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Top tips for swimming pool drainage

Top tips for swimming pool drainage

Installing a swimming pool in your home may seem like it will be all fun and games, however it’s important to consider all of the requirements to ensure a safe pool and outdoor area. From fencing legislation, to CPR posters and even installing a swimming pool drain, it’s important not to forget the swimming pool necessities that don’t require inflating.   Why do you need a swimming pool drain?   Swimming pool drains are designed to keep those using the pool safe and to extend the longevity of your pool area. While you may anticipate that the amount of water...

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Low Profile vs Deep Profile Drains

Low Profile vs Deep Profile Drains

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOW PROFILE AND DEEP PROFILE DRAINS? If you’ve ever walked around a garden area, you’ll likely have noticed a channel drain next to the tiles or paving stones. A Deep Profile Drain also known as "A Channel Drain or French Drain"  includes a metal grate that can be lifted off to reveal a deep channel approx 10-15cm deep Low Profile Drains include a shallow channel of approx 3-5cm deep, and if installed correctly can achieve the same flow rate as a Deep Profile Drain.   CAN A LOW PROFILE DRAIN ACHIEVE THE SAME FLOW RATE AS A DEEP...

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Linear drains – Complete guide

Linear drains – Complete guide

WHAT IS A LINEAR DRAIN ? If you thought the hype surrounding linear drains was slowing down, think again. Aquabocci has recently added the all new blade shower kit to its line up, taking its total to 9 products released from 2010 to 2019.  With such an innovative approach the company is looking to ensure that the demand remains high with the continuous development of niche products. Linear drains allow water to pass through the top opening or grate down into the PVC channel and then through an outlet which connects to the groundwork pipes below. Included in the category of linear drains are slot drains as well as channel...

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Linear Drain vs Centre Square Drain

Linear Drain vs Centre Square Drain

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LINEAR DRAINS AND CENTRE SQUARE DRAINS ?   In this article we explore the differences between the linear drains and the more traditional centre square drains. Both types are very obviously designed to drain water however there are many details that separate them. The centre drain ( also known as a square drain or round drain ) features an outlet normally between 50mm and 110mm that connects directly into the trap or groundwork pipe. Linear drains are sleek and make styling your project simple. Linear drains have always been a strong weapon to drain the water, but products like Aquabocci’s S66 linear drain...

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What is a slot drain?

What is a slot drain?

A Slot Drain is a drainage channel with a narrow top entry for the water to pass down into the channel below. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SLOT DRAIN AND CHANNEL DRAIN The difference between a slot drain and a channel drain is the width of the top grate that sits on top of the plastic channel and is visible after the tile or stone has been installed. Slot Drains have a very narrow grate that is designed to sit a few millimetres below the finished floor level so that the water can pass over the stone or tile and down through the grate into the PVC channel below. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES...

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