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Aluminium Pool Fencing

Aluminium Pool Fencing has been a favourite in the Aussie backyards to ensure the safety of families in and around the pool for decades. There are a number of different profiles and colours, giving you the flexibility to style a striking aluminium pool fence to keep your family safe.

With a lifetime warranty on our products, you can install it yourselves or have our expert team take care of it for you. The aluminium panels and gates are constructed to Australian Standards (AS1926.1 (2012)). The fence can be designed to suit any backyard shape from rectangular to circular as well as address any height variations.

As per the frameless glass fencing, our aluminium pool fencing complies with all pool fencing and safety laws enforced by the Queensland Government and we work closely with local Pool Inspectors to ensure that your new fence with not only pass inspection but keep your family safe and secure.

As a pool fence is in close proximity to high chlorine and salt water environment, you should ensure that aluminium is used for the posts of your fence to protect the structural integrity of our tubular pool fencing range. You also need to ensure that you use high-quality gate hardware to protect your little ones.

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Specifications

Our aluminium panels, gates, and posts are not only tough and rust free but they are made from 6063 T6 aluminium and designed specifically for pool surrounds. Rails are 38 x 25mm with 16mm pickets passing through the rails and welded in 6 points.  Panels are manufactured to 1200mm high to comply with AS1926.1(2012).  Panel widths are 2440mm and 3000mm or we can manufacture to size if required. Gates have a standard width of 970mm/1000mm to suit a 1040mm opening, or we can manufacture to size to suit your opening.

The posts and the gate hardware comply with Australian Standards as well. Our aluminium post range is available in a 50 x 50mm square profile for inground or base plates. Whilst our gate hardware completes our tubular pool fencing range, we ensure safety is a priority by using hinges and latches that are manufactured by Safe Tech pool top safety latches.

Aluminium Pool Fencing Flat Top

Aluminium Pool Fencing Flat Top Dog Gone Fencing

Aluminium Pool Fencing Loop Top

Aluminium Pool Fencing Loop Top Dog Gone Fencing

Aluminium Pool Fencing Picket Top

Aluminium Pool Fencing Picket Top Dog Gone Fencing

Aluminium Pool Fencing Eumundi

Aluminium Pool Fencing Eumundi Dog Gone Fencing

Profiles

There are four profiles that are most popular for pool fencing. These include Flat Top, Looptop, Picket, and Eumundi. Below are examples of the different profiles on offer. There are also a number of other profiles available. Please contact Dog Gone Fencing to discuss their suitability, availability and pricing.

Available Profiles

Aluminium Pool Fence Profiles

Pool Compliance

Swimming pool fences started to become compulsory in the 1990s when legislation was first introduced. In 2010 a new standard was introduced which saw one pool safety standard that governed not only backyard pools but also hotels, motels, and homestays.

Today, your pool needs to be registered, complies with the law and issued a safety certificate (under certain circumstances). You can register your pool online here or if you are uncertain, you can search the database to see if it is already registered. If you would like to check if your pool barrier complies, click here to do a free online pool compliance checklist. Under certain circumstances, you may be required to supply a pool safety certificate. For the full facts of when you are required to provide a pool safety certificate or you can look up online the local Pool Inspectors and discuss with them how to obtain a pool safety certificate.

Here is a great resource for pool safety and compliance. Please feel free to read through it and if you have any questions please feel free to contact our friendly staff at Dog Gone Fencing.

Pool Safety Fencing Dog Gone Fencing Mackay

Colour

At Dog Gone Fencing we offer an array of colours. Design your aluminium pool fence with any of the below colours. Please note that some colours are not considered standard and thus may require longer ordering times and extra cost. Please feel free to contact one of our friendly staff to discuss your needs.

Colour Chart for Aluminium Pool Fencing

DIY

Our aluminium tubular pool fencing range was designed in a modular format which makes installation a breeze. Providing that the correct preparation was employed, most pool fences can be installed in a matter of hours. We can provide you with a full DIY Installation Guide that provides step by step instructions on how to measure, set out and install your fence. We even provide you with handy trade tips to ensure your installation is a success.

Checklist/Handy Hints

Below is a checklist of considerations you may need to address. Each situation will vary so you must be vigilant and ensure that you have consulted with an experienced Fencing Company, such as Dog Gone Fencing, to assist you with your individual needs.

  • Use our Site Plan to accurately design and order the materials you require.

  • Discuss your needs with one of our qualified staff to place an order and ensure your materials will arrive in time for your project.

  • If your new fence is a boundary fence that you share with a neighbour, ensure that you have informed them of your intentions. You can use our “Good Neighbour Policy” as a guide to help you.

  • Consult with a surveyor if your boundary lines are in any way unclear. Just because there is an existing fence, does not mean it was constructed on the correct boundary line.

  • Ensure your new fence meet any approvals required or certificates of compliance.

  • Dial-Before-You-Dig! Call 1100 to check for all underground services.

DIY Installation Guide

Site Plan & Ordering

  • Draw a plan of your site and include measurements and decide on fence and post positions.
  • Using the below Materials Checklist, calculate how many of each component you may require.
  • Contact Dog Gone Fencing to complete your order.
Material Checklist for Aluminium Pool Fences

String Line & Post Holes

  • Set Stringline along the desired line of the fence, close to the ground
  • Measure out all holes, starting with the gate post holes
  • Dig post holes along string line 600mm deep x 200mm in diameter
  • Posts will sit approximately 500mm into the post holes

Install Posts

  • Ensure post centres are accurate – see below diagram
  • Ensure posts are flush and level along stringline then pour concrete around posts up to 50mm above ground level and taper away from the post
  • If you are using flanged posts, fix with appropriate concrete or timber fixings

Install Panels

  • Attach panels to posts using Panel Brackets & Self Tapping Tek Screws
  • 2 Rail panel styles require 4 brackets
  • 3 Rail panel styles require 6 brackets
  • Ensure the bottom of panels are no more than 100mm off the ground at any point
  • Recommended height off the ground is 50-80mm

Install Gate/s

  • Attach hinge & latch components of Gate Kit to gate as per instructions
  • Attach hinge & latch components of Gate Kit to posts as per instructions
  • Ensure the pool gate opens away from the pool area & Latch knob is 1500mm above the level of the ground to comply with pool safety regulations
  • Tap on Post caps with soft end mallet
Aluminium Pool Fence DIY Layout

Warranty

All of our work comes with a 12-month warranty and the products we used are backed by the manufacturer’s warranty. The manufacturer’s warranty will differ from supplier to supplier and will vary on the product. Please feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions in relation to your warranty.

Maintenance Tips

  1. Wash with soapy water to remove any residue.
  2. Use a soft cloth.
  3. Don’t use solvents.

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