Differences Between Saunas and Steam Rooms
WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
We are big fans of heat therapy. The hyperthermic response brought on by sauna and steam room use can naturally work wonders for your body from the inside out. While both rooms are nice and toasty, and prime spots for relaxation, there are some major differences that may influence your choice.
Descendant of the historic Finnish saunas
- <20% humidity.
- Made of wood.
- Heated by a gas, wood, electric stove.
- >100% humidity.
- Generally made with tile (or check out Scandia’s low maintenance Advanced Hybrid Steam Rooms!).
- Heated with steam from boiling water.
- Respiratory health.
- Allergy relief.
- Decreased asthma symptoms.
- Lung and skin health.