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Barrier Reef Pools WA SPASA awards 2017

Barrier Reef Pools Perth take out 13 awards at the 2017 SPASA WA Annual Awards for Excellence and 4 awards at the National SPASA awards bringing our total awards over the last 9 years to an amazing 106 awards. Remember all our WA fibreglass pools are manufactured in Perth and with our swimming pools, the colour range, comprises of 1 Standard colour and 8 additional colours. All these colours are UV Resistant. More details to follow!!!!!

What is the purpose of a swimming pool filter pump? 17/01/2019
If the size and style of a swimming pool is the main event, the unsung hero working behind the scenes has to be the filter.
 
A good filter works hard all the time to keep your pool clean, crystal clear and sanitary. In fact, any pool without a filter is like a home without a bathroom - not really functional.

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Different types of swimming pool filters
How to shock a swimming pool 7/12/2018

Have you ever overheard someone talking about shocking their pool? While this term may initially baffle you, shocking the pool is an essential part of maintenance. In swimming pool language, it means raising chlorine levels to such a great extent that every living thing in the water is killed by cell disruption.

Some people liken it to a lightning bolt literally ripping through the water, destroying everything in its path. A shock treatment will oxidise the water and clear out any inert chlorine making it very safe to swim in.

Why should you shock a pool?


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Shocking a Swimming Pool
Five reasons to buy a fibreglass pool 29/10/2018

There are more fibreglass swimming pools in this world than any other type. 60% of people who own a pool have chosen fibreglass. It's a popular choice and for a good reason. Fibreglass pools can mean less maintenance, less cost and are ultimately more hard wearing. Here at Barrier Reef Pools, we've come up with five good reasons as to why it ranks number one for pool purchases.


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Buying a Fibreglass Swimming Pool
What are the best types of pool cleaner? 15/10/2018

One of the worst things about owning a pool is the maintenance and upkeep. The good news is that over a relatively short period of time, automatic pool cleaners have made a dramatic difference in the amount of time and effort needed to clean your pool.

The key is to look for a pool cleaner which has excellent suction. As we head towards the summer season and endless days in the pool, we’ve come up with some guidance on the types of pool cleaners available.



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Pool Cleaners
Five tips to make your pool energy efficient 27/08/2018

A swimming pool can provide endless entertainment and doesn’t necessarily have to be a drain on your pocket.  Achieving an energy efficient pool is easy.  

The team at Barrier Reef Pools has come up with some great power-saving tips so you can spend your savings on pool party entertainment instead. 


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Five tips to make your pool energy efficient
When is the best time to buy a pool? 30/07/2018

Thinking of buying a pool? So, when is the best time to take the plunge and become a home pool owner? Most people decide they need a swimming pool in the height of summer, right about when they want to use it. But this isn’t a job to be rushed, if you want the best pool for your garden, you need to start planning months ahead. Now is possibly the best time to place your order but here’s some handy advice to enable you to make an informed decision.


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New Fibreglass Swimming Pool
What will heavy rain do to my pool? 26/06/2018

Did you know that one of the worst things for your swimming pool is… water? It’s no joke – rain water can mess with your home pool in many ways, from its electrics to the chemical balance and, in flood situations, it can even fry your pump. Of course, in winter, we expect our share of heavy rain and electrical storms. You wouldn’t use your pool during a thunderstorm, but if you should jump in afterwards, you could find your eyes stinging and the water tasting unusual.


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 What will heavy rain do to my pool?
What are the benefits of a fibreglass pool? 28/05/2018

There's no doubt that selecting a pool is an exciting prospect, but it’s also quite a substantial financial decision, so you're bound to be cautious when making that purchase.

There are two types of pools to choose between, namely fibreglass and concrete. Most Australians these days prefer a fibreglass pool because they generally last longer as they have a gelcoat.

Fibreglass pools are constructed with layers of fibreglass strands and a resin. The inner surface is the gel coat.

Here are six reasons why fibreglass is a better choice.


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Benefits of a fibreglass swimming pool
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