Pools & Spas
KazBooFiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
This is very interesting so many people with around same age pools are having problems. Our pool is now 3yrs old and it's getting worse and our chlorine levels have been…
Saint MikeLooking for advice / If you were installing a pool again?
16 August 2017
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 -…
WAlienMy experience as a first time pool purchaser. (WA) *Update*
27 June 2017
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…
Annie69Paving sealer damage to fibreglass pool
27 October 2016
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…
scsc11111111Pool placement before earthworks?
21 January 2016
Hi, we got ours dug our and concreted before the house (that's what out builder mac jones stipulated) then it was covered over and fenced and house was built. Levels have…
chardyOwner build concrete pool with Thermacell ICF or similar ?
16 May 2015
Been off topic for a while but back on the job of costing the pool build. Looking at an ICF system to build a 7.2x3.6 shell with the steps off the side at the shallow end…
davinciPool fence regulations question - height INSIDE enclosure
11 March 2015
boundary fences.... the outside of the boundary fence in Vic generally has no relivance to compliance. (this has been the case for years) The internal does. a boundary…
enkayzTrenching near swimming pool after pencil compaction
8 March 2015
Hi, I recently asked my supervisor if it was okay to have my pool installed because I was given a practical completion date of 'mid march'. I asked if it was safe to…
BeeBee70Building Small Pool/Water Well in Perth
18 January 2015
Hi, Just joined this Forum. We are building a new home (nearly finished) and are going to put in a very small Pool/Water Well. Just seeking experiences and advice, if…
GraniteWorksCan I use pavers instead of pool coping? How do they differ
15 November 2014
You can certainly run granite paving right up to the pool edge but, as others have pointed out, it's important the stone is edged to ensure it's smooth and safe. The most…
Darcy27Can I use pavers instead of pool coping? How do they differ
7 November 2014
We put our fibreglass pool in before building the house, and we are now looking at finishing up and landscaping etc. I am looking at square edged granite, and am…
southpacificSpa cable used for additional GPO?
11 October 2014
Although Im not a sparky, from a standards-perspective, I suspect the intended use of a GPO is irrelevant. If its not hardwired to a device, then the supply cable must…
Scotty DogLimestone Swimming Pool (plastic lined)
15 May 2014
Hi AKB, That's what I'm thinking, but apparently it can be done, just spoke to my friend and she heard of someone who had a pool like that. I phoned a vinyl liner pool…
Mulletfibreglass pool - feedback on installer - perth required
27 January 2014
I am about to have my 2nd pool installed by Riverena . Very good pools and service
keenPoured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?
12 September 2013
Next question - If I already have brick paving around the pool, and then a ~40mm step up to the fiberglass pool lip, and then glue a 40mm coping paver to the pool lip,…
AKBNo Building License Required to build your own Pool?
9 September 2013
Hi I'm in WA and am currently OB. I rang Builder's Registration Board as we didn't include the pool on our initial plans when we received our OB license. (We were going…