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Di
Di
5 January 2008

Outdoor Spa

Outdoor Spa

Hi everyone thank you for your help we live S.E., we have been out doing a bit of research this week and it is sounding all a bit too hard, we found out we have to have a…

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Di
Jan 05, 2008 1:41 am
FionaL
FionaL
30 January 2008

Swimming Pool Systems

Swimming Pool Systems

If you had my 2 toddlers i'm sure you'd feel the same way :lol:

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FionaL
Jan 30, 2008 10:40 pm
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
20 June 2008

pool builders brisbane area

pool builders brisbane area

thanks for that. so what was it that made up your mind with this builder?

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Peter_OZ
Jun 20, 2008 3:53 pm
kangabat
kangabat
18 July 2008

Covering/Emptying the swimming pool during new home rebuild

Covering/Emptying the swimming pool during new home rebuild

Hi Fiona, Thanks for the advice. The pool is concrete. Will it still "pop out" if emptied. I thought it may crack? Cheers David

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kangabat
Jul 18, 2008 4:04 pm
amylacy
amylacy
4 August 2008

Pool recommendations

Pool recommendations

Hi Mike, I am in Melbourne so not much help to you regarding anyone local. I have recently put a pool in via Compass Pools. Not sure if they are in Sydney, but I…

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amylacy
Aug 04, 2008 4:16 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
14 August 2008

Help, advice, suggestions for our backyard/pool

Help, advice, suggestions for our backyard/pool

My DH has voted for the side option - said he would prefer it for when we come over for the…

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House-To-Be
Aug 14, 2008 2:02 pm
Lara
Lara
27 October 2008

my pool

my pool

Oooh, I've been researching pools too. We'll be getting one... eventually (!) When the time comes, I'm interested in the Magnapool / Magnablu system (an updated…

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Lara
Oct 27, 2008 2:11 am
jeanete
jeanete
30 November 2008

Pool fence - how can they do that?

Pool fence - how can they do that?

As I think about it further it seems to me that in addition to climbing issues there is also effectively a "gap" in their fencing. They will have a 1.8m fence along…

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jeanete
Nov 30, 2008 9:39 am
jeanete
Willow
Willow
26 January 2009

Looking for a good fiberglass pool company in Perth

Looking for a good fiberglass pool company in Perth

Contact Sigma pool supplies / Sigma chemicals in Balcatta. The guys who work there are happy to give advice ( and they hear the horror stories). So you could get the name…

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Willow
Jan 26, 2009 6:57 pm
laldous
laldous
7 February 2009

Do you have a lap pool? Any advice?

Do you have a lap pool? Any advice?
1, 2

Hi Petal, Does your pool guy do concrete or fibreglass? If he does fibreglass could you please pm me his contact details. We are in eastern suburbs and are just…

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laldous
Feb 07, 2009 8:47 pm
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
2 March 2009

Swimming Pool Guidance

Swimming Pool Guidance

Nice :) we went with the Maderia in Bermuda blue

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JohnAndTarin
Mar 02, 2009 1:59 pm
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
25 March 2009

Swimming Pool ?? Will it fit??

Swimming Pool ?? Will it fit??

17 :shock: :shock: :shock: whoa. thats huge. Thats probably the size of my whole block hahahah :lol: :lol: Where do they usually dump it??…

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JohnAndTarin
Mar 25, 2009 12:28 pm
JohnAndTarin
jbsj1974
jbsj1974
30 March 2009

Experience with pool companies - Sydney area

Experience with pool companies - Sydney area

We also went with Narellan over Bluehaven. We are dealing with the Narellen guys who handle the Northern beaches and they have been absolutely fantastic so far.…

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jbsj1974
Mar 30, 2009 10:56 am
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
30 April 2009

Good, Cheap and fabulous pools??

Good, Cheap and fabulous pools??

The owner of McKeown Pools (based at Landsborough) always promised me a good price if I ever needed a pool done, worth a try? (He used to come into…

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mellybuilding
Apr 30, 2009 2:41 pm
mellybuilding
danc12
danc12
17 May 2009

Pool waste water

Pool waste water

I am looking through the draft contract for our house and notices that the a Pool gully point is included but that this is part of the stormwater works. I thought that…

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danc12
May 17, 2009 9:12 pm
yvette72
yvette72
2 June 2009

Portable Pools

Portable Pools

why not look at the above ground pool as well as the portable ones as you do need to get the portable ones approved by council and they to need fencing as well. the above…

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yvette72
Jun 02, 2009 7:47 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
8 July 2009

Concrete vs Fibreglass Pool

Concrete vs Fibreglass Pool

The pool company doing ours do both concrete and fibreglass but they won't do…

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fairy blue
Jul 08, 2009 5:50 pm
fairy blue
suh
suh
17 July 2009

pool - aqua pearl or Q-pebble. Differences? Price?

pool - aqua pearl or Q-pebble. Differences? Price?

Our pool is Q Quartz in Aqua Pearl, geez I hope Q pebble isn't the same ::surprise:: IS IT THE SAME!!!!!! ::hyst:: ::hyst::

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suh
Jul 17, 2009 8:48 pm
suh
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 5:19 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 11:49 am
Andronicus
Andronicus
27 August 2009

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

Spa baths.... who took the plunge and upgraded..?
1, 2

dang, i thought my toothbrush tasted a little strange this morning.

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Andronicus
Aug 27, 2009 8:08 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 2:09 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 3:14 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 5:20 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 8:37 am
maurita
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Bobcat
Nov 14, 2009 8:30 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 2:56 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 11:36 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 3:07 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 9:27 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 7:48 pm
wheeliworks
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wheeliworks
Dec 24, 2009 2:24 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 8:42 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 9:47 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 11:20 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 10:28 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 5:35 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 8:18 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 3:26 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 4:42 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 11:34 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 9:37 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 6:28 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 8:34 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 4:22 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 9:02 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 10:27 pm


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