for surrounds but have seen some pictures that have a polished type…

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Becs Coral
May 23, 2017 2:33 pm
Becs Coral

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia
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You mentioned on another post you've done the glass balustrade? Does that mean the pool is finished? Please share more photos! :)

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

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

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
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carmania
May 05, 2017 9:55 pm

Approx cost of glass pool fence

Approx cost of glass pool fence

Hi, It cost me $5,000 for a 22 linear meter glass pool fence with short spiggots that held the glass (maybe 150mm high) with 2 x glass gates that I did a DIY (quotes…

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carmania
May 05, 2017 8:22 pm
banu
banu
4 May

installing a pool during construction of home

installing a pool during construction of home

There are a lot of things that you have to remember before you get a good pool cover. There are actually three kinds of covers…

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banu
May 04, 2017 2:02 pm

Hi, I`m planning on having an outdoor shower, It will be perfect for summer. I explore a lot of ideas on google but I`m really confused because I have to choose one of the…

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rebeca
May 02, 2017 5:35 pm
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gaweleczek
Apr 29, 2017 10:21 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
22 April

Barrier Reef Pools?

Barrier Reef Pools?
1, 2, 3

Really great Lozza. Shannon was incredible. He answered lots of questions, gave lots of suggestions. I asked him about the pool splitting and mentioned product…

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cat_dunc
Apr 22, 2017 8:03 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April

Feedback - Sapphire or Barrier Reef Pools

Feedback - Sapphire or Barrier Reef Pools

Did anyone here go with Barrier Reef Pools in NSW in the end? What did you decide to do?

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 9:04 am
cat_dunc
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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 9:03 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
10 April

Replacement Heat Pump

Replacement Heat Pump

Venno, what did you end up getting and how much did it cost if you don't mind me asking? We're looking to get a pool and the company said they'll sell us an Astral…

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cat_dunc
Apr 10, 2017 11:19 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
10 April

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
GFC80
GFC80
29 March

Water Feature around pool area

Water Feature around pool area

Thanks Wheeliworks will check them out

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GFC80
Mar 29, 2017 4:44 pm
leafsky
leafsky
24 March

Salt water pool Chlorinator always shows low salt level

Salt water pool Chlorinator always shows low salt level

Hi just got problem for the chlorinator. It always shows "Low Salt Level". It is a Chloromatic machine. Two led lights alway on when running. Based on the manual, it…

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leafsky
Mar 24, 2017 7:47 pm

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
23 March

Compass Vantage In-Floor Cleaning System - Does it work?

Compass Vantage In-Floor Cleaning System - Does it work?

Hi all, how much is the vantage cleaning system for your size of pools? Im calling compass pools to book an appointment so that they can give us a quote. Everytime i call…

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faykis
Mar 23, 2017 11:30 am
faykis
arcachon
arcachon
21 March

Fibreglass v Concrete

Fibreglass v Concrete

Interesting the comments about cost. Been talking to the concrete pool sales people and I'm told they are the same price as fibreglass. Not had any actually quote to get…

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arcachon
Mar 21, 2017 9:53 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
20 March

My concrete pool experience (Brisbane)

My concrete pool experience (Brisbane)

Looks excellent. How's it going now? We've started to think about a pool too, so its nice seeing a couple of people on here share their experiences.

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cat_dunc
Mar 20, 2017 8:07 pm
cat_dunc
faykis
faykis
18 March

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

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

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
faykis
faykis
12 March

Pool construction

Pool construction

Did you get the furniture?

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faykis
Mar 12, 2017 12:36 am
faykis
joelzee
joelzee
7 March

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

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

Recommendation for Pool Builders in South East

Recommendation for Pool Builders in South East

We have our concrete pool constructed in Mornington Peninsula from Pools R Us. They provide us up to the mark services and even provide pool after services. They can…

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andreweverist
Mar 01, 2017 8:15 pm
andreweverist
Gav1
Gav1
22 February

Water blade decisions

Water blade decisions

Just considering which water blade to purchase for a new pool. The pool is 7m with a 1.6m spa on the end and we've decided to install a 2.4m water blade. It appears there…

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Gav1
Feb 22, 2017 1:05 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
21 February

Pool Renovation - tiles

Pool Renovation - tiles

Hi csos What condition is your concrete pool, more info is required,ie Photos,size, age, rebar cover,cracks, etc,etc Most problems relate to the concrete shell, Decide…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 21, 2017 10:54 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Aegean430
Aegean430
16 February

Swimspa pre install work - recommendations Melb Southeast. H

Swimspa pre install work - recommendations Melb Southeast. H

Hi, when we installed a pool in our old house, the pool company did everything. This time around we're thinking swimspa & I've found the spa company only sell you the spa…

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Aegean430
Feb 16, 2017 6:19 pm
Aegean430

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

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
Munchy
Munchy
29 January

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth
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Not a recent install but we used Barrier Reef Mandurah 2 years ago. Could not fault the service. When the cladding came off our water feature in December they sent…

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Munchy
Jan 29, 2017 9:42 pm
Munchy
Melos
Melos
13 January

Fiberglass Pool Close to the House/Slab New Build

Fiberglass Pool Close to the House/Slab New Build

For my plans as I didn't have a 2mtr space for a digger after the slab goes down the pool will be done in this order. 1.?house demolished. 2. The hole gets dug 3. Pool…

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Melos
Jan 13, 2017 1:54 pm
eloise123
eloise123
13 January

Swimming Pool Spa

Swimming Pool Spa

It is nice that you chose the option of a swimming pool & spa. Sorry that I don't have any previous experience with them.

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eloise123
Jan 13, 2017 1:53 pm
Mike05
Mike05
11 January

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
ozvids
ozvids
5 January

Final Level Of Pool according to Australian Standard???

Final Level Of Pool according to Australian Standard???

Does anyone have a link of copy of AS1839 standard? The only copy online you have to pay for... ? I was just wondering how much bowing is acceptable on a fibreglass pool?…

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ozvids
Jan 05, 2017 9:09 pm
Mike05
Mike05
23 December 2016

Pool pump replacement

Pool pump replacement

I'll definitely concur with what bpratt said! :z: Not only does variable speed pump save you money, it also runs much quieter and smoother than other type of…

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Mike05
Dec 23, 2016 5:01 pm
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
leni
leni
24 November 2016

Swim Spa or Plunge Pool in Perth

Swim Spa or Plunge Pool in Perth

I'd prefer a pool over a spa! We had limited access but they stil managed to get a small digger in. Pool companies will come to your house and do a quote.

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leni
Nov 24, 2016 12:17 am
leni
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
Annie69
Annie69
27 October 2016

Paving sealer damage to fibreglass pool

Paving sealer damage to fibreglass pool

Hi everyone, does anyone have any advice or know of a way to remove sealer (from pavers) from a fibreglass pool? After the paving was laid around our new pool we had them…

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Annie69
Oct 27, 2016 1:41 pm
blackchook
blackchook
23 October 2016

Self build pool perth hills HELP

Self build pool perth hills HELP

Good new re the dig, that'll make life easier. Do you have a sketch you can send me and perhaps we can chat during the week? Email on the web site. Enjoy the warm day!

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blackchook
Oct 23, 2016 4:04 pm


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