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wheeliworks

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19 d19 dwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Stormwater Easement - How far from pool?

Depends if it is a pipe or a overland easement

3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
What are rough costs to build an outdoor spa / ongoing costs

About $28g for a installed spa with quality energy saving equipment .
Cheers andrew

3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Window Forming Pool barrier?

I regularly use crimsafe to secure windows . The other cheaper option is to fit a screw or a window restriction to 100mm opening .
Legal in australian standards

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5 months5 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fibreglass Pool Company

Swimspaplungepool.com.au
Will defiantly be able to help you . A budget of 50k for 2 pools with glass fence and I presume paving not a chance .
Cheers

5 months5 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Boundary fence rules vs Pool fencing requirements

Pool fencing regulations override other fencing regulations

8 months8 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

Glad you got the filter sorted .
You should run the pump at high speed for about 5 mins on high speed before reverting to low speed . This gets…

8 months8 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

I have seen a few filters after being plumbed backwards and they are ususally worse than yours . They are designed for pressure on the outside . When pressure is…

8 months8 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

You can undo the fittings and spin filter 180 degrees .
You obviously need a new cartridge

8 months8 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

You need to look at the filter to be 100% sure . As I said look for the inlet and outlet

8 months8 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Non-climbable object question

Corrigations on the water tank are deemed non climbable . Are there any pipes or fittings sticking out which are ? It does need to be 1.8 or higher .…

8 months8 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

Check the inlet and outlet is plumbed correctly .
The pump should go into port marked inlet and the outlet would go to salt chlorinator .

10 months10 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Salt water pool are chlorine . They adjusted seasonally . You have a higher output in summer to winter . If you leave it on a summer setting in winter…

10 months10 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

There is off the scale for most test kits .
They ususally have a max reading of 6 so above that would be deemed off he scale or excessively high .…

10 months10 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Raise ph to bring it down again

If it is a fibreglass pool you only need to test chlorine and ph regularly . Buy yourself a good test kit it only takes about 2 minutes to…

10 months10 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Raise ph to bring it down again

It’s a money spinner . The people who supply the chemicals to the pool shop supply and calibrate the testing computer . It’s in their interest to supply maximum amount…

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12 months12 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Foam in pool

Pool shops have. A product called anti- foam . I’ve had this in a few pools . No reason but anti foam fixed it

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Perfectly safe to swim in . When water is drained it looks 50 times worse .

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

Does it look something like this . It is a classic case of over chlorinating for a long period of time .
I went and looked at a pool last…

Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line
1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pools and existing retaining walls.

You need a professional to assess . We install fibreglass pools as close as 200mm to retainers walls .
We do detailed drawings and consult a engineer .

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool/SPA near easement

A above ground spa , pool is worse as the zone of influence is a 45deg angels from the pipe up . The deeper in the ground the closer it…

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool/SPA near easement

Building close to a sewer can be done. The easement will generally include the zone of influence . The actual pipe will be centre of easement . We often install…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Anybody with a maxi rib compass pool above ground?

Swimspaplungepool.com
Cheers

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Anybody with a maxi rib compass pool above ground?

Here's a few shells prior to the landscaping

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Anybody with a maxi rib compass pool above ground?

Hi Sara . I have no experience with maxi rib but we build about 30 above ground fibreglass pools per year . Defiantly feel solid under foot . I actually…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool Paver Tiling

The coping is a different rate to sqm rate Travitine coping with tumbled edge grouted and sealed apx $3000. If you wanted a drop edge on it add about $1900
Body…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

You would need a large solar system to power one . They are also quiet slow heating . I would recommend a electric heat pump if you have solar panels.…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Can I heat a pool using a heating element?

Old school heaters used a element like a kettle . Using one on a pool that size would result in a power bill around $2000-$3000 per quarter .
A good…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Barrier Reef Pools?

All fibreglass pools need stabilised backfill (crusher dust or sand with cement ) . A bond beam is also needed . It is part of the engineering structure of…

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2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Barrier Reef Pools?

This is a symmetrical shape and are quiet deep

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