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4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Frameless Pool Fence in Sydney

I'm not sure if they have a website, but here are the contact details from an email I have ...
Reflex Glazing & Aluminium
Mick Hunter
reflexglazing@westnet.com.au
0418968204

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Frameless Pool Fence in Sydney

Reflex Glazing did a good job on our frameless fence

Frameless Pool Fence in Sydney
4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Pool fence regulations question - height INSIDE enclosure

If your question is about the two sides that form part of the boundary, if the boundary fence is less than 1800mm then you will need to address any potential…

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
more then just building the pool

A good pool company should be able to do all that. The people we used designed our build with two retaining walls as an integrated part of the pool…

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

Yes, they can do all that, and most of them include plans and approvals in their quoted pricing, apart from any Council fees which will be extra.

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

Before we ended up going with Resort Pools, we also got quotes from Pacific Pools, who were in fact the cheapest, and the salesperson was a very pleasant guy. …

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

Your plan is good in theory, but the pool company we used that has since gone bankrupt had been operating for more than 10 years, catching out many customers in…

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
How much for a pool?

Similar to ours ...
We paid $66K for our 7x4m concrete including two sides that were poured as integrated retaining walls, Quartzon finish, waterline tiles, solar heating with separate pump, 1…

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Which Sydney pool builder is the best to use / recommended ?

We used Resort Pools and Spas which has subsequently gone out of business because of cash flow issues. That said, we were very happy with their construction supervisor Paul…

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Sydney: Resort Pools and Spas update

Just a heads up ....
" Whilst following up to amend my quotation I was advised (via text) that Resort Pools are no longer trading!"
http://www.product(remove this space)review.com.au/p/resort-pools-spas.html

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Good news! Zodiac visited us yesterday and confirmed that the salt cell had failed, and under warranty they replaced the compact cell with a mid sized cell - they…

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Hence my comment about no chlorine generating activity visible through the clear housing ::wornout::

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Yes, as per the first post in this thread.

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

I haven't taken it to a pool shop, but there is no observable chlorine generating activity in the transparent cell housing, even though all pool chemistry parameters are within spec

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Concrete pool used as a retaining wall

Our pool has two sides that are retaining walls. The walls were formed up and reinforced as part of the pool build, and the walls and pool are a…

Concrete pool used as a retaining wall
4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Update: Zodiac SMSed me a job number late last week, and yesterday phoned me to book a date (21 Jan) for a technician to visit to assess the chlorinator. …

4 years4 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Experiences with Zodiac warranty service?

Our Zodiac Tri chlorinator has stopped making chlorine - pool chemistry is spot on, salt levels correct, salt cell cleaned, filter cleaned and replaced etc. The control unit is…

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

A small garden shed or "dog kennel" type enclosure might work as well.

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

That's only $83.70 ($2.232 per 1000 litres), so no need to panic :z:

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5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

The weather shouldn't affect them doing the interior. They actually did our quartzon interior on a rainy day while working under a big tarp they brought with them. …

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Everything is ready to go, has been since 18th November, however still can't nail down a date for the pebblecrete (definitely getting pebblecrete now) installation. Getting super frustrated (read 'angry')…

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Quartzon vs Pebblecrete

We have quartzon and didn't need to do anything special for the first 6 weeks, other than brushing the quartzon (with a standard brush attachment on a long pole) every…

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Pool paving issues

Who arranged for the paving - the pool company? If so, it will be covered by the pool builders warranty.

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
How long/rules to consider to fill a pool

Our 50,000 litre pool took less than 24 hours to fill using a standard garden hose

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Swimming pool leak

Have you checked your solar heating pipes and solar collector matting on the roof for any leaks? The twist connections on the roof piping can come loose through movement…

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Frameless vs Semi-frameless pool fence

Our frameless fence (and a short section of metal fencing and gate in one corner) were done by Reflex Glazing - contact Mick on 0418 968 204

Frameless vs Semi-frameless pool fence
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My pool transformation

Great work! Here's our before and after ....

My pool transformation
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Sydney Pool Builders - recommendations please!

Fibreglass is cheaper than concrete - provided there is easy access to your site. Craning a pool shell over your neighbour's house or over power lines will add to…

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Sydney Pool Builders - recommendations please!

We didn't get quotes from any of those - hadn't heard of them at the time, in fact. We had quotes from Pacific, Blue Water and Resort. We…

5 years5 yearsRetrobyteRetrobyte posted:
Recommendations for Sydney concrete pool builders

Installation of solar took place yesterday. Very simple process, and quality job. I have no idea why Resort Pools couldn't arrange this during the 5 months they told…

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