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Hot Tubs, Saunas & Steam Baths
by Alan E. Sanderfoot
154 pages, full color photos throughout, softcover
A Guide to Planning and Designing your Home Health Spa
With record numbers of people flocking to health spas to be massaged, wrapped, and steamed, it's no surprise that more homeowners are seeking to bring the spa experience home by installing their own hot tubs, saunas, and steam baths. The options in prefab and easy-installation home units that are now available can be overwhelming. Hot Tubs, Saunas, and Steam Baths is the one guidebook homeowners will need for selecting, installing, and enjoying these home spa components.
Full-color photographs complement the text and show the reader the range of designs available for both indoor and outdoor settings. In addition to demystifying the variety of units to choose from, author Alan E. Sanderfoot explains the installation and environmental requirements, addressing such issues as water, drainage, floor and ceiling surfaces, vapor barriers, doors, fencing, and lighting, as appropriate. Since enjoyment is the ultimate goal here, there is plenty of advice on how to make the most of a home spa, sauna, or steam bath, with information on accessories, health benefits, and safety guidelines.
Covering one of the hottest home improvement trends today, Hot Tubs, Saunas, and Steam Baths offers the most up-to-date and accessible information available for anyone interested in creating a relaxing haven in the home.
About the Author
Alan E. Sanderfoot, author of What Color Is Your Swimming Pool?, is the former editor and associate publisher of AQUA Magazine, the leading trade magazine for the pool and spa industry.