Pools Melbourne

Pools Melbourne - Design, Manage, Build An Amazing Pool!

Our mission at Affordable Pergolas is to help you construct your ideal pool no matter where you live in Melbourne.

From designing your pool, to obtaining permits, to picking the right builder right through to completion, we are here to help.

On this page we have provided resources that will help bring your vision to reality, enhance your new pool space so as to fit to fit your distinct style and practical needs.

For a full explanation of how we can help you build your pool from concept to completion, please visit our main “Pergolas” page.


Need a great builder or tradesman to build your pool? Below you will find three Melbourne pool builders that offer a range of pools that may suit your needs.

  • Plungepoolsdirect.com.au – Australian made and owned, our Plunge Pool range is the perfect addition to your backyard.
  • Badenpools.com.au – Introduce an indoor pool to an existing home it is possible to achieve a seamless integration with the right advice and construction experience.
  • Strikingpools.com.au – Striking Pools are specialist concrete pool builders who service all homes throughout Melbourne.

Pool Builder Directory - find your melbourne tradesman

Once you’ve detailed the plans for your pool project, we invite you to browse our comprehensive directory of pool builders.

Filled with skilled contractors and tradespeople, this resource is designed to align with your specific project needs.

  • Pergola Builders
  • Verandah Builders
  • Deck Builders
  • Carport Builders
  • Alfresco Builders
  • Pool Builders
  • Pavers
  • Landscapers
  • Draftsman
  • Surveyors


  • How can I ensure that I choose a trades person with enough experience?
  • How can I verify a builder’s licenses and registrations are valid?
  • How can I find a builder who provides high-quality work at a reasonable price?

    For detailed guidance on these questions, consider looking into resources like an Outdoor Building Project Savings Guide, which offers extensive advice on selecting and collaborating with tradespeople and builders for outdoor projects.

MELBOURNE... Outdoor Project Ideas & Designs

Visit one of our ideas pages to see what you could achieve with your building project:

  • Pergola
  • Verandah
  • Deck
  • Carport
  • Alfresco

In addition to the ideas pages above, we have hundreds of photos from our previous Australia outdoor design projects.



MELBOURNE pool... faq's


  • What permits are required to build a pool?

    Building a pool usually requires obtaining permits from the local municipality, which may include zoning permits, construction permits, and electrical permits.

  • Can I customize the design of my pool?

    Yes, you can customize various aspects of your pool, such as shape, size, depth, materials, and additional features like waterfalls or lighting, to suit your preferences and budget.

  • What are the maintenance requirements for a pool?

    Pool maintenance typically involves regular cleaning, water testing, balancing chemicals, and seasonal tasks like opening and closing the pool. A professional service can also be hired for ongoing maintenance.

  • What are the costs associated with building a pool?

    The cost of building a pool can vary widely based on factors like size, materials, features, and location. On average, a basic inground pool can range from $30,000 to $70,000 or more.

  • Do I need to install a fence around my pool?

    Many local building codes require a fence around pools for safety reasons, especially if you have children or pets. The specifics of fencing regulations can vary, so it's essential to check with your local authorities.

  • How can I choose the right pool builder?

    When selecting a pool builder, it's crucial to research their experience, reputation, portfolio, and customer reviews. You should also get multiple quotes, ask for references, and ensure they are licensed and insured.

  • What is the best time of year to build a pool?

    Spring and fall are generally considered the best times to build a pool, as the weather is milder, and construction schedules may be less hectic. However, pool construction can also be done in other seasons with proper planning.

  • How long does it typically take to have a pool built?

    The construction timeline for a pool can vary depending on factors like size, complexity, and weather conditions, but it generally takes about 6 to 12 weeks from start to finish.

  • Are there any ongoing costs associated with owning a pool?

    In addition to maintenance costs, owning a pool may result in increased utility bills due to water usage, electricity for pumps and heaters, and potentially higher homeowners insurance premiums. These ongoing costs should be factored into your budget.

  • What warranties are included with a new pool?

    Most reputable pool builders offer warranties on their workmanship, materials, and equipment. Be sure to review and understand the details of the warranties provided, including the duration and what is covered, to ensure peace of mind with your investment.

About Affordable Pergolas

Yes, more than an information resource on outdoor building projects! We have built many outdoor projects and been in the construction game for over 20 years.

For more information, please visit our about us page.