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    Albatross Pools: Kid-Friendly Interiors

    It's time to dispel the myth that vinyl pool interiors are only for above-ground pools. In reality, vinyl interiors have become increasingly popular not only in residential pool construction, but in building some of the largest resort pools in the world. If you've been looking to build a swimming pool on your property and are struggling to decide on the right family friendly interior surface for your needs, consider an Aqualux PVC membrane for long-lasting durability and unrivalled smoothness.

    Kid-Friendly Pool Surfaces

    If you have children, one of your main concerns around having a pool built on your property is safety. With "traditional" in-ground pool interiors, it is not uncommon for the surface to be quite rough, especially on children's sensitive skin. Even the highest quality traditional pool interiors of concrete, tile and various sized pebbles can create uneven surfaces that are damaging to even tough adult skin. Kids are balls of energy in a pool, constantly jumping, flipping and dragging along the poolside; the slightest deviation in the pool interior’s surface will cause cuts and abrasions.

    With our Aqualux PVC membrane interior, however, parents don't need to worry about cuts and scrapes caused by the roughness of a traditional pool interior because this surface is satin-smooth and kid-friendly. We have taken into consideration how soft, sensitive, and prone to water-logging a child's skin can be, which is why our vinyl pool surface is designed to be free of rough edges and abrasions. At the same time, the surface remains slip-resistant, so you can let your children enjoy the pool with confidence.

    When you feel this unique pool interior for yourself, we're confident that you'll understand just how much more practical it is than the other pool surface options out there.

    Additional Benefits of Our PVC Membrane

    In addition to being kid-friendly, our Aqualux PVC membrane affords a number of  other benefits over traditional pool surfaces. Consider, for example, that our flexible pool surface is able to expand and contract to accommodate the ever-changing climate here in Australia. With your typical concrete pool surface, you would inevitably see cracking and hairline fractures over time (much as your home shows small signs of settling over the years). However, with the flexible vinyl material of our pool interiors, the flexibility prevents cracking and keeps your pool looking like new while also keeping it water-tight. This in-built toughness also ensures your Aqualux pool interior is virtually untearable, being able to stretch over 200% before breaking.

    Meanwhile, vinyl doesn't interfere with the chemical balance of your pool water like other materials can. For example, did you know that pebbles, concrete, and even tile designed specifically for use in pools can affect your chemical balance? And when you own a pool, maintaining that healthy balance is a key factor. By choosing an Aqualux PVC membrane pool, you'll have an easier time keeping your water balanced just right, which means you can spend more time actually enjoying your pool and less time adding chemicals and testing your water.

    Overall, vinyl pool interiors are not just a practical option, but they're a great choice for families with children. By not having to worry about your child's feet getting scraped or scratched on a rough pool surface, you can spend more hours enjoying your new swimming pool in comfort and confidence. Ready to find out more about our pool design options? Contact our team at Albatross Pools today to get started on your dream pool project!

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    Spools: Where Spas and Pools Collide

    Have you been thinking about having a pool installed on your property, but aren't sure you want to fully commit to having a large pool taking up a substantial portion of your outdoor living space? If so, then you may want to consider having a Courtyard Series Pool installed on your property. These innovative pool designs are quickly gaining popularity, especially as larger home floor plans inevitably lead to smaller yard sizes for many Australians.

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    What is a Courtyard Pool?

    Specifically, a courtyard pool combines the best features of a pool and spa. These pools are smaller in size (similar to that of a spa), while still being large enough to accommodate several people in a casual, relaxing environment. Furthermore, these "spools" are extremely versatile not only in their size and design, but in their available features as well.

    For example: Somebody who wants to enjoy the fitness benefits of a swimming pool without the large size and maintenance that comes along with a "traditional" pool can have swim jets installed in a spool, allowing them to swim continuously in-place. Think of it in the same way you would use a treadmill!

    Spools: Where Spas and Pools Collide

    Benefits of "Spools"

    There are numerous benefits to installing a courtyard spa-pool (or spool) on your property. The first benefit comes if you have a smaller property footprint; you may have thought that you would never be able to have a pool on your property without giving up all your green space. With a spool, you can have the best of both worlds. You can design your spool to be a focal point or simply allow it to blend in seamlessly with the rest of your yard.

    Furthermore, because of their smaller size, spools also tend to be much more affordable in cost, making pool ownership attainable to many. Combine this with the easier maintenance and running costs and you have a swimming pool and entertainment solution that's fit for just about any budget or lifestyle.

    Spools are incredibly customisable as well, so you can truly tailor it to your taste and requirements. Each Courtyard Series Pool features a variety of step and bench designs, which we call comfort seats, located in the shallow end for you to choose from. This child-friendly seating area incorporates a unique cushioned underlining for enhanced comfort that is unique to Albatross Pools. Additional steps can be designed into the seating area with many designs available across our Standard, Alternative and Enhanced Standard seat options range.

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    Interested in Adding a Spool to Your Home?

    If you're interested in adding a spool to your home, Albatross Pools has you covered. We offer three different sizes to suit your yard, as well as numerous seating and design options. From there, you can select your pool interior colour and enhancements to make your courtyard pool a perfect escape from the stresses of daily life. From energy efficient pool pumps, our Ionic Fresh Water Purification System, and the convenience of the virtually maintenance-free CleanAssist™, to lighting, heating, swim jets, and more—your customisation options for your spool are almost endless.

    Save on space, money, and maintenance hassles with a courtyard pool or spool from Albatross Pools! Contact us today to find out more about how to get started. Our experienced and knowledgeable team would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have as well. If you would like to see an example of a completed courtyard pool, then feel free to visit a display centre at Dandenong or Warrandyte to experience the luxury of an Albatross Pool for yourself.

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