Outdoor Saunas

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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...

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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....

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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 wound,...

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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...

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How to properly take care for the outdoor sauna inside to extend its service life (Part1)

Cleaning surfaces from contamination An outdoor sauna needs due care for long-term, trouble-free service. It includes a set of measures aimed at keeping surfaces free from contamination and subsequent disinfection for as long as possible to maintain hygiene, as well as to ensure competent operation as per the technical parameters and safety requirements. The easiest way to care for the outdoor sauna is wet cleaning with a brush and water. The last person, leaving the outdoor sauna, should quickly rub the...

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What kinds of sauna accessories are needed?

Sauna Accessories – such important things!  To have an exceptionally pleasant and relaxing session in your home sauna, you need to take care of every little detail. Usually, when equipping a home sauna, we first think of which stove to choose. And that's the best practice because so many things depend on a good and reliable stove. However, when the stove is already purchased, it's time to choose all the high-quality and stylish sauna accessories. A careful approach to the...

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Baltresto Outdoor Barrel Saunas

Ergonomic design of Outdoor Saunas (Barrel Saunas) Baltresto produces outdoor saunas in a shape of a big barrel. Every outdoor sauna equips with everything necessary for good traditional sauna sessions. Such choice of a shape is not an accident! This ergonomic design is ideal for sauna, as the absence of corners significantly hastens the heating of a steam room. Thus, a sauna equipped with a wood-burning stove will reach appropriate temperature within 1 hour, while with an electric stove – during...

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What are the Major Benefits of Using Sauna?

Sauna remains extremely popular in the modern world Have you ever wondered about all the benefits that sauna therapy can provide for you and your family members? This kind of heat and water therapy is probably one of the most favourite ones among humankind. In distant past our ancestors used to visit sauna on a regular basis, in order to reach ideal cleanness and improve health, spending sauna rituals in silence, avoiding making any noise, eating or drinking in sauna … if they...

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