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Topics with Label: Pools and Spas

liverpoolroad
Frequent Browser
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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
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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 ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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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 ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
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I have the great pleasure and challenge of designing the pool for the new house :smile: In our current place we have a small fibreglass pool which we ...

MartyH
Valued Contributor
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The Mrs and I have seen a fiberglass selfcleaning pool and it seems a ripper. These jets pop out the bottom and move all the water and leaves aroun ...

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

redracer01
Super Contributor
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Summer is fast approaching and one of the things I wish I built was an outdoor shower for my kids! But the idea passed by as I was too busy swimming w ...

dallasclark
Budding Contributor
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Hi all, First project in the new house. I'm seeking some ideas to transform the pool area and making it the central feature as you walk out into t ...

Wombat1954
New Contributor
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Has anyone seen plans for steps with a small decking to suit entry to an above ground Spa? I am no carpenter, but with a few beers and a mates weekend ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
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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) ...

Isobel
Trusted Contributor
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Apparently architects are increasingly including above-ground pools in high-end properties. From this article on design trends for 2018 - https://www ...

Isobel
Trusted Contributor
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Anyone heard of natural swimming pools before? They are self-cleaning and have no chlorine or salt, just plants and friendly algae. Cost seems like th ...

andreajoe
New Contributor
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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 ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
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I’m about to shop for a new pool. What are the questions I should be asking the pool companies other than how much is it? Joe

Ben
Established Contributor
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I love the thrill of putting up Festive Lights and turning them on for that very first night. The kids love helping, and the joy in their faces when t ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's the first day of summer tomorrow, and the festive season is just around the corner. Hopefully that also means holidays, and lots of entertaining ...

Adam_W
Super Contributor
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Hi all, Well, after a few hassles we've finished stage one of our timber-free deck around our pool. Frame is pre-fab steel from SteelDeck and the de ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
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This is the colour of our pool at the moment: It's very pretty but probably not the best for swimming in. It's a saltwater fibreglass pool. The pool ...

Adam_W
Super Contributor
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This is one of those classic tales of how a seemingly simple project can become surprisingly complex & how the gut instinct of the DIYer can be right. ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
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We've had large cracks develop in one of our corner pool copers since the stone was laid about 12 months ago. And in a couple of others the mortar has ...

Kim
Established Contributor
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We are in the process of considering a new house build, which is challenging enough in its own right. A big part of our motivation is to move our you ...

T-Bear
Budding Contributor
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Hi all Here's my second offering to the WWW (Wonderful World of Workshop)! This project took a couple of years to complete mainly due to being a ne ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
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Another pool-related question. I've noticed our new natural stone pavers have some stains on them. I presume it is the oil from guests applying sunscr ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor
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Toddler opens pool gate video goes viral...... Definition "In engineering, redundancy is the duplication of critical components or functions of a sy ...