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forrestmount
forrestmount
10 October

Swimming Pool setbacks

Swimming Pool setbacks

I don’t think there will be a hard and fast rule about the distance from the house or boundary for that matter It will depend on the footings and any openings such as…

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forrestmount
Oct 10, 2021 6:16 am
AnnH
AnnH
10 October

Stormwater pipes where I want to build pool

Stormwater pipes where I want to build pool

From recent pool quote conversations, I think not much you can do. Move location of pool, change shape so to avoid pipe work?

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AnnH
Oct 10, 2021 12:16 am
zebrax0r
zebrax0r
6 October

Astral Viron equilibrium EQ25 salt cell failed: buy online?

Astral Viron equilibrium EQ25 salt cell failed: buy online?

Hi. I've got an Astral EQ25 Viron Equilibrium unit. I've had it since 2015 and it has been completely trouble-free. Two days ago it said "low salt - zero CL output" -…

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zebrax0r
Oct 06, 2021 8:35 pm
pbaral82
pbaral82
11 September

Swim Spa - worth getting?

Swim Spa - worth getting?

I am planning to get swim spa and want inground installation with decking around .any rough idea of the total cost .

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pbaral82
Sep 11, 2021 8:41 am
krismartin
krismartin
30 August

Fibreglass v Concrete pool

Fibreglass v Concrete pool

If you’re considering an in ground swimming pool the question that you as the buyer will have to consider is “Do I want a…

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krismartin
Aug 30, 2021 7:29 pm
TuffNutt
TuffNutt
28 August

Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

Did manage to purchase the pool? It seems to be on the higher end of the cost. Wondering why?

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TuffNutt
Aug 28, 2021 9:09 pm
adolley
adolley
27 July

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks this. After posting on this forum a long time ago I had given up. Based on your post I will this a go this summer. I’ll share my results too. Thanks again for sharing!

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adolley
Jul 27, 2021 11:47 am
sifntdaz
sifntdaz
7 July

astral equipment - new build

astral equipment - new build

Hi All In the process of having a pool constructed and we currently have Astral filters and chlorinator equipment specified. This also includes the connect 10 box / LCD…

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sifntdaz
Jul 07, 2021 2:12 pm

Pool equipment in NCZ! Help!

Pool equipment in NCZ! Help!

Hi, if the NCZ is non-compliant, then a enclosure could be built around it, however it would need to be well designed as under the pool legislation, an enclosure were a…

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The Pool Inspector
Jun 05, 2021 8:34 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
24 May

Convert Pool to Water Storage

Convert Pool to Water Storage

You will need a mosquito proof cover plus ventilation on the pool.

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SaveH2O
May 24, 2021 9:39 pm
SaveH2O
57Addis
57Addis
18 May

Fiberglass Pool in Perth (WA)

Fiberglass Pool in Perth (WA)

Does anyone have any recent feedback on these companies for WA fibreglass pools? We have received quotes from the following companies and there…

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57Addis
May 18, 2021 8:08 pm
57Addis
57Addis
18 May

Fibreglass pool suppliers in Perth, WA

Fibreglass pool suppliers in Perth, WA

Seeking tips on what to look out for before signing the contract with one of the WA fibreglass pool suppliers! We are first time pool installers looking to install a…

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57Addis
May 18, 2021 7:48 pm

Plungie Pools

Plungie Pools

Hi, just wanted to see if anyone has purchased a pool from Plungie. We are considering the 'Max' which is 6 metres by 3 metres. https://au.plungie.com/products/max

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jpatel2206
May 18, 2021 2:36 pm

Spa Pump Tripping Safety Switch

Spa Pump Tripping Safety Switch

is the best choice for swimming pool renovations, pool landscaping, and concrete pool renovations in…

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aceben72
May 09, 2021 9:24 am
akuma69
akuma69
17 April

Best motorised pool cover for child safety?

Best motorised pool cover for child safety?

You can look for low budget deck permit services. Please write and then we will talk about on details.

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akuma69
Apr 17, 2021 10:50 pm
build2020
build2020
30 March

In floor cleaning v Robotic cleaner

In floor cleaning v Robotic cleaner

Hi everyone, Would love to hear your thoughts on whether a robotic cleaner is as effective as in-floor cleaning? As a first time pool owner, I am nervous that the…

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build2020
Mar 30, 2021 4:57 pm
PoolHeat
PoolHeat
24 February

Swimming Pool Heating: Solar, Heat Pump or Gas

Swimming Pool Heating: Solar, Heat Pump or Gas

Hi carmania your post caught my eye because you have got everything worked out (same with aussieta). Working in the industry you see a lot of people who are told a lot of…

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PoolHeat
Feb 24, 2021 12:02 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
21 February

show me your pool, spa etc

show me your pool, spa etc
1, 2, 3, 4

Spa will heat to 40 degrees . Most people run 32-37 Cheers

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wheeliworks
Feb 21, 2021 1:26 pm
wheeliworks
jo-t
jo-t
6 February

Electrical provisions for future pool

Electrical provisions for future pool

We are doing a KDRB and will refurbish our existing pool once we move back. What electrical provisions should we allow for in the new meter box? We will need a new salt…

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jo-t
Feb 06, 2021 4:00 pm
Suzanne555
Suzanne555
3 February

Inground pool level

Inground pool level

We have just had a fibreglass pool put in and now that the coping has gone on, it is clear that the pool sits significantly proud of the rest of the site. Given that we…

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Suzanne555
Feb 03, 2021 12:51 pm
ando_13
ando_13
2 February

Glass Pool Fence help

Glass Pool Fence help

Thanks for the tip; I'll have a look into PVC panel fencing.

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ando_13
Feb 02, 2021 10:43 pm
Graham MG
Graham MG
2 February

RJ Series

RJ Series

Problem with RJ Series Chlorine Unit Draining empty when Idle, also keeps getting air in the unit. on lowest speed on 3 speed pump.

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Graham MG
Feb 02, 2021 3:33 pm
Mike J
Mike J
2 February

Sealing Pavers - Pool

Sealing Pavers - Pool
1, 2

It is better to let Travertine breathe around a pool and i wouldnt seal them. They are a great natural stone that is really easy to maintain.

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Mike J
Feb 02, 2021 2:59 pm
269Stella
269Stella
24 January

Plunge Pool Adelaide

Plunge Pool Adelaide

Yes! Is it through Plungie? I can’t find that much info 😪

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269Stella
Jan 24, 2021 6:58 pm
aussieta
aussieta
11 January

Does a landlord have to resurface an old pool?

Does a landlord have to resurface an old pool?

no a landlord does not have to resurface most likely is not a safety issue i would doubt your water chemistry is fine please list the numbers from a reliable test (note…

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aussieta
Jan 11, 2021 2:24 pm
aussieta
Rudolf N
Rudolf N
14 December 2020

Help choosing a walk-in pool enclosure

Help choosing a walk-in pool enclosure

Thanks, I'll check it up.

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Rudolf N
Dec 14, 2020 11:07 am
Deena02
Deena02
13 December 2020

Fibreglass Pool Popping

Fibreglass Pool Popping

flooded last night so can get in it as the water is muddy

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Deena02
Dec 13, 2020 5:47 pm
Phil of Sydney
Phil of Sydney
2 December 2020

Pool fills with dirty after heavy rain over multiple days

Pool fills with dirty after heavy rain over multiple days

A lecturer described water a lazy as it takes the easiest path downhill. If the slope is very steep then the water will move quickly downhill. Can you do something to…

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Phil of Sydney
Dec 02, 2020 6:37 am

Wanting to clean the pool with our sand filter but not sure which way to face it. It says arrow to pool to filter from main drain Is the filter considered as the main drain?

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Pink Flamingo
Nov 30, 2020 5:22 pm
building-expert
building-expert
29 November 2020

General advice for a new pool - what do I need to know?

General advice for a new pool - what do I need to know?

The most important thing to know is that swimming pools are children's drowning risk, even when well designed, well protected and well maintained, more so when not. As pre…

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building-expert
Nov 29, 2020 9:23 pm
building-expert
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
29 November 2020

Accessing Back Yard for Pool

Accessing Back Yard for Pool

A pool almost any where is possible , just he cost increases with level of difficulty What width is the access available .? What is the distance from where a crane can…

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wheeliworks
Nov 29, 2020 5:41 pm
wheeliworks
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
22 November 2020

Out door pool issues - leak

Out door pool issues - leak

Ok...that makes a difference. Good luck witi it.

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SaveH2O
Nov 22, 2020 12:30 pm
SaveH2O
jemmym
jemmym
18 November 2020

Pool near a revetment wall

Pool near a revetment wall

Hi, If you are looking for Pool Excavation in Geelong we offer a vast range of…

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jemmym
Nov 18, 2020 6:08 pm
jemmym
Black
Black
24 October 2020

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool
1, 2

thank you so much for the information

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Black
Oct 23, 2020 11:08 pm
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Brett0004
Oct 21, 2020 1:23 pm
alexp79
alexp79
19 October 2020

H2 soil, concrete or fibreglass

H2 soil, concrete or fibreglass

Doesn't really matter. Typical pool weights many many times less than a typical house while covering more or similar area than house footings. kPa load on soil will be…

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alexp79
Oct 18, 2020 11:38 pm
The Pool Inspector
The Pool Inspector
15 October 2020

Spa Fence

Spa Fence

Hi Mickib, If your barrier has o comply with the 2012 version of Australian Standard AS1926.1, then the brick pier contains footholds / handholds within the NCZ 2…

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The Pool Inspector
Oct 15, 2020 5:38 pm
aussieta
aussieta
10 October 2020

Pool leaks

Pool leaks

if you dont top it up, what level does it settle at

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aussieta
Oct 10, 2020 7:51 am
aussieta
Mickyb
Mickyb
23 September 2020

Spa fencing

Spa fencing

Hi I'm a new member. Needing advice for spa fencing in Victoria. I have a brick pier near the fence (see pictures) and I need to somehow do a fix to the fence to get it…

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Mickyb
Sep 23, 2020 6:38 pm
Brickface
Brickface
21 September 2020

Access to dig a pool

Access to dig a pool

Works out about the same from the quotes I’ve got. Spend $5k fencing it off and covering throughout the build or $5k for reduced access fee.

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Brickface
Sep 21, 2020 8:48 pm
Brickface
letguy76
letguy76
20 September 2020

Spa Ozonator installation help

Spa Ozonator installation help

Hi there. I recently Purchased a Spa Ozone Generator Aquasun XL-80 - and it has standard 3 wire AMP plug buy my spa is quite old and has the JJ plug. Is this something…

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letguy76
Sep 20, 2020 11:08 pm
GLO
GLO
18 September 2020

Pool fencing

Pool fencing

What happened?

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GLO
Sep 18, 2020 7:47 pm
GLO
GLO
18 September 2020

Pool Fencing with Boundary Fence Help

Pool Fencing with Boundary Fence Help

I have a question. Given that pool fencing needs to be 1200mm high with no gaps larger than 100mm but if your pool uses a perimeter fence, that needs to be at least 1800…

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GLO
Sep 18, 2020 7:41 pm
forrestmount
forrestmount
15 September 2020

Spa Jets in pool???

Spa Jets in pool???

We bought a 1880’s house with a late 1980’s pool. It has the mandatory spa built at one end of the pool as was the trend at this time. Pros We have had to do a…

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forrestmount
Sep 15, 2020 7:31 am
dons80
dons80
26 August 2020

LEISURE POOL - MARKS UNDER WATER LINE

LEISURE POOL - MARKS UNDER WATER LINE

I have created a thread for this issue already you can find allot of helpful info here "Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under water line"

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dons80
Aug 26, 2020 5:01 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
9 August 2020

Pool Council Application Process

Pool Council Application Process

I’m sorry . I didn’t realise you are in Qld . I don’t know all current requirements for your state . In nsw we run a pool application side by side with house…

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wheeliworks
Aug 09, 2020 8:31 am
wheeliworks
meminiau
meminiau
7 August 2020

Removal of rust stain

Removal of rust stain

Hi all I've just had concrete laid around my concrete pool, and today I found a small piece of steel reinforcement sitting on the bottom of my pool which has now left a…

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meminiau
Aug 07, 2020 10:17 am
michaelyoni64
michaelyoni64
1 August 2020

Is fence extension legal around the pool?

Is fence extension legal around the pool?

The other suggestion is to call your shire inspector. They are the ones tgat will sign off on everything. If you do it now as its being done may save you heaps of…

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michaelyoni64
Aug 01, 2020 12:19 pm

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