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SteveH
SteveH
27 May 2010

How loud are new pool pumps

How loud are new pool pumps

We installed a new intelliflo pump for the same reason. We wanted to use the pump during off peak times, but noise was restricting us to do so. Off peak being around 2am…

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SteveH
May 27, 2010 7:34 pm
pottsville
pottsville
31 May 2010

Concrete Pool

Concrete Pool

We are getting our pool to shell only - friend is doing rest - saving us $6K

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pottsville
May 31, 2010 3:22 pm
kek
kek
13 June 2010

Advice Needed- Installing Pool in Courtyard

Advice Needed- Installing Pool in Courtyard

I could be wrong, but I thought that in Victoria the law had recently changed so that you couldn't use self-closing doors and had to fence a pool…

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kek
Jun 13, 2010 8:02 pm
kek
kassan1973
kassan1973
11 July 2010

above ground concrete pool

above ground concrete pool

HI there have a look at ADBRI MASONRY website they have concrete versalock brick pools which can be built above ground and then the walls are filled with concrete to…

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kassan1973
Jul 11, 2010 9:27 pm

I agree about the power Bills for sure, We turn ours off in Winter and notice a $300-400 drop a quarter. Although we did used to forget to put the spa cover on for a few…

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beer baron
Jul 26, 2010 9:13 pm
Northbound
Northbound
9 September 2010

Cost of Compass inground pools?

Cost of Compass inground pools?

Installation of our Compass Vogue 9.4m pool started today. We are having the in-floor cleaning system, pool cover, large sunpod, 2 lights and pump etc and ours will come…

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Northbound
Sep 09, 2010 7:51 pm
Northbound
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The Garden Whisperer
Sep 27, 2010 11:25 pm
The Garden Whisperer
mishb
mishb
8 October 2010

Intex Above Ground Pools - Chemicals or not?

Intex Above Ground Pools - Chemicals or not?

You will definitely need to comply with pool safety regulations. Also, if you have water restrictions in your area, you will probably not be able to fill it up from the…

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mishb
Oct 08, 2010 9:37 pm
Trish
Trish
10 October 2010

Show me your pool tiles

Show me your pool tiles

Hi, We need to decide on whether we want 200x200 tiles as waterline tiles or mosaics. I really like mosaics but they are quite a bit more…

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Trish
Oct 10, 2010 10:37 am
Trish
ozetek
ozetek
15 October 2010

Adelaide - Building a Inground Concrete Pool

Adelaide - Building a Inground Concrete Pool

Hi there We have decided to invest in an in-ground concrete fully tiled pool. We would like your recent recommendation as to who we should use. We have found a very…

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ozetek
Oct 15, 2010 10:23 pm
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fairy blue
Oct 30, 2010 6:09 pm
fairy blue
punky81
punky81
3 November 2010

Pool help please!!!

Pool help please!!!

Thanks both Pebbles and Ozz, I've sent a couple of enquiries off to both Leisure and Freedom Pools so we'll ee what they come back with. Pebbles, your house and pool look…

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punky81
Nov 03, 2010 2:59 pm
Beccaroo
Beccaroo
3 December 2010

Buying a Pool Tips Wanted!

Buying a Pool Tips Wanted!

Hi Sheznay, Like Jbarry, my husband and I did a lot of research before getting my pool installed. We visited the SPASA expo in March as well as Ideal and MBA Home Shows…

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Beccaroo
Dec 03, 2010 1:49 pm
cmooring
cmooring
6 December 2010

How to instal a pool.

How to instal a pool.

I don't recall exactly, but I think we paid somewhere between 3 and 4K for ours. It…

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cmooring
Dec 06, 2010 1:27 pm
cmooring
Joel_Landscaper
Joel_Landscaper
19 December 2010

Indoor pool Advice Please

Indoor pool Advice Please

We did some landscaping for a client with an indoor pool and the room its in needs to be the same temperature or warmer than the pool water. So they've got a massive…

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Joel_Landscaper
Dec 19, 2010 10:13 am
Rewah
Rewah
23 January 2011

Pools

Pools

I agree also. If your grandchildren are going to be over a lot then they'd absolutely love the pool.

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Rewah
Jan 23, 2011 7:44 pm
Rewah
free will
free will
29 January 2011

Distance required for pool

Distance required for pool
1, 2

The NSW regulation is here http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/ ... pr2008283/ Basically, apart from a minor issue on separation from the house, it specifies the…

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free will
Jan 29, 2011 8:00 pm
batch_0695
batch_0695
11 February 2011

Pool builders in Wollongong area

Pool builders in Wollongong area

Can anyone else tell me what they got, what they paid etc Thanks

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batch_0695
Feb 11, 2011 4:16 pm
cancan
cancan
22 February 2011

recommend pool filter/chlorinators etc

recommend pool filter/chlorinators etc

Hi all We are looking at building a concrete pool and every sales person has different views on filters/ chlorinators etc. Does anyone have any good /bad experiences with…

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cancan
Feb 22, 2011 3:18 pm
Sir Snagger
Sir Snagger
15 March 2011

Pools - Concrete v Fibreglass

Pools - Concrete v Fibreglass

You can sell a fibreglass pool too down the track if you decide to get rid of it. Good luck doing that with a concrete one! (We sold ours - outgrew it and never used it,…

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Sir Snagger
Mar 15, 2011 12:21 pm
Sir Snagger
scozzy
scozzy
16 March 2011

Advice on Swimming Pool Size and Location

Advice on Swimming Pool Size and Location

I'd put mine in the far corner just to save on fencing costs - I can use the existing fencing on 2 sides that way.

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scozzy
Mar 16, 2011 10:18 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
21 March 2011

Quote for fibreglass Swimming Pool

Quote for fibreglass Swimming Pool

Hi Neck, Thanks for taking the time to reply. Can you please explain further what you mean by "variations galore to the contract price". What kind of things were added…

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Agent_009
Mar 21, 2011 2:42 pm
dingdongdarna
dingdongdarna
24 March 2011

Inground Pool - swim spa or pool?

Inground Pool - swim spa or pool?
1, 2

Yeah I was going to do before and after shots and hopefully video too, and post on forum. Somewhere in July-Oct..... I'm about to approach Council to see if they will…

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dingdongdarna
Mar 24, 2011 5:39 am
bignewadventure
bignewadventure
6 May 2011

Pool Colour help please

Pool Colour help please

We're getting quotes for pools and have been asked what colour we want.... I love that greeny torquoise colour but having trouble finding the right…

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bignewadventure
May 06, 2011 5:56 pm
bignewadventure
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
8 May 2011

Concrete pool or vinyl liner pool? Help, what to choose?

Concrete pool or vinyl liner pool? Help, what to choose?

or what about fibreglass. about same price as a liner pool & a lot less maintanance & is suitable for unstable ground

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wheeliworks
May 08, 2011 8:15 pm
wheeliworks
karry327
karry327
11 May 2011

concrete swimming pool

concrete swimming pool
1, 2

Is anyone familiar with Des Joyaux pools? I stumbled upon them today and was impressed, they are new to Australia (Sydney) but have been around since 1966 and have built…

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karry327
May 11, 2011 8:27 pm
karry327
joles
joles
3 June 2011

Cost to install fibreglass pool

Cost to install fibreglass pool

Have a look at this thread.... particularly the post from house-to-be. She bought a fibreglass pool in kit form and then arranged the installation herself. So, in effect…

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joles
Jun 03, 2011 7:16 pm
joles
Paparazzi
Paparazzi
17 August 2011

Pool Removal!

Pool Removal!

Aaron, its been a while since you posted your question, but hope you get an alert for this message. I am curious how you went with your pool removal and building over it....

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Paparazzi
Aug 17, 2011 8:46 am
jzell67
jzell67
29 September 2011

Pool Plumbing and leak finding

Pool Plumbing and leak finding

Is it possible to have a faulty hydro valve causing a leak? A plumber came out and has decided that the above valve is stuck and letting water leak out??? Im not sure if…

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jzell67
Sep 29, 2011 8:58 pm
trishcoastie
trishcoastie
2 October 2011

Comment on my pool position

Comment on my pool position

I love where u have the pool,u want the pool so u can see the kids from the kitchen and as many room as possible,are you getting a salt water pool,thats what we have and i…

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trishcoastie
Oct 02, 2011 9:42 am
trishcoastie
petrous
petrous
3 October 2011

Question about roof over the pool

Question about roof over the pool

We are building a house next to a large reserve in Melbourne. Some big gum trees are close to our house and we plan to put in a pool but are worried about debris/leaves…

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petrous
Oct 03, 2011 1:38 pm
sij
sij
8 October 2011

Sundance Spas? Thoughts? No Gas? No Good? -SPA Newbie

Sundance Spas? Thoughts? No Gas? No Good? -SPA Newbie

Hi All, Am just looking at spa and whats general thought on Sundance spa's? am looking at Maxxus http://www.sundancespas.com/880Series/Maxxus.html Seems good, but only…

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sij
Oct 08, 2011 3:41 am
wendlle
wendlle
24 October 2011

Sunsoka Pools any ideas?

Sunsoka Pools any ideas?

thanks i'll look them up on the net and see what I find.

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wendlle
Oct 24, 2011 6:22 am
ennoh
ennoh
25 October 2011

pool recommendations - Perth Hills

pool recommendations - Perth Hills

Can anyone recommend a pool installer who works in the Kalamunda area?

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ennoh
Oct 25, 2011 5:26 pm
gogo65
gogo65
9 November 2011

Are pool companies negotiable?

Are pool companies negotiable?

We originally asked and one pool builder knocked off about 2k, the other nothing. In the end we went with the pool builder who wouldnt budge, but when we went to sign, DH…

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gogo65
Nov 09, 2011 7:18 pm
gogo65
chatz
chatz
10 November 2011

How close can I build my pool fence to my pool???

How close can I build my pool fence to my pool???

This is for Victoria rather than Queendland, the best guide I have found for pool fences is:…

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chatz
Nov 10, 2011 10:45 pm
Tome
Tome
17 November 2011

Inground pool lining

Inground pool lining

Hi there, I am a pool and spa tiler, I have alot of experience with vinyl pools, check out my web sites photo album, cheers.

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Tome
Nov 16, 2011 11:05 pm
Tome
Agent_009
Agent_009
22 November 2011

dirty pool

dirty pool

Sounds like mustard algae to me. Buy some algae treatement + starver and that should do the trick. You'll probably have to vaccuum the algae from the bottom as…

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Agent_009
Nov 22, 2011 11:13 am
kiwi
kiwi
14 December 2011

can they charge me for this

can they charge me for this

I have no idea, but was wondering how you got on?

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kiwi
Dec 14, 2011 9:54 am
kiwi
*MrsG*
*MrsG*
15 December 2011

Need above ground pool installed in werribee

Need above ground pool installed in werribee

Hmm prob not. My advice? Go get a 12 foot pool from Kmart, set it up. Will cost you around $100. Then, be prepared next year. Sorry!

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*MrsG*
Dec 15, 2011 6:23 pm
equineaffair
equineaffair
15 December 2011

pool installation half complete - any risk to pool integrity

pool installation half complete - any risk to pool integrity

yes there are all sorts of issues leaving it half done. if you have water at a level greater than the backfill, the water will be putting pressure on the side walls. if…

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equineaffair
Dec 15, 2011 7:52 pm
equineaffair
equineaffair
equineaffair
15 December 2011

pool maintenance while house under construction?

pool maintenance while house under construction?

we have a similar situation, we installed he pool before the house, we however connected the pumps etc and keep the pool maintained correctly. We have a temporary power…

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equineaffair
Dec 15, 2011 8:32 pm
equineaffair
kassan1973
kassan1973
4 January 2012

Yarra valley exemption permit

Yarra valley exemption permit

Has any recently applied for a pool filling permit? and for a 20,000 litre pool how long do they generally take and how strict are they on your other water savings. Cheers Dean

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kassan1973
Jan 04, 2012 2:35 pm
anordinaryjo
anordinaryjo
5 January 2012

Building a Pool

Building a Pool

My 7 month old salt chlorinator for my pool stopped working, so I used the Pool Werx excellent online live customer service, at http://poolshop.poolwerx.com.au/ to arrange…

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anordinaryjo
Jan 05, 2012 12:08 pm
tachyglossus
tachyglossus
8 January 2012

replace cell in Aquajoy salt chlorinator

replace cell in Aquajoy salt chlorinator

thanks again, Paul. for your feedback on the Zodiac alternative. This brand seems to have a good reputation. I have successfully installed the generic Aquajoy chlorinator…

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tachyglossus
Jan 08, 2012 9:19 am


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