Compass Pools Australia Cheap pools are not always the best investment

Are Cheap Swimming Pools Worth It?

Many people want a pool to lounge in somewhere in their backyard, but their budget constraints make them consider buying a low-cost pool. But, are the cheapest pools worth it, and how does one define an affordable pool? If you pick out from a range of cheap swimming pools, won’t you make up for it later with maintenance and problems because it uses lower-quality materials?

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Self Cleaning Pool with Vantage

Swimming pool cleaners: Your options explained

Pool cleaning is an essential part of swimming pool ownership. But it is not a task any pool owner looks forward to! It can take a great deal of time and effort, when you would rather be enjoying the water. But cleaning a pool is essential if you want it to be a safe and healthy environment for you and your family. There are a number of different options available to you when it comes to pool cleaners…

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Pool Water Circulation for Healthy and Clean Pool

Pool water circulation: Is your pool system doing its job?

One of the least enjoyable aspects of pool ownership is keeping the pool clean and healthy. A good pool water circulation system can be key to achieving this. In this article, we have taken an in-depth look at pool circulation systems. You can find out why they matter so much, what they do, and what your options are when it comes to choosing the best system for your pool.

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Victorian Pool and Spa Show - Best Shell Scheme Stand

Victorian Pool and Spa Show

Compass Pools Melbourne recently attended the Victorian Pool and Spa Show (https://www.spasashow.com.au/) on the weekend of 10th & 11th August 2019. Held at the spacious Melbourne Convention and exhibition Centre. Despite the cold, wet weekend, visitors to the show were upbeat, joining in on the backyard revolution as an increasing number of people are installing pools…

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Pool & Spa combination with timber decking

Is a spa pool the right choice for you?

Spa pools are an increasingly popular alternative to regular swimming pools in Australia. But what is a spa pool, and what are its advantages and disadvantages? How much is a swimming pool spa to buy? Are there any alternatives which would suit you better? Here we take a look at the spa pool in detail, and answer all your questions so you can make an informed decision about the best pool type for you.

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Environmentally friendly self cleaning pool

Sustainable pools: How to create an environmentally friendly pool

Climate change is hitting the headlines all over the world, and the environment is a major concern for all of us. We all need to think about the steps we can take to protect the world we live in. This means ensuring that we can preserve the precious resources of our planet for future generations. You can make your pool environment more eco-friendly by choosing technologies…

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Compass Pools Australia Pool and backyard costs

Pool and backyard costs combined

When setting out your budget for your dream pool, it’s a good idea to break down the various components of the project so that you know exactly what kind of bill you will be facing. As well as the cost of the pool installation itself, there will be other costs associated with labour and materials. It’s not as simple as asking how much a swimming pool will cost, as clearly there are many different sizes, shapes and specifications of pools.

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Compass Pools Australia All about lap pools

Lap pools: the lap of luxury

Lap pools are long, slim pools whose primary function is to allow you to swim laps, as their name suggests. They are an excellent addition to anyone’s backyard, allowing you to exercise at home whenever you want, and obviously perfect for anyone who enjoys clocking up those laps around the pool! You may be surprised to learn that lap pool size is variable, so even smaller backyards would be able to accommodate one of the more compact pools.

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Small courtyard designs with plunge pools

Plunge pools: small is beautiful

Plunge pools are small, deep pools which are perfect if you have a small-sized block. Their small size means that while you may not be able to swim laps, you will certainly make up for this with a fun, relaxing feature in your backyard that all the family will enjoy. They are ideal for aquatic exercise and hydrotherapy, or simply to soak away the cares of the day. Learn everything about plunge pools including what makes them so popular in Australia these days.

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Above ground swimming pools and above ground spas

All about above ground pools

If you are considering an above ground pool, you are sure to have lots of questions and want to find out more. First off, what is an above ground pool? They are exactly what their name suggests: pools that sit above ground level. There are lots of different types of above ground pools, and you can choose shells made of different materials. Read this article revealing the spectrum of options you have when thinking of an above ground swimming pool.

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Little Pools as alternative to shipping container pools

Shipping Container Pools: Introducing this new swimming pool trend and alternatives

The trend for shipping container pools in Australia is sweeping the nation. These above-ground swimming pools made from upcycled shipping containers are quite popular, due to their convenience and relatively affordable price tags. But is a container pool the right choice for you? And are there any alternatives which might better suit your needs? Here’s…

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Compass Pools Building a new house with a pool

Building a New House: Why It Makes Sense To Include a Pool

Building a new home is an exciting project, as you get to create a home which is specifically designed to suit your needs. But it is important to consider how you want to use the whole of your new property, including the outdoor areas. If you are building a new house, it can make sense to include a swimming pool from the beginning of the project. Here are a few good reasons why.

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Compass Pools Australia Backyard pool design ideas X Trainer small backyard pool with a deck

The Best Pool Design Ideas for Your Backyard

Buying a swimming pool for your backyard is an exciting and worthwhile experience. But it is important to plan carefully if you want this important investment to offer you maximum value for money. Here are some of the main factors you need to consider, and some of our favourite pool design ideas, to make sure your project runs smoothly and your pool can be a beautiful central feature in your backyard.

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Compass Pools Australia Backyard pool by Gordon Ave Pools and Spas

Backyard Pools: How to Make Your Pool a Success

Backyard pools are an integral part of the Australian outdoor lifestyle. There’s no better feeling than plunging into your own pool and enjoying the water with family and friends. But how can you make sure your pool is a stunning design feature that will continue to bring you happiness for many years to come?Here, we take a look at the phenomenon of the backyard pool and offer our hints and tips for creating a perfect pool of your own.

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