Sauna And Steam
A sauna is considered to be
the ideal way to relax after a hard day at the office. Likewise
many people will tell you that steam rooms are one of the best
ways to relax. While both of these can be found in many
exercise facilities and health spas you can also find many
people using these sauna and steam rooms at home.
There are lots of companies
that can supply you with the type of sauna or steam room to fit
not only your budget but also your home space. These companies
can show you the various models that are available in their
sauna and steam inventory. You should also ask these companies
about the various installation procedures that are
As so many people are
interested in having their own sauna or steam room the various
companies who manufacture these items have pre-cut saunas,
fully constructed saunas and steam room, and even steam suites.
There are other companies who can provide you with high quality
portable saunas, steam cabinets and steam shower units
While both of these sauna and
steam methods are great ways to relax and reap other health
benefits there are differences that you need to be aware of.
These differences are mainly the way a sauna functions and the
way that a steam unit works.
The housing for both of these
units needs material that can withstand high amounts of heat
and moisture. The sauna and steam houses both need to be able
to be cleaned properly of excess water and possible lime scale
In the sauna you will find
that Cedar wood is considered to be the best wood floor, walls
and ceiling covering. The sauna works by the sauna rocks being
heated to a super critical high level. At this stage there is a
lot of hot, dry air circulating through the sauna. The people
who are in the sauna will spoon some water over the hot rocks.
As the water touches these rocks they will evaporate with a
The result is a fine, almost
invisible mist that rises throughout the sauna room. This mist
slightly cools the sauna room down and prevents it from
becoming too hot. In the steam room the air is moist, humid yet
at the same time hot.
The steam room produces lots
of hot steam that is produced when the heating unit which is
located outside of the steam room heats the water. When this
water has turned into a thick mist it is directed into the
steam room. Here the steam bathes the entire room with a hot
The effects of both sauna and
steam are the people inside develop a high amount of sweat.
This sweating produces many healing benefits for the body. You
may want to find more information about sauna and steam units
and how they can change your life.