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Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 January 2013

Where's your pool located? NTH, STH, EAST OR WEST?

Where's your pool located? NTH, STH, EAST OR WEST?

Hi, I was wondering if you have a pool where on your land is it located? and is it functionable there? i.e not too cold in the south side -…

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Saint Mike
Jan 13, 2013 7:27 am
Saint Mike
Belle22
Belle22
17 January 2013

Need some advice on a Perth Pool company

Need some advice on a Perth Pool company

We put a Sapphire pool in our last house, and had no problems at all. Maybe it depends on who your dealing with. All the people we dealt with were very professional and it…

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Belle22
Jan 17, 2013 1:35 pm
Belle22
MACCATTACK
MACCATTACK
19 January 2013

Confused... How to comply with regulations...

Confused... How to comply with regulations...

I think you can crimsafe sliding windows to comply, expensive but very effective.

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MACCATTACK
Jan 19, 2013 4:15 pm
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MACCATTACK
Jan 19, 2013 4:32 pm
miteq
miteq
24 January 2013

Classic Pools, Melbourne? ABG Pool

Classic Pools, Melbourne? ABG Pool

If you want a recommendation I have seen work completed by Hamill Pools. Speak to Lawrence. Nice guy, knows his stuff.

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miteq
Jan 24, 2013 8:38 am
miteq
1rocky
1rocky
27 January 2013

Our Pool Thread....our pool surround now done pics page 3

Our Pool Thread....our pool surround now done pics page 3
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just wondering who your pool builder was you can email me if you like

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1rocky
Jan 27, 2013 7:15 pm
thatsme125
thatsme125
31 January 2013

swim spa - what do you think?

swim spa - what do you think?

We are looking at a swim spa Vortex, any feedback on how you are enjoying your swim spa? We were thinking of a pool but came up on these, so any advise would be fantastic. Thanks

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thatsme125
Jan 31, 2013 2:06 pm
donna61
donna61
5 February 2013

Above Ground Pools - Perth

Above Ground Pools - Perth

We are looking at doing a similar thing. Good pool company: http://www.atlantispools.com.au/above-ground-pool.html they usually have a sale during the winter (I have…

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donna61
Feb 05, 2013 3:40 pm
Izzysyd
Izzysyd
5 February 2013

Pool owners- pool fence whilst house being constructed?

Pool owners- pool fence whilst house being constructed?

:D Kan, We were required to cover it with planks ( chipboard I think we used ) DH ran beams accross the pool and timber supports underneath as…

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Izzysyd
Feb 05, 2013 9:44 pm
venno
venno
12 February 2013

Help with New Pool Setup

Help with New Pool Setup

No air should be in the system. If air gets into the system it means you have a suction problem between skimmer box & pump the most common…

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venno
Feb 12, 2013 1:22 am
nate89
nate89
14 February 2013

Solar pool heating

Solar pool heating

Can anyone help because I'm left feeling very confused by differing opinions from solar pool heating companies! Which is better panels or the…

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nate89
Feb 14, 2013 1:28 am
1rocky
1rocky
14 February 2013

Solar Heating

Solar Heating

thanks nate89 will do

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1rocky
Feb 14, 2013 4:55 am
installation inspector
installation inspector
14 February 2013

AS3000 pool updates

AS3000 pool updates

AS3000 was amended in December 2012 and significant changes were made to the earthing requirements for pools. Here is a summary: Equipotential bonding conductor…

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installation inspector
Feb 14, 2013 7:03 pm
installation inspector
nate89
nate89
16 February 2013

Gazebo, Shade Sail etc over the pool

Gazebo, Shade Sail etc over the pool

I've got 2 shade sails over my pool here in Perth. Was on the pool when we moved in so not sure about council permission. In terms of strength/durability, were about…

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nate89
Feb 16, 2013 12:00 pm
MrsT12
MrsT12
26 February 2013

Demolishing a concrete pool

Demolishing a concrete pool

If you dont want to go the wheelbarrow route, hire a Dingo? I think they're just at 1m wide so should go past the house...

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MrsT12
Feb 26, 2013 2:27 pm
MrsT12
Jesse-Gooch
Jesse-Gooch
28 February 2013

swimming pool hassels

swimming pool hassels

nop sorry a bit pricey at the moment..

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Jesse-Gooch
Feb 28, 2013 11:38 am
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
1 March 2013

Pool Fence Building Permit

Pool Fence Building Permit

Just indicate on the plan where the fence is going, it complies with as1926-1 , and gate opens out wards . If they want to know the type give them any compliant fence . It…

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wheeliworks
Mar 01, 2013 6:13 pm
wheeliworks
nate89
nate89
3 March 2013

Pool Heating in Perth

Pool Heating in Perth

Hello all I'm a bit stuck on what to install to heat the pool solar or Heat pump. Solar is cheap compare to under systems, cheap to run…

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nate89
Mar 03, 2013 4:41 pm
kassan1973
kassan1973
5 March 2013

Pool covers from Ebay?

Pool covers from Ebay?

Hi there i purchased a 7x4 meter ebay cover approx 2 months ago for $130 has been fantastic best thing i ever did heats during a sunny day so i have pool return outlet…

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kassan1973
Mar 05, 2013 10:40 pm
venno
venno
25 March 2013

metal pool fence perth

metal pool fence perth

My glass was semiframeless with one…

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venno
Mar 25, 2013 9:44 pm
venno
venno
25 March 2013

Temporary pool fence - Perth.

Temporary pool fence - Perth.

Just wondering if anyone can give any recommendations for hiring temporary pool fencing in Perth? Having our pool installed on the 25th of this…

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venno
Mar 25, 2013 9:46 pm
SFC
SFC
6 April 2013

Alaklinity troubles

Alaklinity troubles

I love the easy simple operation of test strips but they are a guide only . over the Christmas break I had a number of customers ringing me…

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SFC
Apr 06, 2013 8:17 am
SFC
tengals
tengals
9 April 2013

Pool Fence Advice

Pool Fence Advice

yep of course the planter box would need to be moved

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tengals
Apr 09, 2013 10:30 am
budgnbear
budgnbear
24 April 2013

electrical requirements for pool

electrical requirements for pool

That could be it b star It's about 15 meters from the pump to the house

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budgnbear
Apr 24, 2013 11:59 am
Planting5
Planting5
24 April 2013

Scale on pool?

Scale on pool?

Thankyou so much for that advice!! The scale has been building up over the last few years, I look at it as I swim, then forget about it til the next swim....Motivation…

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Planting5
Apr 24, 2013 2:58 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
26 April 2013

Pool setbacks

Pool setbacks

Setback from side boundary is 1m . You can get closer with a planning permit but is no guarantee of approval . Pool can be butted up against the house subject to…

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wheeliworks
Apr 26, 2013 5:21 pm
wheeliworks
nate89
nate89
1 May 2013

Electric heat pump vs solar heating

Electric heat pump vs solar heating

Heat pumps for swimming pools work by taking the heat from the air and transferring it to your pool water. They are very efficient in Summer time - some have efficiencies…

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nate89
May 01, 2013 10:44 pm
nate89
nate89
2 May 2013

Costs of spa heating

Costs of spa heating

Hey guys Thinking about getting a spa soon and was wondering the heating costs. Lets say i use it mainly…

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nate89
May 02, 2013 11:20 am
Belle22
Belle22
4 May 2013

Pool filter must be 3.5m from pool?

Pool filter must be 3.5m from pool?

Do they offer a filter more Eco friendly and quieter? We also will have our filter near our boundary wall, but will be enclosed within our shed.We still decided to upgrade…

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Belle22
May 04, 2013 12:20 pm
Belle22
doohan777
doohan777
17 May 2013

Inground concrete pool quote

Inground concrete pool quote
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hahaha Gogo, I was struggling to plick up the courage to even knock and ask some questions....I didnt want to impose! We're getting close to a zen sign-off.... so…

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doohan777
May 17, 2013 9:09 pm
stellabella
stellabella
19 May 2013

Need to buy a pool vacuum...no idea where to start!

Need to buy a pool vacuum...no idea where to start!

Hi everyone, We are thinking of buying a pool vacuum and I have no idea where to start looking, what I should be looking for, etc. The local pool company has been…

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stellabella
May 19, 2013 12:37 pm
stellabella
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da_cleaner
May 20, 2013 6:33 pm
da_cleaner
da_cleaner
20 May 2013

Pool Plastering (Quartzon, pebble etc) MELBOURNE

Pool Plastering (Quartzon, pebble etc) MELBOURNE

we install interiors like pebble quartz glass etc. www.pacificpools.net.au another option is for you to call material suppliers who have lists of applicators and can…

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da_cleaner
May 20, 2013 7:11 pm
da_cleaner
da_cleaner
20 May 2013

Newcastle pool supplier

Newcastle pool supplier

blue haven...or search the local nsw spasa webpage.

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da_cleaner
May 20, 2013 7:13 pm
MissEm
MissEm
30 May 2013

GPO a 'climbable object'???

GPO a 'climbable object'???

Found a solution! For anyone that comes across this issue in the future, we found these things which are just perfect and don't look like they will stick out like a sore…

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MissEm
May 30, 2013 6:30 pm
MissEm
TeamSherman
TeamSherman
1 June 2013

New Zodiac Tri salt water chlorine generator!!

New Zodiac Tri salt water chlorine generator!!

Hi guys, Ive been running the pool chlorine generator for about 5 hours a night (1am to 6am off-peak to save dollars) and the pool chlorine level is perfect! The salt…

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TeamSherman
Jun 01, 2013 7:58 pm
Retrobyte
Retrobyte
3 June 2013

Magnesium salt pool. Anyone using this system?

Magnesium salt pool. Anyone using this system?

Sorry for the rush of pool related questions by me as a noob to this forum, but I'm trying to make sense of some of the information I've been given by pool salespeople,…

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Retrobyte
Jun 03, 2013 8:58 am
nate89
nate89
4 June 2013

Anyone using a liquid pool blanket? (eg. Heatsavr etc)

Anyone using a liquid pool blanket? (eg. Heatsavr etc)

Yep you would only use it if you were using the pool so if you don't use the pool over winter time then I wouldn't bother with it during those months.

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nate89
Jun 04, 2013 5:19 pm
nate89
nate89
11 June 2013

Getting Pool or Spa

Getting Pool or Spa

The major costs of owning a pool/spa comes from the cost of running the circulation pump, the heater, and the costs of topping the pool/spa up with water. You can reduce…

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nate89
Jun 11, 2013 11:58 am

We build plenty in ground . The equipment is located remotely . This allows for provision of a gas heater & quality filtration. There are reasons for being above ground…

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wheeliworks
Jun 13, 2013 7:23 pm
wheeliworks
queenslanderreno1
queenslanderreno1
29 June 2013

Grout and adhesive dropped into pool - how to remove?

Grout and adhesive dropped into pool - how to remove?

We've had tradies around our pool area lately and we have found that there is an accumulation of bits of grout and adhesive stuck to the bottom of our new fibreglass pool.…

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queenslanderreno1
Jun 29, 2013 9:46 pm

Using timber screens as pool fencing

Using timber screens as pool fencing

Thanks very much for your reply. 10mm Gaps should be fine. Cheers. Anyone have any pics of what they have done?

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RenovationsGalore
Jul 01, 2013 12:54 am
RenovationsGalore
jeffr100rs
jeffr100rs
7 July 2013

Soil fill under pool fence

Soil fill under pool fence

From memory the Australian standards say 'no soil' under a pool fence. It does say gravel and turf are acceptable. Sounds like the standards are getting turfed out the…

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jeffr100rs
Jul 07, 2013 12:40 am
harvestsummit
harvestsummit
12 July 2013

How did you pay for your pool?

How did you pay for your pool?

@homebody99 I was told we could add finishings to our Bankwest construction loan, just needed to specify and provide quotes.

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harvestsummit
Jul 12, 2013 8:08 am
Fly1170
Fly1170
18 July 2013

Cost of Paving around a pool in Melbourne

Cost of Paving around a pool in Melbourne

Hi Thanks so much for replying. That confirms the quote we got was crazy. Would you be happy to pm me the names & numbers of the guys you got to quote? We're in the…

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Fly1170
Jul 18, 2013 8:56 am
da_cleaner
da_cleaner
23 July 2013

Anyone dealt with lazaway pools????

Anyone dealt with lazaway pools????

we work around melbourne for many builders finishing pools...applying quartzon, glass, tiling etc what would you like to know?

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da_cleaner
Jul 23, 2013 1:19 pm
edam7060
edam7060
29 July 2013

Old spa

Old spa

"Have you tried plugging the pump into a different power source? This will let you rule out whether the pump is knackered or not." I'm embarrassed to say I haven't tried…

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edam7060
Jul 29, 2013 4:56 pm
SFC
SFC
4 August 2013

Bioniser & Circulator Pool Systems

Bioniser & Circulator Pool Systems

I just had a look on the bioniser site and I like the idea of a chlorine and salt free pool. The bioniser system uses copper at a concentration of 0.6mg/L as their main…

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SFC
Aug 04, 2013 8:57 am
SFC
DrP MrsBFenner
DrP MrsBFenner
10 August 2013

Fibreglass Pool query in Sydney

Fibreglass Pool query in Sydney

G'day Moxie! Do you have any photos of your Grey Quartz Narellan Pool???? Warm regards Bella

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DrP MrsBFenner
Aug 10, 2013 7:16 pm
DrP MrsBFenner


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