Updating a swimming pool is a great investment in your backyard enjoyment. What kind of investment? It can cost a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. From new tiles to tanning shelves, here are six simple ways to give your pool or spa a refresh on a reasonable budget. Go ahead -- take the plunge this year!
Outdoor rooms — deck or patio-type creations providing a comfortable environment for relaxation, casual entertaining, and just plain enjoying the fresh air — are once again a topic of conversation. Since a hot tub offers the ultimate in outdoor relaxation, it makes the perfect centerpiece for this kind of space.