Below are some of the FAQ we get. If you have a question and you don’t see it on this FAQ page. Do contact us, link below.
When Should I arrange my obligation free quote/site consultation?
To ensure, the highest quality and service. It is extremely important, to install your job right the first time. To achieve this, we advise a free quote and site inspection in the early stages of construction. With this, will make sure we can explain install details. As well as, working with other trades. This will ensure, the installation of your new fencing is carried out in a professional manner. We take into consideration, other works that need doing. Waiting until other things are completed before obtaining a free quote and site consultation. Often makes installation far more difficult and costly.
What Products Do You Supply and Install?
Frameless glass, semi-frameless glass and tubular aluminium pool fencing. But, we can also do a Combination of aluminium and glass. Other products include, slat aluminium screens, fencing and gates. Tubular aluminium garden fencing and gates. We can also, apply EnduroShield clear protective coatings.
If you wish to install or apply yourself. Please do take a look through our online shop. If it’s not there do let us know. As we are adding new items all the time.
Foothills Design and Install can issue compliance certificates with supporting test reports for our products. These are required by the certifier who does the final inspection on your new pool. Beware of cheap, internet specials advertising pool fencing and spigots as they generally don’t comply with Australian Standards. Nor do they have test reports required for your certifier. As mentioned above, our range of pool fencing exceed AS 1926.1 (2012). It has been independently tested by NATA approved testing laboratories to confirm compliance. Finally, we can provide expert advice on how to ensure your pool is fully compliant.
How thick is your glass pool fencing?
All our toughened safety pool fencing glass panels are 12mm thick. Gates come 8 and 12mm thick. Which complies with Australian Standard 2208 for glass.
How do I keep it clean?
All products placed in an external environment require some form of cleaning & maintenance.
Do you know all glass is porous? As a result, it absorbs pollution & contaminants. Over time this builds up on the surface, which makes cleaning more frequent and difficult. This is why we recommend applying EnduroShield to your new glass pool fencing. As it seals the porosity of the glass. As a result, the time & frequency of cleaning the glass is reduced. More tips and info on our EnduroShield page.
Powder coated products can be cleaned very easily with a light detergent in the same fashion as cleaning a car.
What Colours Are Available For Aluminium Products?
We can powder coat our products an extensive range of colours . The off the shelf aluminium tubular pool fencing comes in 2 standard colours: Black and Monument. On the other hand, if you would prefer another colour. We can have it powder coated just about any colour to suit your requirements.
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