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Types of Infrared Sauna Heaters. Which is right for you?

Types of Infrared Sauna Heaters. Which is right for you?

Ceramic Sauna Heaters vs. Carbon Sauna Heaters We often get the question which heater is best Ceramic or Carbon Fiber? While both types of heaters have distinct advantages and disadvantages, the following information should help you determine which heater type is best for your situation..

Custom Steam Shower vs Steam Shower Enclosures

Custom Steam Shower vs Steam Shower Enclosures

Installing a Custom Steam Showers vs. a Steam Shower Enclosure We often get asked whether one should buy a steam shower enclosure or custom build their own steam shower. In this series of articles, we will discuss the pros and cons of both so you can make an informed decision on which one is right for you..

Health Benefits of Saunas vs. Steam

Health Benefits of Saunas vs. Steam

If you are considering adding a steam shower or sauna in your home, it’s important to know the differences between the two and evaluate your specific health needs before choosing the option that is right for you. Both saunas and steam showers invoke the use of high heat to relax muscles and promote sweating. The most significant difference between the two is the type of heat. Saunas use dry heat generated from carbon or ceramic heaters to increase the room temperature to between 160 and 180 degrees. Steam rooms operate at lower temperatures,..

How to Clean a Whirlpool Bathtub

How to Clean a Whirlpool Bathtub

Whirlpool tub manufacturers recommend you clean your whirlpool tub once every six months. Over time, soap scum, body oils and dirt can build up in your bathtub's pipes causing problems in the circulation of water. It is therefore important to flush and clean your whirlpool bath on a regular basis to keep your tub properly maintained.

Building a Custom Steam Shower

Building a Custom Steam Shower

This is our 2nd installment in our series on building a custom steam shower. In this article we will discuss the major considerations when building a custom steam shower including the materials to be used, layout of the steam shower and key features of the shower to plan for.The steam shower will need to be enclosed and insulated meaning that you will need to have a ceiling for the enclosure (unlike other walk in showers) as well as seals or other type of insulation to keep the steam inside while in the shower. Most custom showers are constr..

Benefits of Steam Baths

Benefits of Steam Baths

Steam baths are considered an important method for purifying and detoxifying the skin and body, increasing circulation, stimulating the immune system and encouraging complete physical and mental well-being. Many specialists are aware of the wide range of benefits of steam: Massage therapists use steam baths in preparation for massage as a means of increasing the suppleness of the muscles and creating a deep sense of relaxation in the body and mind..

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