Pool to Tank Conversion

Fed up with throwing money and chemicals into that hole in the back yard? Turning pools into ponds is an option but in Brisbane, I would be concerned about creating Toad Heaven.

Some people break up the pool shell and fill in the hole – which can be a good way to create a swamp.

We found another option – turning it into a giant underground water tank.

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Converting a Swimming Pool to a Water Tank

The art of repurposing is looking at something you don’t want and turning it into something you do want. Had enough of that swimming pool? Some people love them but for others, the joy of pool ownership is overshadowed by the cost of maintenance, the need for refurbishment, and those compulsory fences. Turning pools into… more…

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Pool fences make good supports for vertical gardens

Pool fences are necessary – ugly, inconvenient, but necessary if you have a pool. But we no longer have a pool which means the fences can come down.  Woohoo! I can walk from the front to the back garden without negotiating two gates. Plus, without the fence cutting across your line of vision, the garden… more…

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