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DakotaCantamessa
DakotaCantamessa
5 February 2018

Pool placement with easements and fences.

Pool placement with easements and fences.

The designs of pool shared above is beautiful. I think along with this you can also install glass pool fencing for the safety purpose.

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DakotaCantamessa
Feb 05, 2018 10:02 pm
nick56
nick56
26 January 2018

Pool pump replacement

Pool pump replacement

yes, you can replace your pool pump if it isn't working. and enjoy your holidays with summer pool.....

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nick56
Jan 26, 2018 4:14 am
marz1983
marz1983
15 January 2018

Owner Builder Pool Install

Owner Builder Pool Install

Thanks for you replies, it does seem like if we went with two seperate companies one for actual pool and one to install we may save some money not sure how much yet will…

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marz1983
Jan 15, 2018 8:04 pm
David05
David05
4 January 2018

Cane Toad in Pool

Cane Toad in Pool

Hi, Just before Christmas I had a new fibreglass pool installed. We went away for a few weeks and got home today to find a number of cane toads in the swimming pool. One…

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David05
Jan 04, 2018 6:04 pm
AdamG
AdamG
28 December 2017

Permantly securing sliding door closed

Permantly securing sliding door closed

Hi All, We’ve an alfresco area which has a sliding door on one wall, and a double stacked sliding door on the other wall. We’d like to install a pool in this area…

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AdamG
Dec 28, 2017 8:23 pm
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
14 December 2017

Pool insurance during build

Pool insurance during build

Hi All I am building a house but have put the pool in first, and need insurance to cover it until the house is completed. I got a quote to add it to the builder's…

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CarolineJ
Dec 14, 2017 11:21 am
asheeshjoshi
asheeshjoshi
2 December 2017

Pool/SPA near easement

Pool/SPA near easement

I am in Melbourne, VIC. I was thinking that for an over the ground SPA, I could extend the decking around my alfresco area and then use part of alfresco for the SPA. I…

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asheeshjoshi
Dec 02, 2017 12:32 pm
AH123
AH123
28 November 2017

Concrete pool

Concrete pool

Anyone know good concrete builder with a reasonable price ?

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AH123
Nov 28, 2017 10:06 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
24 November 2017

Swim Spa 2017

Swim Spa 2017

I have read that the "swim spa" side of things can be a bit gimmicky. But some of the newer ones now you can get more powerful jets (and more than one jet). So I imagine…

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Agent_009
Nov 24, 2017 12:17 pm
Agent_009
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
29 October 2017

Pool layout issue

Pool layout issue

Run the deck 90 degrees to the pool.

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RenoBloke
Oct 29, 2017 4:24 pm
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
RenoBloke
29 October 2017

concrete swimming pool

concrete swimming pool
1, 2

Dincel is already water proof and do you really need to add a finish? I think for partly above ground pools it's a solution and from what I'm aware you can do it yourself.…

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RenoBloke
Oct 29, 2017 4:11 pm
RenoBloke
building-expert
building-expert
18 October 2017

Issue with pipe location - who should fix, us or plumber?

Issue with pipe location - who should fix, us or plumber?

Is it reasonable to expect the pool company/plumber to come back and rectify this? (For what it's worth, the concreter reckons it's a 10 min job for the plumber). Yes it…

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building-expert
Oct 18, 2017 4:49 pm
building-expert
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
6 October 2017

Barrier Reef Pools?

Barrier Reef Pools?
1, 2, 3

For anyone who comes to read this looking for info or guidance on Newcastle/Hunter pool company's, an update is: We managed to talk Tranquility down to match Barrier…

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cat_dunc
Oct 06, 2017 11:10 am
cat_dunc
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
18 September 2017

Glass Pool Fence Vitroglaze or EnduroShield

Glass Pool Fence Vitroglaze or EnduroShield

We have glass. Never added anything. Just give it a wash every 3-4 months.

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Saint Mike
Sep 18, 2017 9:29 am
Saint Mike
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
3 September 2017

Installation sequence: solar panels and pool heating pump

Installation sequence: solar panels and pool heating pump

Hi, I'm planning to install solar panels and build a pool with a heating pump. Does it matter witch one I get done first? Or maybe there is a logical sequence? Thanks

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gaweleczek
Sep 04, 2017 12:48 am
winto_04
winto_04
21 August 2017

installing a pool during construction of home

installing a pool during construction of home

Hi. Are you sitting down ??? $4200 for 26 weeks ( that is minimum period). A lot of companies I called don't do it anymore. We got a builder / carpenter in…

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winto_04
Aug 21, 2017 9:40 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
16 August 2017

Looking for advice / If you were installing a pool again?

Looking for advice / If you were installing a pool again?

Also - ours is salt chlorinated with an auto feeder. Also an auto acid feeder. BUT -you still have to check the readings. AND - do what is needed - eg Buffer or Acid -…

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Saint Mike
Aug 16, 2017 11:13 am
Saint Mike
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
6 August 2017

Pool coping Newcastle or Central Coast areas?

Pool coping Newcastle or Central Coast areas?

Oh man I hadn't even looked into what edging. We sure can't afford drop edge either. Thanks heaps for sharing, we're going to check them out tomorrow.

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cat_dunc
Aug 06, 2017 8:49 pm
cat_dunc
Ozjimbo
Ozjimbo
23 July 2017

Pool Paver Tiling

Pool Paver Tiling

Hi, I had the same question when we built our pool, unfortunately I choose to buy the Bluestone pavers and coping from our local so called expert in Bairnsdale, and had…

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Ozjimbo
Jul 23, 2017 8:01 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
22 July 2017

Liquid Blue Pools

Liquid Blue Pools

No. We did a Compass pool - seems OK. They have a Net site.

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Saint Mike
Jul 22, 2017 2:41 pm
Saint Mike
shamuscassar.sc
shamuscassar.sc
5 July 2017

Theralux mineral pool system

Theralux mineral pool system

Yes amazingly so pools aren't too much work so long as you keep on top of regular maintenance. Our neighbors have big trees which lose a lot of leaves and this is the…

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shamuscassar.sc
Jul 05, 2017 9:03 am
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Dreamhme
Jul 04, 2017 2:00 am
WAlien
WAlien
27 June 2017

My experience as a first time pool purchaser. (WA) *Update*

My experience as a first time pool purchaser. (WA) *Update*

I apologise for the delayed reply. I have been away a lot. I had to do a minor reset to 2 pavers by adding a little more sand near the steps, and think its now 100% I…

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WAlien
Jun 27, 2017 10:21 pm
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
24 May 2017

Pool design ideas

Pool design ideas

Hello, There are plenty of house designs out there but I'm struggling to find a place with pool design ideas. I'm especially interested in different ways to create space…

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gaweleczek
May 24, 2017 1:30 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
8 May 2017

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia
1, 2, 3

You mentioned on another post you've done the glass balustrade? Does that mean the pool is finished? Please share more photos! :)

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cat_dunc
May 08, 2017 9:18 pm
cat_dunc
faykis
faykis
7 May 2017

First Build with Eden Brea - Tender Presentation and Costs

First Build with Eden Brea - Tender Presentation and Costs

Hi how much slope did you have in your land if you dont mind me asking? We are also looking at a lot in colebee whixh has 1m elevation from street and another .5m accross…

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faykis
May 07, 2017 1:16 am
faykis
faykis
faykis
6 May 2017

Minimal land size required for building new pool in blacktow

Minimal land size required for building new pool in blacktow

Hi members, can anyone enlighten me with the requirements of building a new pool in a area within blacktown council!!! Is there a minimal size if land criteria? I…

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faykis
May 06, 2017 9:58 am
faykis
carmania
carmania
5 May 2017

Approx cost of glass pool fence

Approx cost of glass pool fence

Hi, It cost me $5,000 for a 22 linear meter glass pool fence with short spiggots that held the glass (maybe 150mm high) with 2 x glass gates that I did a DIY (quotes…

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carmania
May 05, 2017 9:22 pm

Hi, I`m planning on having an outdoor shower, It will be perfect for summer. I explore a lot of ideas on google but I`m really confused because I have to choose one of the…

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rebeca
May 02, 2017 6:35 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
17 April 2017

Feedback - Sapphire or Barrier Reef Pools

Feedback - Sapphire or Barrier Reef Pools

Did anyone here go with Barrier Reef Pools in NSW in the end? What did you decide to do?

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cat_dunc
Apr 17, 2017 10:04 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
10 April 2017

Replacement Heat Pump

Replacement Heat Pump

Venno, what did you end up getting and how much did it cost if you don't mind me asking? We're looking to get a pool and the company said they'll sell us an Astral…

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cat_dunc
Apr 11, 2017 12:19 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
10 April 2017

Building a Pool with Narellan Pools

Building a Pool with Narellan Pools

Hi Louise, are you able to post more about your pool? I cant see a finished, or a fence post anyway. The pool looks great. I hope you've been loving it.

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cat_dunc
Apr 10, 2017 11:42 pm
cat_dunc
GFC80
GFC80
29 March 2017

Water Feature around pool area

Water Feature around pool area

Thanks Wheeliworks will check them out

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GFC80
Mar 29, 2017 5:44 pm
leafsky
leafsky
24 March 2017

Salt water pool Chlorinator always shows low salt level

Salt water pool Chlorinator always shows low salt level

Hi just got problem for the chlorinator. It always shows "Low Salt Level". It is a Chloromatic machine. Two led lights alway on when running. Based on the manual, it…

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leafsky
Mar 24, 2017 8:47 pm

Hi Weeliworks, the big undivided plot on the side will remain as it is. Its someones house and hushe yard at the front back and sides. They are the main onwer of the…

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faykis
Mar 24, 2017 8:12 pm
faykis
faykis
faykis
23 March 2017

Compass Vantage In-Floor Cleaning System - Does it work?

Compass Vantage In-Floor Cleaning System - Does it work?

Hi all, how much is the vantage cleaning system for your size of pools? Im calling compass pools to book an appointment so that they can give us a quote. Everytime i call…

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faykis
Mar 23, 2017 12:30 pm
faykis
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
20 March 2017

My concrete pool experience (Brisbane)

My concrete pool experience (Brisbane)

Looks excellent. How's it going now? We've started to think about a pool too, so its nice seeing a couple of people on here share their experiences.

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cat_dunc
Mar 20, 2017 9:07 pm
cat_dunc
faykis
faykis
18 March 2017

Swimming Pool construction in Sydney prior building construc

Swimming Pool construction in Sydney prior building construc

Thanks for your valuable tips wheeliworks. Unfortunately our block is a narrow block (12.5m frontage through out). So we'll need the pool built early as there wont be any…

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faykis
Mar 18, 2017 11:01 pm
faykis
dreamh0me
dreamh0me
16 March 2017

Pool cover

Pool cover

Thanks. Our pool exists and we are keeping it. It is fenced in but we still need a hard cover to protect builders in case they fall etc.

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dreamh0me
Mar 16, 2017 12:37 pm
dreamh0me
GLO
GLO
12 March 2017

Distance between pool, house and boundary

Distance between pool, house and boundary

I'll take a guess here. If you are able to measure that it's 80cm, then they might be allowing 15-20cm concrete wall and tiling. It's only a guess Good luck

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GLO
Mar 12, 2017 7:20 am
faykis
faykis
12 March 2017

Pool construction

Pool construction

Did you get the furniture?

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faykis
Mar 12, 2017 1:36 am
faykis
joelzee
joelzee
7 March 2017

Recommended pool builder in Hills Shire Area (Castle Hill)

Recommended pool builder in Hills Shire Area (Castle Hill)

I know Malibu are cheap. My brother had a quote from them and his work buddy built with them at Penrith. Apparently their workmanship is a bit how ya goin, but they are…

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joelzee
Mar 07, 2017 12:12 pm
joelzee
joelzee
7 March 2017

Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

faykis, The experience was sensational! They finished from go to whoa in 8 weeks.Our pool was 75K. The other 2 quotes we received were less than this but when we went back…

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joelzee
Mar 07, 2017 12:04 pm
andreweverist
andreweverist
1 March 2017

Recommendation for Pool Builders in South East

Recommendation for Pool Builders in South East

We have our concrete pool constructed in Mornington Peninsula from Pools R Us. They provide us up to the mark services and even provide pool after services. They can…

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andreweverist
Mar 01, 2017 9:15 pm
andreweverist
Gav1
Gav1
22 February 2017

Water blade decisions

Water blade decisions

Just considering which water blade to purchase for a new pool. The pool is 7m with a 1.6m spa on the end and we've decided to install a 2.4m water blade. It appears there…

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Gav1
Feb 22, 2017 2:05 pm

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