The Advantages And Disadvantages of a Wood-Burning Sauna Stove

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What are the pros and cons of wood-burning sauna stoves?

The Advantages And Disadvantages of a Wood-Burning Sauna Stove

A wood burning sauna stove is considered by most to be the “traditional” kind of sauna stove. To get the traditional sauna experience, you may want to consider a wood burning stove; however, there are advantages and disadvantages to wood stoves.

Here is an overview of the pros and cons of wood burning sauna stoves:

Pros:
Nice aroma of the burning wood
No spike in electric bills
Improve efficiency – they heat up quickly
The ambiance of burning wood is relaxing
Good for outdoor saunas or areas with no electricity
Cons:
Must supply wood to run the stove
Stoves must be cleaned and rid of ash
Wood-burning stoves are often larger than electric
You must tend the fire while in the sauna

Weigh the pros and cons carefully when selecting a wood-burning stove.

   

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