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Poland Pool
Poland, I mean Pool-land
I have dreamed of a pool all my life. We've decided to build one and document everything on the way.
Interests: swimming pools, swimming, pool, pools, private swimming pool
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I've already given some thoughts on how local weather conditions effect the design of a pool. The pool experience can be dramatically altered by wind, temperature and cloud cover. However there are other factors of your specific pool environment that effect design. Here are a few. Shade. This is the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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Granite decking? For an in-ground pool? Well, the quest for cheap decking takes me down strange routes. The lady of the house has banned wood. I have priced concrete blocks for decking but hate the way they feel (in varying temperatures). Natural stone is my first choice but its so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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This is the budget for my in-ground prefab swimming pool (6mx2.75m). This budget includes a property wall, large decking (not wood), two types of pool heating, an in-ground pool, pool cover and even heating for bathers exiting the pool. So its a lot for the money but still the budget... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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I've hit a snag in my project. Whilst the pool and equipment can be had for around 2000 Euros (8000 PLN) and delivery is around 200 (800 PLN) which is all very reasnable, decking is proving more of a problem. I have vastly underestimated its cost, and my wifes tastes.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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Very simple tip. Most of us like the idea of lights at the pool, especially if the pool is not far from the house/veranda. Remember though to face under water lights away from your house, so you are not staring right into them. Trust me, I did it wrong once... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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In Poland to have a pool open for more than a few weeks a year its necessary to heat the pool. Where I live in Wroclaw, local conditions mean that the warmest part of year (when I still have to heat my pool a little for best conditions) is also... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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Almost all dogs can swim naturally. The problem is dogs fall in the pool and cannot get out. They get tired and then drown. If you want to hear some horror stories about beloved pets drowning, then go ahead. Its a very real consideration when you install a pool. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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Apr 16, 2010
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I've dreamed for twenty years of owning a private swimming pool. Last week, my family agreed to sacrifice and save for the dream of owning a pool. The dream starts today and this blog covers my adventures in installing a pool. I'll document the options, the decisions, the costs of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at Own a Pool Cheaply
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Apr 13, 2010