At Billabong Pool Service & Supply, we help you make the most out of our beautiful Sunshine Coast weather by enjoying your pool. While we do offer wide ranging services, equipment, parts, accessories & chemicals, we realise that information is also required. Our Blog is here to assist you with a variety of topics regarding pools, chemicals & equipment. It's all part of our service to help you better understand your pool.
Following recent reports of a resurgence of small brown bugs in swimming pools, we are reprising this article on water beetles.
Billabong Pool Service has a new solar-powered underwater pool light that’s energy-efficient, sleek, attractive and easy to install. Learn more about it and how to buy.
Billabong Pool Service & Supply, Sunshine Coast’s leading pool service and suppliers, introduces two new robotic pool cleaners to the market: Maytronics Dolphin M600 and Astral Viron QT1000. Both are available in-store.
Best Robotic (Automatic) Swimming Pool Cleaners
There are a wide variety of amazing automatic pool cleaners currently on the market. But which option is right for you?
From pH to calcium hardness, here’s your guide on pool water chemistry. Visit Billabong Pool Service & Supply on the Sunshine Coast for great pool supplies.
The significant investment in a pool is becoming more complex with a large variety of options available to the consumer. That’s due to the diﬀerent types of pool surfaces, sanitation, filtration and heightened lifestyle expectations.
As pool professionals, we are always looking for resources to explain the sometimes abstract concepts of a complete story on the health of your pool or spa. TDS is one of those vague chemistry concepts that can be hard to explain.
Solar heating, is it worth it? A loaded question really. As with everything related to pools, pool design, pool surface type, sanitation options, filtration options, auto cleaners and heating options, they all rely on customer expectations and the economics of realising these expectations for the outcomes to be achieved.
75% of a swimming pool’s heat loss is due to evaporation. A solar cover minimises heat loss from evaporation by acting as a barrier between the pool water and the air. Specifically, you can reduce your swimming pool heating cost by 70% or more, depending upon the quality of the cover you are using.
Selecting a Heater for Your Pool or Spa
We have had an extended summer this year. What do they call it, “Indian Summer”? Well, it’s going to get cold soon, I guess. We are always receiving a large number of inquiries from domestic and commercial pool owners on the options available to heat their pool. In this blog, I hope to impart some relevant information about heater options for your pool or spa.
Welcome, today I am going to be talking about the change of season and what it means for your swimming pool. Here on the Sunshine Coast being a sub-tropical, some may say it is more like tropical these days, but that could be a blog subject for another day.
User Friendly Manual Pool Vacuum
Welcome to this week’s blog. Had the opportunity to go out on the first demo of a new pool vacuuming system that we are marketing. It is not generally aimed at the domestic market, but at the larger commercial market. It is called the Hammer-Head commercial pool vacuum.