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5 Tips for Cleaning your Infrared Sauna

Infrared saunas have a moist environment that comes into contact with your skin, making regular cleaning sessions essential. Dead skin cells and sweat can collect over time, giving your sauna an unsightly look and smell.
Here are a few easy cleaning tips to keep your sauna good as new:

1. Clean the Sauna Bench

The bench is the most-used area during your sauna sessions. This is why it’s important to take extra care while keeping it clean. After every use, wipe the bench with a slightly damp cloth. If you spot any perspiration stains, don’t worry because they’re a common occurrence. You can easily remove them by lightly sanding the area.

 2. Clean the Floor

Apart from the bench, the floor is another area that receives a lot of traffic. For this reason, it’s prone to collecting debris, bacteria, and sweat. You can use a hand vacuum once a month to remove dust or dirt that may have collected over time. We recommend mopping your sauna floor from time to time with a sauna cleaning solution for thorough cleaning.

3. Clean the Walls

To clean the walls effectively, you’ll need a bucket of warm water mixed with a gentle, non-toxic soap or sauna cleaning solution that won’t irritate your skin. Mix the solution, soak a cloth in it, and gently wipe down the surfaces inside of the infrared sauna.
For exterior walls, treat the wood like you would any piece of fine furniture. If you’re using polish on the exterior wood, reapply when needed to maintain its shine.

Sauna after being thoroughly cleaned. 

4. Clean the Sauna Heater 

Your sauna heater may need an occasional wipe-down. Use a damp sponge to wipe off any debris, fingerprints, or other buildup that may have collected over time. Just be sure the heater has cooled down before cleaning to prevent any burns.                                             

5. Clean the Door

You may also want to clean the inside and outside of the glass doors, particularly if your hands left marks around the door. To clean the glass, you’ll need a spray bottle mixed with water and white vinegar. Use a dry cloth, spray the glass with the white vinegar solution and wipe down the surface. Do this once a week for the best results.

 Infrared sauna sessions are a great way to relax and enhance your daily life. You can have very own personal infrared sauna installed at your home to enjoy its numerous benefits.

Reach out to us at USA Health and Wellness, and we’ll get you a great deal on our range of premium quality infrared saunas and traditional saunas.

For more information, call us at 207-619-4291.

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