Outdoor Living Basics

Today, many individuals are taking their home decor and living spaces outside. Outdoor living can consist of designing and creating unique outdoor spaces through construction or landscaping projects - from staining decks to building a koi pond with a cascading waterfall we've got you covered. Homeowners are building outdoor kitchens and fireplaces for entertaining purposes, while others are installing unique lighting concepts to reveal the beauty of their yardwork at night. Whichever project you decide to tackle, Angie's List is here to help you figure out the best way to begin transforming your outdoor living space. 

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House CleaningHot Tubs & Saunas
Are you ready to relax in your Jacuzzi, jetted or hot tub but not sure if it’s clean enough for a soak? We explain how to clean those jets.
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Hot Tubs & Saunas
In addition to fun, a spa allows you to supplement medical treatment for a number of health conditions.
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Hot Tubs & Saunas
Need a few tips on stress-free hot tub entertaining? It’s good to set some basic rules beforehand so guests know what’s expected of them
Clean and refill your spa with fresh water every three to four months, or if you're a more frequent user, every six weeks, Dixon says. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Randy B. of Dallas)
Hot Tubs & Saunas
Keep your hot tub or spa bubbly, well-maintained and ready for almost any condition using these tips from a highly rated hot tub pro.
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Hot Tubs & Saunas
Expect to pay between $5,000 and $15,000 to install a hot tub. The exact cost depends on the hot tub's size, features and quality.