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From The Editor
Hooray for swimming season! To celebrate summer, we’ve curated a bumper issue featuring the hottest pool trends, new products and helpful advice. You’ll also see a selection of the best pools from all over the country so you can take inspiration from
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Take Me To The River
Pool designed and built by: Beau Corp Aquatics & Construction Size: 10m x 5m Interior: Fully tiled in tumbled Jericho Limestone large-format 600mm x 400mm tiles Coping: Jericho Limestone tumbled 600mm x 400mm coping Automation: Fully automated Heatin
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Cooke Industries
Relaxing with family and friends, enjoying a pool in your backyard oasis, is something you’ve dreamed of for ages. Why not make your life easy by talking to your pool builder about a self-cleaning pool? A self-cleaning pool allows you to spend more t
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Paint With Light
Sometimes garden lighting is a bit of an afterthought. A lot of care goes into choosing the paving, plants and pots, but not enough attention is given to what should be illuminated and what type of fittings are used — let alone important issues such
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Invention By Stay-at-home Mum Set To Revolutionise The Pool Industry
Pool product manufacturer Waterco has released a world-first swimming pool broom engineered specifically for smooth-surface pools. Designed by stay-at-home mum Connie Gerace and licensed and manufactured exclusively by Waterco, the granted patent Aqu
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Living The Resort Life
Pool built by: Crystal Pools Pool size: 14m x 9.5m at the widest point and 8m x 3.7m at the shortest Pool depth: 1.2–1.8m Pool pump: P520XT Spa pump: CTX 400 Booster pump: CTX 400 Filter: MultiCyclone 16 centrifugal filter Cleaner: S300i Chlorinator:
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Back To Basics
You’ve made the decision to install a pool and now you need to decide what type of pool will suit your needs and family. We know there’s a lot to get your head around, so we’ve put together this simple guide on the types of pools available so you can
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Compact Pools
Although a spacious backyard used to be a prerequisite for a pool, that’s no longer the case, with pool companies, architects, landscape designers and clients eagerly embracing the concept of plunge pools. Furthermore, because of its small surface ar
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Ocean Views
Positioned directly outside the family room and adjacent to the alfresco entertaining area, this fully tiled pool draws the eye from indoors to out. It was designed not just for cooling off from the summer heat but also as an attractive feature that
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Home Pool Safety Checklist
Over the last 16 years, 496 Australian children under the age of five drowned. While all of these drowning deaths are preventable, it is the 59 per cent that occur in home swimming pools where your immediate action can make a difference. Home pool fe
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Elevated Pools
There are many reasons for a pool to be built out of the ground or elevated. It often requires less excavation, so it can be more affordable, but an elevated pool can also be better suited to a sloping block, sometimes enabling the pool and living ar
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See-through Style
It’s difficult to not be impressed with a high-end pool of this calibre, built in Hawthorn, or the story behind its creation. For their property, the homeowners, a family of six including four teenagers, envisaged a contemporary, low-maintenance, sel
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Pool Pumps
The pump is the heart of your swimming pool’s filtration system; without it, your pool would lose its sparkle and soon turn green. Choosing the right pump will ensure you experience fewer problems and enjoy more efficient energy use and lower running
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Mosaic Tiles
Gone are the days when mosaic tiles were only used around the waterline of the pool. We’ve profiled some of the best uses of mosaics, from shimmering spill-over edges to unique blends of blue. The classic pool’s unique shape, glass mosaic-tiled spa a
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Natural Aesthetic
There’s nothing like fleeing from the stresses of everyday life, packing up the car and driving to a holiday house, especially one that has a pool and, if you’re lucky, a spa. On a property on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, the ideal location for a
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Pool Filtration Systems
Pool filters are absolutely essential pool equipment as they screen debris and unwanted particles out of the water, keeping your pool looking crystal clear and free of potentially harmful pollutants. The type of filter you need depends on the type of
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The Benefits Of Pool And Spa Ownership
Swimming is one of the few sports or activities that doesn’t cost a lot of money or require any equipment. Swimming holds no age or ability barrier. There are health benefits from swimming pools and spas for people of all ages. As baby boomers age, t
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On The Edge
These homeowners dreamed of a fabulous feature pool at the front of their beautiful Bellarine Peninsula property, which not only enjoys amazing water views but also provides fantastic street appeal. Their luxurious beachfront property in the coastal
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Pool Cleaners
An automatic pool cleaner removes a great deal of debris from the floor and walls of your pool. There are four kinds of automatic pool cleaners on the Australian market: suction, robotic, in-floor and pressure cleaners. But how do you know which will
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Essential Tips For Designing Your Pool
Essentially, a good design for your swimming pool and outdoor area looks great but is also functional. The design should create a seamless integration between the indoor spaces of the home and the swimming pool. Great flow, great layout and great mat
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This Is The Life
The owners of this new home were looking for a great outdoor entertaining package with various activity areas their teenage children could enjoy. The result is an impressive pool construction that can be seen from every room in the house. The rectang
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Stunning In Stone
Adding character and style to your outdoor space can be achieved with authentic natural stone. The matchless variations of colour and texture within stone will provide a classic look to outdoor areas that is visually interesting and impossible to rep
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Summer Pool Care 101
Cooling off on a hot summer’s day, staying fit and healthy, keeping the kids entertained — there are many reasons why owning a swimming pool remains an integral part of Australian culture. And with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting daytime tempera
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Edge Of Heaven
Pool built by: TradeMark Pools Heating: Hydronic Cleaning: Paramount PV3 in-floor Filtration: Waterco Hydrostorm pumps, fibreglass filter Paving and coping: Bluestone Tiling: Ezarri Lighting: Colour-changing LED lights from Aqua-Quip This enticing po
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Pool Heating
Being able to use your swimming pool throughout the year should be a goal for pool owners who want to gain maximum returns on their investment. Installing the right pool heater can extend your swimming season by up to four months and beyond. Today, t
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A Place To Unwind
On this beachside Queensland property, A Total Concept created an outdoor entertainment space that integrates swimming pool, cabana and garden for relaxing and socialising purposes for the owners. “We are undertaking more and more projects all over A
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A Pool To Suit Every Backyard
For many, the desire of pool ownership becomes a distant dream after the costs are unveiled. Modular pools, however, can provide a far more affordable, quicker and superior-quality alternative, making pool ownership a reality for all Australians. Bei
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OZONATORS & IONISERS
Ozone is a sky-blue gas formed naturally by the action of the sun’s ultraviolet rays or when a large electrical discharge, like lightning, passes through oxygen. It is a relatively unstable, highly toxic gas that decomposes to reform oxygen and is ve
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Outside The Square
Space-efficient plunge pools are, according to Everlast Pools & Spas, a popular design choice for many inner-city residents and tick many boxes. “Built in East Geelong, this pool is not only compact, easy to look after and keep clean, but it is also
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Let’s Go Outside
This family of four, with an 11-year-old daughter and a six-year-old son, moved to Adelaide from the Blue Mountains in New South Wales nearly three years ago with a plan in mind. “One thing we promised ourselves that we would get when we moved was a
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