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zaphod
zaphod
10 August 2009

spa installed incorrectly

spa installed incorrectly

the two edges of the bath under the windows have what they call a tiling edge. The other edges on the bath are different . You can buy the spa as an island bath, which…

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zaphod
Aug 10, 2009 4:19 pm
nine2eight
nine2eight
13 August 2009

Pool - Quartzon

Pool - Quartzon

I'm just about to get my pool resurfaced, it is an 'odd' shape but in the old dimensions I guess would be around 10x6, I little larger than 'standard' The price of…

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nine2eight
Aug 13, 2009 10:49 am
Andronicus
Andronicus
27 August 2009

Spa baths.... who took the plunge and upgraded..?

Spa baths.... who took the plunge and upgraded..?
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dang, i thought my toothbrush tasted a little strange this morning.

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Andronicus
Aug 27, 2009 7:08 pm
vinnie
vinnie
13 October 2009

inground fibreglass pool - Questions????

inground fibreglass pool - Questions????

Hi, am looking at having a fibreglass pool installed. Got a couple of quotes (Compass Pools and Barrier Reef Pools). I'm in the Brisbane Area. I am swaying towards the…

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vinnie
Oct 13, 2009 1:09 pm
waranraz
waranraz
26 October 2009

Outdoor Spa - what are they REALLY like??

Outdoor Spa - what are they REALLY like??
1, 2, 3

I am looking for some SPA installation assistance and info. Currently building a new house. 1) My questions is how does the drainage of the spa works? Does the water…

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waranraz
Oct 26, 2009 2:14 pm
waranraz
yvette72
yvette72
8 November 2009

Having a pool and young children

Having a pool and young children

we have had three pool now and we even had one when my son was younger its important to remembe to get them taught to swim and to supvisor at all times.we had a techincal…

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yvette72
Nov 08, 2009 4:20 pm
maurita
maurita
10 November 2009

New Pool Fencing Laws/Rules to start in Dec 2009

New Pool Fencing Laws/Rules to start in Dec 2009

Does anyone know where i can find a list of the requirements for the new Pool Fencing Regulations in Qld that start in Dec 2009. We have an outdoor Spa which now comes…

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maurita
Nov 10, 2009 7:37 am
maurita
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Bobcat
Nov 14, 2009 7:30 am
Flissfloss
Flissfloss
20 November 2009

Path allowance around a pool?

Path allowance around a pool?

Every time i see your pool SuH........ ::: sooo lovely. I was going to add, that some councils require a specific distance to be paved/clear around the pool. For our pool…

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Flissfloss
Nov 20, 2009 1:56 pm
Flissfloss
Tessy
Tessy
23 November 2009

Concrete v Fibreglass in Perth

Concrete v Fibreglass in Perth

Thanks Caz...will give Guardian a call Tessy

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Tessy
Nov 23, 2009 10:36 pm
Tessy
andy_min
andy_min
17 December 2009

To Pool or not to Pool

To Pool or not to Pool

Good News..... Council is happy for me to move the pool back, I just need to make sure I have 1 metre from fence to water line. The fence still needs to be 1.2 from the…

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andy_min
Dec 17, 2009 2:07 pm
andy_min
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
22 December 2009

Fibreglass Pool - Approx 5mx4m. Any idea where??

Fibreglass Pool - Approx 5mx4m. Any idea where??

try www.australiankitpoolsales.com.au they also offer owner builders fully supervised diy so it takes the risk out of diy

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wheeliworks
Dec 22, 2009 8:27 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
23 December 2009

New Swimming pool - cost reasonable?

New Swimming pool - cost reasonable?

i wouldnt sell a pool with globes better of getting good garden lights . . if you want good pool lighting use leds. three collour changing ones with remote control will…

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wheeliworks
Dec 23, 2009 6:48 pm
wheeliworks
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wheeliworks
Dec 24, 2009 1:24 pm
wheeliworks
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
6 January 2010

Cost of lap pool

Cost of lap pool

Hey Onc Probably a little too big. We changed the size of the pool as its going in a different area now. Sorry to mess you around. Its only 3mt x 6mt now. Thanks…

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shackonthehill
Jan 06, 2010 7:42 pm
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
17 January 2010

pool info

pool info

Hi Tracey Our house is three stories and the back of the 1st floor is under ground. Has garage, laundry and kidzillas bedroom. Out the laundry you walk up probably ten…

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shackonthehill
Jan 17, 2010 8:47 pm
shackonthehill
Bam
Bam
18 January 2010

Pool Water Feature

Pool Water Feature
1, 2

Adrian, did you end up finishing yours?? :)

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Bam
Jan 18, 2010 10:20 pm
Bam
maurita
maurita
25 January 2010

Pool/spa fencing

Pool/spa fencing

Hi Mishb, We have just done the finishing touches to our SPA area but i am in Qld though. I am sorry to say but you do have to have fencing for outdoor SPAs whether…

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maurita
Jan 25, 2010 9:28 pm
maurita
kek
kek
8 February 2010

Pool encroaching on a setback? Would the council approve?

Pool encroaching on a setback? Would the council approve?

Your council will have separate regulations about pools and the distance they may be from side boundaries. It probably varies a bit, so check their website, or give them a call. :D

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kek
Feb 08, 2010 4:35 pm
kek
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
20 February 2010

About to start the pool....

About to start the pool....

:wink: Good idea... Any way to see some older pools with the same product :th: If you have decided to go salt, have either in mind when you go looking for a finish.

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onc_artisan
Feb 20, 2010 7:18 pm
onc_artisan
fairy blue
fairy blue
28 March 2010

Ceramic fiberglass pools

Ceramic fiberglass pools

We have installed a compass x-trainer pool and we love it! We have the composite pool, I think that is the same as what you are describing. We also included the infloor…

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fairy blue
Mar 28, 2010 2:26 pm
fairy blue
kexkez
kexkez
16 April 2010

Swim Spa??

Swim Spa??

the reason my friends got a swim spa was because he does cycle racing and triathlon events and they both love spas as well. He felt it was an additional way to increase…

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kexkez
Apr 16, 2010 3:42 pm
kexkez
Rocklle
Rocklle
18 May 2010

Has anyone dealt with "endless spas"

Has anyone dealt with "endless spas"

What happened with Lanark? Are they still around?

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Rocklle
May 18, 2010 10:34 pm
jbdave
jbdave
20 May 2010

Can I get 8 x 4 Inground pool Installed for $35k in Victoria

Can I get 8 x 4 Inground pool Installed for $35k in Victoria

When I say "doing it yourself" I mean being an owner builder and organising the trades direct (and not through a pool builder) - not physically building the thing yourself…

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jbdave
May 20, 2010 8:37 pm
docker_rob
docker_rob
24 May 2010

Vinyl Pools - Pros and Cons

Vinyl Pools - Pros and Cons

Until a week ago I had never heard of below ground Vinyl lined pools (Other than the old Above ground 4ft Pools of days gone by) However I was at a friends house who had…

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docker_rob
May 24, 2010 5:28 pm
docker_rob
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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TheGardenWhisperer
Sep 27, 2010 11:25 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
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
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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 22, 2011 2:00 am
TheGardenWhisperer
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


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