Pool Fencing Cairns
Water, no matter how deep the pool is, pose a threat of accidental drowning especially among children and pets when left unsupervised. Because of the associated risks with pools left open, Australia has legislated that all pools in the country must have a sturdy and durable pool enclosure to prevent unauthorized access, especially by children without adult supervision. While many Australians frown upon this requirement, here at Cairns Pool Fencing believes that this rule is necessary. Pool fences can keep your family and pets safe and when done properly, you don’t have to worry about it being an eyesore as there are beautiful ways that it can be designed without compromising its structural integrity and strength.
Cairns Pool Fencing has been providing properly-designed, standard- and regulation-compliant pool fencing, gates, and enclosure in and around Cairns for more than 18 years. We have pioneered many advanced approaches and applications to poof enclosures including glass and aluminum as the most advanced materials that we can use to make sure that your pool enclosures are not only secured but also aesthetically superior as well. All of our fence installers are trained, licensed, and insured, providing you with the peace of mind that the people building the structure to keep your family safe are qualified and know exactly what they are doing. With our utmost loyalty to quality, we use only the most premium products in our installations, including:
Here at Cairns Pool Fencing, we do not just create beautiful pool enclosures, we also make sure that they comply with all the regulations and standards set to keep you safe all the time. So, if you are looking for competent and reliable pool fencing installers, call us at (07) 4028 4080 to get a FREE quote today!
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Here at Cairns Pool Fencing, we consult, design, supply and install high-quality pool fencing for both residential and commercial buildings. We offer a wide-range of fencing services from aluminum to framed and semi-framed glass.
Aluminum is one of the most popular pool fencing materials in the market. Because of its versatility, it is one of the most customizable so you can have it according to your own preferences.
Pool enclosures and fences are mandatory in Australia. There are a lot of rules and regulations that you need to follow in order to be allowed to build one so it pays to understand them beforehand.
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Queensland Pool Safety Regulations
Queensland is one of the few places in all of Australia that require pools to be enclosed by a fence. This law has been around since 1975 and Queenslanders are accustomed to following this rule, especially when they live out on acres with private property lines or have neighbours who could easily see their pool from any vantage point. The standard for fencing around a swimming pool is contained in the following legislation:
- AS1926.1 -2007 Swimming Pool Safety Part 1: Fencing for swimming pools
- AS1926.2 -1995 Swimming Pool Safety Part 2: Location of fencing for private swimming pools
- Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 3.4 – Swimming Pool Barriers
These standards cover such things as the height and strength of barriers, mandatory non-climbable zones, gates with latches that must be locked for safety reasons. They apply even when a boundary fence or wall forms part of your pool barrier. If any parts are not up to code, you may need to construct an additional barrier on the inside where it is needed instead.
Some inflatable wading pools are also subject to State regulation. An inflatable wading pool is classified as a “regulated swimming pool”:
- if it can be filled with water to a depth of 300mm or more; or
- it holds more than 2,000 litres of water; or
- it has a filtration system.
All new swimming pools and spas require building approval from a Private Building Certifier.
Queensland is the only state in Australia to require residential pools and spas be registered with an organization such as QBCC. The Pool Safety Register tracks all of Queensland’s regulated swimming facilities, making it easier for residents to find a pool that meets their needs no matter how they are classified- public or private; adults or children ; open year round, closed seasonally ,or seasonal .
Queensland Government mandates pool safety certificates for properties with pools or spas to protect the health and well-being of residents. The inspection is done by a licensed inspector, who will issue you Form 23 that’s valid one year when shared pools are involved and two years in all other cases. Once your certificate expires, a new certificate is required.
To get a certificate, pool owners need to contact an inspector who will verify the safety of their pools. Once they’re recognized as safe by inspectors with proper credentials, these people’s names and addresses are put on a state-wide list that provides easy access for future inspections from any licensed pool inspector in Australia.
Council has Licensed Pool Safety Inspectors who can conduct Pool Safety Inspections and issue Pool Safety Certificates – fees apply. Alternatively, you can engage a private Pool Safety Inspector.
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Cairns Pool Fencing installs high-quality and professional aluminium pool fencing at a very competitive rate. We offer a wide range of available sizes and panel designs that you can choose from. Furthermore, we also customize designs, panels, and sizes so we can assure you that there is one aluminium fence from us that fits your design and structural requirements.
Aluminium is one of the most popular fencing materials in Australia. It is very sturdy, inexpensive, and totally customizable so you definitely can make personalized designs that will fit your overall aesthetics. Here at Cairns Pool Fencing, we offer high-quality and cost-effective aluminium pool fencing installation that you can rely on. Our fences also have advanced features like:
- True-close tensionable hinges
- Lockable and adjustable metal latch
- Various sizes and styles available
- Aluminium post caps and cover plates
We do not compromise on the quality of our fences. So, if you are looking for a service that can install premium aluminium pool fences and enclosures, call us at our hotline so that one of our experts can discuss with you all the available options that might fit your design requirements.
Cairns Pool Fencing Advantage
If you want to make a statement with your pool enclosures while keeping them strong, durable, and standard-compliant, Semi-Frameless Glass Pool Fencing is perfect for you. This type of pool fence is great especially for pools that are the centre of a beautiful landscape as the view is still not obscured.
Pools are required to have a durable and structurally sound enclosure as mandated by Australian law. However, in many cases, these enclosures obstruct the view from your beautiful landscape, garden, and even the pool itself. Semi-frameless glass pool fencing is the solution to that. It is made of high-quality and thick glass that can withstand pressure so it is capable of protecting your pool from unauthorized access while it still maintains the view without obscuring it. It can also be customized and you can have it according to your own design making it perfect for those who want to make their pool fencing a prominent element in their overall landscape.
Here at Cairns Pool Fencing, we make sure that we don’t only install beautiful and aesthetically superb semi-frameless glass pool fences. We also make sure that they are high-quality and would not break easily. Call us today to explore all the different options that you can choose from and get a FREE quote from our experts.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
how long does it take to complete a pool fencing project?
Installing a pool fence can take between a couple of days to a week before it can be completed. Depending on factors like area to be enclosed, the type of materials uses, the size of the panels to be installed, among others, different projects take different duration of completion. Contact our support team today so one of our experts can assess your requirements, make advice, and provide you with a reasonable timetable for your desired pool fence project.
How much does a pool fencing project cost?
We don’t necessarily provide an outright answer on how much it would cost to install a pool fence or enclosure. This is because there are different factors that are at play in order to provide an accurate estimate. However, on average, it would take you between $1,000 to $5,000 to have a standard-compliant and long-lasting pool fence installed in your property. Call our hotline today to get a FREE quote!
I don't think my pool fence is standard-compliant. What should i do?
If you think that your pool enclosure is not compliant, you need to have it fixed. Otherwise, you will be exposed to potential violations of the law and you might get in trouble in the future. You can call our hotline today and Geelong Pool Fencing will send one of our experts to your property to assess your pool and provide advice as to what you need to do next.
How can we contact you?
Our team wants to hear from you! You can always reach us by calling our hotline at (07) 4028 4080 or send us an email at [email protected] so one of our friendly representatives can assist you with your questions and inquiries.