Sauna Room Components Choices and options for Liner Kits, as listed on Sauna Kit Pricing Quotes
This page provides an overview of Sauna Components for Commercial and Residential traditional saunas. All Sauna Components shown here are custom fit to your pre-framed and insulated sauna room for indoor custom saunas and outdoor sauna buildings.
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Tongue & Groove Paneling: boards for walls & ceiling are cut to fit rough opening of your custom sauna room. Superior Sauna woods are kiln dried to 6-8% moisture to lock and stabilize wood fibers, greatly reducing board shinkage/warpage and cracking after installation. Best to install with Stainless Steel Nails in air powered brad nailer gun, for speed and accuracy. Read about Aspen and Cedar woods: Sauna Woods Health & Ecology Information
Interior Trim Package: for a finished look to a custom sauna, includes 3/4" cove molding trim for wall corners / ceiling, beveled door casing / window trim and 3/4" x 3-1/2" baseboard trim. Choice of Basswood to match Aspen walls or Cedar to match Western Red Cedar walls.
Sauna Heater: For Traditional Finnish sauna experience, pour water on rocks for steam, or just use dry heat if preferred. Choose convenient electric, traditional wood burning stoves or natural gas/propane stoves to fit any size custom sauna room.
Heater Guard: Protects people from accidentally bumping into hot stove. Choice of white Basswood or Cedar. Commercial quality heavy duty triple support design with leg and rubber foot pad. 2-sided for corner mounted heaters or 3-sided for center of wall mounted heaters.
Sauna Lighting: options for your custom sauna room, choice of halogen recessed lighting with LED color therapy bulbs or standard incandescent fixtures.
Benches: Commercial quality and lasting comfort for your custom sauna. Wall mounted benches with rails and pillar supports. Portable benches work well for additional guest seating.
Bench Skirting or Valance: is a popular finishing option for residential and commercial Custom Saunas. Bench Skirting is available in Western Red Cedar or white Basswood to match bench top material.
Paraffin Oil Kit: protects sauna woods by providing a natural surface barrier and not allowing excess moisture / perspiration to soak into woods. For best results, use on new sauna room walls and benches. Three 1 Liter bottles in kit.
Backrests: Standard 3-bar or Deluxe style, helps keep walls clean and provides airflow between you and the wall. Choice of Basswood to match white Aspen walls or Cedar to match Western Red Cedar walls. Portable headrests and pillows are great for comfort when laying down.
Sauna Doors: Choice of standard 'All Glass' panel doors or custom made doors to fit any size rough opening for your custom sauna room. Sizes from 20" to 36" wide.
Sauna Windows: Double paned insulated glass units framed with Cedar wood, available in several sizes. Sauna windows allow a view of scenery and ambient light to enter the sauna.
Sauna Flooring Tiles: Easy snap together wooden tiles with plastic base are removable for thorough cleaning of sauna. Base allows drainage of excess water or evaporation. Comfortable natural walking surface in smooth sanded finish. Ipe (pronounced e-pay) hardwood tiles are 1 foot (12") square, excellent durabilty for the busiest of commercial saunas. The Western Red Cedar tiles have actual coverage size of 11-3/8" x 11-3/8" and work well for residential saunas. We recommend at least enough tiles to cover walking area in sauna room. The Perfect Custom Sauna Walkway!
Foil Vapor Barrier: special made for sauna construction, aluminum foil w/craft paper backing provides effective vapor seal to block moisture from getting into sauna walls. Staple to framed and insulated wall before T&G paneling goes up. Cover walls and ceiling of sauna room and for best results, use high-heat aluminum foil tape on seams.
Vents: Sauna rooms need ventilation for comfortable breathing and maintaining healthy sauna woods. There should be a lower intake vent near sauna heater and an outlet vent on opposite wall about 1/3 height up from floor. In some custom sauna designs, a 1/2" gap under the door will work for fresh air inlet. Proper venting also allows just enough air movement to help evaporate moisture during cool down.
Stainless Steel Nails: for easily installing T&G paneling with a nail gun. Other kinds of nails will corrode and leave streaks on sauna wood. All nails are 2" length in bonded sticks for pnuematic nail gun use.
Sauna Accessories: increase enjoyment with quality amenities designed for traditional steam sauna. Many accessories are available in at least 2 wood choices to match your sauna room.
Outdoor Sauna Options: build your own shell and install Liner Kit or purchase New Englander complete kit.
Other Sauna Options: save building time with a Pre-fab Sauna Kit or consider a Hot Yoga Sauna for your custom sauna build.
With proper design and the right Sauna Components, a Custom Sauna will last many years for family and friends to enjoy.