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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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    Laps of Fun for the Whole Family!

    Albatross Pools is incredibly proud of its SPASA Award Winning Pool Project, the Donvale Pool Project. With a size of 25.0 metres by 5.0 metres by 2.0 metres, the Donvale Pool Project was recently awarded the Gold 2016 SPASA (Vic) Pool and Spa of the Year Award for Best Residential Fibreglass, Acrylic, or Vinyl-Lined Lap Pool. Albatross Pools also picked up the Silver version of the same award at the national level.

    Donvale Lap Pool

    SPASA Victoria, also known as the Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia, is the premiere industry body devoted to all things swimming pools anywhere in the country today. The organisation represents over 1200 industry professionals across the nation and has devoted itself to promoting and advancing not only the health of the swimming pool industry, but also the integrity and the sustainability of it, at a national level. It is a great honour to receive such an award, and shows the continuing commitment from the team here at Albatross to continually evolve swimming pool design to meet the needs of the modern family.

    Lap Pool Popularity

    Lap pools exploded in popularity when they suddenly became the ‘hot’ thing in modern home design. The appeal of being able to swim laps in an aesthetically pleasing pool design that didn’t consume too much backyard space meant they were the pool on everyone’s wish list. But they came with inherent problems. While mum or dad enjoyed the fitness side of the pool, it didn’t have much appeal to the children who would find it awkward to play in a skinny footprint, especially if their parents were occupying the pool at the same time!

    While standard lap pools are still a popular choice from Albatross Pools, we create many lap pools with a twist, to satisfy all pool users in the family. Our designs offer the best of both worlds with adequate space for relaxation and for family games. The alternative lap pools offered by Albatross Pools deliver unique shapes, where you essentially can get a 25 metre lap pool AND a more traditional-shaped family-friendly swimming pool in the one unit.

    Lap Pools with a Twist

    The Award Winning Donvale Pool Project was unique because this particular client essentially wanted something that was a little left of centre in lap pool terms. He was both someone who trained for marathons and triathlons all year round, but who also had a young family who wanted to play in a pool on those warm summer days. Traditional pool designs didn't offer much in the way of fitness capabilities, while routine lap pools offered little in the way of all-ages fun, with kids and parents on a collision course in a long, skinny lap pool. Operating on a single income stream, the client also needed an option that would help them accomplish all of their goals and require as little money as possible by way of operating costs in both the short and long term if possible.

    Albatross Pools loves a swimming pool design challenge, and the team rose to meet that challenge by designing a lap pool with a twist, and exceeded the client’s expectations. Through its unique design, the use of a Remco Swimroll Pool cover, energy efficient pool pumps, and the heating system offset by Solar Panels, Albatross Pools was able to build the client an option that allowed them to keep one foot in the world of fitness and one foot in the world of excitement at the same time. The fitness part of the brief was met with a 25 metre lap lane, with family fun being accommodated by an offset family zone of varying depths, creating the type of situation where everybody walked (or swam) away happy.

    The Albatross Pools Approach

    If you're looking for a pool builder in Melbourne who can help your family enjoy all the family fun and fitness you want during those warm summer months of the year, you've come to the right place. As the leading provider of pre-engineered in ground pools with silky smooth Aqualux pvc membrane interiors, Albatross Pools has been proudly serving residents in and around Melbourne since 1969. To see one of our showpiece lap pools with a twist, visit our Warrandyte display centre. One of our six display pools on show is an 11-metre lap pool that widens to a 6-metre wading area for the kids. Fun for the whole family! To discuss your swimming pool needs or to find out more about our range of lap and other pool designs, please contact us today.

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    Construction Factors That May Affect Your Build

    At Albatross Pools, we endeavour to construct the swimming pool of your dreams. When it comes to swimming pool construction, however, there are a few key things to keep in mind. While it is always our goal to complete the job to perfection in the most efficient way possible, several construction factors may affect your build when incorporating your new pool into existing landscaping.

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    St Kilda West Pool Construction

    Tight Access

    One of the major factors that you'll want to look into prior to the beginning of installation has to do with access. Tight access would require a smaller machine to be used during installation, which would therefore take longer to complete than if easier access had been provided. If you're already working with a landscaper on an existing project, helping to increase the access that our professionals have to your yard would definitely help make things easier and less expensive. Though there is no level of access too small, an ideal situation would see double gates on the side of a house or a similar access point of this nature. Our swimming pool construction team is able to work in restrictive confines if needed, and the tightest access we’ve had to deal with was only a doorway wide! Clearance heights can also be an issue concerning pergolas and rooflines.

    Slope

    One of the major construction factors that will affect build cost when dealing with other providers is slope. Depending on the slope of your yard and the eventual pool, you could be looking at an additional charge that you didn't plan on. Luckily, this is not an issue with Albatross Pools - so long as the pool exists no more than 700mm above the natural ground in your yard, our superior Aqualux PVC membrane and pre-engineered heavy gauge steel frame construction will not require any additional engineering like other pool construction methods.

    If you are worried about slope you can have the area levelled off, but this isn't necessarily something that you need to do or that we even recommend that you do.

    Ground Hazards

    Another factor that can significantly slow your build down has to do with ground hazards that may be in the area you've chosen. If there are electrical or telephone lines in the pool zone (mostly applies to front yard pool construction) this definitely complicates the process. For rear yard builds, you can obtain sewer plans, but with older homes they are not always accurate. Our advice in this situation is to employ the services of a plumber for the first hours of a build in case pipes need rerouting.  Ideally, you should try to pick an area that is free from these types of ground hazards for the best results.

    Albatross Pools Experience

    Albatross Pools has proudly serviced Melbourne as premiere pool builders for over 40 years. Our in-ground swimming pools have a unique Aqualux PVC membrane that is built on a steel frame, making it the high quality choice for the widest range of situations possible. If you're in the market for a new pool, visit one of our Award Winning display centres or contact our friendly team to discuss your requirements today.

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    Water Wise Country Pools

    At Albatross Pools, we understand that water conservation and environmental efficiency are always two of your top priorities - even if you're in the process of picking out and installing that swimming pool you always hoped that you'd have. If you live in a regional area of Victoria, the chances are high that you're relying on a combination of solar power and rainwater tanks for all of your utility needs. While this is a great way to become as self-sufficient as possible, it also means that you naturally have to be more cautious regarding how, where and why you're using these resources in your home - particularly when it comes to a swimming pool.

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    Hidden Valley Swimming Pool

    The Benefits of Water Wise Pools

    In addition to general water conservation practices, water wise pools also come with a wide range of different benefits designed for environmentally conscious individuals in mind. They are all fully compliant with current water restrictions in and around the Sydney area, for example. They also use equipment designed to give you complete control over how much water is being used, how it's being used and where it's actually coming from in the first place.

    A number of different pool covers are also available, like the ABGAL solar pool cover, which is designed to reduce water elimination and can help decrease the total amount of water that your pool is consuming by as much as 99.84%. Not only do you get to enjoy the benefits of a swimming pool to cool off on those warm summer days, but you also don't have to worry about being wasteful. At the same time, the use of this type of equipment and these environmentally conscious actions usually also allow you to claim various rebates as part of programs like the Victorian Government's Living Victoria Water Rebate Program.

    Various pool pumps like the AstralPool eVo Pump are available to help increase the efficiency of your water wise pool. The eVo pump in particular operates at a variable speed, allowing you to have complete control over the volume and frequency at which water is being drawn into the pool at any given time. You don't have to worry about drawing too much water into the pool and thus being wasteful, as the pump itself will handle everything for you. In regional areas, pool owners are more sensitive to pool sanitisation; therefore, we offer our Ionic fresh water system. Unlike saltwater systems, the Ionic fresh water can be backwashed on to your land (check with local council regulations first!) and is therefore more efficient and water-conscious.

    Albatross Pools Has The Solution

    If you're looking for a way to have that swimming pool that you've always dreamed of but still want to remain environmentally responsible and water conscious at the same time, let Albatross Pools help you accomplish all of these goals and more. Our state-of-the-art award-winning pool display centres will not only provide you with the inspiration you need to take your preferences and turn them into a reality, but can also be a great way to see how certain water wise country pools will look and feel before you decide on any one particular model. At Albatross Pools, our trained and passionate staff members can't wait to get started working with you to help make the right selection, help guide you through the installation process and more.

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    Health Benefits Of Plunge Pools

    For many, a pool is a great way to accomplish a few different things in one fell swoop. If you're looking for a way to cool down and unwind after a hard day at work or school, a swimming pool from Albatross Pools will most certainly allow you to do exactly that. The right type of pool can also not only tie your landscaping design together in a meaningful way but can also increase your property values at the same time. However, did you know that certain pools also have a number of important health benefits that can't be ignored? It's true - a plunge pool brings with it a number of positive attributes that can actually make you a healthier person along with a happier one.

    What is a Plunge Pool?

    In case you're unfamiliar with the concept, a plunge pool is not unlike a regular swimming pool, except that it is filled with completely cold water. Though this may seem like a new idea to you, the concept has actually been around for centuries. Plunge pools have been used in Chinese medicine for a huge part of recorded history and were actually popular in Ancient Rome, as well.

    The Health Benefits of Plunge Pools

    Because the plunge pool is normally kept at around 10-12 degrees, the health benefits that it brings with it are not only numerous but also immediate. From the moment that you get into such cold water, the nerves around your muscles begin to relax and actually start to numb. At the same time, the cold water stimulates your body in a way that releases hormones and endorphins with many healing properties. Both of these qualities can not only help relieve pain in joints that you may have been feeling, but can also help reduce stress on muscles all over your body as well.

    There have also been a number of studies conducted over the years that show plunge pools have benefits in other areas of your health, as well. Because the cold water is stimulating many different nerves in your system, plunge pools are actually a great way to stabilize your blood pressure without using conventional medicine. Because of the way that plunge pools increase your body's levels of white blood cells, it can also be helpful to your body in fighting off disease.

    If you've made the decision to purchase a plunge pool or any type of swimming pool to call your own, please feel free to call Albatross Pools today. Not only will we help make sure that you get the unit that is right for you, but we'll also help you install it to make sure that you don't have any issues to worry about. You can also check out our innovative Award Winning pool display centres to help get a better idea of how certain pools look, what features they bring to the table, how they fit in with your personality and more.

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    Can Albatross Construct A Plunge Pool? Of Course They Can

    It’s a simple fact of life and living. House block sizes are becoming a whole lot smaller with the house occupying a lot of the space. So you may be wondering, is there an option to put in a pool to keep the whole family cool and happy during those hot summer days? Some think there’s just not enough room. Well think again.

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    Lake Wendouree Backyard Pool

    With flexibility in design of a pre-engineered steel pool, Albatross Pools can custom design a plunge pool to fit in perfectly to a limited space. We offer a complete range of flexible plunge pool designs, or the Courtyard Pool collection as we prefer to call them.

    Of course the design of your pool will be determined by what space you have available. In lots of cases it won’t be a uniform shape, so a square or rectangular pool would fit in perfectly. Even if there is a triangular shape, that can be accommodated too. Or, for instance if the area you have in mind incorporates a boundary fence, you could give great consideration to having one side of the pool straight while the others are curved resembling a b-shape plunge pool, a semi-circular pool or perhaps something completely freeform. You just have so many options when you’re think plunge pools.

    When you are planning your plunge pool, it’s a good idea to plan the entry steps and bench seats. In regards to pool size, any plunge pool can be up to 5m meters long and 3 meters wide. Obviously the dimensions will determine what you can work with you come to designing your plunge pool..

    Although limited in size, a plunge pool has so many great things going for it. Let’s look at heating. With the small amount of water needed it would be a great idea to incorporate a solar pool heating system along with some form of demand heating system such as a gas pool heater or pool heat pump. This combination is an absolute winner because it enables you to swim all year round.

    Swim jets is another great idea. If you’re into fitness, high powered independent swim jets can be included in the design of the pool giving you plenty of resistance to do laps on a regular basis. Now with your plunge pool, it’s a good idea to have a pool cover especially if it’s going to be used all year round. A pool cover not only protects, but ensures that the heat is retained.

    Take the plunge. If you have a small space or limited access, come and talk to the team at Albatross pools for some inspiration. They’ll come up with a design that’s not only clever and contemporary, but right on the money.

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    There are so many creative possibilities when designing a pool

    Before you jump in to purchase a new inground pool, it’s a good idea to give some serious thought about its design. There are also key factors to consider that will do more than just contribute to the pool’s look. If the design is properly planned and laid out it will maximize your investment and overall enjoyment of the pool.

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    Pool Design

    In the early stages of the purchase process, you should give great consideration to the design and shape. An important thing to consider when designing an inground pool or considering its shape is defining who will be using the pool and what will it be used for. It could be just for family use or for family entertainment. The answer will help determine the pool’s design and shape. Should it be freeform, geometric or a hybrid of the two? It’s very important to determine the pool’s primary users and uses. Will it be mostly for entertaining, sport, lounging around, playing poolside sports, or a combination of all? Could it be for exercise, casual diving and lap swimming? Whoever uses the pool should play a major role in deciding the pool’s size and shape.

    The dynamics of your yard play a major factor in your pool’s shape and design. Rectangular pools sometimes do not work well in small, tight or oddly shaped yards. On the other hand, freeform pools with no true geometric lines can work brilliantly. Take a long hard look at what your yard will dictate and that will give you a real idea of the size, shape, look and feel your pool should have. Other factors that may influence the design could be the actual space where the pool will be and its proximity to your house. Another thing to consider is, does the nature of your yard pose any building challenges for a specific pool design? (i.e. Easements, building envelopes, etc.)

    A lot of people favour the freeform shaped pool because of its visual appeal. Freeform pools many times start as a rectangular box pool. However as you start to take a closer look at radius and shape, the square footage is reduced as is the swimming pool. With freeforms, you have to compensate by making the overall size larger. This is to achieve the inherent square footage that you normally get with a geometric shape. A very important factor is to consider how much effective swimming and usage area will be available based upon the shape.

    When designing your pool, decide upon the specialty features and options that you want to build into the structure of the pool as this will significantly influence the shape, size and look. Can you picture a rock waterfall, an attached or detached spa, or a sun deck? For instance, a pool with a very large sun deck will either add to the overall size of the pool, or take away from it. Again, it’s vitally important in the design phase to include all the options you want to build into the pool.

    The creative possibilities in designing a pool are endless. At Albatross Pools, our team can show you how to create the perfect pool. Whether it’s for relaxation, entertainment or pure fun, come and talk to us. We’re only too happy to help.

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    How My Dream Pool Becomes a Reality

    You take one look out the back window of your home and there it is. A blank backyard. It’s hot and bound to get even hotter as summer rolls on. The kids are trying to cool down by simply spraying each other with a hose. Its kind of fun, but it won’t last long. That blank backyard is a blank canvas, crying out for something to happen.

    Landscaping springs to mind. What about a pergola at least to get some shade, or maybe an outdoor barbecue setup for some entertaining? But what would make everyone really happy is undoubtedly a pool.

    Pool Construction Reality
    Pool Construction Reality

    So plans are put in motion. The backyard is measured and the discussion begins on what size and shape pool would best suit and what is the cost involved. Naturally a good place to start is to get an idea of how it might come together and do some research by jumping on-line and selecting some gallery pictures. Then it’s family and friends for discussion time. How did they go about creating their pools, who did they contact, how long did it take from start to finish, what were the pitfalls, and ultimately what was the cost?

    So begins the sometimes-laborious task of contacting pool building companies for their input of quoting. At this point in time, it would be an excellent idea to be able visit a display centre to get a close up view of pools in settings, and to speak to someone with real experience on everything that’s involved in creating the perfect pool and surrounds. Unfortunately there aren’t too many display centres about anymore.

    Moving on in the process, there’s the site inspection. The pool builder visits the property and suggests sizes and shapes and takes you through all the options. It’s always a good idea to have some idea of what type of pool you’re after; otherwise you may become confused in the process with so many ideas thrown at you. Then there’s pricing which will certainly bring you down to earth rather quickly. You then compare quotes and size up the reputation of the builders, but wait a minute, there’s also the rest of the outdoor space to take into consideration: The landscaping and design of other structures to compliment the pool for one. Then it’s back to family and friends for further discussion and their thoughts. It can be quite a challenging and frustrating process to go through.

    Thankfully there is an easier way to go about it all. Simply come down to Albatross Pools. Our display centres have terrific examples of contemporary pools in settings that will help bring some of your pool ideas to fruition. Our experienced team can show you designs of all shapes and sizes, that will give you some great ideas about what style of pool would be perfect for your place. They will take you through detailed costings so you really know what you’re in for. They’ll even show how cost savings can be made. Plus, they can help you with inspiring landscaping ideas and tips that will bring your whole pool and entertainment area to life.

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    Safety Ledges / Safety Rails? Yes and No.

    Have you heard about ‘safety ledges’ or ‘safety rails’? They’re being marketed by some of our friends in the fibreglass pool business as a feature. If you’ve been over at their websites reading up on your options, then you might have run across articles and even videos extolling the virtues of safety ledges.

    They say, ‘It’s great for small children’, ‘It provides a safe place to stand at the side of the pool as they learn to swim’. Well, perhaps, but let’s get the whole story out there. Safety ledges aren’t a feature; they’re a structural necessity for fibreglass pools, and they definitely have their disadvantages.

    Small Fibreglass Pool
    Small Fibreglass Pool

    Clever Marketing Alert!

    Have you ever heard the expression, ‘It’s not a bug, it’s a feature’? That well known saying must have been in the mind of whoever came up with the ‘safety ledge’ idea. Because fibreglass pools are relatively weak and brittle, they require ridges along the edges in order to hold their shape and prevent damage in the course of normal use. Those ridges are simply an unavoidable consequence of building a large pool out of fibreglass. In fact, even small, fibreglass kiddy pools are often built with reinforcing ridges. Fibreglass pools are cheap for a reason. They are not as stable and durable as steel and concrete pools.

    Are Safety Rails Useful?

    So, does the ‘safety ledge’ marketing have any merit? Are these structural ledges, rebranded as safety ledges, actually good for safety? Well, it’s true that small children can use them to rest, standing, at the edge of the deep areas of the pool. Adults and older kids may also be able to use them as an aid to pulling themselves up onto the side of the pool. However, keep in mind that in most cases, the position of a fibreglass pool’s safety rail is fairly near the surface of the water.

    Fibreglass Pool With Safety Ledge
    Fibreglass Pool With Safety Ledge

    Disadvantages of Safety Ledges

    There are several reasons why you might want to opt out of the safety ledge idea. Children don’t stay small forever, and they are not usually convenient for taller people to stand on. They get in the way of lap swimming, making flips a little hazardous - you can slip or stub your toe on them. In fact, they tend to become slippery; algae often collects on them. That makes the lap swimming flip and the pull-up to the poolside a bit hazardous. The little people walking along the ledge can slip on the algae, too.

    Still Want a Safety Rail?

    Safety rails have their uses, and if you like the idea of having one, but would prefer the quality and durability of a steel-framed pool, then we can certainly build one in for you. With a steel pool, you are free to focus on safety and convenience when designing the safety rail. For example, we’d recommend that you place it around a metre below the surface rather than closer to the top of the water, as in fibreglass pools, and make it approximately 100mm wide. That way, it’s useful for taller people to stand on, it’s not in the way of lap swimming, and it’s much less likely to collect algae.

    So, in conclusion, the ideal safety ledge is not the one that’s a structural necessity in fibreglass pools; it’s lower and wider. The safety rail marketing that you might have seen isn’t exactly a horrible lie, but it is a bit disingenuous in some cases. It’s a classic attempt to turn a disadvantage into a perceived advantage. However, we can’t really blame our colleagues in the fibreglass pool business. They do provide a low-priced product that’s generally fit for purpose, and they want to sell you one.

    If you’d like to step up to a higher quality product, then get in touch with us. Don’t make up your mind until you’ve seen the cost estimates; you may be pleasantly surprised.

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    We’re Much More Than Just Our Website

    The internet can be a great equaliser, and when you’re judging products and especially services online, there’s a lot of room for false razzle-dazzle. A slick website and a good pitch can sell you on a company at a superficial level, but how can you tell when there’s real substance behind the online image?

    We’re an Established Melbourne Company

    At Albatross Pools, we’re marketing our business online, but we want you to know that what you see on our website is just the tip of the iceberg. We have been building steel-framed pools in Melbourne and the surrounding area since 1969. That’s well over 40 years of well constructed pools and satisfied customers. Our many years of experience and our good reputation have kept our business going — and growing — for decades, and that’s why we can do such an outstanding job at such a fair price. In fact, we’re increasingly being asked to build pools outside of our local area, and if you have a job outside of Melbourne that you’d like us to provide an estimate on, please feel free to contact us.

    We’re Active in SPASA, Our Industry Association

    A company like Albatross doesn’t exist in a vacuum. We’re active in our industry association: SPASA, the Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance. In fact, we’re a long term and well respected member, and SPASA’s Outdoor Living Expo is a highlight of our year, every year. In fact, if you’re thinking about buying a pool and you’re not in a hurry to get it into the ground by summer, we’d encourage you to attend the expo in February. If you do come to the expo, there’s a good chance that you’ll see Albatross winning an award.

    What does this tell you about Albartross Pools? If you’re part of an industry association yourself, then you may already know the answer. It means that we stay up to date with new regulations, products and technology. It means we follow a Code of Ethics. Most importantly, perhaps, it means that we have a good reputation that we care deeply about maintaining. We always stand by our work and stand by our customers, both because it’s the right thing to do and because we are highly visible as one of Melbourne’s top pool companies. We are not happy unless we’re constantly exceeding our customers’ expectations.

    Come See Our Products In Person

    You don’t need to be guided by online pool photos and industry accolades, though. Come see the pools at our two real-life display centres in metropolitan Melbourne. If you’re to the south of the city, then visit our Dandenong showroom at 157 Foster Street. If you’re further up to the north, then our Warrandyte location at 226 Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road will be more convenient. Both of our locations are open during the week and on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

    Dandenong Display Pool
    Dandenong Display Pool

    You can also see examples of our projects in Melbourne Pool + Outdoor Design Magazine. Just pick one up, and you’ll find that one of our projects is featured in every issue. We’re happy to provide references, too. Our customers are proud of their beautiful, low maintenance Albatross pools. Maybe you’ll be one of them soon. Explore our past projects online, at our display centres and in Melbourne Pool + Outdoor Design Magazine, and work with a pool company that has a long history of happy customers.

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