Why It’s Not OK to Heat Pool After Plastering

When to Heat Pool After Heating

Having a swimming pool at home ensures ultimate relaxation and refreshment on hot, sunny days. In addition, pools enhance the overall aesthetic of any house. Plaster is a common material used to construct pools and is a cost-effective alternative to gunite.  Plaster is relatively low maintenance, while also durable with a lifespan upwards of 15 … Read more

6 Excellent Alternatives to Cedar for Sauna

Cedar Alternative for Sauna

When picking cedar alternatives for saunas, you should consider some characteristics. The wood should resist decay and have good thermal insulation but still remain cool to the touch. It also should have minimal knots and a low tendency to splinter. Other factors you could consider are wood appearance and aroma. Continue reading this article to … Read more

Reasons Why Your Barrel Sauna Leaking (And How to Fix)

Barrel Sauna with Leak

If you’re having trouble with your barrel sauna leaking, you may start rethinking your sauna choice. However, this is one of the most common phenomena when it comes to barrel saunas. Barrel saunas are often located outside and are exposed to weather elements.  A barrel sauna leaking may not initially seem problematic, but over time … Read more

6 Quick Steps to Make DIY Sauna Rocks

How to Make DIY Sauna Rocks

Rocks are one of the basic components of traditional steam saunas. The rocks help maintain temperature with the sauna even if the heater is not actively running. Sauna rocks are also used to provide the soothing humidity, which further promotes relaxation.   While you can purchase pre-made sauna rocks, creating your own DIY sauna rocks is … Read more

10 Simple Tips in Determining Where to Measure Sauna Temperature

Sauna with Thermometer

Saunas offer relaxation and health benefits to its guests when used correctly.  To achieve the best possible experience during your sauna session, it’s important to maintain a comfortable temperature of the sauna. To achieve a desirable temperature, it’s important to properly monitor the temperature –this will help you (or the automatic heater) determine whether more … Read more