The Ultimate Guide to Spas and Hot Tubs : Troubleshooting and Tricks of the Trade

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If you are thinking about getting a hot tub or spa - or already own one - here is the best investment you can make. There's no greater luxury than relaxing in your own hot tub or spa. If you'd like to take the plunge with confidence - and not get soaked - let Terry Tamminen, "poolman to the stars," show you how to do it yourself and save thousands.Terry helps you select, purchase, install, repair, maintain, and upgrade all types of spas and hot tubs. You get parts and tools lists, tricks of the trade for each procedure, and a difficulty rating to help you decide if it's time to call a professional. Invite the neighbors to enjoy your new spa or hot tub! This title helps you with: selecting the right spa or hot tub (from over a dozen types) for your site, budget, and individual needs; and, realistic cost estimates. It features: easy-to-understand, photo-illustrated installation and repair guides; and, simple-to-build decks and enclosures for added enjoyment, privacy, and value. It offers information on: heating inexpensively and heater repair; automatic cleaning; water chemistry made easy; winterizing sources of cost-saving generic parts; and, more!

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IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT GETTING A HOT TUB OR SPA -- OR ALREADY OWN ONE -- HERE IS THE BEST INVESTMENT YOU CAN MAKE

There's no greater luxury than relaxing in your own hot tub or spa. If you'd like to take the plunge with confidence—and not get soaked—let Terry Tamminen, "poolman to the stars," show you how to do it yourself and save thousands. Terry helps you select, purchase, install, repair, maintain, and upgrade all types of spas and hot tubs. You get parts and tools lists, tricks of the trade for each procedure, and a difficulty rating to help you decide if it's time to call a professional.

Invite the neighbors to enjoy your new spa or hot tub!

  • Selecting the right spa or hot tub (from over a dozen types) for your site, budget, and individual needs
  • Realistic cost estimates
  • Easy-to-understand, photo-illustrated installation and repair guides
  • Simple-to-build decks and enclosures for added enjoyment, privacy, and value
  • Heating inexpensively and heater repair
  • Automatic cleaning
  • Water chemistry made easy
  • Winterizing
  • Sources of cost-saving generic parts
  • And more!

About the Author:

Terry Tamminen is a leading expert on pools and spas. The owner/operator of a Malibu, California, pool/spa service business with a star-studded clientele, he has provided technical advice on large-scale water chemistry and pool technology projects for over 25 years. With Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Mr. Tamminen founded numerous Waterkeeper programs to protect our nation's rivers and coastlines. He currently serves as Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency and is also author of The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual and The Ultimate Guide to Above-Ground Pools, both published by McGraw-Hill.

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