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Sauna Buying Guide

Are you in the market for a sauna, but unsure where to start? Here is a simple guide to follow. By the end, you should be well on your way to choosing the best Almost Heaven Sauna for you.

Are you looking for a Traditional Finnish Steam Sauna or an Infrared Sauna?

Traditional saunas get much hotter than infrareds ranging from 150-195°F.

Infrared saunas typically range from 120-150°F.

Where do you want to put the sauna?  Will it be outdoors or indoors? 

Our infrared saunas are designed to be indoor saunas, along with the Respite Series, and Element Series.

Our outdoor saunas include our Barrel saunas and Timber Series.

We also have options for both indoor and outdoor saunas in our Luxury Saunas. The Artisan Series or  Cottage Series might be just what you’re looking for. 

 Whatever you choose, we have options!


What size of sauna are you looking for (dimensions or amount of people)?

Our saunas range from 1-8 person and can fit perfectly in small unconventional spaces, corners, or wide open backyards. We really do have something for everyone. 

What is your price range? 

We have a variety of saunas that come with a wide range of prices. Each sauna is made with the highest quality materials and designed to enhance any space. We do our best to make the sauna experience as accessible and authentic as possible. Don’t forget to check out our sales!

What’s your style? Are you looking for a rustic, modern, sleek, or cabin sauna? 

We’ve got you covered. No matter what look you are going for, Almost Heaven has a sauna for you. Once you’ve chosen a sauna, you can add on upgrades such as a vista window, a wood-burning stove, or a therapeutic pink salt light. Make it your own!


Do you want to build the sauna yourself or hire a professional?

With many of our Almost Heaven saunas, the experience starts with the building process. A variety of our saunas are shipped as kits, DIY projects that can be assembled and completed by you or a hired professional. Next to each sauna you will see one of the symbols below indicating the difficulty level. We want to set you up for success!

Minimal handyman skills are required. The only powered equipment needed is a cordless drill. Two people can generally do the assembly in 6 hours or less. If you can hang a picture you can do this!

Some handyman and assembly skills are helpful. Minimal sawing or modifying of certain components may be necessary. Two people can generally do the assembly in 4-6 hours. If you can build a birdhouse, this will be a breeze for you!

Definite handyman or contracting skills are required. Instructions are basic and an intuitive sense of construction is necessary. Power tools may be required for certain models, and 2-3 people can generally do the assembly in one to two days depending on sauna model. If you grease your own wheel bearings or build your own storage shed, you can do this!

Once you’ve chosen the perfect sauna take a look at our sauna accessories and sauna upgrades, and curate the sauna of your dreams.

August 14, 2019 •