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How much do fences around pools cost?

How much do fences around pools cost?

Pool fence prices depend on the type of pool fence you decide to purchase, but an average estimate would be between $1,500 and $10,000 or more. Typically, you will pay between $15 and $25 per linear foot.

Can a boundary fence be a pool fence in Victoria?

Pool fences need to be at least 1200mm (1.2m) high or if the boundary fence is used, the boundary fencing section must be at least 1800mm (1.8m) high. The fence itself should not be more than 100mm (10cm) above the ground and the distance between any palings or panels should not be more than 100mm (10cm).

What is the legal height for a pool fence in Victoria?

1.2 metres high
If a Victorian residential pool or spa has a depth of 30cm or more (300mm), it is required to be surrounded by safety barrier. Placing a cover or lid over a swimming pool or spa does not comply and is not acceptable. A safety barrier is required. Safety barriers must be a minimum of 1.2 metres high.

Can I build my own pool fence Victoria?

Swimming pools and spas However, if they are deeper than 30cm (300mm) they must have a permanent safety barrier, which does require a building permit. For more information about safety fences for pools and spas, visit your local council’s website and the Victorian Building Authority.

Can I install my own pool fence in Victoria?

Pool barriers can be installed properly either by yourself or by an accredited service provider. It is also important to understand that pool fencing is a legal requirement in NSW. This means that expensive penalties will be imposed if you do not comply with the law.

Can you build your own pool fence in Victoria?

All pools and spas built after 2010 require a four sided barrier (isolation fence), with no direct access from the house or any other building to the pool or spa: Safety barriers must be a minimum of 1.2 metres high. Barrier gates must be self-closing and self-latching.

Which is the best pool fencing in Melbourne?

The height of luxury, glass pool fencing is quickly becoming one of the most popular choices in Melbourne for securing your pool area whilst still enjoying the views that your property has to offer. Available in frameless and semi-framed, glass creates the appearance of more space thanks to the completely transparent fencing.

What are the rules for pool fencing in Australia?

We also comply with all rules of the Victorian Building Authority of Australia regarding four-sided pool fencing, as required by the Building code of Australia 2010 to ensure optimal protection of your loved ones. We provide domestic and commercial fencing services Victoria-wide, including the following areas:

Which is the best fence installer in Victoria?

Our factory-trained installers furnish and install the highest quality fences and balustrades on the market across Victoria. Our products are of the highest grade, ensuring beauty, safety and longevity in all of our designs and installations.

Where can I get a fence for my Pool?

Whatever your property, whatever your need, Big John’s will design and install the right fence for you anywhere around Melbourne or Victoria. Our pool fences are safe and blend in with your pool and garden. Call me on 0412 411 209. I can usually give you an estimation right over the phone.