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Bondy28
Bondy28
30 July 2015

For Sale: Pool and Spa Gas Heater

For Sale: Pool and Spa Gas Heater

Hi Guys, not sure if this is the right section to post in but I have a HX120 pool and spa gas heater for sale. Its brand new and still in original packaging. No longer…

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Bondy28
Jul 30, 2015 7:34 pm
batmantrilogy4
batmantrilogy4
27 July 2015

swim spa

swim spa

Hi Heidi-Lee, Our neighbors recently got a swim spa which is about 4.5 meters and we have been loving it too ! It is awesome and has also increased the value of their…

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batmantrilogy4
Jul 27, 2015 2:01 pm
mozzainoz
mozzainoz
23 July 2015

regrouting pavers around pool. expansion joints? See pics.

regrouting pavers around pool. expansion joints? See pics.

Sikaflex or Bostik seal n flex are two polyurethane sealants that will be fine for this job, they come in a range of colours and are also paintable once dry, backing rod…

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mozzainoz
Jul 23, 2015 11:41 pm
mozzainoz
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
13 July 2015

Pool Installers

Pool Installers

Where are you located?

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wheeliworks
Jul 13, 2015 4:32 pm
wheeliworks

This is a expensive suburb $3500 per night for a 1 bedroom condo,in qld complete with a fibreglass…

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wheeliworks
Jul 03, 2015 6:47 pm
wheeliworks
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
29 June 2015

Fiberglass pool instal

Fiberglass pool instal

Yeah - check with them. I have a feeling they back-filled - but after the hole was dug of course. Good idea though to use good fill - to re-use later. They can charge…

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Saint Mike
Jun 29, 2015 10:50 am
Saint Mike
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
18 June 2015

Boundary fencing - non climbable zone 5

Boundary fencing - non climbable zone 5

13mm holes are to big 10mm or less is required . You can put a tapered fillet ( piece of timber with a tapered edge 67degrees) on the top rail . Then if top of fence to…

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wheeliworks
Jun 18, 2015 9:04 pm
wheeliworks
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
18 June 2015

Fibre Glass Pools - Auto Outlet - Ideas ?

Fibre Glass Pools - Auto Outlet - Ideas ?

Overflow pipe installed. Looks OK. Will now have to wait for rain and see ... :)

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Saint Mike
Jun 18, 2015 10:26 am
Saint Mike
zebrax0r
zebrax0r
13 June 2015

What type of salt water chlorinator? Dosing automation?

What type of salt water chlorinator? Dosing automation?

Hi. So, I need a new salt water pool chlorinator unfortunately. My old one bit the dust a few months ago. It was an ancient Zodiac Clearwater unit. The pool is…

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zebrax0r
Jun 13, 2015 2:24 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
9 June 2015

Fast lane pools

Fast lane pools

Are you after it for the swim machine or just a small pool? The swim machine does work great . It is the premium product in resistance swimming & a swim jet dosnt come…

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wheeliworks
Jun 09, 2015 9:05 pm
wheeliworks
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
2 June 2015

Compass Pools Sydney North

Compass Pools Sydney North

Hi, We are interested in putting in a pool in our new build and are Interested if anyone has used Compass pools in Sydney upper northshore. How…

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Saint Mike
Jun 02, 2015 7:52 am
Saint Mike
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cheltenham3192
May 30, 2015 6:36 pm
carmania
carmania
28 May 2015

Recommendations in Adelaide?

Recommendations in Adelaide?

I know a couple of people that have had their pool installed by summertime and have been happy with the service and product.

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carmania
May 28, 2015 10:42 pm

This is a 4m fg pool inside a 11m rooftop . The rest of old pool is sunken…

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wheeliworks
May 19, 2015 8:45 pm
wheeliworks
chardy
chardy
16 May 2015

Owner build concrete pool with Thermacell ICF or similar ?

Owner build concrete pool with Thermacell ICF or similar ?

Been off topic for a while but back on the job of costing the pool build. Looking at an ICF system to build a 7.2x3.6 shell with the steps off the side at the shallow end…

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chardy
May 16, 2015 8:56 pm
chardy
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paulm29
May 12, 2015 12:17 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
11 May 2015

Opinions on pool placement please.

Opinions on pool placement please.

I think a pool needs sun - especially in winter - if you plan to swim - even if you have a heater. You do have to be careful in summer as it can turn the pool into a soup…

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Saint Mike
May 11, 2015 10:00 am
Saint Mike

A mini crane like this is available as narrow as 1100mm or a gantry as pictured available nationally from kenards lift & shift centres . Cost vardys depending on beam…

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wheeliworks
May 10, 2015 6:14 pm
wheeliworks
carmania
carmania
8 April 2015

Eco Pool Pumps vs single speed power guzzlers

Eco Pool Pumps vs single speed power guzzlers

Has anyone else used Waterco? Does anyone recommend another brand? Thanks Andrew

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carmania
Apr 08, 2015 9:47 pm
travisaus
travisaus
8 April 2015

Recommendations for glass pool fence - Brisbane

Recommendations for glass pool fence - Brisbane

I use Justin from A Grade Aluminium. Based on the coast but is in Brisbane doing jobs most days :)

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travisaus
Apr 08, 2015 5:45 pm
1rocky
1rocky
4 April 2015

any realestaste agents around? whats better concrete or FG

any realestaste agents around? whats better concrete or FG

i have a robot cleaner for my pool they are fantastic and keep the pool clean. and during winter i have a pool blanket as well. i have also just installed a solar pool heater.

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1rocky
Apr 04, 2015 7:04 am
Saintly 60
Saintly 60
22 March 2015

How much for a pool?

How much for a pool?
1, 2

Wouldn't use anything other than waterco pool pumps and filters. Asx listed Aussie company Building MJH Garden Retreat modified Lot 305 Wattleridge Crescent Kellyville

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Saintly 60
Mar 22, 2015 6:54 am
Saintly 60
AAA123
AAA123
22 March 2015

Modular or Fibreglass - Classic Pools & Saphire.

Modular or Fibreglass - Classic Pools & Saphire.

Hi you are welcome to PM for more information however there's nothing good to tell you other than save your money and buy a fiberglass or concrete pool

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AAA123
Mar 22, 2015 12:02 am
BoostedVT
BoostedVT
19 March 2015

Pool & Spa selection in Victoria

Pool & Spa selection in Victoria

We are building too and planning to install a pool once we move in. We have shopped around and opted for a fibre glass pool (8 X 4) with…

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BoostedVT
Mar 19, 2015 7:21 pm
jomarshall
jomarshall
19 March 2015

swimming pools newcastle

swimming pools newcastle

Oh good to hear RE Blue Haven! We are just looking at the same now, in Newcastle. We had a quote through Compass BUT were also looking at a concrete pool through Blue…

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jomarshall
Mar 19, 2015 12:35 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
13 March 2015

Anyone have a precast concrete modular pool in NSW?

Anyone have a precast concrete modular pool in NSW?

Hi all Just doing some research. Anyone have a modular concrete pool? What are your experiences with it? Can you recommend anyone in the Sydney area? Thanks

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dolphinblu
Mar 13, 2015 4:08 pm
davinci
davinci
11 March 2015

Pool fence regulations question - height INSIDE enclosure

Pool fence regulations question - height INSIDE enclosure

boundary fences.... the outside of the boundary fence in Vic generally has no relivance to compliance. (this has been the case for years) The internal does. a boundary…

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davinci
Mar 11, 2015 3:38 pm
davinci

Hi, I recently asked my supervisor if it was okay to have my pool installed because I was given a practical completion date of 'mid march'. I asked if it was safe to…

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enkayz
Mar 08, 2015 2:05 pm
robbie55
robbie55
26 February 2015

Frameless Fencing DIY - anyone?

Frameless Fencing DIY - anyone?

If you happen to find them it might still be worth the freight charge. Whoever you use just make sure they supply it with the certificate.

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robbie55
Feb 26, 2015 6:35 pm
robbie55
building-expert
building-expert
23 February 2015

Inground Fibreglass pool bulging

Inground Fibreglass pool bulging

I have seen this many times before and given expert evidence at VCAT. If your pool has bulged it…

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building-expert
Feb 23, 2015 10:34 pm
building-expert
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
23 February 2015

Pool Fencing (Perth)

Pool Fencing (Perth)

Hi Aubin, Did where did you end up buying your fence from? Me and missus are looking at several companies, WA pool fencing being one of…

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AubinGroveFan
Feb 23, 2015 2:02 pm
Michelle and Simon
Michelle and Simon
16 February 2015

In ground Fibreglass Pool - Central Victoria

In ground Fibreglass Pool - Central Victoria

Hi everyone :) we want to install a fibreglass in ground pool before next summer. I have been doing research and checking out a few companies in our area (Central Vic -…

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Michelle and Simon
Feb 16, 2015 8:00 pm
Retrobyte
Retrobyte
16 February 2015

more then just building the pool

more then just building the pool

Hi, I am looking for a pool company that will do more then just build an in ground concrete pool. I am on a sloping block with lots of rock. To…

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Retrobyte
Feb 16, 2015 7:41 am
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Saint Mike
Feb 11, 2015 2:43 pm
Saint Mike
pacsun
pacsun
1 February 2015

Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Had a rerrible experience with Zodiac on warranty. Only solved by taking them to court (Qld Fair Trading NO HELP) but obtained full refund and costs. Zodiac were relying…

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pacsun
Feb 01, 2015 10:02 am
playingtiger
playingtiger
27 January 2015

Bad experience with Corfu Pools. Has anyone else?

Bad experience with Corfu Pools. Has anyone else?

Yeah I know what you mean, as we too have had a terrible time with them. They are super aggressive and think that their customers are stupid. They had the gall to tell…

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playingtiger
Jan 27, 2015 12:44 pm
Vertical Garden Love
Vertical Garden Love
26 January 2015

Cheap Pool Options needed

Cheap Pool Options needed

We had our plunge fibreglass pool 5m x 2.5m installed by A.B.S. Alma Building Services in Melbourne. Jorge is an installer and supplier of Miami Pools who are located in…

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Vertical Garden Love
Jan 26, 2015 8:51 pm
Vertical Garden Love
Matt1
Matt1
23 January 2015

Sydney: Resort Pools and Spas update

Sydney: Resort Pools and Spas update

Glad I didn't end up going with them...

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Matt1
Jan 23, 2015 11:10 am
Matt1
BeeBee70
BeeBee70
18 January 2015

Building Small Pool/Water Well in Perth

Building Small Pool/Water Well in Perth

Hi, Just joined this Forum. We are building a new home (nearly finished) and are going to put in a very small Pool/Water Well. Just seeking experiences and advice, if…

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BeeBee70
Jan 18, 2015 2:07 am
BeeBee70

Our pool has two sides that are retaining walls. The walls were formed up and reinforced as part of the pool build, and the walls and pool are a single concrete pour. In…

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Retrobyte
Jan 14, 2015 7:39 am
Retrobyte
Retrobyte
7 January 2015

Pool build underway....finally!

Pool build underway....finally!
1, 2, 3

Nothing at the moment. My husband is yet…

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Retrobyte
Jan 07, 2015 8:18 am
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
3 January 2015

Cost of Above ground pool install- $20,000?

Cost of Above ground pool install- $20,000?

Hi All Would like to get a gauge of how much the purchase and install (including, Council approvals, fencing and decking) of a salt water above ground pool, possibly 5m x…

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dolphinblu
Jan 03, 2015 9:48 am
kassan1973
kassan1973
2 January 2015

Building Permit for Spa?

Building Permit for Spa?

have not seen this before, how do you ensure lock…

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kassan1973
Jan 02, 2015 5:25 pm
1rocky
1rocky
1 January 2015

Pool Budget

Pool Budget
1, 2, 3

robbie how did you go with your solar heating for your pool

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1rocky
Jan 01, 2015 5:49 pm
CocoBrisbane
CocoBrisbane
30 December 2014

My pool transformation

My pool transformation

*Bump* This reno looks amazing! Can you post a completed photo? It looks like such a big job!

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CocoBrisbane
Dec 30, 2014 10:35 pm
CocoBrisbane
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 December 2014

pool colourguard

pool colourguard

Not sure what this is ?

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Saint Mike
Dec 09, 2014 6:56 pm
Saint Mike
WizardofOz
WizardofOz
5 December 2014

Quartzon vs Pebblecrete

Quartzon vs Pebblecrete

Because apparently they contract out…

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WizardofOz
Dec 05, 2014 8:09 am
WizardofOz
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
5 December 2014

Pool paving issues

Pool paving issues

I'm far from an expert - but - what has the cement base got to do with tiles coming away. Surely this is due to the "glue" they use to fit them - and the quantity used. …

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Saint Mike
Dec 05, 2014 7:56 am
Saint Mike


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