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Marty_McFly
New Contributor
4 replies

For my wife's Bday, I decided to get the back area around the pool finished. It's only been 3 years. First time building a Deck, I think this one tur ...

Calli
New Contributor
1 reply

Thanks to Covid we finally had time to do some projects around the house.

sgood
New Contributor
3 replies
May

I have a large shed that I have cleared out and now only really has the pool pump and filter in it now which only takes up about 1sqm in the corner, ...

LewisH
Budding Browser
1 reply
May

Just had the pool pump replaced and looking for suggestions on sound proofing / reducing the noise from the pool pump motor. A tight fit as you can s ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
9 replies
May

I'm writing about my custom pool design in a separate post but felt this aspect needs a specific post for itself. I want to hide my pool pump (1.5hp) ...

glenngarbo
New Contributor
5 replies

Hi,I need to use some adhesive for the bull nosing around our pool edge. A few Freo Stone slabs have come loose. What should I use, before I seal it?

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
3 replies

While I was hoping to get this done sooner, the fun and relaxation of the festive period and a busy start to the year put it on the back burner for a ...

dermotmunro
Budding Contributor
8 replies

So, bear with me, ill update as I progress, we have just built a house in Western Australia, pool went in before the house. I have already done the ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
2 replies

After a couple of pool overflows thanks to yours truly, I'm now convinced I need something to make my life a bit easier and to avoid overflowing my po ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
8 replies

Hi friends. A friend of mine needs a solution to a pool fencing/barrier issue and I'm hoping you creative folk can come up with something for her/us ...

leah
New Contributor
1 reply

Hi, I am after some tips and help of any sort for my new pool area. I have a very big drop from pool level to ground. It's only one side that's more o ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
2 replies

How is everyone in Melbourne going with the clean-up following the dust storm on Wednesday night? I managed to give our deck and paving a decent cle ...

kashgenius
Junior Contributor
11 replies

Hi all, I am looking for ideas on how should I fill up the garden pond that I recently got emptied. I do not wish to pump water in and out anymore. ...

andreajoe
New Contributor
7 replies

my fish pond has a leak in the bottom. The pond is some sort of rigid black plastic or polypropylene. How can I fix the leak? The hole is about 8cm ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
26 replies

I have the great pleasure and challenge of designing the pool for the new house In our current place we have a small fibreglass pool which we didn't ...

2Belindas
Experienced Contributor
5 replies

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
5 replies

Hi peeps - just came across this Naked Pool System which means freshwater swimming Just wondering if anyone has an experience/feedback on this system ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
1 reply

I'm really happy with how this small composite deck came up that I did for a friend/customer. As you can see, it really spruces the area up and giving ...

liverpoolroad
Bolted-on Browser
3 replies

we have a marble sheen pool with pebble Crete coping that is quite badly cracked and we are looking for ideas to freshen it up and contain the deterio ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
26 replies

The weather is finally starting to warm up across the country, leading many people to consider installing a pool. Meanwhile, those lucky enough to alr ...

recliner1066
New Contributor
1 reply

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
32 replies

Our house was built in the 50s and we’ve renovated inside, but now it’s time to tackle the backyard... We’ve decided that the double car garage, whi ...

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