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    From swimming pool manufacturing through to pool water treatment, the Van Der Haar family has been heavily involved in every facet of the swimming pool industry in Melbourne since 1959. It was with this extensive background of experience that Albatross Pools was established 1969.  Starting off with a display swimming pool in the backyard of the family home in Melbourne, the company has since evolved into Australia’s leading edge innovator and builder of pre-engineered award winning in ground pools.

    a message to our customers

    We will keep this short and try to be somewhat upbeat as we collectively experience very challenging and uncertain times.  As the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 continue to evolve, the well-being of the Albatross family – that’s you, our customers, families looking to invest in a swimming pool and of course our team are our priority.
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    Dirty Rain Pool Treatment

    If your pool looks anything like our display pools today, simply hitting the pool hard with chlorine and a clarifier will not do the trick! And your robotic pool cleaner certainly won’t help either. Trust us, we tried doing this back in 2017 when we had a similar thing happen and we ended up battling cloudy
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    7 Key Poolscaping Design Considerations

    Congratulations on choosing to build a swimming pool, it is one of the best decisions you could ever make for your family! Now doubt you have a vision in mind for your dream outdoor space. Perhaps you have chosen your pool paving tile but have you considered how the tile feels underfoot on a 40
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    What To Plant Around A Swimming Pool

    Now that your sparkling new swimming pool is fully installed, your next priority is a natural one: swimming pool landscaping. You definitely want to make an effort to help your pool blend into its surroundings, allowing it to become a pivotal part of a much larger whole. A lot of success in this area will
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    How to choose a pool colour?

    With so many pool colours to choose from, selecting the perfect pool colour for your backyard can be a tricky process. Clients often begin by asking to see the most popular pool colours when visiting our swimming pool display centres.  Yet, like most trends, what is popular today may not be popular tomorrow.  For this
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    Which Pool Cleaner Suits My Pool and Lifestyle?

    When you have a swimming pool, keeping it clean is a must for safe swimming. Automatic pool cleaners can make this aspect of pool maintenance a little easier. Not sure where to begin when it comes to choosing a pool cleaner? Consider your budget and lifestyle. For those who don’t mind a little manual labour,
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    Why life isn’t a beach with a salt-water pool

    One of the first questions we ask prospective customers when they enquire about a new pool is what type of water they would like to swim in. Nine times out of ten the answer is the same: salt. When asked why, the reasons are invariably the same. “My friend has one.” “Salt water pools require
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    Why Small Pools Are Big

    These days new home block sizes are ever decreasing, resulting in smaller spaces being allocated to outdoor living and pool areas. For those who have their hearts set on installing a swimming pool, it means many homeowners have to become increasingly creative with their outdoor living space. If you’ve wanted a swimming pool but have
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    Swimming Pool Heating

    Solar Heating, Gas Heating and Heat Pumps Albatross understands and appreciates a swimming pool is both an investment in your property as well as your family lifestyle. To ensure maximum benefit and value year round, Albatross recommends every swimming pool have some form of pool heating. Like the design of your swimming pool, Albatross can
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    How Long Does it Take to Build a Pool?

    Interested in having a swimming pool built on your property? If so, then you may be wondering how long it will be before you can begin enjoying your new pool. This can vary greatly depending not only on the builder you choose, but the pool type and other factors as well. Still, if you want
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