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wheeliworks
wheeliworks
29 January 2012

Chlorine or saltwater

Chlorine or saltwater

if you are want your pool to stay clean & healthy with minimal imput from you salt chlorination is the best system by far. it is also at least $700 a year cheaper than…

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wheeliworks
Jan 29, 2012 5:47 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
29 January 2012

Concrete Pool Vs Fibreglass Pool

Concrete Pool Vs Fibreglass Pool

Dear Reader, t. -Concrete pools add value to a house. Lets face it, how often do you see a fibreglass pool as a selling point for a house on…

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wheeliworks
Jan 29, 2012 6:01 pm
wheeliworks
kassan1973
kassan1973
31 January 2012

heat pump

heat pump

Thanks will keep all this in mind i did have a chance to purchase a bowman electric pool heater 30 KW but nearly fell over when looked at specs 42 amps per phase current…

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kassan1973
Jan 31, 2012 8:43 am
tengals
tengals
31 January 2012

Swimming pool and spa expo

Swimming pool and spa expo

hey, i noticed you do excavation work, what sort of costs invloved in digging a hole at sandhust for a small 6mt x 3mt x 1.5mt fiberglass pool?

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tengals
Jan 31, 2012 1:56 pm
Leona
Leona
5 February 2012

Perth pools

Perth pools

Sij, Where did u get ur above ground from?

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Leona
Feb 05, 2012 10:33 am
vk3em
vk3em
6 February 2012

Advice needed on pool soil/foundation problems

Advice needed on pool soil/foundation problems

Hi, Just wondering if anyone knows of a company in the Mornington (Melbourne) area who could give me some advice on a problem I have with out fiberglass pool. It has…

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vk3em
Feb 06, 2012 12:50 pm
kexkez
kexkez
8 February 2012

Outdoor Spa

Outdoor Spa

a friend of ours has had 2 spas and at least one of them was electric/ possibly both. They were both the shell type not cabinet and were half sunk into the ground. Her…

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kexkez
Feb 07, 2012 11:21 pm
kexkez
octain
octain
19 February 2012

Electrical bonding of pool,

Electrical bonding of pool,

Three questions about electrical bonding of an inground concrete pool to the house. 1/ what earth wire size is required for the earth wire…

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octain
Feb 19, 2012 9:31 pm
octain
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
6 March 2012

Stupid pool installation question?

Stupid pool installation question?

there are a few options. each site is assessed to which is appropriate & cost effective taking into account things such as size of hole , soil needs to be removed, . …

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wheeliworks
Mar 06, 2012 9:09 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
6 March 2012

Fibreglass pools and building a new home - how close?

Fibreglass pools and building a new home - how close?

you will need piers which are deeper than the bottom of the pool. the builders or yourself if a owner builder will need a engineer to tell you depth , diameter & reo…

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wheeliworks
Mar 06, 2012 9:35 pm
wheeliworks
jaelee
jaelee
16 March 2012

Pools - signs of leaking

Pools - signs of leaking

We had a leak, and could tell by the water level dropping. We did the bucket test too, that's a great idea and gives you an idea on how quickly you are losing the water.…

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jaelee
Mar 16, 2012 1:41 pm
kezacheekychicken
kezacheekychicken
20 March 2012

Pool installation time

Pool installation time

Hey pussycat, shouldn't you be stalking something a bit smaller than a chicken??? :shock: It was a little daunting watching our pool swinging in the breeze, but I must say it…

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kezacheekychicken
Mar 20, 2012 3:03 pm
channel07
channel07
22 March 2012

swim spas???

swim spas???

New to this forum and was looking through old posts, not sure if you already bought a Swim Spa but I have a Fastlane Swim Machine and Endless pools in the US have a…

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channel07
Mar 22, 2012 11:41 am
channel07
channel07
22 March 2012

pool width and placement

pool width and placement

I am very new to these forums and not quite sure how to upload pictures but can definitely send you to their website www.fastlanepools.com.au I know that they fit into…

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channel07
Mar 22, 2012 2:35 pm
tengals
tengals
29 March 2012

Glass Fencing

Glass Fencing

I can help you, where are you located?

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tengals
Mar 29, 2012 9:15 am
auds
auds
29 March 2012

cost of glass pool fence panels?

cost of glass pool fence panels?

wow that is steep - I wonder how that compares to ordinary pool fencing ::dizzy::

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auds
Mar 29, 2012 8:27 pm
cherub
cherub
1 April 2012

Brackets for turning alum pool fence 45 degrees?

Brackets for turning alum pool fence 45 degrees?

They will do 45 deg, you might need to file either inside or outside side of the bracket a little to make the panel fit well.

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cherub
Apr 01, 2012 4:49 pm
Langersx4
Langersx4
6 April 2012

Experience with 2nd hand above ground pools

Experience with 2nd hand above ground pools

Hi all, just wondering if anyone has had experience with purchasing a second hand above ground pool and subsequent installation? We live in the Adelaide region....thx

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Langersx4
Apr 06, 2012 2:53 pm
MyhouseinOz
MyhouseinOz
9 April 2012

Imperial pools

Imperial pools

Hi All! I am in the research/planning stages for my first home! Very exciting... I am planning the outside of the house now, and wanted to ask if anyone has had any…

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MyhouseinOz
Apr 09, 2012 7:29 pm
THE RISE
THE RISE
11 April 2012

Hidden costs after signing contract help

Hidden costs after signing contract help

Dear Lot917 Exactly the same thing happened to us. This sewer line was on the property. When the pool was desined we wern;t consulted and it was drawn up and lodged…

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THE RISE
Apr 11, 2012 9:54 pm
pommie
pommie
23 April 2012

Above ground Pool Deck plans

Above ground Pool Deck plans

Hi all, I ave an old above ground pool that i need to build some steps for. Ive seen on the net some very expensive PVC steps with a small platform attached which i would…

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pommie
Apr 23, 2012 11:01 am
Zarli
Zarli
23 April 2012

glass fencing in sydney

glass fencing in sydney

Met force in Taren point can supply & I'd say they can recommend an installer also.

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Zarli
Apr 23, 2012 10:32 pm
Zarli
photoimpressions
photoimpressions
25 April 2012

Miami Pools

Miami Pools

Hi, I've been getting quotes from different pool places and the cheapest one I've gotten so far is from Miami Pools. Has anyone gone with them before? Let me know your…

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photoimpressions
Apr 25, 2012 7:45 pm
Wagonmound
Wagonmound
2 May 2012

News article - Pool coy gone into administration?

News article - Pool coy gone into administration?

I'm not sure about whether the news article has done anything wrong. In fact, it has led me to investigate and be very weary of my current pool builder and make sure that…

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Wagonmound
May 02, 2012 10:37 pm
cherub
cherub
3 May 2012

Cracked Pebblecrete Coping

Cracked Pebblecrete Coping

Really depends on type of repair, preparation is important making sure you are back to a sound base. Originally the pebbles were in the mix then sprayed to expose. So to…

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cherub
May 03, 2012 6:21 am
mgilla
mgilla
17 May 2012

Pouring concrete in the rain

Pouring concrete in the rain

Hi All Our pool provider poured concrete in the rain. Will this weaken the pool or cause any defects? The surface is currently quite…

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mgilla
May 17, 2012 5:07 pm
builderforlife
builderforlife
3 June 2012

spa and pool permit

spa and pool permit

We use Nicholson Wright in Moorabbin. You could Google their details

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builderforlife
Jun 03, 2012 8:43 pm
builderforlife
Mazzymay1978
Mazzymay1978
7 June 2012

Need a paver for your pool area Perth People?

Need a paver for your pool area Perth People?

Can you please let me know which company you used for your pool paving as I am looking to get some done. He is south of the river?

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Mazzymay1978
Jun 07, 2012 1:33 pm
darrell81
darrell81
12 June 2012

is my pool sinking

is my pool sinking

already done.it goes from 110mm 115mm 120mm 140mm it was perfectly level when installed

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darrell81
Jun 12, 2012 7:57 pm
sij
sij
15 June 2012

Decking - Pine,Jarrah or Composite with Salt Pool.

Decking - Pine,Jarrah or Composite with Salt Pool.

Hi All, Have finally got to the decking stage now with my pool a bit above ground. Was wondering near salt water pool which of the 3 above would be best. Anyone…

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sij
Jun 15, 2012 11:12 am
sij
sij
18 June 2012

Pool ph, alkalinity digital tester?

Pool ph, alkalinity digital tester?

Hi there does one know a good brand item that does both? Wanna give up on strips.

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sij
Jun 18, 2012 12:59 am
Bindi77
Bindi77
25 June 2012

Buying a Spa in Perth from Eastern States

Buying a Spa in Perth from Eastern States

Me and my husband are in the process of buying a cyclone monsoon spa, we are doing it on the interest free thing with a deposit. Its the only one that i have found with…

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Bindi77
Jun 25, 2012 1:30 pm
ascona
ascona
1 July 2012

Water Level

Water Level

Hi all We are new to pools and we have an in ground concrete pool with a quartzon service and at the moment the water level seems to be going down really fast. Around a…

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ascona
Jul 01, 2012 8:37 am
normanjaxen
normanjaxen
4 July 2012

Pool Heating

Pool Heating

Hi..., I am using the Hydramatic pool cover which is the safety pool cover. It has various advantages like No electrics near the pool, Quick and easy to open,…

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normanjaxen
Jul 04, 2012 7:42 pm
chilli01
chilli01
6 July 2012

Concrete leak during construction

Concrete leak during construction

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/83 ... 265uj.jpg/ Unfortunately it has just rained but you can see the seepage running down from steps toward the drain. Thanks for…

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chilli01
Jul 06, 2012 4:44 pm
bashworth
bashworth
10 July 2012

200L Spa - fill with 185L hot water service?

200L Spa - fill with 185L hot water service?

If I was going for a spa again I would go for the pump heater for the spa. Once the spa is running the water cools quite quickly without a heater.

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bashworth
Jul 10, 2012 5:24 pm
bashworth
Novo
Novo
13 July 2012

Anyone used Paradise Pools or Tranquility Pools?

Anyone used Paradise Pools or Tranquility Pools?

Just after feedback about Paradise Pools or Tranquility Pools, particularly in the Newcastle/Hunter area. Thanks!

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Novo
Jul 13, 2012 11:33 am
Chris Florusse
Chris Florusse
17 July 2012

Pool Pump Repairs

Pool Pump Repairs

Jorasar I have not had any problems running the pump with out a check valve.

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Chris Florusse
Jul 17, 2012 9:07 am
FastlanePools
FastlanePools
17 July 2012

Advice re indoor lap pool in Melbourne

Advice re indoor lap pool in Melbourne

Hello Petrous, The standard pool starts at $25,500 Including 10% GST. This price also includes the free standing pool (which you can install in-ground), water quality…

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FastlanePools
Jul 17, 2012 10:03 am
Trish
Trish
22 July 2012

Confused - help! Any advice???

Confused - help! Any advice???

Solar heating Leave it to the pro"s . When you see them do it it looks so easy but I've seen many owner builders take days & doesn't look…

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Trish
Jul 22, 2012 11:10 am
Trish
doogs82
doogs82
22 July 2012

Can a commercial gas boiler be used as a spa heater?

Can a commercial gas boiler be used as a spa heater?

Hi, I have recently purchased a Raypak 427BMM gas boiler and I was hoping to utilise it as a spa heater. Input 420 MJ/HR Output 94 kW Is there any reason I could not use…

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doogs82
Jul 22, 2012 8:18 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
31 July 2012

Saphire Pools

Saphire Pools

While it doesn't excuse his behaviour, I guess the bobcat operator was worried about driving over your boarded limestone and decking as he would have been held responsible…

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Uncle Arfur
Jul 31, 2012 2:34 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
2 August 2012

Inground pool on a slope

Inground pool on a slope

Sloping blocks offer lots of landscaping opportunities but can also be very expensive. Using the out of ground as a feature or a infinity edge looks great. How big is the…

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wheeliworks
Aug 02, 2012 8:08 pm
wheeliworks
bignewadventure
bignewadventure
3 August 2012

What should it cost to tile a pool?

What should it cost to tile a pool?

Hi, I'm building a 5x4m pool and we're thinking of getting it tiled... how much should I expect to pay for the laying of the tiles? I'm budgeting around $8k for the…

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bignewadventure
Aug 03, 2012 10:03 am
bignewadventure
cherub
cherub
3 August 2012

Above ground spa over drain entrance

Above ground spa over drain entrance

You can't put it directly over the manhole.

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cherub
Aug 03, 2012 4:13 pm
bashworth
bashworth
12 August 2012

Bathroom Kicthen, Swimming Pool where to start?

Bathroom Kicthen, Swimming Pool where to start?

What will you use most should be your priority! For me it would be 1. Kitchen. Use 3-4 times per day ( most expensive room in the house and most important if you want to…

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bashworth
Aug 12, 2012 1:11 pm
bashworth
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
15 August 2012

Fibreglass pool companies Melbourne

Fibreglass pool companies Melbourne

Swimspaplungepool.com.au can do a 7x 3.4m rectangle pool with in floor cleaning Cheers andrew

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wheeliworks
Aug 15, 2012 8:12 pm
wheeliworks
chripark69
chripark69
15 August 2012

Leisure Pools Perth

Leisure Pools Perth

That's why I said ask why. If the pool can support itself and the company then use a ring beam as well you know it's done in accordance. What I was referring to us some…

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chripark69
Aug 15, 2012 8:26 pm
chripark69
venno
venno
20 August 2012

Zodiac Heat Pump

Zodiac Heat Pump

Hi All Just after some opinions on the Zodiac 9M heat pump. I can get one here in Perth for 3k delivered. Trying to get a substitute for solar heating (I will have PV…

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venno
Aug 20, 2012 11:16 am
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
24 August 2012

repairing or resurfacing old fiberglass pool?

repairing or resurfacing old fiberglass pool?

We often put a smaller Fibreglass pool inside concrete pools . Putting one inside a Fibreglass pool will be the same. It will need holes inside the exhisting then a layer…

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wheeliworks
Aug 24, 2012 7:47 pm
wheeliworks


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