Infinity Pool in Your Backyard

Have you thought about an infinity pool in your backyard?

Then and now, an infinity pool is characterised by its uncanny ability to deceive the eye by seeming to “flow” into the surrounding landscape. Widely utilised as a feature in resorts and hotels around the world, they are now being used extensively in the backyard as an aesthetic highlight of the entertainment area of the house as well as function as a regular pool. Infinity pools for private residences …

Exploring Alternatives to Swim Spas

What are the alternatives to swim spas?

Many Australian homes now boast a swim spa in their backyard and people are attracted by their affordability (swim spa cost is usually far lower than that of a regular pool), convenience and versatility. However, a swim spa is also limited in its use and there are viable alternatives that offer a wider range of benefits. In this article, we define what a swim spa is, take a close look at these advantages and disadvantages and examine the alternatives …

Swimming Pool Landscaping

How to plan your pool landscaping to boost property value

Installing a pool in your backyard and the surrounding swimming pool landscaping will undoubtedly boost the value of your property. Checking with your local real estate agent about just how much more a property with pool landscaping will sell for in your area, compared to one without, will give you an idea of its potential. Added to the increased value factor of a private swimming pool is the fact that you …

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 ant the vailability of various contractors for earth moving, landscaping, …

Selecting Fibreglass or Concrete Swimming Pool

Concrete or fibreglass pool?

You’ve decided to take the plunge and go ahead with your dream of installing an in-ground pool for the enjoyment of all your family. Now there are many decisions to make, firstly whether a concrete or fibreglass pool would best suit your requirements. So let’s take a look at the different reasons one option might suit your particular needs better than the other Iif ease and speed of installation is important to you, then fibreglass is the best option …

How much does a pool cost?

When deciding whether to purchase a pool, naturally cost is the first thing most customers need to consider. The answer to how much your new pool will cost is twofold: What will the installation cost be? How much will it cost to maintain a pool on an ongoing basis? The most common in-ground pools available…