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Common Sauna Problems A well-crafted sauna will give you years of trouble-free use. Solid wall construction, proper insulation, a durable vapor barrier, and quality carpentry will help your sauna last a lifetime. Proper care and maintenance, discussed on page 99, will also ward off

SPA PRODUCTS

Sauna Maintenance Saunas are one of the easiest home luxury items to maintain. Unlike spas which have pumps, motors, filters, and heaters saunas have only heaters to worry about. And unlike spa water, which needs routine monitoring and chemical treatment, a sauna’s interior is

SPA TREATMENTS AT HOME

Except for the rules above, the pronunciation is close to Spanish or Italian, with softer consonants. avanto. A hole in the ice of a frozen lake or sea. avantouinti. “Ice hole swimming” is the loose translation. It means swimming in a frozen lake or

SPA HOME DEPOT

Steam Bath History and Contemporary Trends Spas, saunas, and steam baths each have a rich history that goes back thousands of years. Oftentimes these histories cross and collide, blurring the lines between warm-water, hot-air, and steam therapies. The terms sauna and steam bath are

SPA AT HOME RECIPES

Preventing Sauna Problems Caring for your sauna room will be much easier if you take some preventive steps. First, the floor beneath the duckboards should be properly sealed. This includes concrete floors and the grout lines in ceramic tile floors. Of course, the less

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Press the “lamp” button on the control panel to turn the light back on. This is a natural process of the wood. You can restore the clarity of the wood with a solution of water and oxalic acid. Oxalic acid is used to bleach

HOW TO DO A SPA AT HOME

Routine Care Once in a while, your sauna needs some special care. Here’s a look at the mild nuisances you are likely to encounter at one time or another. Dirty Floors. Sweep or vacuum the sauna interior periodically to remove dirt, hair, and other

SPA HOME DECOR

Getting into Steam Baths Open any home decorating magazine and you’re likely to see a bathroom so beautiful you’ll wish you were a towel. You’d be able to hang out there all day. That’s how I feel about my bathroom. Part of the master

HAIR SPA AT HOME

How to Take a Traditional Sauna Bath There is no one right way to take a sauna bath. But that won’t prevent me from offering recommended procedures to the novice or uninitiated sauna users. Here are some guidelines for taking a traditional sauna. Saunas

SPA AT HOME IDEAS

Talk the Talk If you’re going to bathe like the Finns, you might as well talk like them. The Finns have a sauna vocabulary that is difficult and sometimes impossible to translate. For a quick lesson in Finnish sauna lexicon, check out these words