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WizardofOz
WizardofOz
12 June 2014

Pool quote

Pool quote

Apologies to Blackenator for hijacking the post.... Well, we STILL haven't kicked off with the pool. We have…

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WizardofOz
Jun 12, 2014 6:28 pm
WizardofOz
Agent_009
Agent_009
12 June 2014

Pool Coping/Pool Area Tiles - PLEASE HELP!!!

Pool Coping/Pool Area Tiles - PLEASE HELP!!!
1, 2

Ours is 2.9m wide to be precise. Can't fault the width....it's fantastic. We are looking to build a pool in our new house and even considering building the exact same one!

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Agent_009
Jun 12, 2014 4:47 pm
bonkers
bonkers
2 June 2014

Perths concrete pools "Atlantic Pools"

Perths concrete pools "Atlantic Pools"

Thanks folks. Looks like we are going with Malibu Pools here in Perth. They are considerably more expensive than Atlantic but we have been advised by someone previously in…

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bonkers
Jun 02, 2014 9:23 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
2 June 2014

Ekodeck around pool???

Ekodeck around pool???

We are trying to think what to put around the pool. We gave a few different levels to contend with from the alfresco down to the pool. We…

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Saint Mike
Jun 02, 2014 7:51 am
Saint Mike
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Saint Mike
May 28, 2014 10:16 am
Saint Mike
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da_cleaner
May 22, 2014 6:11 am
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
20 May 2014

Website with best practical info on pool fencing safety?

Website with best practical info on pool fencing safety?

Top of fence to bottom needs to be 1.8 the retained garden doesn't form part of this measurement,

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wheeliworks
May 20, 2014 9:44 pm
wheeliworks
Sunshine2013
Sunshine2013
19 May 2014

Spa/Heat Pump under deck

Spa/Heat Pump under deck

There would be a 4m x 4m x 1m hole (ID) excavated and retained with a 150mm concrete slab and drainage (I'm on a split level backyard), and place the 2250mm x 2250mm x…

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Sunshine2013
May 19, 2014 6:12 pm
Sunshine2013
vegas777
vegas777
17 May 2014

Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder

Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder

People should always be indignant when a business is price gouging beyond a reasonable profit margin; it's not the money, it's the principle.

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vegas777
May 17, 2014 10:23 am
Scotty Dog
Scotty Dog
15 May 2014

Limestone Swimming Pool (plastic lined)

Limestone Swimming Pool (plastic lined)

Hi AKB, That's what I'm thinking, but apparently it can be done, just spoke to my friend and she heard of someone who had a pool like that. I phoned a vinyl liner pool…

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Scotty Dog
May 15, 2014 3:18 pm
EmyN
EmyN
15 May 2014

Pool location advice

Pool location advice

Hmm they both seem to be slightly awkward in the way they are offset from what I presume is the alfresco area... In neither option does the pool face the patio which seems…

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EmyN
May 15, 2014 12:30 pm
EmyN
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 May 2014

Pool close to a house

Pool close to a house

Don't like pools up against houses. But - that said - I'd also ask the builder what they think. Pool companies promise the world before the contract - then the world…

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Saint Mike
May 13, 2014 7:25 am
Saint Mike
GROOV3
GROOV3
30 April 2014

FS: Cyclone Storm Sports Spa - Pearl Shadow - 6 seater Spa

FS: Cyclone Storm Sports Spa - Pearl Shadow - 6 seater Spa

Looking to sell my Cyclone Storm Sports Spa - Pearl Shadow which is about 4 years old and in perfect working order. It was purchased from the pool and spa shop in…

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GROOV3
Apr 30, 2014 8:19 pm
cm_ls1
cm_ls1
30 April 2014

Sealing Pavers - Pool

Sealing Pavers - Pool
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I just recently used tumbled travertine pavers as coping and area around my pool (salt water) , they where layed and grouted with a sand based grout , I sealed them myself…

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cm_ls1
Apr 30, 2014 12:25 am
Sheilzy
Sheilzy
17 April 2014

Recommendations for Sydney concrete pool builders

Recommendations for Sydney concrete pool builders
1, 2, 3

We are planning to do the solar ourselves too, could you let me know who you are using?…

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Sheilzy
Apr 17, 2014 9:04 pm
Sheilzy
OAS
OAS
1 April 2014

First time ever building a pool in SA new home

First time ever building a pool in SA new home

We are the same. Building our first pool. We found out there's a few things to look out for, 1. Single speed pump vs 3 speed - depending on your builder you will hear…

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OAS
Apr 01, 2014 10:41 pm
OAS
Ilias
Ilias
29 March 2014

Pool Shell Installed

Pool Shell Installed

I am hoping I can find some advice on this forum. We just had our concrete pool shell installed. As we were cleaning with hose and water all the dirt and dust…

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Ilias
Mar 29, 2014 10:06 pm
EmyN
EmyN
25 March 2014

Adult rubber ring / arm band for Swiming?

Adult rubber ring / arm band for Swiming?

Dunno, ask a swim school! I reckon you'd only need less than 10 lessons if you can do lots of practice on your own or with a friend. At our swim school a private lesson…

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EmyN
Mar 25, 2014 12:40 pm
EmyN
sco77k
sco77k
24 March 2014

Pool Renovation

Pool Renovation

Hi cenz, Did you end up completing your pool renovation and if so who did you use and how did it go? Cheers

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sco77k
Mar 24, 2014 2:07 pm
sco77k
bpratt
bpratt
22 March 2014

How to reduce depth deep end concrete swimming pool?

How to reduce depth deep end concrete swimming pool?

How much shallower do you want the deep end to be, i.e. go from 7ft deep to 3ft shallow ? If you only want to reduce the depth by about 30cm, then it's hardly worth it.…

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bpratt
Mar 22, 2014 9:12 am
bpratt
bpratt
21 March 2014

Too expensive chemicals @ local pool shop ?

Too expensive chemicals @ local pool shop ?

Not all chlorines are made the same. Back years ago when we used the pool at the old house, we found that some dry chlorine needed a lot more to be put in than with…

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bpratt
Mar 21, 2014 7:42 pm
jeffr100rs
jeffr100rs
21 March 2014

Natural swimming pools/"Swimming pond"?

Natural swimming pools/"Swimming pond"?
1, 2

Hi Lynne, Bentonite is certainly good in the correct application. Perhaps more economical for waterproofing larger areas such as bigger than 400 sq metres. Personally, a…

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jeffr100rs
Mar 21, 2014 4:43 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
21 March 2014

How to clean / remove dry leafs stuck in Pump?

How to clean / remove dry leafs stuck in Pump?

Thanks Guys, We tried to unscrew the lid but its so tight that it cannot turn a little as well. Any tip / trick…

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Saint Mike
Mar 21, 2014 7:04 am
Saint Mike
sco77k
sco77k
20 March 2014

Pool renovation companies Sydney?

Pool renovation companies Sydney?

Hi, I seem to be having great difficulty in getting someone to quote on renovating a concrete pool in Sydney. There are a million websites that offer pool renovations…

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sco77k
Mar 20, 2014 12:02 pm
sco77k
jeffr100rs
jeffr100rs
16 March 2014

Chlorine free

Chlorine free

It is more about convenience & time & space . Having a salt chlorinator is very simple works effectively from handover & water quality for…

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jeffr100rs
Mar 16, 2014 10:48 am
lisajo9
lisajo9
5 March 2014

Has anyone installed a fibreglass pool from AAA Pools Sydney

Has anyone installed a fibreglass pool from AAA Pools Sydney

Hi there We are looking to install a fibreglass pool and interested to know who you ended up going with and if you are happy? We are currently looking at a tranquility…

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lisajo9
Mar 05, 2014 8:04 pm
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
5 March 2014

Questions about pool alarms

Questions about pool alarms

I suspect the OP is really just rather elaborate spam.

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Bluesuede
Mar 05, 2014 10:09 am
Bluesuede
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
28 February 2014

2 metre wide pool

2 metre wide pool

Fibreglass pool are generally 3 m minimum over 6m long they can be cut & joined but would ad about $6000 to the shell cost $30k will get you a basic installed pool but you…

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wheeliworks
Feb 28, 2014 6:07 pm
wheeliworks
Hillside59
Hillside59
24 February 2014

Poolrite XL DE filter tank, check model

Poolrite XL DE filter tank, check model

Hello All, I am new to homeone, I live in the Sydney Hills area. I have a green Poolrite DE filter tank (the "top" tank) that is cracked at the top and leaking water. I…

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Hillside59
Feb 24, 2014 9:37 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
22 February 2014

Narellan Pool in Blue Azurite

Narellan Pool in Blue Azurite

Hi All....just wondering if anyone out there has a Narellan Pool in Blue Azurite colour. We have ordered one of Narellan's Rock Pools in this…

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Saint Mike
Feb 22, 2014 3:26 pm
Saint Mike
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
20 February 2014

Newbie pool questions

Newbie pool questions

We've (in Melb) recently put in a pool so had to face some of your decisions too. 3. No sure this matters. I've read where salt is nicer to…

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wheeliworks
Feb 20, 2014 8:23 pm
wheeliworks

See you there look for the the below pool there & you will find me Cheers Andrew…

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wheeliworks
Feb 19, 2014 8:57 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
19 February 2014

Pool heating Gas vs Electric

Pool heating Gas vs Electric

The reason we aren't looking at solar is we have had it before with our last pool. The main reason we got it last time was because it was the…

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wheeliworks
Feb 19, 2014 7:37 pm
wheeliworks
monster1
monster1
13 February 2014

Enviroswim for your pool

Enviroswim for your pool

great thanks jeffr100rs I saw something you posted on another line about the natural swimming pools, they look beautiful but we'll go for something more traditional. Cheers

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monster1
Feb 13, 2014 9:28 pm
Paulc1964au
Paulc1964au
12 February 2014

look at purchasing a vortex spa

look at purchasing a vortex spa

thanks Abby for your response, yes i am using ozone purification that i believe requires lithium however in small doses so im told. The spa does come with a cover and my…

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Paulc1964au
Feb 12, 2014 5:46 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
2 February 2014

Harvest pools / pool display centre in Sydney/Newcastle area

Harvest pools / pool display centre in Sydney/Newcastle area

Hi We are looking at adding a pool and the company we are talking to install harvest fibreglass pools Does anyone have any experience with…

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Saint Mike
Feb 02, 2014 9:27 am
Saint Mike
Mullet
Mullet
27 January 2014

fibreglass pool - feedback on installer - perth required

fibreglass pool - feedback on installer - perth required

I am about to have my 2nd pool installed by Riverena . Very good pools and service

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Mullet
Jan 27, 2014 4:28 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
25 January 2014

Fibreglass po0l - SA

Fibreglass po0l - SA

Yep - under $50k all up. We had a glass fence on main part -…

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Saint Mike
Jan 25, 2014 11:52 am
Saint Mike
Matt1
Matt1
23 January 2014

Glass Pool Fencing Sydney

Glass Pool Fencing Sydney

Doing some research for my house build led me to these sites: http://www.epicpoolfencing.com.au/semi- ... de-diy.htm

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Matt1
Jan 23, 2014 7:17 pm
Matt1
melf
melf
15 January 2014

Fibreglass pool in need of repair

Fibreglass pool in need of repair

We have an inground fibreglass pool that has some rather large bulges appearing down the side of it. It appears to be the result of ground movement, possibly from our…

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melf
Jan 15, 2014 8:09 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
14 January 2014

Pool - ring ?

Pool - ring ?

After sealing my pavers around the pool I accidentally allowed a very small amount of it to get into the water - this has now been rectified -…

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Saint Mike
Jan 14, 2014 4:17 pm
Saint Mike
bpratt
bpratt
12 January 2014

Dig out old pool that was filled with dirt?

Dig out old pool that was filled with dirt?

FWIW, Logan council here in Qld require the following to occur to decommission a pool, but I don't know how common this is across Australia. 1/. Cut a hole 1m x 1m in…

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bpratt
Jan 12, 2014 10:18 pm
GeoffW1
GeoffW1
24 December 2013

Pool Water Maintenance

Pool Water Maintenance

, I just buy the Aque Therepe mineral salts, which are quite expensive for a small bag, but I do believe the water to be very silky and pure.…

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GeoffW1
Dec 24, 2013 1:58 pm
GeoffW1
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
22 December 2013

POOL FENCE HELP NEEDED FOR A NEW POOL IN VICTORIA

POOL FENCE HELP NEEDED FOR A NEW POOL IN VICTORIA

Yes - measure from outside - you are trying to keep people out - not in. We have a deck inside and could jump the fence if we wanted to ... :) Some of the nit picking…

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Saint Mike
Dec 22, 2013 9:44 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
18 December 2013

Building Pool over Sewer

Building Pool over Sewer

Everytime I see this post I think of the Irish song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VnqErYoQXM

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Saint Mike
Dec 18, 2013 5:05 pm
Saint Mike
gpierce
gpierce
16 December 2013

Cloudy swimming pool water??

Cloudy swimming pool water??

The correct process for your problem is: 1) Pour in chemicals to kill the algae, brush everywhere to agitate 2) Do not run filter for at least 24 hrs to let algae…

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gpierce
Dec 16, 2013 2:01 pm
seano
seano
13 December 2013

Miami Pools Sydney

Miami Pools Sydney

http://abr.business.gov.au/SearchByAbn. ... 7050052652 A 5 second search finds an active ABN for them in St Mary's. Active since 2000. Historical data shows no period…

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seano
Dec 13, 2013 10:12 pm
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
9 December 2013

Robotic Pool Cleaners

Robotic Pool Cleaners

Are there any feedback on Tiger Shark or SharkVac? I've seen many robotic cleaners in the store like Zodiac and Barracuda but been told that Hayward one's are better option.

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AubinGroveFan
Dec 09, 2013 8:59 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
15 November 2013

Nepean Pools v Custom Pools (Sydney)

Nepean Pools v Custom Pools (Sydney)

Also - remember - if it isn't written down - specifically in contract - it isn't included. Things like fill removal, retaining walls, supporting walls, and…

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Saint Mike
Nov 15, 2013 7:15 am
Saint Mike
da_cleaner
da_cleaner
13 November 2013

Concrete pool - average timeframe

Concrete pool - average timeframe

varies greatly. 8 weeks - 16 weeks Depends on pool inclusions/ cleaning system (in floor?)/ Spa?/ and interior style... render or tiled or paint.

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da_cleaner
Nov 13, 2013 9:37 am


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