Fencing your pool is required by law. The regulation surrounding pool fencing has very specific requirements.
While it is a necessity, it can also be used to enhance the pool area – why not opt to do something nice with it? Think about whether you want your pool fence to be a feature or just blend into the background.
We can construct your pool fence to suit your needs – even on the smallest budget.
We have up to date advice on Council requirements and can advise you on style, colour, and alternatives.
We have developed a set of three Pool Compliance videos, which can help you assess the safety of your own pool. Watch the pool fence compliance videos.
1 – Legal Pool Fence Heights & Gaps
2 – Pool Fence Gates & Latches
3 – Fixed and Compliant Pool Fence
Glass Pool Fence
One great option for pool fencing is glass fencing. Glass fencing is very fashionable and very tough. Glass fencing is popular with its elegant finish and its ability to make your pool area look bigger than what it is. Glass pool fencing can really lift the presentation of your pool area.
Glass is toughened by compression to meet Australian standards and is thick enough to withstand substantial pressure.
Types of Glass Fencing
There are a number of different ways a glass fence can be constructed. These fences include:
- Framed glass fence
- Semi-frameless glass fence
- Frameless Glass Fence
These days Semi-frameless and frameless glass fencing are the two most commonly used types of glass fencing.
If you look in the pool fencing gallery below, you will see that frameless glass fencing has no posts between the glass sheet to support it, instead it is supported by clamping from the bottom of the glass sheet. Building the fence in this frameless manner gives the enclosed area (such as a pool area) a fence that is secure and virtually clear to ensure the view is not blocked.
A Semi Frameless glass fence is constructed usually using Stainless Steel or Aluminum posts to provide more support for the glass. Having posts around the fence can, in some cases, be more obtrusive to the view or fenced area than what a frameless glass fence provides.
Glass is also great for feature areas around the house, have a look through the photo’s below to see some glass fencing examples.