Pools & Spas

Adding a pool or a spa to your backyard might seem like a daunting task, even for a savvy planner or DIYer. And from choosing a design style to upkeep and repairs, the addition of a pool or spa undoubtedly comes with an endless array of questions and answers. We'll give you the information you need, from design and planning ideas to care and maintenance tips.

Stock Tank Pools Are a Summer Must-Have

Skip the pricey installation and go straight to fun in the sun with a stock tank pool. These pools are budget-friendly, versatile, and can be installed with just a few tools. We found the most beautiful stock tank pools around so you can steal inspiration and start planning your own backyard paradise.
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Amazing Infinity Swimming Pools

Sheets of water spill into the landscape to beautifully connect infinity pools with their environments and distant panoramas. Here's a look at how these engineering marvels work and what they can bring to your landscape.
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Pools and Spas That Make a Splash

In-ground pools surrounded by handsome patios, sun-drenched decks, and lush landscapes invite swimmers and sunbathers to gather. Check out these fabulous swimming holes designed with entertaining and relaxation in mind.
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Pool Tour: Backyard-Turned-Paradise

Discover a basic backyard turned tropical getaway -- complete with a pool, outdoor kitchen, and guesthouse -- and get great ideas for designing and outfitting your pool.
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Planning for a Pool

Constructing or installing a pool may seem overwhelming with so many options and decisions. Here are the issues to consider to help you make the best choice for you and your family.
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Essential Tips for Planning a Home Spa or Hot Tub

Spa or hot tub? In-ground or portable? This guide will help you maneuver through these tough decisions before you purchase and install a home spa or hot tub.
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More Pools & Spas

Pool Care and Maintenance

Here's what you need to know about standard pool equipment, water analysis and chemicals, cleaning, and seasonal swimming pool maintenance chores.
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Spa Care and Maintenance

Our spa maintenance tips will ensure the most relaxing spot in your home is always ready.
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