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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Wooden Infrared Sauna in Top Shape

Infrared Sauna Maintenance Guidelines

Durasage® wooden infrared saunas are low-maintenance due to their provision of dry heat. A simple wipe-down with a damp cloth is generally sufficient for interior cleaning, recommended after each use. Additionally, a more thorough cleaning every two weeks helps maintain optimal cleanliness.

For a deeper clean, consider using a sauna cleaning solution or create your own by diffusing high-quality essential oil in water. Alternatively, a solution of 1 tablespoon of baking soda in a gallon of water can be used for a more intense wood scrub.

Use pure water to reduce future maintenance, avoiding minerals that might cause buildup. While unfiltered water is suitable for cleaning, using filtered or distilled water can save you additional work down the line.

Sauna Bench Cleaning: The sauna bench, being a high-traffic area, requires extra care. Wipe it down with a damp cloth after each use. Perspiration stains, if present, can be easily removed by lightly sanding the affected area.

Sauna Floor Cleaning: The sauna floor, prone to debris and bacteria, benefits from monthly vacuuming with a hand attachment.

Sauna Wall and Heater Maintenance: Sauna walls can be cleaned with the aforementioned sauna cleaners, while exterior walls should be treated like fine furniture. For the heater, use a damp sponge to wipe off debris and buildup when needed, ensuring the heater has cooled down.

Infrared Sauna Usage Tips:

  1. Clean Yourself: Rinse and dry before entering to minimize introducing dirt and moisture.
  2. Use a Towel: Place a towel on the bench and under your feet to prevent stains and enhance comfort.
  3. Go All-Natural: Avoid varnishing or painting the sauna; use furniture polish on the exterior instead.
  4. Stay Dry: Wipe off excess perspiration, and consider airing out the sauna briefly after a session.
  5. Don’t Overdo It: Sauna maintenance is quick and easy; consistent small steps minimize effort.

With proper care, your Durasage® infrared sauna will deliver stellar performance for years. Incorporate these cleaning habits to make maintenance easy and ensure long-lasting results.