Pools & Spas
GraniteWorksCan I use pavers instead of pool coping? How do they differ
15 November 2014
You can certainly run granite paving right up to the pool edge but, as others have pointed out, it's important the stone is edged to ensure it's smooth and safe. The most…
Darcy27Can I use pavers instead of pool coping? How do they differ
7 November 2014
We put our fibreglass pool in before building the house, and we are now looking at finishing up and landscaping etc. I am looking at square edged granite, and am…
Betty RubbleSpa temperature/thermostat problem
5 November 2014
Hi, we've got an old Spa Quip Spa Power 500a and are having problems with the temperature control. We have just re-filled the spa after having it switched off and empty…
southpacificSpa cable used for additional GPO?
11 October 2014
Although Im not a sparky, from a standards-perspective, I suspect the intended use of a GPO is irrelevant. If its not hardwired to a device, then the supply cable must…
AudreyGreenwoodPool Box - for storage of Equipment etc
30 July 2014
I have to agree that plastic packing boxes are good to serve that purpose. Not only are they waterproof, but they are durable as well to ensure that your belongings stay…
Agent_009Pool Coping/Pool Area Tiles - PLEASE HELP!!!
12 June 2014
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!
wheeliworksWebsite with best practical info on pool fencing safety?
20 May 2014
Top of fence to bottom needs to be 1.8 the retained garden doesn't form part of this measurement,
vegas777Don't Buy O Ring for Waterco Water King Tablet Feeder
17 May 2014
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.
Scotty DogLimestone Swimming Pool (plastic lined)
15 May 2014
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…
GROOV3FS: Cyclone Storm Sports Spa - Pearl Shadow - 6 seater Spa
30 April 2014
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…
OASFirst time ever building a pool in SA new home
1 April 2014
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…
bprattHow to reduce depth deep end concrete swimming pool?
22 March 2014
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.…
bprattToo expensive chemicals @ local pool shop ?
21 March 2014
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…
jeffr100rsNatural swimming pools/"Swimming pond"?
21 March 2014
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…