Read our advice regarding the most common pool ownership issues and find answers to your questions.

Best pool design ideas

For many homeowners, a home should be like a sanctuary. One of the ways to create a safe, peaceful place to relax can be by adding a pool in your home. Once you have made the decision to install a pool, the next steps are to decide what is the best pool design for you.…

What are the Real Costs of Pool Installation and Backyard Design?

It is absolutely possible to find a pool and backyard set up that fits your budget. If you want to find out if your dream pool and backyard can be yours within your budget, read further to see how much it really costs to install a swimming pool, complete with a yard to match.

What Are Lap Pools, and Why Are They So Popular?

For families who love outdoor leisure activities as much as we do, there are few other luxuries that can compare to have your own private pool at home. However, as yards in Hamilton, Mount Gambier, and all over Australia tend to be on the smaller side for most homeowners, the issue of space …

Infinity pools: All you need to know about the edgeless pool

Infinity pools are becoming increasingly popular in Australia due to their innovative and stunning design. Here’s everything you need to know about these beautiful pools, and how you can create an infinity pool in your backyard. What is an infinity pool? Infinity swimming pools are the height …

Types of Pool Lights and Your Lighting Options

Ensuring that your swimming pool and its environment is well lit makes it safer and more attractive. Pool lights also add a dramatic dimension to not only the pool but the surrounding area as well. It makes the pool light up and generates a glow that goes around the whole swimming pool.

Things to Know Before You Decide for a Plunge Pool

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” – Loren Eiseley If you’d like to own a swimming pool but aren’t really that interested in swimming and are short on space, then going for a plunge pool should be right up your alley. Plunge pools are extremely popular among …

How Smart Devices Have Made Swimming Pools More Enjoyable and Cheaper to Maintain

Automated (smart) pool systems have become increasingly affordable over the years, making it easy for prospective pool owners who are interested in residential pools to install pools that they can manage in only a fraction of the time. As a result …

Effective pool landscaping will add value to your home

A private outdoor swimming pool is more than just a fun place to swim and relax; it is also an essential part of living to help avoid the excessive Australian summer heat. Properly supervised, young children can swim in a safer environment than at beaches or waterholes.

Alternatives to Swim Spas

Is swim spa the best choice for you and your family? Many Australians now choose to install swim spas in their backyards. These flexible, convenient designs have a variety of benefits for the user – but are they always the most sensible and practical choice looking forward into the future? Here we take a look…

How long does it take to build a pool?

One common question we get asked is “how long will it take to build my new pool?” The answer to that question depends on a number of different factors which include the planning process, time of the year, pool type, local consent authority and other contractors. Read on to learn more about pool planning.