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2 years2 yearsvennovenno posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Hi Flumps
Could you elaborate on your comment particulalry regards the safety aspect?

2 years2 yearsvennovenno posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

It was https://www.wafibreglassrestoration.com.au
They are colocated with a fibreglass pool seller in Greenwood.
They use aquabright, so previous post is interesting reading.

2 years2 yearsvennovenno posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Just an update on my pool.
Have been looking into resurfacing options that come with some form of real warranty, had a mob out to quote who use a plastic coating…

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2 years2 yearsvennovenno posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Anyway, commiserations to fellow sufferers, and now my pool:
And yes it goes all the way down.

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
2 years2 yearsvennovenno posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

In WA and have a 5 year old fibreglass pool by Riverina.
After the first year I noticed the waterline starting to devolope a white ring, tried scrubbing it off but…

5 years5 yearsvennovenno posted:
Replacement Heat Pump

My pool is 15000 litres.
My previous cheapy generic chinese heat pump rated at 8kw had no probs heating pool for a Sep to May swim season, just got a little…

5 years5 yearsvennovenno posted:
Replacement Heat Pump

My cheapy ebay heat pump has died after 4 years of loyal service.
Looking to get a branded replacement this time and have narrowed the choice down to the following:
1. Hayward…

7 years7 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Suction Line

I have just checked all my equipment and they all have 50mm entry/exit by default that have been adapted down to 40mm using either tail couplings or pvc reducers.

7 years7 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Suction Line

Makes sense and yes there would be quite a few 45 and 90 degree fittings under ground. I am kicking myself for not taking pics before the fillid it all…

7 years7 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Suction Line

I think its only $200 to get the leak detector guy out for pressure testing, but I'm thinking of replacing the suction line with 50mm anyway so it may be…

7 years7 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Suction Line

Sorry, can you explain what you mean by that with the sand. The pool builder basically buried the piping and then my paving guy levelled it and paved over.

7 years7 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Suction Line

Haven't spoken to pool shops as they only seem interested in selling you stuff or services, they don't always know what they are talking about either (in my area any…

7 years7 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Suction Line

O.P.
Need some advice on pool issue with suction line.
My pool has an issue with the suction side piping. In normal operation it runs fine but when I put the vac…

8 years8 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool distance from boundary fence - Perth

My pool was installed in Scarborough last Dec and sits approx 1.5m from back boundary fence which is a limestone retaining wall on the neighbours property as their lot sits…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Temporary pool fence - Perth.

Crazy pedro's who did my fencing lent me some of there offcuts. I then purchased some star pickets and bailing wire and put up the temp fence. The delivered and…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
metal pool fence perth

My glass was semiframeless with one gate and cost just over 2k for 5.8m. My 2 metal gates and half a meter of fencing was 2k but they were all…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
LOPI CYPRESS GAS LOG FIRE

Well I need to make a decision on winter heating this month to place the order and get ready for the cold.
I'm back to my original dilema of deciding…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
metal pool fence perth

I used them for the metal slats and gate for my front limestone pier fenced courtyard and they were excellent, not the cheapest but good product and quality install.
I was…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Pool Heating in Perth

Hi
I have a small 5x3 pool and just recently installed a heat pump for the coming winter. My pool has only been in since december and isn't real big so…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

Since I redid the majority of the connections after the paving and pool shed installation, air ingress is no longer a problem like it used to be :)

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

I had the Hurlcon ZX150 and I believe they did oversize it for my small pool but it never worked well. I ended up redoing every connection they made (they…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

Your not wrong about the poor advice, they sold me a chlorine pool dosing system and a cartridge filter both of which now have been replaced due to non-performance.
The concept…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

An update
I got the Emaux 1/3 HP pump and just have to plumb it in to the heat pump and I'll be ready for winter :)
Now…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
LOPI CYPRESS GAS LOG FIRE

Hi Hinoki
Did you end up getting the Lopi?

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

Found the Dontek unit for heatpumps, its rebadged as an Aquatight H7 and they want $770 for it. Too rich for me at this stage but it does everything I…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

Hi Wheeliworks
Thanks for the advice. I have been using the 4in1 test kit that came with the pool and cross checking with the water testing available at Clark Rubber and…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
Help with New Pool Setup

Hi, after some delay my new pool has finally been installed but I need some advice on equipment selection and setup.
I have Viron EvoP320 pump with a cyclone pre filter…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
LOPI CYPRESS GAS LOG FIRE

Your running costs are way better than ours (WA).
Here its more like 39c an hour on low (3 units which is 3.6Mj times 13c which is the unit cost) and…

9 years9 yearsvennovenno posted:
LOPI CYPRESS GAS LOG FIRE

Had a look at the Lopi Cypress yesterday, they only had it on display with the pebbles but it looks great. It throws out a lot of heat on full…

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