Keeping your pool warm and comfortable throughout the year, colder months included, can be a costly feat both monetarily, and for the environment. But it doesn’t have to be – using a combination of innovative products, you can significantly reduce your impact on the Earth and in turn, your household energy bill.
The enjoyment of a pool can be a personal experience. Some prefer the peacefulness of lounging by a body of water while they soak up the sunshine, while others take a more active approach and use their pool for fitness purposes.
As Australia’s focus towards preventing climate change rises, everyday homeowners are becoming more and more conscious of the impact that our lifestyles can have on the environment. While often accused of being wasteful and resource consuming, a backyard swimming pool...
When it comes to pool design, it can be difficult to break away from the traditional concrete finish to find that perfectly unique touch that suits you.
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to sit at the edge of the world?
Here Comes The SunEnsuring the optimum levels of swimming comfort in the face of all weather conditions, a heated pool is more than just a luxury for those unwilling to brave the cold; it’s a clever addition that allows you to make the most out of your pool. But with...
A lot of nature’s beauty come from its imperfection and almost every block of land will have its own unique quirks. Uneven surfaces, odd angles and sloping terrain are common – but they don’t have to be seen as a hurdle to get over.
A beautiful, rich aqua blue pool is a luxurious feature in any home. But when the sun sets and the natural light shrinks away, how can homeowners still safely enjoy their pools?
THE GREAT COVERUP Since the dawn of time certain pairings have emerged victorious over others, immortalising their place in our hearts and joining the ranks of other such deserving legends. Consider how woeful vegemite would be without its faithful starchy...
Kick Start Your Pool Planning ProcessWhether you’re crafting your dream family home, or setting up an investment for your future, building a house is an exciting milestone in your life and adding a pool not only increases the value of your home, but it’s a luxury that...
Kirrily Ireland speaks with Joel Stern, managing director of Stern’s Group to discuss the benefits and stylistic options of having a modular pool.
Kirrily Ireland consults Carl Yench, managing partner of Europe Imports Pty Ltd, and discovers how pool owners can find the perfect tiles to complement their own aquatic retreat.
Kirrily Ireland speaks With John Townsend, licensed swimming pool builder and principal contractor of POOLPAINTERS, to discuss why and when your pool might be in need of a renovation
SOLAR, SO GOOD As global temperatures rise steadily and the effects of the climate crisis continue to shape this nation’s future, summer weather now lasts at least twice as long compared to 60 years ago. Now more than ever, escaping the relentless heat is vital in...
Gaining the insight and experience of Lap of Luxury Pools director Andrew Good, Bethany Hayes deciphers the most effective ways to elevate your backyard haven into one of pure luxury and aesthetic bliss.
In conversation with Nathan Ungaro, international sales and marketing manager at Glass Hardware Australia, Bethany Hayes deciphers the myriad pool fencing options available for homeowners.
Pools and outdoor living areas aren’t just a place to play – they’re also a place to unwind, relax and spend time with family and friends.
Now that the summer months have come to a close and daylight savings has well and truly ended, people are starting to move indoors, preparing for the cooler months. But that doesn’t necessarily mean our pools need to be abandoned.
Pebble With A Cause A pools’ overall aesthetic is cemented and defined by the pools’ interior. aggregated interiors have made a comeback, evolving over time to become staples in modern pool design. Olivia Morffew sits down with Michael Kettewell, manager of Blue Glass...
A green wall, or a vertical wall, is a wall of greenery with a growing substance, such as soil, water or a substrate.
Whether you dream of enjoying a backyard swim in a soft seaside palette for peak relaxation, or a modern poolside alfresco area for entertaining guests in summer, a tiled pool is always considered an Australian luxury.
A wide array of possibilities emerge when using timber-look porcelain tiles in your outdoor areas.
Jet Set Words by Simi WestThe beauty of swimming is that it is inclusive to all, with people from all walks of life and with varying degrees of strength able to reap the benefits of a short swim. Whether you’re a professional athlete, maintaining fitness levels or...
101 Locations Your swimming pool and outdoor landscape should be an extension of your home – an impressive feat that can be achieved by tailoring your pool design around your locale. Here, Crystal Pools’ marketing manager Andrew Rothery chats with Tegan Lyon to equip...
Building a pool is an exciting step for any homeowner; a sweet slice of Australian luxury in your very own backyard.
Pamela Hale interviews winners of the 2018 SPASA NSW & ACT Awards of Excellence about the latest trends.
Lucy Mackey finds out how to choose the best interior finish for your pool with the help of Quasar Pools.
Jacinta Walsh speaks with Aquastone Pools & Landscapes about how to make the most of your backyard pool area.
Lucy Mackey speaks with Equilibrium Pools to find out when is best to renovate or replace your concrete spa.
Georgia Jordan discovers the responsive outdoor design of GOODMANORS Pool + Garden’s Hunters Hill project.
Annie Slevison chats with Freedom Pools and Lap of Luxury Pools about creating the optimal swimming experience.