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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…

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Mrs_W
Feb 23, 2018 5:05 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…

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cbailes
Feb 22, 2018 10:10 pm
DamNita
DamNita
22 February

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

Polished concrete surrounds for a pool

I will be following as we are embarking down this path also. Love the polished concrete look also! Best of luck.

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DamNita
Feb 22, 2018 9:55 am
DamNita
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,…

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sxwallac
Feb 21, 2018 10:35 pm
dons80
dons80
15 February

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Tried fiberglass polish with an electric buffer it was ok but will need to go over it again problem is you need to have the water very low which is costing when refilling…

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dons80
Feb 15, 2018 6:29 pm
DakotaCantamessa
DakotaCantamessa
13 February

Pool help

Pool help

Hey, I think you should take the expert advice.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 13, 2018 4:28 pm
DakotaCantamessa
DakotaCantamessa
13 February

swimming pool fence posts

swimming pool fence posts

Hey, I think you can take help of some experts, As last month my uncle was planning to renovate the glass pool fencing of the swimming pool, So on the recommendation of…

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 13, 2018 4:25 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 .

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wheeliworks
Feb 09, 2018 7:04 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.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 05, 2018 10:02 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.....

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nick56
Jan 26, 2018 4:14 am
riverrock
riverrock
23 January

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth

Reputable Pool Companies in Perth
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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,…

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riverrock
Jan 23, 2018 6:44 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…

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marz1983
Jan 15, 2018 8:04 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…

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David05
Jan 04, 2018 6:04 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…

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AdamG
Dec 28, 2017 8:23 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…

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CarolineJ
Dec 14, 2017 11:21 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…

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asheeshjoshi
Dec 02, 2017 12:32 pm
AH123
AH123
28 November 2017

Concrete pool

Concrete pool

Anyone know good concrete builder with a reasonable price ?

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AH123
Nov 28, 2017 10:06 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…

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Agent_009
Nov 24, 2017 12:17 pm
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…

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aussieta
Nov 04, 2017 8:42 am
aussieta
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
29 October 2017

Pool layout issue

Pool layout issue

Run the deck 90 degrees to the pool.

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RenoBloke
Oct 29, 2017 4:24 pm
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
29 October 2017

concrete swimming pool

concrete swimming pool
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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.…

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RenoBloke
Oct 29, 2017 4:11 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…

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building-expert
Oct 18, 2017 4:49 pm
building-expert
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
6 October 2017

Barrier Reef Pools?

Barrier Reef Pools?
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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…

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cat_dunc
Oct 06, 2017 11:10 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.

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Saint Mike
Sep 18, 2017 9:29 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

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gaweleczek
Sep 04, 2017 12:48 am
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…

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winto_04
Aug 21, 2017 9:40 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 -…

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Saint Mike
Aug 16, 2017 11:13 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.

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cat_dunc
Aug 06, 2017 8:49 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…

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Ozjimbo
Jul 23, 2017 8:01 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.

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Saint Mike
Jul 22, 2017 2:41 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…

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shamuscassar.sc
Jul 05, 2017 9:03 am
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Dreamhme
Jul 04, 2017 2:00 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…

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WAlien
Jun 27, 2017 10:21 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…

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gaweleczek
May 24, 2017 1:30 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
8 May 2017

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia
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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 9:18 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…

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faykis
May 07, 2017 1:16 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 9:58 am
faykis
carmania
carmania
5 May 2017

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 9:22 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 6:35 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April 2017

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 10:04 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
10 April 2017

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 11, 2017 12:19 am
cat_dunc
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 11:42 pm
cat_dunc
GFC80
GFC80
29 March 2017

Water Feature around pool area

Water Feature around pool area

Thanks Wheeliworks will check them out

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GFC80
Mar 29, 2017 5:44 pm


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