Outdoor Saunas

How to Heat Up a Wood-Burning Sauna as Quickly as Possible?

It is easy to heat a sauna with a wood stove quickly and if you heat the stove correctly, you can save a lot of time on the sauna preparation to enjoy the bath procedures longer. Which wood is best for the sauna? The wood you use is very important for how long your sauna heats up. How it burns affects how soon you will heat up the steam room. It is important that the firewood is dry and medium-sized. You...

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How to assemble barrel sauna alone? Client experience

Daniel Bordovsky (known by his artist name Borrtex) is a Czech minimalist piano composer who has a passion for creating music and taking on new challenges. Daniel decided to take on the task of building a DIY barrel sauna, and in just five days, he successfully assembled it himself. Not only does he now have a place to relax and de-stress, but he also has the satisfaction of knowing that he built it with his own two hands. Building a...

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Black Friday 2022

All popular retailers launch Black Friday sales every year. Baltresto team have prepared discounts on top-sales hot tub and barrel saunas for you as well. Black Friday on Baltresto website is from 1 to 27 November. You will find the best year offers and low prices in OFFERS section. Hurry up, the promo time of Black friday 2022 is limited! Make a gift for you and your family - a barrel sauna or hot tub for relax evenings together.

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Baltresto barrel sauna review

Joern Kahn, the owner of the HeimHausGarten online- platform, shared his experience of assembling a sauna in our blog. Enjoy the reading! Content Ordering process and customer support Delivery barrel sauna Assembly of the barrel sauna Sauna session Conclusion In search of a barrel sauna for the home garden, the search on the Internet and also local gives a lot. The market now offers many dealers and manufacturers...

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How to protect barrel sauna from mold. Internal treatment

Here are some major points that need to be considered before buying any protective agent for outdoor sauna treatment: Type of treatment: external surfaces or internal parts of a barrel sauna Type of the surface: floor, ceiling, benches or entire sauna Is any additional treatment planned for decorative purposes Whether application of the chosen agent is easy and convenient enough Protective agents have specific composition for different kinds of treatment. Such division is absolutely necessary, as it not only allows protecting the surfaces from negative...

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DIY Barrel sauna: How to lay the Foundation your Outdoor sauna?

The main idea of any foundation is to lift the barrel sauna from the ground, so that its wooden legs, treated with antiseptic, do not absorb any moisture and can serve for as long as possible. Thanks to its small weight (from 500 to 1500 kilograms) the barrel sauna don’t need any fundamental foundation - the main requirement to follow is to choose the flattest possible site! The presence of any uneven parts on the surface may result in loose closing...

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Reasons for mold appearance on the barrel sauna

Wood is a natural material that is not only environmentally friendly and aesthetically attractive but also has good hygroscopic properties. Wood quickly absorbs moisture, forming a very favorable habitat for fungi, mold, microorganisms, and insects. The reasons can be as follows:

1. Bioactive outer environment

The main reason for mold appearance and growth is the high moisture content in the air. For example, frequent rains or the location of your site near a water reservoir beneficially influence the active appearance of mold. A...

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Traditional bamboo whisk. What is it and how to use?

A bamboo whisk is a great present for any sauna-fun! Each bath attendant will surely appreciate its useful features and unusual look! A bamboo whisk is a bunch of long and thin bamboo sticks. Although it is called a whisk, it is not used as an usual branch whisk: it is for soft relaxing massage but not for hard beating. Bamboo whisk massage stimulates blood flow and strengthens the cardio-vascular system. Soft massage and touch of bamboo sticks accelerate skin...

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Thermowood – the best solution for manufacturing saunas

Thermal wood is one of the best materials for the manufacturing of saunas and hot tubs, as well as for construction, decoration, interior design, and rooms with high humidity. This is due to the excellent performance and decorative properties. To make it long lasting, the materials used in the manufacturing of saunas and wooden hot tubs must have high moisture resistance and be less prone to decay. That is why the best option is heat-treated wood. Remember that thermally modified wood...

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How to properly take care for the outdoor sauna inside to extend its service life (Part2)

What effects does inappropriate use have on the outdoor sauna?

Inappropriate use of the outdoor sauna leads to rotting of even the most durable wood species. To avoid such problems with wood, it requires some special treatments. Sauna wood affected by fungus can be treated with ultraviolet radiation. UV ray deactivates all types of mold. Even though gray stains might remain after the UV treatment, it not dangerous and can be cleaned with specialized solutions. The treatment of the external side of...

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