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Looking to add an indoor sauna to your home for the many health benefits? An indoor sauna provides a peaceful sanctuary for relaxation and therapeutic heat sessions in the comfort of your own home. Indoor saunas come in different styles including traditional saunas, infrared saunas, and hybrid saunas. This guide will explore the best indoor sauna brands and products available from Airpuria with free shipping.

Overview of Indoor Sauna Types

There are a few main types of indoor saunas to choose from:

Traditional Saunas

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In a traditional sauna, rocks or stones are placed on top of or near a conventional sauna heater. These stones act as a heat reservoir, absorbing and storing the heat generated by the heater. Traditional saunas typically reach temperatures between 150-200°F.

Authentic traditional saunas deliver soothing dry heat for an immersive sauna experience. Using water is optional when water is poured over the heated rocks, it creates steam and raises the humidity levels inside the sauna.

Traditional saunas are constructed from high-quality wood, such as reforested Canadian hemlock. The wood must be properly sealed and finished to withstand the high heat and humidity.

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Infrared Saunas

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Infrared saunas use infrared heaters or panels made of infrared emitting materials to directly deliver healing infrared heat. The infrared waves penetrate the body to produce a deep, detoxifying sweat at lower temperatures between 100-150°F.

Infrared saunas are crafted with hemlock or other soft woods for comfort. The infrared heating technology allows for more compact sizing while still accommodating several people. Infrared saunas provide targeted, soothing heat without humidity.

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Hybrid Saunas

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Hybrid saunas combine traditional sauna heaters with infrared heating technology to deliver the benefits of both. The traditional heaters with stones create pleasant humidity and heat. While the infrared panels deliver direct, penetrating rays for a deep sweat.

Hybrid saunas utilize the same high-quality wood as a traditional sauna, along with the heating elements of both sauna types. This allows for complete customization of your sauna session.

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Benefits of an Indoor Home Sauna

Investing in an indoor sauna for your home provides many excellent benefits:

  • Full-Body Relaxation - Sinking into the heat of a sauna soothes the muscles, relieves tension, and promotes total body relaxation. The dry air is calming and meditative.

  • Detoxification - Sweating rids the body of toxins, heavy metals, and other impurities. Frequent sauna use cleanses the body and skin.

  • Stress Relief - The heat generates endorphins responsible for the ‘sauna high.’ This elevated mood and relaxation response reduces stress.

  • Cardiovascular Health - Heating accelerates the heart rate similar to exercise. With routine use, saunas improve cardiovascular health.

  • Pain Relief - The penetrating heat of infrared saunas can alleviate muscle and joint pain, arthritis, chronic fatigue, and fibromyalgia.

  • Immunity Boost - Saunas temporarily increase core body temperature which stimulates an immune response. Over time, regular use strengthens immunity.

  • Anti-Aging & Skin Health - Sweat rinses the pores and infuses the skin with nutrients. Regular use improves tone, texture, and appearance.

  • Weight Loss - Infrared saunas help burn calories. The body remains heated after a session, prolonging calorie expenditure.

  • Improved Sleep - The relaxation response and body heat from sauna use leads to deeper, more restful sleep.

  • Therapeutic Heat All Year - Indoor saunas provide full access to dry and infrared heat, even in cold weather.

Owning an indoor sauna means having your own personal escape for relaxation and healing anytime you need it.

Airpuria's Collection of Indoor Saunas

Airpuria offers an extensive collection of indoor saunas ↗ for your home from leading brands like Enlighten Sauna, Medical Breakthrough, and Sunray Saunas. All saunas ship free within the contiguous United States.

Enlighten Indoor Traditional Saunas

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Enlighten Sauna specializes in beautifully crafted traditional saunas made from reforested Canadian hemlock wood. Their indoor saunas are available in different sizes, for two to five people.

The Enlighten Dry Traditional Sauna MoonLight series ↗ offers a classic sauna style with character. The saunas feature a Bluetooth sound system, soft mood lighting, and ergonomic design. This sauna series provides authentic dry cedar heat without compromise.

Enlighten's Dry Traditional Sauna SunRise series ↗ delivers an exquisite sauna experience. The SunRise saunas include premium features like chromotherapy lighting, ionizer air purification, and premium Bluetooth audio. These saunas are built for comfort, aesthetics, and an enjoyable therapeutic heat experience.

Medical Breakthrough Infrared Saunas

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Medical Breakthrough engineers infrared saunas with the latest technology for maximum health benefits. .

The Medical 3 and 4 sauna models ↗ are compact and contemporary. They accommodate one to two persons. The saunas include medical-grade features to detox and rejuvenate the skin. These saunas provide a modern, luxurious sauna experience with proven wellness benefits.

Medical Breakthrough saunas are designed for safety, energy efficiency, and a therapeutic infrared heat experience. Their high-tech saunas transform your health through daily use.

Sunray Infrared Indoor Saunas

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Sunray Saunas manufactures quality infrared saunas with advanced infrared heating technology. They offer indoor infrared saunas at affordable prices without sacrificing function.

The Sunray Bristol Bay corner infrared sauna ↗ provides a unique triangular design to fit in corners. It comfortably fits four people with 10 carbon nano heaters and includes chromotherapy lighting for relaxation.

The Sunray Rosyln infrared sauna ↗ features side-by-side seating for four people. It uses nano carbon heaters to reach your desired temperatures up to 140°F quickly. Luxuries like backrests, mood lighting, and Bluetooth sound are also included.

Sunray infrared saunas deliver an authentic sauna experience with modern infrared at affordable pricing. The indoor saunas are expertly constructed for safety, comfort, and relaxation in compact footprints.

Customizing Your Indoor Sauna

The indoor sauna models from Airpuria come with a wide variety of features. For instance, a blue tooth player with speakers, Detox Routine™, Skin Rejuvenation/Cleansing System™, and more, to give you a personalized sauna sanctuary. Contact the sauna specialists at Airpuria to explore everything your new indoor sauna can be.

Airpuria provides high-caliber indoor saunas from trusted brands with authentic craftsmanship and advanced heating technology. Browse their unbeatable collection of indoor saunas ↗ and contact their team to find your perfect fit.

Installation and Maintenance

Once you’ve selected the ideal indoor sauna, proper installation and maintenance will help it to last for many years.


The installation will depend on the type of sauna:

  • Portable indoor saunas – These freestanding units can be easily assembled in your chosen spot. They often plug into a standard outlet.

  • Prefab saunas – Prefab saunas require more assembly and hardwiring into dedicated electrical by a professional.

  • Custom built-ins – Permanent custom saunas need full installation and wiring by a licensed professional. They will construct and waterproof the sauna walls and ceiling before installing all the components like heaters, vents, lights, and accessories. This guarantees safety and proper function.

Consider hiring an electrician to install new wiring and add a fresh dedicated outlet for your sauna. This provides the power needed for optimal use and temperature. Proper installation is the first step to safety and longevity.

Airpuria is pleased to offer an optional installation service for all Enlighten saunas so that you can enjoy the benefits of your new sauna without having to do the setup. Talk to Airpuria today to discuss an Enlighten sauna installation.

Energy Efficiency

Indoor saunas require a good amount of energy to generate and maintain the high heat you desire. Follow these useful tips to keep your sauna energy efficient:

  • Airpuria's saunas are well-insulated to retain heat effectively.

  • Install a timer to shut off heaters after your session ends. Never leave your sauna running unattended.

  • Keep your sauna interior, vents, and heater units clean. This allows for proper airflow and heat distribution.

  • Adjust roof vents and doors to maintain the ideal temperature more than needed wastes energy.

  • Limit the opening and closing of doors and windows once the sauna is preheated.

  • Turn on the sauna 30-60 minutes before use so it's ready when you are. Avoid full reheat between sessions.

  • Set your sauna at a moderate temperature suited to your comfort and health needs. Extreme heat demands more energy.

Proper Care and Maintenance

Like any heavily used appliance, saunas require care and maintenance. Follow these guidelines to keep your indoor sauna running at its best:

  • Wipe down benches and interior walls periodically with a natural cleaner to prevent residue buildup.

  • Remove sweat or dirt marks on the exterior with a wood-safe cleaner to preserve the wood's integrity.

  • Plug floor drains (if you have one) to keep moisture from collecting underneath the sauna.

  • Inspect under the benches and in gaps to be sure that no debris blocks the airflow to the heater.

  • Keep the roof and exterior properly sealed.

  • Check heaters often and replace rocks or panels when they show signs of wear.

  • Test wood benches, backrests, and accessories for stability and integrity as the wood ages.

  • Verify door seals, hinges and handles function smoothly. Replace if needed.

  • Clean or replace the sauna rocks for traditional saunas once a year or more, if heavily used.

For outdoor saunas, we recommend protecting your investment with a sauna cover. This can extend the lifespan of the sauna - helping it remain functional and aesthetically pleasing for many years.

Frequently Asked Questions About Indoor Saunas

How do I get a custom sauna?

If you'd like a sauna made to your exact specifications, contact Airpuria. The Airpuria team will work with you to build the perfect custom sauna that meets your needs and preferences - any size, and any features that you want.

How hot do indoor saunas get?

Traditional saunas typically reach 150-200°F, though many include adjustable heat and ventilation. Infrared saunas maintain lower temperatures of around 120-140°F. The heat level impacts the intensity and duration of sessions.

What is the difference between infrared and traditional saunas?

Traditional saunas use heaters with stones to warm the air and deliver dry heat that warms the air and heats the body. Water can also be used for humidity. Infrared saunas use infrared heating panels to directly penetrate the body for a deep sweat without humidity.

How long do indoor sauna sessions last?

Time spent in an indoor sauna depends on the heat and your tolerance, but 15-20 minutes is common. Start low at 10 minutes and build towards 30-minute sessions. Listen to your body and stay hydrated.

Do I need special wiring or electrical work for an indoor sauna?

Portable saunas often just need a dedicated 110V outlet, while larger saunas may require 220V wiring. Consider hiring an electrician to install proper outlets and wiring to handle the electrical load and frequency of use.

Can I install an indoor sauna myself?

Freestanding portable saunas simply require assembly. But for built-ins, it is best to hire professionals for electrical work, framing, waterproofing, ventilation, and installation. Airpuria offers installation service on all Enlighten saunas.

How much humidity is in an indoor sauna?

Traditional saunas create dry heat with 10-20% humidity. Steam saunas and humidifiers can produce wet saunas that have 40-50% humidity. Infrared saunas do not use steam so remain dry.

What precautions should I take in an indoor sauna?

Stay hydrated, avoid alcohol, start slow with sessions under 30 minutes, cool down slowly, and consult your doctor if you have any health conditions before using your sauna.

How often should I use my indoor sauna?

Experts recommend using your sauna 3 to 7 times a week to lower your blood pressure and achieve other wellness benefits. Listen to your body and build up frequency gradually if new to sauna use.

Bring the Benefits of an Indoor Sauna Home

Indoor saunas are ideal for self-care and enhancing your overall well-being all year round. An indoor sauna allows you to reap the relaxation and health benefits of sauna therapy every day in your own home.

Airpuria provides high-quality indoor saunas with authentic craftsmanship and advanced heating technology for a soothing dry or infrared heat experience. Their indoor saunas come with warranties and ship free within the contiguous US.

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Investing in an indoor sauna opens up a world of relaxation, healing, and wellness any time you need it. Airpuria provides an unrivaled selection of high-caliber indoor saunas to transform your home into your own personal, peaceful refuge.

Financing Your New Indoor Sauna

Investing in a high-quality indoor sauna for your home is a significant yet rewarding purchase. At Airpuria, we offer financing options to help make your new indoor sauna more affordable.

0% Financing for Individuals

For those who qualify, we provide 0% interest financing for up to 18 months when purchasing one of our indoor saunas. This makes budgeting the cost over time interest-free and manageable.

Business Financing Programs

Airpuria also offers tailored financing programs for business owners looking to buy an indoor sauna. These plans provide flexible terms and competitive interest rates to suit your business needs.

Explore Your Financing Options

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With proper financing, you can invest in a top-quality indoor sauna without the upfront burden. Contact our team today to explore your options and find the right plan for your needs and budget.

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