Investing in an in-home sauna is one of the smartest things a homeowner can do. Not only does it eliminate the need for a gym membership that you only use for the sauna facilities, it can also serve as a future investment to your home.
There are several ways you can go about purchasing and installing your sauna. A lot of consumers are ordering sauna heaters online and having them installed upon delivery. It is a quick and easy option to get your sauna up and running in no time.
The only problem with ordering products online is that you can’t always be sure of the quality and functionality beforehand. You can do your part my reading reviews and reading up on the manufacturer but you still can’t always be sure what you’ll be getting. Here are a few tips and tricks to having luck with ordering your sauna heater online.
Consider safety features before anything else
Investing is a safe sauna and sauna heater should be your number 1 priority. There should be no risk of starting a fire with your sauna and certain safety features can ensure that. You also need to have a limit on the heat output from the heater so that there is no medical danger while you take in the heat of your sauna.
If you have children you should invest in even more safety features. Some saunas only operate with a code or key so consider this feature if you have curious kids running around the house. Saunas can be fine for children in moderation but they don’t know how to properly use one on their own. You can prevent this from happening but investing in special childproof safety features.
Calculate the correct heater size for your sauna room
With the proper heater size and strength you should be looking at a 20-30 minute heating time for your sauna. A heater that is too small for the room size will take much longer. One that is much too large will heat the room quickly but it might not be safe for your body to adapt to heat that rapidly. Ask a sauna professional about the appropriate heater size for your sauna room.
Only order from a reputable company
WIth any product purchase your best bet for quality materials and helpful customer service is to only buy from a reputable source. There are plenty of sauna retailers and manufacturers out there but do some research before choosing one. Read up on how long the company has been in the business of saunas and read reviews from fellow customers.
Think about your specific sauna goals
Is your sauna for a complete detox? Do you want to illuminate your skin? What type do you think is best, a steam room or infrared sauna? These are all questions you should ask before you start the shopping process. Certain types of saunas and heaters are better for accomplishing certain goals, like detoxifying or muscle rejuvenation.