Pools & Spas
How to bolt steel post to tile on slab
The nut tightens on the plate, bracket or washer which spreads the load over a large area.
In your situation it's spread over a large area of the plate so the tiles will be fine.
Sanding of sharp edge of coping tile
Thanks guys. I found an off-cut of tile and used an old foam sanding block and was surprised how easy it was to smooth the edge. I see bunnings sell stone rubbing blocks…
Issues with robot pool cleaner
This is very strange... maybe you have to turn it to the other side to make it clear the other side? Watch some videos also, maybe there are people who had the same…
Cane Toad in Pool
I am in the same situation that you, I found three large cane toad in my pool, and I think that when they were removed they injected the pool with poison, my wife was…
Refinishing / cleaning of surface of pool
Looks like it’s was a marble sheen finish and yes this only has a life expectancy of 10 years. We had a similar finish and when you were in the pool you’d get a white…
All pools are different depending on how much sunlight , bather load , does it have a heater or cover , does it get a lot of leaves in it .
You need to manually test…
Help with pool builder
Is it the filter or the pump attached to the filter that's not working?
If the pump still works id be vacing the sludge to waste, filling up with chlorine and leaving it…
Fibreglass Pool Coat
My pool has the same indent in the middle of every pool wall. I would say this is done during the manufacturing process as it very precise. I would call SPASA…
Dec 01, 2019 1:11 am
Opinion on fibreglass pools
$700 is nothing in the scheme of the costs of pools. I always Go with reputation over dollar savings. Otherwise you’d easily spend that money fixing a cheaper companies…
Above ground pool regs
Thanks for the information. I'll interpret that as 'get on and do it before they change the SA regs' !
Above ground pool copping
I have an old semi in ground above ground pool we have replaced the liner and sand filter and pump but the metal copping is rusted out and obsolete need advice on best…
Finished level for pool and alfresco
HI - I opted for all at the same level in the end as my alfreso is protected by a fence and to save the house I just added in a water stop...On some sides I have an…
Concrete pool repair
As for me it has done the job. But I can be wrong as I have no experience in concreting In fact it was a structural crack. I got PFC steel channel 150…
What to do here? Post and mesh type fence
If the boundary fence is 1800mm... the NCZ can be applied to your side of the fence.... if the boundary fence is less than 1800mm, the NCZ has to be applied on the…
Are waterline tiles a must have?
Hey, Waterline tiles are going to help with the scum line, as it'll be easier to brush and they make your pool look nice. Can you add them later... yes, but its a lot of…
Help - Pool Drama!
What was the answer to whether your neighbours can say no to you passing a pool over their property?
The cartridge over time becomes blocked and water will not flow through it . That’s when it is time to replace it
Drainage surrounding pool
I’m still torn as the the necessity of these types of drains versus spoon drains of draining off into an adjacent garden.
How close can a pool be to a house?
Thanks so much! So if pool is 1.2m deep verandah is 100mm thick pool can be 1.1m from verandah? The pool guy seemed to thick it was just ok would need to dig deeper for…
Best pool size with children
Thanks all for your replies.
IF the pool can fit it is going to be a 12.5m lap pool with a wading area to one side and a bench the length of the pool. The pool will be…
Paving under a 2.3m square Portable Spa
Either would be ok. Easements are only a problem for permanent buildings, slabs should be ok. If well drained and compacted soil the roadbase might be ok. Given it is over…
Aug 06, 2019 9:05 pm
Thinking of a pool....
And don't forget about the sun position. It's better to set north facing the sun so the water will be warmed several hours a day.
Pool pump (s) not working
Hmm .. I've encountered this problem twice. To be honest, this is not the most pleasant situation. At first glance, it is not so easy to determine the cause of the hum.…
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...…
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...…
New pump no water flow
is the pump priming.... then losing water flow>no flow? or is it unable to prime to begin with?
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
Jan 18, 2019 11:58 pm
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…
Jan 04, 2019 9:03 am
Dec 30, 2018 1:47 am