The addition of a home sauna offers a unique way to promote health and wellness. Since the 1950s, home saunas have increased in popularity due to their many benefits.
Today, people use saunas of all varying types for various benefits. For example, many people enjoy using home saunas to help cleanse and rid their bodies of toxins. Saunas produce this effect by using high temperatures to initiate sweating.
Using a sauna also offers many other benefits, including reduced stress, enhanced skin appearance, and soothing sore muscles. If you’re thinking about purchasing a traditional home sauna, keep reading to learn some helpful information to guide your buying process.
Important Features in a Home Sauna
Shopping for a home sauna can become overwhelming.
With many options and types available, it’s important to spend time carefully selecting the best sauna for you. You must purchase the correct type of home sauna for your intended usage.
Below, we’ll explore some of the most important features to consider when shopping for a home sauna.
Indoor Home Saunas
The first thing to consider when shopping for a sauna is whether you want an indoor or an outdoor sauna. Indoor saunas are usually free-standing, which means they can be placed anywhere in your home.
Often, people use indoor saunas in-home fitness rooms or gyms, bathrooms, or even in-home spas.
People who want a sauna that is easy to maintain and install may prefer an indoor sauna.
In addition, indoor saunas provide easy access, right from the comfort of your own home. While many gyms and fitness centers have indoor saunas, this requires a trip to the gym.
An indoor sauna can give you more accessibility and convenience to use a sauna. Browse our selection of indoor saunas for sale for more information.
Outdoor Home Saunas
As its name suggests, outdoor saunas are designed to be placed in an outdoor setting, such as the backyard or near a lake. This type of sauna offers more flexibility in sizing and shape than indoor saunas do.
It may also provide a more relaxing space with more privacy than an indoor sauna. Outdoor saunas tend to be more visually appealing, thereby producing a better sense of relaxation.
Our outdoor saunas for sale typically include a pitched roof and are designed to withstand rain, snow, and other outdoor weather conditions.
Shoppers should also understand the difference between a traditional sauna and an infrared sauna.
Traditional saunas work by heating the air, using heat and steam. While rocks were once heated over an open fire, modern saunas use electric elements to create heat.
Most traditional saunas can reach up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit.
- See our full line of traditional saunas for sale.
A newer type of sauna technology, known as an infrared sauna, uses infrared radiation instead of steam.
This means the environment is far less humid and the overall temperature of the sauna is lower. Both types of saunas provide effective results, with their advantages and disadvantages.
Purchasing an infrared sauna may be preferable for home use and increased comfort (due to lower internal temperatures). Infrared saunas are often more affordable than traditional saunas.
Some smaller saunas are the right size for only two people, while other larger models can hold your entire family.
- Browse our full lineup of Infrared saunas for sale.
Capacity of Saunas
When shopping for a home sauna, determining the appropriate size is also a consideration.
We offer multiple sauna sizes including:
- One person saunas for sale
- Two person saunas for sale
- Three person saunas for sale
- Four person saunas for sale
The size you select will depend on how much space you have and how many people you anticipate using the saunas.
Best Traditional Home Sauna Options
Looking for some suggestions?
Check out these best home sauna options below, categorized by a specific need. This includes an option from each of the sauna categories mentioned above.
If you’re looking for a traditional sauna made specifically for the indoors, the Baldwin 2 person traditional sauna is a great choice.
The heating mechanism can heat the sauna space to 170 degrees, while the thermo-hygrometer allows for adjustable humidity levels. This sauna is the perfect size for use by two adults.
In addition, the interior lighting and superior ventilation system make using this indoor sauna ultra comfortable. This sauna would be best for the shopper looking for an indoor sauna that is easy to use, yet effective.
The Grandby three person sauna offers a spacious outdoor sauna solution.
Featuring eight ceramic heaters, this outdoor sauna can quickly reach desired temperatures of up to 140 degrees. The attractive design will also make your backyard look great!
This exciting infrared sauna also features amazing features, such as built-in cup holders and Bluetooth technology. This type of outdoor sauna is perfect for a sauna user looking for top of the line features in their sauna purchase.
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There’s a lot to love about the Savannah 3 person sauna.
For an indoor sauna, this option is perfect for the shopper looking for extra space. The featured Canadian red cedar design is also beautiful from an aesthetic perspective.
One exciting feature of this infrared sauna is the adjustable backrests, which help enhance user comfort. In addition, the mood lighting is sure to help you relax.
- See more Sunray infrared sauna options.
Dundalk Canadian Timber Serenity Sauna
The Dundalk Canadian Timber Serenity sauna provides the ultimate serene environment.
Featuring a classic barrel shape, this sauna even includes a front porch with benches for seating. Inside, this serenity sauna features a sturdy bench that allows users to sit up or lay down during the sauna experience.
This outdoor sauna would be perfect for someone looking for maximum comfort and privacy when using their sauna.
In summary, shopping for a home sauna requires a few critical decisions.
Shoppers should determine their needs and goals for a sauna to help them determine which type is most suitable. The four sauna products mentioned above offer exceptional quality and durability when compared to other home sauna models.
Purchasing a home sauna is a great addition to any home, helping you to promote health and wellness regularly.