Home & Garden Furniture

The Steam Shower Revolution Is Here to Stay

The steam shower has become a revelation to home owners the world over and this is mainly due to their amazing therapeutic abilities and the luxurious facilities and gadgets that come fully integrated within the interior of the self-enclosed cabins.
The steam shower innovation comes from its basis where it has been built around the concept of a shower enclosure with a combination of a wondrous array of extras such as steam generators, hand held and overhead showers and within the larger models known as steam shower baths, the whirlpool bath.
They are self-contained and come in flat packed sections consisting of floor base, glass walls and doors with a top and are standalone units which means you do not have to build them into the structure of your bathroom, much like the idea behind the design of an infrared sauna but with hot and cold plumbing.
Unlike the more conventional shower, you do not need to install an exhaust fan from inside your bathroom, leading outside of your home to get rid of the moisture because the steam is sucked back into the unit by an internal fan which circulates water back into the unit.
Furthermore they are each built with an ozone sterilisation system which in short cleans and protects the interior from mould and mildew.
A few minutes after you are finished using them, a small motor turns on automatically and dry's all the moisture, not only in the unit itself but also throughout all the plumbing.
You may have to wipe down the glass doors and windows occasionally because of soap or shampoo streaks but they require very little maintenance once they are installed within your home.
Finding the perfect unit for the space in your bathroom you have available and the style you want to fit with your bathroom decor, you have to do a little research first.
To begin with, you have to know the dimensions such as the Length, Width and Height of the area in your bathroom.
All these dimensions are critical for assembly and installation so ensure that you have the required space.
There are many different models on the market, with many unique shapes and sizes, so your first step is to take detailed measurements.
This will also help to reduce e on your search time because you will now know what models will fit in your space and which ones won't because of their dimensions.
Next, decide if you want a standard Walk in Model, one with a Whirlpool Bath or whether you wish to have a single units or one of the larger models for two people.
Space may be a factor in your decision here.
Speaking from experience, I would suggest a unit that you can stretch your legs out when you sit in them for a walk in model, if you have the space, because you will find yourself spending a lot more time relaxing in a steam shower than just a normal shower so being able to sit down and stretch out your legs will be greatly appreciated.
No matter which type of enclosure you go for always ensure you utilise the services of a qualified professional for installation, this will protect your warranty and its overall lifespan.

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