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Is an outdoor sauna worth it?
Improve cardiovascular health. According to a report from Harvard Medical School, a trip to an outdoor sauna may increase your pulse by 30 percent or more and pump almost twice as much blood through your heart.
Can I have a sauna in my backyard?
Outdoors, the sauna can be added to the deck or porch, or built on its own. Wood burning and steam options are perfect for outdoor locations. Here are some things to know about how to build a sauna outdoors: Use a solid, level foundation.
Do outdoor saunas need ventilation?
For safety reasons, sauna ventilation is not required, but it makes the sauna experience more comfortable. Improper or insufficient airflow can hinder heater operation. Sauna ventilation is not like shower ventilation. You are not venting moisture (sauna is basically very dry) and you are not venting to the outdoors.
How long can an outdoor sauna last?
Overall, an outdoor sauna can last for decades. Most saunas can last 15-25 years with proper care and maintenance. Regular maintenance of your sauna, both external and internal, is essential to keeping it in good shape so that it can last as long as possible.
Do infrared saunas need ventilation?
A far infrared sauna is a small space where you can enjoy quiet, relaxation and wellness alone or with a friend or two depending on the size. Saunas are usually made of wood and have four sides, a floor and a roof, so airflow is important. Just like traditional saunas, infrared saunas do require ventilation.