Pools + Spas + Water Features

A Perfect Poolside and How To Get It

A Perfect Poolside and How To Get It

What is your idea of the perfect poolside? The weather? The company? The drinks? Depending on your mood, budget, and garden there are some different ways to ensure you have the perfect poolside you crave. The Ancient Romans got it right, and in some places like Marrakesh, it’s still used as an iconic and necessary part of daily life. It’s a pool of glorious cool blue water in an outdoor space. It’s the perfect poolside around which to entertain and in which to cool off. In fact, this is a simple design that you can use for a relaxed outdoor…

Dangerous Garden Traps You Need To Fix

Dangerous Garden Traps You Need To Fix

Dangerous garden traps are not what any of us expect when we venture outdoors to work in the garden or entertain friends. For so many of us, the garden is a truly valuable outside space. It’s a place that we can relax, entertain, and spend time together as a family. It’s not a place where we think of the dangerous garden traps that may lurk in the shadows. Of course, that means you will want to be as safe and happy in this space as possible, and definitely don’t want anything horrid ruining that time. That is why you need…

How To Create The Perfect All Year Swimming Pool

How To Create The Perfect All Year Swimming Pool

A swimming pool is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of backyard luxury. So how can you ensure it’s use as an all-year swimming pool?
But if you want to gain the true value of possessing a swimming pool, it cannot be limited to temporary benefits. A great swimming pool should enhance your life throughout the entire year. READ MORE by clicking the title.

Keeping Your Pool Clean Over Winter

Keeping Your Pool Clean Over Winter

Keeping your pool clean over winter can be a real issue, especially if you live somewhere like the Adelaide Hills, like I do. We have so many trees, leaves and bark are a constant issue, as we have a native garden. Not to mention the Koalas. There’s nothing worse than finding a Koala that has fallen into the pool, and hasn’t been able to climb out. SO when I saw this great article from Kerryn Ramsey, i wanted to share with with you. A little regular pool maintenance over winter will mean your pool will be ‘family friendly’ and much…

Backyard Blitz : Top Tips from Expert Jason Hodges

Backyard Blitz : Top Tips from Expert Jason Hodges

AdBri Masonry recently commissioned the Great Australian Backyard Survey and found five things Aussies aspire to have in their outdoor areas. Jason Hodges, AdBri Masonry Brand Ambassador, celebrity landscaper and four-time Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Gold medallist, has added his top tips to help you maximize these favorite aspects of Aussie backyards. Contemporary Courtyard by Melbourne Architects Bagnato Architects Outdoor dining/entertaining area: Large or small, most Aussie homes have some form of outdoor eating area. It adds a new dimension to entertaining whilst adding great appeal to a home. Outdoor dining allows the host to continue the meal…