Questions and Answers About Barrel Saunas

Are barrel saunas easy to use?

Less energy is used to heat the room due to the efficient use of air space. Additionally, the thick red cedar wood slats are excellent insulators, keeping the exterior of the sauna cool even on top of the sauna.

How much is a barrel sauna?

Barrel saunas cost between $2,500 and $15,000. Most barrel sauna kits cost around $5,000, but you do find great deals on barrel sauna kits.

How long can a barrel sauna last?

All our cedar barrel saunas use 100% Canadian Red Cedar. We choose the highest quality cedar for its proven weatherability and weather resistance. Cedar is the best wood choice for extending outdoor life. With proper care and maintenance, your cedar sauna should last 15-20 years.

Do barrel saunas need a roof?

Many times, barrel sauna owners may have to cover the barrel sauna when not in use, or build an auxiliary roof on top of their barrel sauna. Barrel saunas in four-season climates are prone to maintenance issues. Not on the bench. Barrel saunas suffer because they are only one bench height.

What is the best barrel sauna?

Excellent price/quality ratio, spacious interior and durable construction. Electric heaters can generate damp or dry heat and reach 195 F in an hour.
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