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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Spa Care and Maintenance

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

Types of Pools

Selecting a pool for your yard can be a complicated process. Here's a guide to help you sort out which type is best for you.