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. offers wood burning sauna heaters from Polar Sauna and Catalina Luxury Saunas; here is an overview of the pros and cons of wood burning sauna stoves:


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


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

Ask an expert at if you have questions about a wood burning sauna stove.



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