Build Your Home With A Sauna Inside It

When my husband and I purchased our first home, the process was stressful, but we settled on one we liked enough to live in temporarily until we expanded our family. When moving time arrived, we both dreaded the expected stress. We ended up using a different real estate agent than we did the first time, and we made a great decision, because she had a lot of home remodeling knowledge! We were adamant on finally finding our "perfect" home this time. When she showed us homes that lacked features we desired that we would have "nixed" before, she let us know if the feature could be added, and usually it could! We are now in our new home that we had a few small renovations performed on after we bought it, and we love it! I want to help others by sharing some remodeling tips I learned on a blog!

Build Your Home With A Sauna Inside It

16 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

During the process of designing your custom home, you may wish to think about how you'll spend your time relaxing. Relaxation might not be on the short-term agenda as you and the home builder work on plans for the residence, but once the house is built and you've moved in, it will be time to put your feet up. One relaxation-friendly element to consider for a custom home is a sauna. Whether you opt for a dry sauna, a wet sauna, or an infrared model, it's a good idea to have this fixture built into your home instead of attempt to add it afterward. Here are some benefits of having a sauna in your home.

It Encourages Relaxation

Many people know that it's a good idea to relax more, but between a busy work schedule and spending time with your family, doing so might not always be a priority. Failing to relax can lead to a variety of health issues, however, and you may end up with high blood pressure, increased weight, or even depression because you don't take time to unwind. When you have your custom home built with a sauna inside it, you'll have a perfect venue for relaxing just a few steps away.

It Will Save You Money

If you're an avid sauna enthusiast, the idea of having your own wet, dry, or infrared sauna in your custom home can be very exciting. The financial benefits of this addition can also be worth considering. For example, someone who visits a spa or similar type of area to sit in a sauna may spend a significant amount of money during this activity. Over the course of several years, the money that you spend visiting the spa can be significantly more than you'd pay your custom builder to install a sauna in your home.

It May Serve As A Money-Making Opportunity

Some people who have saunas in their homes choose to use this element to make a bit of money. Many healthcare practitioners who work at home favor homes with saunas. For example, if you're a massage therapist, you could have your clients sit in the sauna for a short while before the massage. You can charge extra for this service, and you may find that the massage itself is easier for you because a client's muscles are relaxed. There are many different types of saunas to consider, and your custom builder can look at different models and discuss them with you.