Blog 2017


Top Questions to Ask Before Owner Building a Swimming Pool

December 11, 2017

Have you ever dreamed of walking into your backyard and seeing a gorgeous pool waiting for you? There is something uniquely satisfying and almost indescribable about having a nice, cool pool ready for you to relax in at a moment’s notice. Most people let this dream stay a dream, never taking that next step -- due in large part to the issues of finances…

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Special Tips in Preparing Your Swimming Pool for a Holiday Party

December 1, 2017

Holiday pool parties can be the source of wonderful times for you and your family, but there are certain protocols that have to be met when you’re hosting one. If you’ve ever wanted to have an amazing Holiday pool party, you have no doubt considered adding fun Holiday themed activities…

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Things to Consider Before Landscaping or Paving Your Swimming Pool

November 8, 2017

The best way to build a swimming pool is as a registered Owner Builder. The main reason for this is that with an Owner Builder permit, property owners can hire subcontractors directly to plan, design, and build a swimming pool. The money saved in this way can lower the cost of a new concrete pool by 40-60% and allows property owners to pay as they go, or to pay for the construction done on their pool at necessary stages, instead of paying full price upfront to a pool contractor…

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Affordable Small Backyard Pools for Owner Builders

November 1, 2017

Now having a small backyard pool is more affordable than ever before, if you are an Owner Builder. Owner builders have the ability to hire trades people directly as needed to construct swimming pools on their own property. It is a great way to save a lot of money when building a swimming pool, rather than hiring a licensed contractor to do it…

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What Type of Paint is Suitable for Your Concrete Swimming Pool?

October 23, 2017

Everyone loves swimming pools, their great. What’s makes them even better is when they are decked-out, replete with all the trappings of the high-life – wonderfully executed tiling, tasteful metal accents, and a flawless paint job…

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Benefits of Resurfacing Old Swimming Pools

October 6, 2017

Because swimming pools are a permanent part of a home or commercial property, these are an investment that should be maintained, mainly to preserve the value of a property. Besides up keeping pool filters and motors, the surface areas of pools also need to be maintained, especially as pools age…

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5 Safety Tips for Swimming Pool Owner Builders

September 27, 2017

Many people would agree that pools are the most exciting home investment. However, there is much to consider when preparing for a new pool and proper planning is extremely important. Because once you invest in a swimming pool, it is going to be there for a while. …

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Do You Need a Builder Licence to Be an Owner Builder of Your Own Swimming Pool in Victoria?

September 13, 2017

According to the Victorian Building Authority, you need to obtain a licence as a qualified owner-builder in Victoria before starting construction on a swimming pool on your home property. First, you must submit an application for a building permit to the Building Authority, and before you can apply, you must complete the Owner-Builder study course…

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Spring Cleaning Tips for your Swimming Pool

August 24, 2017

When the cold weather months are finally over, it’s not like you can just jump back into your swimming pool right away! By spring, most pools would have already collected dead leaves and enough gunk to make the water undesirable, and may even stink due to algae and bacteria buildup, which is noticeable by water discolouration…

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Why Adding Glass Tiles Can Give Your Swimming Pool a Touch of Elegance

August 9, 2017

Tiles are a mainstay in any swimming pool, and you’ll rarely see a pool these days without tile. While most basic swimming pool tiles are the stereotypical sort featuring stark-white tiles, which are typically plain and uninteresting, these are also quite difficult to clean…

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Bali Stone Swimming Pool Interiors: Quality Pool Tiles That Are Popular in Melbourne

July 25, 2017

For a unique finishing touch for your swimming pool, you should choose only quality pool tiles. After all, you need ones that will endure being under water, exposure to UV rays and having daily foot traffic in-season. One popular choice for these tiles in Melbourne, Australia, is the Bali stone swimming pool interiors. They fit all the necessary durability standards and do so in a highly attractive manner. Read about their many attributes here to learn if they are right for your swimming pool…

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Stress-Free Swimming Pool Building and Tiling without the Hidden Costs

July 14, 2017

Similar to other construction projects, swimming pool building and tiling can be stressful and have hidden costs if you deal with the wrong company. For this reason, you need to search out a reputable company that can plan and execute your project from start to finish without the need for another company, and it also should provide all costs of the project up front and in clear language…

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Why is Lighting Important in Swimming Pool Design?

June 26, 2017

Many people overlook the importance of lighting in swimming pool design. Although everyone appreciates good lighting in a pool area for night swimming and for moving easily around the pool's deck and surrounding areas, it is easy to forget just how essential good lighting is to your pool's basic design and functionality. Effective lighting also lends elegance and glamour to your pool and the garden or lounging areas around it. Of course, good lighting is crucial to the safety of nighttime swimming…

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Why is Being a Swimming Pool Owner Builder More Budget Friendly?

June 16, 2017

Have you decided on getting a swimming pool for your family? If you have, that’s great! A swimming pool and even a spa will drastically alter the landscape of your home, in a good way, and will provide unlimited hours of entertainment, fun, exercise, and relaxation for everyone in your home…

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DIY Design Tips to Help Accessorise Your Plain and Simple Inground Pool

May 24, 2017

Having a pool is a dream of nearly every family, as it can be used to relax and cool down during hot days, for exercising to stay in shape, or just to have fun swimming with friends and playing in the water. Unfortunately, most inground pools in the past were designed only with the bare minimum features, without any pool accessories…

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Pool Heating: Prepare Your Swimming Pools for the Winter Season

May 8, 2017

When it comes to swimming pools, if it is hot outside people look for cold water, and when it is cold outside, they want to swim in warm water. However, when winter season approaches, pool owners tend to consider covering their pools until the warmer months return, it can be a sad thought to ponder – not being able to enjoy your pool when it gets cold outside…

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Pool Tiling Ideas and Material Options

April 27, 2017

Once the basic structure of your in-ground pool is poured in the desirable shape, it is time to provide it with an attractive finish. Many pool owners opt for tiles to accomplish this task. The reason for this is the fact that there are numerous pool tiling ideas and material options suitable for transforming a plain pool into a work of art. Refer to our information below to learn additional facts about this topic…

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Owner Builder Swimming Pool Checklist: What First Timers Need to Do

April 19, 2017

If you are planning the construction of your first swimming pool as a homeowner, there are important aspects you need to consider before beginning this exciting building project. Of course, you want to seek the advice of a qualified pool architect and contractor before all else…

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Experience High Tech and Easy Pool Access Controls with Viron Connect 10

March 29, 2017

When you choose the advanced Viron Connect 10 technology, provided by Delorenzo Pools in Melbourne, you will enjoy the convenience of simple, easy access to your home's swimming pool control equipment from any location at any hour. This high tech device with state-of-the-art digital technology enables you to view your both view and manage your pool controls from a computer or a mobile device…

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Natural Swimming Pool Ideas: Consult with Delorenzo Pools on How to Be an Owner Builder

March 8, 2017

Are you a hands-on homeowner who delights in dreaming up attractive remodeling and renovating ideas and plans for your home? If so, popular areas of your property for using creative ideas are your lawns, gardens, outdoor rooms and other exterior spaces. When deciding to enhance your outdoor living spaces, your thoughts most likely go to your attractive, but somewhat dated outdoor swimming pool and surroundings…

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Benefits of Having a Swimming Pool for All Seasons with Proper Heating and Cooling System

February 21, 2017

Of course, the greatest benefit of having a swimming pool well-equipped for use during all seasons is being able to enjoy your pool year-round for exercise, relaxation and pleasure. This requires the installation of a proper heating and cooling system by a professional technician…

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Swimming Pool Renovation Using Mosaic Pool Tiles

February 16, 2017

Your swimming pool is most likely a central gathering place for you, your partner, family and guests during warm days throughout the year. Whether you are enjoying reading an intriguing book, catching up on your email response via your tablet or laptop or simply basking in the warm sunlight as you take a short snooze by the glistening aqua-blue water…

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Ideas on How a Simple-Looking Swimming Pool Can Be Made to Look Luxurious

January 30, 2017

If you are in the midst of planning a swimming pool design for your backyard, you may wonder how you can make it look elegant and expensive on your limited budget. Luckily, with the right know-how, you can transform a simple-looking swimming pool to one that has a luxurious appearance without spending beyond your means.

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Easy Swimming Pool DIY Design Ideas

January 12, 2017

During warm weather, there is nothing more enjoyable than a dip in the pool to cool your body. All you need is enough yard space to build your own private swimming hole. Since the size of the pool can vary to fit the space, this is not that difficult to accomplish.

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