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Melos
Melos
13 January

Fiberglass Pool Close to the House/Slab New Build

Fiberglass Pool Close to the House/Slab New Build

For my plans as I didn't have a 2mtr space for a digger after the slab goes down the pool will be done in this order. 1.?house demolished. 2. The hole gets dug 3. Pool…

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Melos
Jan 13, 2017 2:54 pm
eloise123
eloise123
13 January

Swimming Pool Spa

Swimming Pool Spa

It is nice that you chose the option of a swimming pool & spa. Sorry that I don't have any previous experience with them.

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eloise123
Jan 13, 2017 2:53 pm
Mike05
Mike05
11 January

New pool pump

New pool pump

Yes you certainly can! I would highly suggest on buying variable speed pool pumps which gives you more power efficiency and savings on energy consumption. It runs silently…

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Mike05
Jan 11, 2017 12:55 pm
ozvids
ozvids
5 January

Final Level Of Pool according to Australian Standard???

Final Level Of Pool according to Australian Standard???

Does anyone have a link of copy of AS1839 standard? The only copy online you have to pay for... ? I was just wondering how much bowing is acceptable on a fibreglass pool?…

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ozvids
Jan 05, 2017 10:09 pm
Mike05
Mike05
23 December 2016

Pool pump replacement

Pool pump replacement

I'll definitely concur with what bpratt said! :z: Not only does variable speed pump save you money, it also runs much quieter and smoother than other type of…

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Mike05
Dec 23, 2016 6:01 pm
Shelby11
Shelby11
28 November 2016

Waterline POOL tiles/mosaics

Waterline POOL tiles/mosaics

Hi there, You seem to have a good handle on the fibreglass pool waterline tiles. We are looking for someone to do this work for us in Sydney and I think on an earlier…

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Shelby11
Nov 28, 2016 2:13 pm
6banga
6banga
24 November 2016

spa on slightly unlevel concrete pad

spa on slightly unlevel concrete pad

Hi Bashworth I ended up just leaving it, I filled it tonight all seems ok. My concrete has a rough cove finish so it probably didn't help the perfectly flat slab I was…

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6banga
Nov 24, 2016 9:15 pm
leni
leni
24 November 2016

Swim Spa or Plunge Pool in Perth

Swim Spa or Plunge Pool in Perth

I'd prefer a pool over a spa! We had limited access but they stil managed to get a small digger in. Pool companies will come to your house and do a quote.

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leni
Nov 24, 2016 1:17 am
leni
Whitey22
Whitey22
4 November 2016

Cost to Run Electrical

Cost to Run Electrical

I would allow for between 300-500 for this job pending ease of cable run to location. This includes cabling, circuit protection and outdoor weatherproof outlet. Cheers

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Whitey22
Nov 04, 2016 4:24 pm
Annie69
Annie69
27 October 2016

Paving sealer damage to fibreglass pool

Paving sealer damage to fibreglass pool

Hi everyone, does anyone have any advice or know of a way to remove sealer (from pavers) from a fibreglass pool? After the paving was laid around our new pool we had them…

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Annie69
Oct 27, 2016 2:41 pm
blackchook
blackchook
23 October 2016

Self build pool perth hills HELP

Self build pool perth hills HELP

Good new re the dig, that'll make life easier. Do you have a sketch you can send me and perhaps we can chat during the week? Email on the web site. Enjoy the warm day!

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blackchook
Oct 23, 2016 5:04 pm
ayaman
ayaman
14 October 2016

TLC Pool and Landscape design- anyone use them?

TLC Pool and Landscape design- anyone use them?

Hi All, I'm looking for an 'all in one' pool and landscape design company to come out after my build is complete. I'd like to do pool and landscape all together if…

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ayaman
Oct 14, 2016 11:36 am
Greg_K
Greg_K
6 October 2016

Liquid Pool Covers

Liquid Pool Covers

Hi Greg, I have a different experience with liquid pool covers though. Don't have any skin irritations when using the pool. I also observed a good amount of saving in my…

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Greg_K
Oct 06, 2016 12:27 pm
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leni
Sep 30, 2016 10:56 pm
leni
Greg_K
Greg_K
8 September 2016

Pool Equipment

Pool Equipment

Hi All, I have just had a pool installed in Sydney and wanted to check if the area where the pool equipment is located has to be covered. We have basically installed it…

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Greg_K
Sep 08, 2016 12:45 pm
Diesel75752
Diesel75752
15 August 2016

Just bought an above ground pool. Now I need to get things g

Just bought an above ground pool. Now I need to get things g
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Hi, I read your post with much interest, we are close to buying a resin pool and having trouble finding installers. Any chance you would be able to forward me the details…

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Diesel75752
Aug 16, 2016 12:27 am
shondra
shondra
10 August 2016

Relocation of Swimming Pool equipment

Relocation of Swimming Pool equipment

Hi, I would greatly appreciate any help with the likely cost range to move swimming pool equipment. We were so excited to be getting our inground pool that we really…

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shondra
Aug 10, 2016 3:35 pm
MsBecStar
MsBecStar
27 July 2016

Pool fencing Adelaide

Pool fencing Adelaide

Hello... Fencing your pool is one of the best safety measures that you can take as 24 hour security for your pool area. Last month my friend has installed semi frameless…

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MsBecStar
Jul 27, 2016 11:09 am
Sammy2
Sammy2
25 July 2016

Upgrade options - old 'rolled edge' pebble crete pool

Upgrade options - old 'rolled edge' pebble crete pool

I have also seen this pebble stone idea in some of the pools nearby.

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Sammy2
Jul 25, 2016 6:25 pm
Ski.bunny76
Ski.bunny76
24 July 2016

Lifestyle Spa

Lifestyle Spa

I have an old Lifestyle Spa that I bought second hand. A couple of days ago I accidentally unplugged it and now it will only heat to 28 degrees (was previously heating to…

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Ski.bunny76
Jul 24, 2016 10:33 am
clintdb
clintdb
23 July 2016

Pool Certification issues - Sydney

Pool Certification issues - Sydney

Thanks wheeliworks. Hoping to get it resolved without those sorts of steps/threats - but if it comes to it....

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clintdb
Jul 23, 2016 5:58 pm
clintdb
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
15 July 2016

Ants in the spa

Ants in the spa

Where are you located? We use Ackland Pest Control every 12mths and do not see an ant, spider or bug all year. We did have issues with ants in and around the spa, but…

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HomeAngels
Jul 15, 2016 2:00 pm
HomeAngels
building-expert
building-expert
8 July 2016

Should we try and lift a fiberglas pool out of level?

Should we try and lift a fiberglas pool out of level?
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Just as a matter of interest, what is engineer's recommendation how to return pool levels back to tolerances?

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building-expert
Jul 08, 2016 12:52 pm
building-expert
Stewie D
Stewie D
8 July 2016

Rules for disposal of cleanfill from pool

Rules for disposal of cleanfill from pool

It is not so much the soil coming out of a property but the soil coming into one. If a house was going to be built over this soil it has to meet certain requirements -…

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Stewie D
Jul 08, 2016 9:22 am
EN710
EN710
24 June 2016

Above ground pool with log structure

Above ground pool with log structure

Hi, The perfect solution. Shippingcontainerpools.com.au have a look at the website.

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EN710
Jun 24, 2016 1:04 pm

Are you struggling with the design of your garden?

Are you struggling with the design of your garden?

I am building a Hamptons inspired home but I have to pic a certain number of natives for the property so I am not sure which ones would match. I am also not allowed to…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 23, 2016 8:46 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
21 June 2016

Any above ground pool experience

Any above ground pool experience

Generally a installed pool with premium equipment is $26-$40,000 Then landscaping & fencing on top of that . Sizing from 3x1.7m -7x3.5m .

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wheeliworks
Jun 21, 2016 10:47 pm
wheeliworks
VivianN
VivianN
30 May 2016

Spa Repair Recommendations in Melb

Spa Repair Recommendations in Melb

Hi all, Does anyone have a recommendation on a decent spa repair / maintenance service located in Melbourne (preferably close to the inner north)? I suspect a possible…

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VivianN
May 30, 2016 3:30 pm

We want to update our pebblecrete pool with new coping edge and concrete/pavers around. The pool itself is in excellent nic for its age. No cracks on the inside at all.…

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333tweds
May 30, 2016 3:19 pm
Franky40
Franky40
26 May 2016

Pool structure inspectors Sydney

Pool structure inspectors Sydney

Thanks - yes it's loosing water. Now that we have filters running there is water definitely leaking from the pool. We have called a pool leak detector. The pool company…

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Franky40
May 26, 2016 8:23 pm
Franky40

You can also consider Pools R Us: http://www.poolsrus.com.au. Below are some images of their work: Hope it helps.

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andreweverist
May 23, 2016 7:44 pm
andreweverist
ssinlos72
ssinlos72
19 May 2016

Pool Filter Covers

Pool Filter Covers

Hi We're building a pool - which is nearly done and the builder has just said that we need a sound proof pool filter box (to keep the pimp, filter etc.) - apparently it's…

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ssinlos72
May 19, 2016 10:40 am
riverrock
riverrock
13 May 2016

L Shaped pool

L Shaped pool

Can you post your plan. Are you planning to have the pool for relaxing/spa or do you want to do laps?DO you have any children and what age are they?

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riverrock
May 13, 2016 8:56 pm
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
10 May 2016

Infinity Edge / Wet Edge Pools

Infinity Edge / Wet Edge Pools

Hi, I have one and while I can't tell you what it cost because it was already in the home when I bought it - I understand the average is double the cost of the same pool…

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becjarrettdalton
May 10, 2016 10:11 am
becjarrettdalton
Matt1
Matt1
14 April 2016

Pegout/Surveyed location of Pool

Pegout/Surveyed location of Pool

Speak to the builder about how close the pool can be before you need extra piering for the house. You might find you'll have to do the piering now or you'll be restricted…

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Matt1
Apr 14, 2016 4:26 pm
Matt1
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
9 April 2016

Swim SPA Installation Site Pre costs

Swim SPA Installation Site Pre costs

Run an advert on gumtree for a few labourers and offer $25-30 p/hr and be prepared to roll up the sleeves ..I've found even if it takes Twice as long you will still be…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Apr 09, 2016 9:55 am
StructuralBIMGuy
tradeup
tradeup
7 April 2016

Qn & Cost about concrete pool

Qn & Cost about concrete pool

As a matter of interest, has anyone contemplated or has actually tiled their own pool? Is the process any different to tiling a kitchen / bathroom? Granted there are…

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tradeup
Apr 07, 2016 3:28 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
31 March 2016

DIY Pools..

DIY Pools..

Frank from DIY pools is a very genuine bloke . I do projects regularly with him .

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wheeliworks
Mar 31, 2016 9:06 pm
wheeliworks
missy_sully
missy_sully
24 February 2016

Pool Builder and vacant land access

Pool Builder and vacant land access

Hi, i have been looking into building a 7 x 2.5m pool in the backyard. I can use the vacant land access which could save me cost. However owner said they are likely to…

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missy_sully
Feb 24, 2016 5:00 pm
barbalatte
barbalatte
24 February 2016

Sydney Pool Builders - recommendations please!

Sydney Pool Builders - recommendations please!

Any ideas guys? I need a good pool builder in the Maroubra area.

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barbalatte
Feb 24, 2016 2:14 pm
andreweverist
andreweverist
24 February 2016

Mel: ready to build my own house and want a pool builder

Mel: ready to build my own house and want a pool builder

I would highly recommend Pools R Us. They are also offering some special offers, you can choose as per your budget. Here you can request them for a…

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andreweverist
Feb 24, 2016 2:02 pm
andreweverist
andreweverist
andreweverist
24 February 2016

Melbourne Pool Renovations

Melbourne Pool Renovations

For Pool Renovation I would recommend Baden pools: http://www.badenpools.com.au/pool-renovation

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andreweverist
Feb 24, 2016 1:56 pm
andreweverist
Aussie141414
Aussie141414
18 February 2016

Should builder or pool company build a pool?

Should builder or pool company build a pool?

Would you get a roof tiler to do your electrical work?

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Aussie141414
Feb 18, 2016 9:31 pm
WAlien
WAlien
17 February 2016

Do I have to empty pool for landscaping around it?

Do I have to empty pool for landscaping around it?

This question is a few months old now, so you may have already finished the job, but I would have suggested that you contact your local shire for advise, although most…

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WAlien
Feb 17, 2016 5:11 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
14 February 2016

New Pool Access Issues

New Pool Access Issues

What are you calling excellent side access . & what size pool are you trying to fit ?

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wheeliworks
Feb 14, 2016 10:30 am
wheeliworks
cheltenham3192
cheltenham3192
8 February 2016

Thinking of a pool....

Thinking of a pool....

Think about maintenance and safety too. There's plenty of times when you may want to talk around the pool, to brush the sides for example, or have an area for someone to…

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cheltenham3192
Feb 08, 2016 7:29 am
SP77
SP77
31 January 2016

Spiders in my pool

Spiders in my pool

Thanks everyone for the tips. To be safe I have asked for a pest controlled to come through and give the place Nuclear treatment. Hopefully we can get in without finding…

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SP77
Jan 31, 2016 10:33 pm
cheltenham3192
cheltenham3192
31 January 2016

Remove Quartzon finish and tile concrete pool

Remove Quartzon finish and tile concrete pool

Hi, does anyone have an idea of costs to remove a Quartzon finish and replace it with a tile finish? Tiles would be basic colours, low to mid-range cost rather than…

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cheltenham3192
Jan 31, 2016 10:04 am
barbalatte
barbalatte
31 January 2016

Sewer Running through my Property

Sewer Running through my Property

Thank you for that information. I will look through it now.

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barbalatte
Jan 31, 2016 9:21 am


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