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Your basement can offer a peaceful place to install a home sauna. Away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may find it easier to relax in a sauna that has been installed in the basement. Additional soundproofing, walls or doors can be installed to create an additional barrier and added privacy.

So long as the flooring offers ideal support for the sauna and a nearby electrical outlet is handy, you should be all set.


For those with a larger bathroom area, this may be the perfect spot to install your sauna. Create an area dedicated to cleanliness and detoxification. Once you have verified that the flooring and electrical outlets are sufficient for a sauna installation, you can continue with other fixtures and accessories to complete the area. A cabinet for towels, diffuser for essential oils, and a dimmer switch to adjust the lighting to your liking.

Spa Room

Why not take your health, wellness and relaxation to the next level with an entire room dedicated to your sauna? This room could be organized and decorated to feel like a spa, with essential oils, an audio system, low lighting, comfortable chairs, detoxifying products, plants, and more. If this is a room you are planning from scratch, it’s important to have a professional inspect to ensure that the electrical, flooring and insulation are up to par. With the right décor and accessories, you can create a spa-like experience from the comfort of your own home.


While many infrared saunas are built to last as an outdoor sauna, they are not rated for outdoor use in Canada. This is due to the constant fluctuation in temperature along with several other factors.
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