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How do portable saunas work?

How Portable Saunas Work

Both box portable saunas and tent portable saunas use either steam heat or infrared heat to warm the body, giving full sauna benefits without the space commitment.

Tent saunas are usually made of vinyl and are truly "portable." The tent saunas usually have a bench that you can sit on and three holes in the zip-up exterior – one for your head and two for your arms. The tent sauna will either have a boiler on which you pour water to produce steam or have infrared lights inside.

Box saunas look more like traditional saunas and are usually made out of wood. They are large enough for one or more people to get into, and heat with either an infrared light or steam.

Both types of portable saunas require electricity to run either the sauna stove or the infrared light, so they have to be set up within reach of a power source. Different portable saunas also need varying amount of electricity, so make sure the power source is adequate for the sauna.

How Saunas.com Portable Saunas Work

The portable saunas available from saunas.com by Polar Sauna use steam heat to warm the body, giving full sauna benefits without the space commitment.

Both the Polar Portable Knockdown Sauna Room and the Polar Two-Piece Portable Sauna look like traditional saunas and are made out of wood. They are large enough for one or more people to get into, and heat with traditional steam heaters and heated rocks.

Both models are easy to assemble; just set up, plug in, and you're ready to enjoy your sauna. The Two-Piece model is the easiest to assemble, whereas the Portable Knockdown Sauna Room takes a little more in the way of installation. Both types of saunas are excellent, though, if you want a small sauna without a lot of installation hassle.

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