Let Sunset test the waters for youso you can dive right in! This new edition of Swimming Pools and Spas helps you navigate the many choices and steps involved in making your dream pool or spa a reality, from exploring gorgeous design and landscape options, to estimating costs and working with contractors. Youll find chapters on design and equipment that detail the types of materials used to build pools and maintain them; plus options for buying vs. building a spa. The landscaping chapter goes overboard with ideas for privacy plants, decking materials, lighting, outdoor structures, and accessories. Features: Perfect for readers in the market to build or install a pool or spa, or for those looking to enhance their existing pool or spaRist, Curtis is the author of 'Pools and Spas', published 2008 under ISBN 9780376016119 and ISBN 0376016116.