In our Australia and NZ´s No. 1 guide to a stress-free swimming pool you will find 70 pages of must read for everyone thinking of buying a pool. In this comprehensive pool magazine you will find useful information that will answer all your questions about buying and operating a pool.


Select the Best Swimming Pool for You Fibreglass or Concrete Pool

What type of pool would suit you best?

If you are investigating the idea of an in-ground pool, you will find that some pool builders offer you a choice of either concrete or fibreglass. Figuring out what type of pool is going to suit your needs best might seem like a daunting decision at first. In an article in the magazine we’ll take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of both options to help you in your decision making.

How Long Does It Take to Build Your Swimming Pool

How long until you dive into your 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. Find them explained on four pages of the pool buyers guide.

Compass Pools Australia Three Steps to a Perfect Swimming Pool

Three steps to a perfect pool

There is more to buying a pool than just picking a suitable shape, size and colour, in fact one of the most important things to think about is what life will be like once your new pool is in your backyard. We interviewed Buzz Ghiz, President of USA-based Paramount Pool & Spa Systems to share some insight into what he thinks are the top questions every prospective pool buyer should explore. It’s fair to say that Buzz knows a thing or two about pools; he’s been around them for almost his entire life. Read more on pages 58-59 in your pool guide.

Compass Pools Australia Exclusive Swimming Pool Matching Your Lifestyle

Match your pool to your lifestyle

Most people who buy a pool have dreams of fun times with the family, relaxing poolside in summer or getting a little bit of extra exercise. What they don’t picture is the hard work involved in keeping their pool clean, healthy and safe to swim in. However, if you select a smart swimming pool that you don’t have to clean, you will have more time to enjoy all the benefits of owning a swimming pool. Jan Cazemier from Compass Pools Christchurch says: One of the best pieces of advice I can offer a prospective pool buyer is to think about life after your pool goes in the ground. How do you want to use your pool? How busy is your lifestyle? Will it be important to you to reduce and manage daily running costs? Will you sell your home in the future – do you want your pool to help or hinder the sale? Read the advice from Jan on four pages of the magazine.

How Do Smart Pools Save Maintenance Cost and All About Pool Costs


Every future pool owner needs to know how much will his in-ground pool cost. The answer to that question is best given two parts:

1. What will it cost to get a new in-ground pool up and running?
2. What will be the likely ongoing costs involved with owning that pool?

Read 10 stunning pages guiding you through a comparison between most popular pool options (fibreglass pool, vinyl-liner, concrete pool), breakdown of operating costs and a comprehensive advice from Peter Wallace, Managing Director of Australia´s No. 1 pool equipment manufacturer, on cost-effective pool options including a smart swimming pool system that removes the need of pool cleaning.

Compass Pools Australia Decisions to make when buying a pool

What to look for when buying a pool

If there is one thing that can be said about buying a pool it’s that you better be happy with the choices you make, because once that pool is in the ground it is there to stay. Of course, when you buy a pool you’ll want to be satisfied that the option you have chosen has the ability to stand the test of time. So we decided to speak to a worldleading expert engineer who has specialised in swimming pool construction for over 30 years to get advice about choosing a pool.

Compass Pools Australia 6 Questions About Pool Ownership Incl Pool Cleaning

6 questions you should ask yourself when buying a pool

The thing about swimming pools is that once they are in the ground they are there to stay, so the decisions you make at the purchasing stage can affect your overall satisfaction further down the track. There are plenty of factors to consider that will influence your choices as you create your ideal pool. In this article we take a look at some of the important questions/points you’ll need to think about so you end up with the best pool for you and your family.

Compass Pools Australia Case Studies on Smart Swimming Pool Installations in Australia

5 case studies

Five customers talk about their pool experience: Lisa’s resort style living, The Newbury’s Hilltop views over Christchurch, Effortless style in Victoria, The ultimate social centre piece and A hands-free pool – without the pool man.