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    Quote Originally Posted by PomPoms View Post
    Don't get a big pool as the water stays freezing until about Feb. Our pool is still too cold (it's 100,000L). Don't have palm trees around the pool they drop leaves and seeds all year round.
    This is good advice, both our pools were big deep ended ones. It's fun for people who like to dive into a pool (DH) but scary when there's a few kids in as the deep end is over my head at 1.8m. Our neighbour's pool is about the same perimeter as ours was, but about 1.2m allover and it warms up so much better than ours ever did (without heating).

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    100,000L is a massive pool

    Ours is 38,000L and it is big. It’s 4.5m x 8.4m and is 1.2 deep at the shallow end and 1.8m at the deep end.

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    I have no idea the dimensions.....we bought the house with the pool already here. It also has a spa just at the other end of the pool....but it's annoying because it's cold! Who wants to sit in a cold spa! We are looking at heating it, but as it's all joined we would have to heat the entire pool and spa pool.jpg

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    We put a pool in 6 years ago when our kids were 8 and 5. It was the perfect time for us - they could swim independently (with supervision of course) so we didn’t have to get in with them all of the time. It was a good decision. It’s been well-loved. Glancing through the thread I’ve noticed comments about pool size. Ours is small. We put it in our front yard and we’re very space-limited. It’s been a blessing though - is a great temperature, easy to maintain and running costs have been good. IMG_7158.jpg

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    We just bought a house with a pool and moved in this week. DH and I didn’t want a pool, but this house had everything else we wanted so we bought it. I’m worried about the maintenance and ongoing costs. It is an amazing pool and I think DD will pretty much live in it, but she is only 7.

    My sister put a pool in a few years ago when her kids were about 7-9. They are now 14 and 16 and the pool pretty much never gets used, unless they have visitors. It takes up so much space in her small yard and she regrets putting it in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-DJ Nette View Post
    We just bought a house with a pool and moved in this week. DH and I didn’t want a pool, but this house had everything else we wanted so we bought it. I’m worried about the maintenance and ongoing costs. It is an amazing pool and I think DD will pretty much live in it, but she is only 7.

    My sister put a pool in a few years ago when her kids were about 7-9. They are now 14 and 16 and the pool pretty much never gets used, unless they have visitors. It takes up so much space in her small yard and she regrets putting it in.
    Congrats!

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    Default House with a pool

    I think my kids will love the pool when they’re older.

    As long as they don’t wake us up when they’re in there they can use it all they like 🤪🤪🤪 Joke of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-DJ Nette View Post
    The photo is a bit squished but it looks awesome from what I can see.

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    Thanks so much everyone for all of your responses, definitely lots of food for thought


 

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