Steam ShowersMarch 12th, 2010 | Posted by in Uncategorized
Steam showers are a combination of a steam generators, showers and whirlpool bath options. That all come in a single unit or model. Taking steam showers are very beneficial to health. Some examples of the things that steam showers can do for your health are:
· Relief from muscle tension and stiff joints
· boosting the immune system
· Lymph detoxification
· Blood circulation improvement
· Sinus congestion relief
Taking a steam bath can also improve your skin texture and skin tone. But it is not recommended for pregnant women because the heat can be harmful to the child. Steam showers are also not recommended for people with cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, or young children.
If you are building a new home then installing a steam shower is very easy. If you are installing a steam shower for a renovation project, the process is more difficult. Because when it is a new home, the walls are exposed, but for renovation, your bathroom will be in for some major construction. Consulting a plumber and electrician about if you should purchase a steam shower for your bathroom renovation project would be a good idea. They can tell you if it can be installed, and how, or if it can be installed at all.
Installation of the steam shower should always be done by a local certified plumber and electrician. You should never try this on your own because if it is installed incorrectly then there is a risk of leaking and in worse case scenarios, there could be a flood. That’s not something you would be looking forward to after purchasing a steam shower.
Before you go out shopping for a steam shower, you should know the length, width and height in your bathroom where you want to install the unit. The place you install the unit should have direct power feed from the back of the unit, directly to the electric panel in your house. The steam showers need to be hard plumbed into your existing bathroom water supply and drainage pipe.
Once your steam shower is installed and ready to go, you will love it! Taking a steam shower after a day of hard work is very relaxing. It’s worth it.