Creative Homeowner helps turn a dream into a reality with the second edition Pools & Spas: Planning, Designing, Maintaining, Landscaping. This book offers ideas and advice through the complete process from pool/spa selection to creating an attractive environment. Over 300 inviting color photos and illustrations show the many options from infinity-edge pools to indoor swim spas; from built-ins to attractive aboveground pools. Valuable advice is included on site selection, materials, financing, and more. As the crowning touch, Pools & Spas suggests ideas to create the ideal setting for the new pool or spa using decks, patios, and landscapes.
Over 300 full-color photographs convey current design ideas
53 full-color illustrations
Explains how to choose a pool or spa based on lifestyle as well as location
Prepares homeowners for the construction and installation process
Offers ideas for decking and landscaping around a pool or spa
Covers planning issues such as budgeting, financing, hiring a contractor, and site selection
Provides helpful advice concerning pool- and spa-related equipment
Covers pool and spa maintenance, including “green” alternatives
Resource Guide with most recent pool products
Comprehensive cross-referenced index and glossary with important technical terms
|Publisher:||Creative Homeowner Press|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.63(d)|
About the Author
David Short, from Newington, New Hampshire, has been designing and building residential and commercial pools and spas for over 30 years. He is one of the owners of Custom Pools, Inc., a family-owned business and member of the Master Pools Guild. Custom Pools has designed over 3,000 pools - from New England to the Middle East.