• Designer Pool Building: 2 Things to Consider


    Having a swimming pool installed in your home is a great way to make the most of the hot Australian summers. However, before you go ahead and call in the contractors, you should carefully consider if you want a standard swimming pool installed or a designer pool. Standard pools are typically standard sizes and shapes and do not have any additional features. A designer pool will allow you to jazz up your pool or to add extra features which are not found in standard pools.
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  • 7 Features to Make Your Pool Safe and Fun for Your Kids


    A pool can be a great way for a family to have fun together. If you have kids, you may want to consider features that make the pool as fun and safe as possible for them. Here are some features to consider. 1. Pool Fence This is not optional. Under Australian law, you are legally required to have a fence around your pool. That ensures that children cannot wander into the space and get hurt.
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  • Noisy Pool Pump? Here's How to Get Some Peace and Quiet


    A pump is an absolutely essential part of your pool setup – unless, that is, you want unhygienic, discoloured water that will quickly be overtaken by algae, which isn't something that most people find very appealing. Most of the time, the pump will sit there doing its job and you're likely to forget it even exists. Unfortunately, sometimes they're so loud, you can't ignore them. Which is less than ideal if you use your pool to relax, as the noise of the pump is more likely to increase your stress than form a part of its reduction.
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  • Simple Tips for Keeping Your Pool Clean and Well-Maintained


    It's very important that you keep your home's pool clean and well-maintained, so that the pump, filter, and other such parts don't wear out sooner than they should, and so that the pool is always safe for swimming. Note a few simple tips for cleaning and maintaining your pool at home, so you know it's always in good condition and ready for a summer swim. Oils You may vacuum and pool floor and skim the surface of the water, and also run the pump and filter as needed, but these tasks typically won't get rid of oily residue in the pool.
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  • A Few Simple Tips for Keeping Your Pool Clean and in Good Repair


    Cleaning and maintaining a pool isn't as challenging and time-consuming as you might assume; you can even invest in automated tools that help to keep a pool properly scrubbed and vacuumed as needed. However, you might also note a few simple tips for keeping a pool clean, and for how to address problems you might notice with the water or the pool itself; this will ensure your pool is always clean and ready for a swim!
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  • Cleaning a Home Spa: 3 Things to Consider


    Installing a spa in your home gives you a fantastic way to kick back and de-stress after a long day at work. It also means that you can still enjoy bathing in warm water in your outdoor space as the temperatures begin to fall in the autumn. However, once you have installed a spa, it is important that you take steps to keep it in good working order. Below is a guide to 3 things you should keep in mind when cleaning your home spa to make sure it remains in great condition.
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  • 5 Safety Tips for Responsible Pool Owners


    From water-based games to pool parties, having a private swimming pool in your yard can be a lot of fun. If concerns about the risks of swimming pools are holding you back from taking the plunge into pool ownership, you don't have to go without a pool of your own any longer. These five pool safety tips can help you become a responsible pool owner. 1. Install a Fence Around Your Pool
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  • 3 Reasons to Consider a Zero Entry Pool


    The majority of residential swimming pools are the same depth across the length and width of the pool area and have ladders which allow people to enter and leave the water. However, this isn't the only option. You may also wish to choose a zero entry pool. A zero entry pool is sloped so that one side gradually rises to surface level, allow you to walk in and out of the pool with the same ease as walking in or out of the ocean.
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