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Naked Pools: The Freshwater Alternative to Chlorine

Did you know, you longer have to choose between chlorine and salt pools?

You can actually get a FRESHWATER pool!

Imagine that…

Swimming in a pool with water that you could basically drink.  

That technology is here and we are huge advocates of freshwater pools.  Freshwater systems are becoming increasingly popular as people […]

By |May 27th, 2020|Pools|0 Comments

Concrete Vs. Fibreglass Pools: Everything You Need To Know

We’re a little biased but…

having a swimming pool installed in your backyard is always a great idea.  Whether it’s to cool down on a hot summers day, watch the kids play endlessly for hours or to get some exercise in, everybody loves going for a swim.

But if you’ve made […]

By |May 19th, 2020|Pools|0 Comments

Swimming pool heating options

Nothing determines use of a pool more than having the right water temperature. In Melbourne if you have a pool, you’re going to want a pool heating solution as swimming pool in Melbourne is only likely to reach 16 or 22°C in the middle of summer!

So when you are […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Pools|0 Comments

Does a swimming pool add value to your home?

The excitement that comes with building and owning a home should be something that everyone gets to experience in their life – it’s the Australian dream!  Having a house is one thing but improving it and adding value is another.  This article seeks to answer the question: does a […]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Pools|0 Comments

Should I buy a robotic pool cleaner?

 

In a not too distant past, almost every backyard with a pool was accompanied by someone pushing around a pool vacuum like a broom or one of those ‘tick tick tick’ suction cleaners roaming around.

In the last few years however, robotic cleaners have become very reasonably priced making them […]

By |August 29th, 2019|Pools|0 Comments

How Deep Do I Make My Pool?

We are often asked, ‘how deep should I make my pool?”
 
The honest truth is…
 
there is no right or wrong answer.
 
Because it really depends on who is going to be using your pool and what does the current shape and design reasonably allow for.
 
Generally when clients come to a pool […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Pools|0 Comments

How Long Does It Take To Build A Pool?

If you came here asking, how long does it take to build a pool and we’re hoping for a one-line answer.  Then you have come to the wrong place.  As it turns out, there is no short answer to it but below you’ll learn about the different factors that […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Aware of Swimming Pool Dangers

Swimming pools are an endless source of fun and entertainment, especially during the hot summer months. But while there are plenty of swimming pool positives, it’s good to be aware of the potential dangers a body of water in your backyard can pose. It makes no difference if you […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Pools|0 Comments

Five Top Tips for Improving Pool Safety

Swimming and being around the water is a part of everyday life in Australia, but it does come with risks – particularly for kids. Drowning is a major cause of accidental death for Australian kids, and many of these deaths occur in backyard swimming pools. Melbourne Pools has put […]

By |June 30th, 2016|Pools|0 Comments

How to Maintain a Cool Swimming Pool Temperature in Summer

In Australia, summer temperatures can reach scorching levels. The sun can be so fierce at times that maintaining a cool water temperature in your swimming pool can be a challenge. At Melbourne Pools, our experts offer some handy advice for reducing water temperatures, helping you to enjoy your pool […]

By |June 7th, 2016|Pools|0 Comments