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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
ch0p
ch0p
18 September 2012

Bermuda Pools & Fibreglasspool recs for Melbourne

Bermuda Pools & Fibreglasspool recs for Melbourne

I reckon the price for the 9m pool for $12.7k is a good price. Recon they can do a deal if we ask for 2? I'll have mine delivered and just left in the backyard covered…

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ch0p
Sep 18, 2012 9:46 pm
Cerian
Cerian
25 September 2012

Pool coping over old pebblecrete; recommendations Sydney?

Pool coping over old pebblecrete; recommendations Sydney?

Currently, there are four steps that lead up to the pool area, and these and all the surrounds of the pool are old pebblecrete. There are brick pavers on the actual pool…

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Cerian
Sep 25, 2012 12:53 pm
chripark69
chripark69
6 October 2012

Questions about spas - why would a motor be running 24hrs?

Questions about spas - why would a motor be running 24hrs?

Even the quietest pumps will emit some sort of humming noise, shouldn't be to loud but it is one of those annoying noises that once you know is there can be heard very…

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chripark69
Oct 06, 2012 7:27 pm
chripark69
amandas
amandas
8 October 2012

how to clean Monarch Jubilee Spa with SPA750AC

how to clean Monarch Jubilee Spa with SPA750AC

Hi, seems like you need a professional advice here, if you want to know the chemicals to be used to clean the tub you can visit http://spasuppliesonline.ca/.

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amandas
Oct 08, 2012 2:04 pm
lkj
lkj
10 October 2012

resurfacing pool surround

resurfacing pool surround

The pebblecrete path/surround around my pool is old and cracked. I would like to cover it up. (I hate pebblecrete) Is this as simple as laying a new layer of concrete over…

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lkj
Oct 10, 2012 9:26 pm
Kai cooper
Kai cooper
16 October 2012

installing sunsoka above ground pool semi in ground

installing sunsoka above ground pool semi in ground

Hi. I'm researching about the best type of pool is best for my budget and wanted to know how you went with the semi inground installation of your pool and if your happy…

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Kai cooper
Oct 16, 2012 10:10 pm
Dream House 82
Dream House 82
29 October 2012

Building a New Pool

Building a New Pool

Prettyboy - is your pool finished? How did it turn out? :D

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Dream House 82
Oct 29, 2012 3:31 pm
Zarli
Zarli
1 November 2012

cost of glass pool fence panels?

cost of glass pool fence panels?

^^ Pretty much all glass, from windows, doors, cars, fencing is imported, its rare to find it from Aus these days. There is a lot of money to be made from importing your…

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Zarli
Nov 01, 2012 1:43 pm
Zarli
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
3 November 2012

Digging into rock close to house?

Digging into rock close to house?

It is generally best to use a rock saw & not a jack hammer It depends on type. Of rock & space available Cheers andrew

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wheeliworks
Nov 03, 2012 2:50 pm
wheeliworks

Finished

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wheeliworks
Nov 07, 2012 7:56 pm
wheeliworks
seals
seals
13 November 2012

Pool pump

Pool pump

Whilst away the wife decided to put the filter on close but never turned off the timer... Therefore, run the pump roughly 6 hours with no water... Pump sounds okay but…

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seals
Nov 13, 2012 7:11 pm
geekfairy
geekfairy
18 November 2012

Recommended Concrete Pool Companies in Perth

Recommended Concrete Pool Companies in Perth

We are currently having a pool built by Gil Howard from Pool Developments http://www.pooldevelopments.com.au/pool-gallery Our pool is just…

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geekfairy
Nov 18, 2012 5:17 pm
PAB_34
PAB_34
28 November 2012

Temporary pool cover during house build

Temporary pool cover during house build

Pay the pool company to do it. They take all the risk and if ANYTHING goes wrong it's their insurance that covers the incident. You may find that the building company will…

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PAB_34
Nov 28, 2012 5:31 pm
PAB_34
pool problems 65
pool problems 65
30 November 2012

Swimming pools

Swimming pools

VCAT Domestic Building (03) 9628 9999 (03) 9628 9988 vcat-civil@justice.vic.gov.au If in Victoria also try Consumer Affairs Also try googling the business name

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pool problems 65
Nov 30, 2012 6:01 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
4 December 2012

New Pool instalation and fencing

New Pool instalation and fencing

Hi, Did my own fence whilst in Qld, no issues with inspectors etc....just do a good job and makes sure you comply with the…

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Saint Mike
Dec 04, 2012 6:35 am
Saint Mike
RenoChick
RenoChick
6 December 2012

Installation of Fibreglass pool - Money saving tips

Installation of Fibreglass pool - Money saving tips

To save money on clean fill dumping, look for wanted ads on the Gumtree website. Depending on what state you're in, if you Google clean fill then there are other websites…

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RenoChick
Dec 06, 2012 6:53 pm
Lex
Lex
8 December 2012

what trees

what trees

Pittos, that variety with silvery foliage. We had one and it literally dropped NOTHING during 10 years. Amazing shrub. Plus, its roots are quite small and no invasive.…

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Lex
Dec 08, 2012 11:53 am
Lex
tengals
tengals
10 December 2012

new pool

new pool

yep, stains, mould, moss, algee, black spotting, etc...... infact anything that can get into/bond to the surface.... It is even more important to seal the more porous…

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tengals
Dec 10, 2012 7:54 am
chripark69
chripark69
12 December 2012

First time Spa users.

First time Spa users.

Correct, also always add a cap of sanitiser when you get out after each use, this will keep your levels better, if you have heavy use age you will also need to shock the…

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chripark69
Dec 12, 2012 2:27 pm
chripark69
Miss Mia
Miss Mia
23 December 2012

What type of pavers did you use and why?

What type of pavers did you use and why?

Combination of Glass Fencing, pave/decking combination is similar to what we were contemplating...... Pool surrounds are looking great Gogo....can't wait to see the end result....

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Miss Mia
Dec 23, 2012 10:29 am
kareninsale
kareninsale
26 December 2012

Aquagen 3 solar unit not working.

Aquagen 3 solar unit not working.

Hi I have the Aquagen 3 solar heater and it is giving a faulty reading for the pool temp ie 57 degrees and therefore is not heating as it thinks it is at limit! I have…

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kareninsale
Dec 26, 2012 4:09 pm


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