How to protect a barrel sauna?•
Posted on September 19 2022
Saunas are designed to withstand all kinds of weather, expanding and contracting with the temperature and humidity of the air.
How to protect a barrel sauna?
Vacuum or sweep any loose dirt, dust or external debris. Gently scrub the wooden bench with warm water. Lemon essential oil is also a lovely addition to this gentle solution. Add a few drops and enjoy the antibacterial effect and lovely fragrance.
Do barrel saunas need a roof?
Often, barrel sauna owners may have to cover their 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.
Should you oil wood in a sauna?
You should only use the oil on the bench once or twice a year, so the whole process isn't all that time-consuming. Oil also protects the benches from dust and moisture and gives them (in my opinion) nice color and shine.
What is the best floor for a sauna?
Concrete with a polyurea coating emerges as a solution that meets all four criteria: it creates non-porous, non-absorbent floors in saunas, spas, steam rooms and wet rooms.