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    Quote Originally Posted by Airportwo View Post
    Based partly on the recommendations here for Bellagio I went with them!
    Buyer beware! a poorly designed piece of fibreglass installed to the minimum standard you will accept by at best semi-skilled people! a pathetic installation that ran way over time, a huge mistake for me using this company!
    Airportwo When did you get your pool installed

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    Here's a fibreglass pool on the 9 floor of a building in Banger's


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    Quote Originally Posted by Airportwo
    Based partly on the recommendations here for Bellagio I went with them!
    Buyer beware! a poorly designed piece of fibreglass installed to the minimum standard you will accept by at best semi-skilled people! a pathetic installation that ran way over time, a huge mistake for me using this company!
    OUCH!!

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    ^Airportwo, has it popped out of the ground yet? Photos please of the crap job would serve to ward others off this product and contractor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airportwo View Post
    Based partly on the recommendations here for Bellagio I went with them!
    Buyer beware! a poorly designed piece of fibreglass installed to the minimum standard you will accept by at best semi-skilled people! a pathetic installation that ran way over time, a huge mistake for me using this company!
    In Thailand, where the construction (of a pool) is quite cheap and easy with local builders, one does not need to spend a big money paid to a company of a worldwide name for an overpriced pool.

    Only in a case when the wife does not want another diamond ring (but can surely be persued ) and the Mercedes for her is safely parked in an a/ced garage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ltnt View Post
    ^Airportwo, has it popped out of the ground yet? Photos please of the crap job would serve to ward others off this product and contractor?
    I could have written a book with what happened with the "construction" of this "pool"

    At the end of the day it is useable and looks ok, but it was expensive, supposed to take a tenth of the time to fit than what it took and is very poorly designed. (4 x spa jets on a step, great design and unusable!)
    I would have been far better going with a concrete and tile pool but didn't want to take the time and endure the mess so paid a premium for a piece of fibreglass.
    I was "amazed" at the low standard of work, I have had pools before and have done a lot of building in Thailand, they consistently tried to fob me off with the lowest standard possible, after complaints they would change, I am sure most pools they install are just accepted as people have no idea of "standards"!
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    Airportwo do you have picture of the pool & when it was installed.
    If this guy Asher has supplied a shit product all member should know about it.
    Pete's pool look good & Kurgen pool look great.
    Your sound like a pool from hell, help all member,if you have any pictures.
    If you can not put the picture up there are member who can help to put them up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Big Fella View Post
    Pete hi. I have one of their pools here on Samui.
    Firstly the main thing is they are fucking expensive for everything. They also tend to install equipment that means you have to go to them for any small parts so they can then take your eyes out and I mean take your eyes out. The skimmer / filter pump packed in and they wanted 24,000 Baht to replace it. I eventually replaced it after altering the pipework for 6000 Baht.
    It also is a liner pool and the liner is now coming away from the bottom and sides so needs to be replaced with tiles. They do guarantee the liner for 5 years but only if you use their chemicals which of course cost 4 times the cost of any other supplier.
    The other main consideration is the cleaning.
    The pool has now become the bane of my life.
    Every morning I get up and have to fish out all the dead things that have landed in it at night. Put the pool lights on and it attracts flying things from all over all intent on drowning themselves in my pool.
    If it is windy or there is a storm then you have half the fucking jungle in the pool. They are a nightmare to keep clean and if you are going to be away a lot then you are going to need to get a pool guy in as the Missus will soon get sick of doing it I can assure you.
    For the amount of times I actually use it I'm often tempted to either fill it in or fill it with Prawns to grow and eat

    For me my advice would be to think long and hard and go for a tiled pool over a lined pool.
    Good luck !




    So here I am having a nice quiet morning cup of coffee.

    There's not much interesting building going on so I wandered into this Thread just to have a nosey . No intention of contributing in any way .

    But I have to say ... I mean I HAVE to say .... I think this is a crisply brilliant little diatribe from The Big Fella !
    A succinct observation that would put me off getting a pool forever !

    And very funny Big Feller !




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    Quote Originally Posted by Ratchaburi View Post
    Airportwo do you have picture of the pool & when it was installed.
    If this guy Asher has supplied a shit product all member should know about it.
    Pete's pool look good & Kurgen pool look great.
    Your sound like a pool from hell, help all member,if you have any pictures.
    If you can not put the picture up there are member who can help to put them up.
    Read what I wrote, at the end of the day it is ok, though the poor design will always be there!
    I could post pictures and everyone would say how wonderful it looks now it is landscaped etc.
    My point was it took months! more to fit than it was supposed to and the standard was poor, which I never accepted! If I had accepted the poor standard then I would post pictures. Again I am sure others just accepted what was installed?

    Have you had previous dealing with this company? or are you really that concerned about "all members" ?
    Cheers

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    I was hopping that you had picture from the installation
    I know after the landscaping is finished it look OK but you know the faults with the pool.
    I don't like it when you pay for a job & you end up with crap.

    I have sent you a PM Airpotwo.

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    Thanks for the picture Airportwo.
    Bellagio pools are not fibreglass pool builder they buy pools shells from Navinda pools

    Normal fibreglass pool installation should take 5-6 days.

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    List the defects corrected would be a start. Right now its just a moan without substance imo. I don't doubt you but it certainly would be helpful with pictures of the contractor's crap workmanship? I would think you would have documented them for future use if failures occurred?

    ^Oops! is this the pool install as it is currently? How much for this install materials and labor all in?

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    OK Bellagio is not a fibreglass pool builder

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    Now this is from Bellagio wesite but this factory is Splash pools in Rayong, as you see there are no swimming pool moulds 555

    You should read the shLt on this website
    Why Bellagio Pools



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    I have to say I was very pleased with the installation, things went down hill rapidly afterwards though.

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    Tell us all about it Kurgen

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    listed alphabetically or just as it comes to mind?

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    OK mate if you a problem let me know, I will go & hide.

    Thanks good by 555

















    Just kiding mate

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    the pool is fine.

    so far both pumps and the salt water thingy have shit themselves.

    Luckily for me it only took a matter of months for the salt water thingy problem to be agreed upon, and now it's almost a year since the salt water thingy was being replaced.

    Luckily for me I had enough money to replace the 1st pump when it shit itself otherwise I'd have had a toad pond by the time it was replaced.

    Luckily for me I still have replacement pump #1 to replace the jacuzzi pump, although I have never mentioned that this one has shit itself.

    Luckily for me my 'good Australian branded pumps' that I paid for turned out to be no name pieces of Chinese crap otherwise I'd have been able to get them repaired.

    Then there was the problem with the jacuzzi jets, but that was fixed. When I get the jacuzzi pump replaced I'll find out if they still work.

    Then there was the problem with the lights.....fukk this, I need a beer!
    I would post pictures but life's too short.

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    Damn, that's some scary shit. I was very close to building a pool here in Vientiane , took months to get quotes for the fucker and finally when I decided what I wanted I was made redundant from my job, that and the shitty exchange rate when the Aussie dollar took a nosedive I decided to put it on hold, fibreglass pool is not an option here so it would of been concrete, daft Lao conts, if they hadn't of fucked around so long with the info I would of been committed, getting hot now, sure could of used a nice pool.

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    Th the amount of time it took to get a quote also had me worried, if it takes them that long to do only that, how long am I gonna have these fuckers in my backyard ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beerlaodrinker
    if it takes them that long to do only that, how long am I gonna have these fuckers in my backyard ?
    They must have seen your beer supply?

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    Sorry to hear about your experience. Popular doesn't always mean topnotch quality. Maybe you could also try contacting PoolMaster? They are affiliated with Isaan Pools and they offer quality pool supplies and makes sure that everything gets installed properly. Been using them since 2012 for salt chlorinators, pump, etc. Would be keen to know any update on what happened with regards to your pool. It will be helpful. Cheers.

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