Saturday, 9 April 2016

Enjoying Hot Summers in Perth: The Benefits of Fibreglass Pools

In the past, pools were considered to be somewhat of a luxury due to their price. Times have indeed changed and now many homeowners can enjoy the advantages offered by fibreglass designs. Let us have a quick look at some of the primary reasons why these models have proven to be so very popular. Affordability As mentioned previously, fibreglass pools are notably cheaper in relation to other types such as stone, concrete/tile or gunite. A fibreglass pool can be installed in a fraction of the time that would be necessary for these other materials which are far more labour intensive. Low Porosity Fibreglass Pools are non-porous and smooth to the touch. Why is this important in terms of a pool? Porous substances such as concrete and plaster absorb the chemicals that are used to treat the water.

Friday, 8 April 2016

How to Pick the Right Swimming Pool for Your Outdoor Area

Looking forward to transforming your backyard into a customised landscape can be a wonderful adventure that requires creativity. One of the most critical aspects when selecting your own swimming pool is its shape, size and colour. While there are many sizes and shapes of pools to choose from, certain outlines can suit different backyards better than others. Fibreglass pools are proving a very popular choice for homeowners these days due to their quick installation and competitive price, not to mention the selection of colours, finishes, and designs. Options include rectangle, oval, kidney, Figure 8, and Roman/Grecian. The Basic Rectangle The most widely used shape for swimming pools is the basic rectangle. This is an ancient design that has been used in many areas around Perth. Particularly suited to geometric, modern yards.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

The Fundamentals of Picking the Shape and Size of a Fibreglass Swimming Pool

When choosing a swimming pool for your home, it’s important that you find the right size and shape to suit your lot. Pool manufacturers provide an array of shapes, sizes and colours to choose from. Whether you want a fibreglass plunge pool or lap pool, here are some factors you need to consider. The Shape Matters One aspect of your pool to be considered is its shape. The shape of your swimming pool is more important than you may anticipate. Some pool shapes are too distinct that they overshadow everything around them. The shape and size of your back or front yard will also suit various styles of pool. You may opt for a modern geometrical shape or go for a timeless kidney lagoon style.