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wheeliworks

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6 d6 dwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fiberglass Pool Bleaching under the water line

It is not just 1 gel coat supplier and the problem is world wide . I have had been part of some local,testing for a American chemicals co . The…

17 d17 dwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Opinion on fibreglass pools

Buying a pool can get confusing .
A few more things to factor in .
1- you have the external measurements of the pool . Ask for the internal width at…

Opinion on fibreglass pools
2 months2 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Above ground pool regs

That plan should be fine . Best to run it past someone at local council or a Certifier first

2 months2 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Above ground pool regs

If your in Nsw pool wall isn’t a barrier .in any other state you need 900mm from edge of poo to edge of deck . Remember fencing around entry point

2 months2 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
New Merbau Deck - how to remove tannins?

Chlorine or bleach . Dosnt need to be mixed very strong

2 months2 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Fence and pool fence in FZ to BAL 29 area.

Glass is fine in bal29
Aluminium or steel is fine in a flame zone

3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Suction issues

The cartridge over time becomes blocked and water will not flow through it . That’s when it is time to replace it
Cheers Andrew

3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Suction issues

Checklist for a flow problem
Suction side
1 is pool full of water
2 is skimmer basket clean
3 is vacuum plate removed
5 is union on inlet to pump…

3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

They do limited work in vic but work with local instillation company . Contact them direct for pricing
http://www.swimspaplungepool.com.au

3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

Swimspaplungepoolcom have a 4x 1.65m pool 1.2-1.6m deep.
Cheers

Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend
3 months3 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
How close can a pool be to a house?

The simple rule is depth of excavation needs to be same distance .
If concrete on veranda is 100mm thick and pool is excavation is 1m close to verandah pool…

9 months9 monthswheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Stormwater Easement - How far from pool?

Depends if it is a pipe or a overland easement

12 months12 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

12 months12 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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1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks 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

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Boundary fence rules vs Pool fencing requirements

Pool fencing regulations override other fencing regulations

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks 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…

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks 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…

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

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

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks posted:
Pool filter damage

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

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks 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 .…

1 year1 yearwheeliworkswheeliworks 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 .

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks 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…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks 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 .…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks 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…

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks 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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2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks 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

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

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

2 years2 yearswheeliworkswheeliworks 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

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