What you should know about swimming pools

The popularity of having an own pool in the backyard has grown hugely in recent years. Therefore, more and more homeowners are choosing to install their own swimming pools.

If you are considering buying your own plunge pool, infinity pool or a pool and spa combo, read our advice explaining what you should know before you can splash into your own pool.

If you are a pool owner already, have a look at the options and benefits the pool ownerships offers you.

Gordon Ave Pools and Spas DYI pool project versus professionally built pool

Choosing Between DIY vs. Professionally Built Pool

These days, it seems like people are always keen on the idea of taking the DIY route in just about any home-related project. Whether it’s a bathroom, kitchen or bedroom makeover, or even turning a garage into a home office, homeowners are more than willing to take a full hands-on approach. One of the obvious…

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Gordon Ave Pools and Spa Above ground pools

Everything You Need to Know About Above-Ground Swimming Pools

If you’re in the market for a swimming pool, there are several types of pools to choose from. There’s the spa pool, infinity pool, lap pool, saltwater pool and so on. In general, however, there are two basic types of pools: inground and above ground pools. Earlier swimming pools were all technically inground pools, so they were quite…

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Lap Pools: Everything You Want to Know

Lap pools have been growing steadily in popularity over the last few years. For pool owners who want a large pool that’s appropriate for swimming laps but who don’t necessarily need the width of a full-size pool, lap pools are a fantastic solution. In this article, we’re covering everything you need to know to understand what…

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Smart Pools: The Pools of the Future

You got the smart phone, the smart watch, and maybe even the smart car … So who says you can’t have a smart pool, too? Today, people in Australia and all over the world are learning to automate their lives. Modern technology affords us the opportunity to save time on the small tasks most of us would really rather not …

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Plunge pools: The small pools you need to know about

The popularity of Australian plunge pools has grown hugely in recent years, with more and more homeowners choosing to install plunge pools in their backyards. So if you have not yet heard about this trend, or you are considering buying a plunge pool of your own, it’s time to find out all …

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Water features: The perfect addition to your fibreglass pool

A pool water feature adds the perfect finishing touch to your backyard swimming pool, adding aesthetic appeal, comfort and value. Here we take a look at all the different types of water features for you to consider, and discuss installation procedures, to help you take the next step …

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Gordon Ave Pools and Spas Solar pool heating is extremely popular due to lower costs and environmental friendliness

Choosing a Pool Heating System

There are so many different swimming pool options in the market that you may feel overwhelmed. Before you decide to get a swimming pool heating system, several factors need to be considered. The most commonly used energy source in pool …

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Swim into Summer in Your Own Backyard Pool

If you’ve been contemplating on when’s the right time to get your backyard dug up and get started with that pool project, then this is going to be your guide to getting your very own swimming pool up and splashing just in time for the summer.

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Pool Landscaping and the Value of Your Home

A private outdoor pool is more than just a fun place to swim and relax; it is also an essential part of living to help avoid the excessive Australian summer heat. Did you know that effective pool landscaping can also boost the price of your home?

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Swim Spas: Benefits, Costs, and Alternatives

Many Australians now choose to install swim spas in their backyards. These flexible, convenient designs have a variety of benefits for the user – but are they always the most sensible and practical choice looking forward into the future?

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Time to Build a Pool

Installing a pool is an exciting prospect that will give you years of pleasure. Of course, before making a decision on your new pool there are many factors to take into consideration, including how long it will take to build your pool.

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How much does a pool cost

All About Pool Costs

When deciding whether to purchase a swimming pool, naturally cost is the first thing most customers need to consider. The answer to how much your new pool will cost is twofold. Read on to learn more.

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Building quality Compass fibreglass swimming pools in the Greater Geelong region incl. Werribee and Great Ocean Road

Your expert Geelong pool builder

We are experts in building Compass fibreglass swimming pools in the Greater Geelong region
Thinking of a pool in or around Geelong? Select one of our popular fibreglass pool shapes to get started. Compass fibreglass pools are of the highest quality and they also look fantastic.
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Compass fibreglass pools have many unique properties you won't find with other fibreglass pool manufacturers. They can be built as inground pools or above the ground and they can even clean themselves!
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Our Bi-luminite pool colours will make your pool shine! The 3D reflective chips look awesome by daylight or with pool lights on. Select your Bi-luminite or Vivid pool colour for your new Geelong pool.
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About Gordon Ave Pools & Spas

Your Geelong, Werribee and Great Ocean Road swimming pool builders

Leading pool and spa company

At Gordon Avenue Pools and Spas, you’ll find Dean and Ange Holroyd leading a team of knowledgeable and innovative pool and spa experts. With over 35 years of experience, and a business that has been a part of the Geelong region for over 40 years.

Dean and his team install award-winning pools and spas throughout Geelong, the Surf Coast and Melbourne’s Western suburbs. Dean’s 35 years of industry experience has set him up with the priceless knowledge of the pool and spa industry.

As a family-owned and run pool business, Dean’s aim is to deliver professional service that is honest and meets the needs of his customers, being mindful of each customer’s lifestyle and budget. Dean and his team are regular recipients of SPASA (Swimming Pool & Spa Association) Awards

Experienced swimming pool builders

As the leading Compass Pool installer in the Greater Geelong region, Dean can guarantee the quality of the product that he is behind. All Compass Pools come with a ceramic core, offer a lifetime structural and hydrostatic warranty. Most pools are installed as self-cleaning pools with the Vantage cleaning system.

Dean’s team are often lauded for their meaningful, point of need customer service and their on-going customer communication, which in the present fast-paced pool and spa retail industry is a must-have for a successful business.

Dean is at the forefront of this approach with every customer and quote that comes through the office, modelling the friendly and approachable behaviours of genuine service that he has crafted over his many years in the industry.

Geelong pool showroom

Gordon Ave Pools and Spas
6-8 Gordon Avenue
Geelong West VIC
Phone: 03 5221 3422

Get your new swimming pool quote

Three easy steps to get your detailed, non-obligatory pool quote to start moving forward with your dream pool project.
Please fill out the form so that our pool team has the intended swimming pool installation address and your details.

Project details

We'll discuss your pool project with you, go through the options and help you select the right pool for your lifestyle.

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