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Balaclava Road Project - C.O.S Design

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Rachaellee Russo wrote:
Pool Deck Maintenance - Hi there, your pool is beautiful! Can you advise of the maintenance required regarding the decking? We are building our pool with spotted gum decking around the pool which will be salt chlorinated, just concerned regarding the upkeep? Thnks
   Comment   May 14, 2014
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Hi and thanks for your question.

There are so many factors that change how much maintenance is required like the direction the deck faces and where the main access point to the pool is along with how high your fascia board sits from waterline.

In most cases we would recommend staining the decks once a year and the fascia board twice. We use Intergrain or Cutek timber stains for ongoing maintenance.
May 14, 2014 at 7:20PM     
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sfcarlos wrote:
Dimensions - Hello, This is a fantastic house ! Could you tell me the terrain dimensions where the house was built ? What is the distance between the pool and and the house ? Thanks in advance, Silvio
   Comment   February 8, 2014
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Hi.

Thanks for your kind words

The site is 630m2 and there is approximately 8 meters between the fence line and the house.

Hope this helps.
February 9, 2014 at 3:21PM   
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missshopper wrote:
Love the layout of this backyard. What is the depth of the pool? thx
   Comment   February 3, 2014
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Thanks for the kind words. It's 1200mm shallow end, 1400mm far end & 1800mm for the deepest point. We use these depths across most of our pools as it allows standing at both ends making the pool multipurpose.
February 3, 2014 at 2:24PM   
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bigdreamsx wrote:
Where to buy this - Where can you get this made? Who and where to call to get this made in your house?
   Comment   December 23, 2013
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The pool! Who and where to call to get this pool made in your house??
January 5, 2014 at 2:40PM   
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Are you in Melbourne? If so call us. It's what we do. You could also call any pool builder? try Aloha Pools, Serenity Pools or Elite Pools.
January 5, 2014 at 2:46PM   
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apagonis12 wrote:
would you recommend running bamboo? - this exactly the design that I'm looking for. We're in Costa Rica and have a step Hill behind the pool/hedge. We have natural tall bamboo and before I grow it, I'm considering whether it will interfere with the pool wall. Can you share any details/info on the house design too?
   Comment   December 22, 2013
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Alex Salamakha
Running bamboo is a disaster waiting to happen! It will haunt your house, your neighbours and those who buy your house later. Don't try planting it!
Clumping bamboo is a different story - it doesn't have issues of the running bamboo.
Another issue with bamboo - a lot of bamboo species drop leaves throughout the year and you may not like additional maintenance for your pool
June 21, 2014 at 7:37PM   
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All of our pools have in-floor cleaning and therefor clean themselves. The leaf litter isn't a problem in most cases.
June 22, 2014 at 4:19PM     
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gracielamejia wrote:
Sise - What size has this pool?
   Comment   July 1, 2013
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tunana
Which is the most effective product to protect the wood from the splash water of the pool that contains chlorides...?
December 25, 2013 at 1:42PM   
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We use either an Intergrain or Cutek oil stain but there is no product that will fully protect the timber from the harsh water.
January 5, 2014 at 2:34PM   
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maryannhaddon wrote:
How do you get to the hedge to trim it please? We are putting a pool next to a hedge like this photo.
   Comment   June 11, 2013
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It doesn't look like it in this photo but there is actually about 500mm between the pool and the hedge. There is enough room to walk along with some hedge trimmers.
June 11, 2013 at 4:27PM   
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Joe Rovalino wrote:
What is the deck material? If wood - what color stain?
   Comment   April 21, 2013
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The timber is spotted gum and the stain was Ultradeck by Intergrain
April 22, 2013 at 3:31PM     
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cherylclutter wrote:
What is the name of the hedges on the right?
   Comment   January 27, 2013
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jdvillena
is the bamboo hard to contain and maintain?
March 17, 2013 at 1:16PM     
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Very easy as it's a clumping bamboo rather than the running variety. Have a look at clumping varieties at http://www.redcloudbamboo.com.au/
March 17, 2013 at 2:00PM     
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susiesusie wrote:
A gorgeous pool color. Can you tell me what finish and color you used? - Both pictures are taken with the pool lights on. What does the color look like when the lights are off?
   Comment   September 15, 2012
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Its very close to the colour you see. The tiles are plain white which gives the light crisp blue colour. Here's a link to the same pool during the day with no lights on.


September 16, 2012 at 3:18PM     
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susiesusie
An 'aha' moment! That's why the colour is so true and clear. Thank you for letting me know.
September 16, 2012 at 8:38PM     
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Teri Connelly wrote:
Size? - What size is this yard? Sq ft?
   Comment   August 15, 2012
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The area is 8000 x 16000mm
August 15, 2012 at 3:59PM     
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clearstream wrote:
What kind of wood is used around the pool?
   Comment   June 11, 2012
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It is stated in the answer from 3 months ago. This deck is Spotted Gum timber
October 2, 2012 at 3:48PM   
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We are also in australian and about to do our pool decking and are also using spotted gum, thank you for this looks beautiful! Will post pics when we are done!
November 19, 2012 at 4:15AM   
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Steven Corley Randel, Architect added this to Solstice Daydream Break: 10 Breathtaking Swimming Pools
Limited space. The small size of this pool area creates a nice sense of intimacy, which makes this space even more inviting. Consider that you really need only one way into the water. The dense hedge acts as a border and helps to define this as an outdoor room.An outdoor shower backed by a contrasting colored tile wall at the far end is reflected in the detail for the fountain at center right within the pool. The remaining bright white pool tiles let the water take on the soothing aqua color with which swimming pools are associated.

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The site is 630m2 and there is approximately 8 meters between the fence line and the house. The site is 630m2 and there is approximately 8 meters between the fence line and the house. It's 1200mm shallow end, 1400mm far end & 1800mm for the deepest point. We use these depths across most of our pools as it allows standing at both ends making the pool multipurpose.
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