Spas, Hot Tubs and Home Saunas.
Soaking up to your neck in 100 (deg.) water in a spa or hot tub can do good things for your physical and mental well-being. So can Stretching out on a bench in a sauna where the air is heated to 195'. You can learn about choosing and installing these three devices in Spas, Hot Tubs & Home Saunas (Lane Publishing Co., Menlo Park, Calif,, 1986; $7.95). Right now the most popular of the trio is the spa, and more specifically the portable spa. Our article on page 88 shows seven such spas in place, with their freestanding nature camouflaged by decking, landscaping, or a new addition. Whether you choose one of this new breed of easy-to-install, less-expensive spas, or prefer the deeper, often larger style of an in-ground model, Spas, Hot Tubs & Home Saunas can help you design a space for it in your garden or indoors. In the book, 47 color photographs and numerous illustrations show a wide variety of options in styles and settings. Accessories are also covered, such as insulating lids, which not only help retain heat (and hold down energy costs) but reduce evaporation an important consideration during a drought year. The spa book, now in its second edition, is available at booksellers. Or order it by mail by sending a check, payable to Sunset Books, for $10.45 ($7.95 plus $2.50 for postage and handling), to Book for the Month, Sunset Books, 80 Willow Rd., Menlo Park, Calif. 94025. You can also write for our complete list of more than 200 book and video titles.
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|Date:||Jun 1, 1990|
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