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How to Build Your Own Home Sauna Kit

Close-up on sweaty afro man in a sauna

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If you’re looking for a way to relax and unwind, there’s nothing quite like a sauna. But if you don’t have the space or budget for a pre-built sauna, don’t worry, as you can easily build your own home sauna kits.

Here are some tips to help you get started.

Choose the Right Location

The most important thing when choosing a location for your sauna is to make sure it’s level. You don’t want your sauna to be lopsided!

Other than that, pick a spot that’s close to an electrical outlet and away from any windows or doors.

Assemble the Sauna Walls

Most saunas come with tongue-and-groove panels that fit together like puzzle pieces. It’s important to read the instructions carefully, so you know which pieces go where. Once the walls are assembled, nail or screw them into place.

Install the Ceiling

The ceiling of a sauna is usually made of cedar planks or fabric stretched over a frame. Again, it’s important to follow the instructions that came with your home sauna kits, so everything is installed correctly and securely.

Install Insulation

Insulation helps keep the heat in, so it’s important to install it properly. First, line the walls and ceiling with fiberglass insulation.

Then, put up a vapor barrier film over the top of the insulation (this will prevent moisture damage). Finally, add another layer of fiberglass insulation over the vapor barrier film.

Close-up on sweaty afro man in a sauna

Install the Stove

The stove is what heats up the sauna, so it’s important to choose one that’s powerful enough for the space you’re working with.

Once you’ve selected a stove, follow the instructions that come with it to get it set up and connected to an electrical outlet.

Add Rocks to the Stove

Rocks help retain heat, so they’re an essential part of any sauna. Once your stove is set up and plugged in, add enough rocks to fill half of it.

Then turn on the heat and let the rocks heat up for at least 30 minutes before using your sauna.

Pour Water Over the Rocks

Once the rocks are heated up, they need to be moistened before you can start using your sauna.

This step is important because it prevents you from getting burned by dry rocks when you pour water over them later on! To moisten them, simply sprinkle water using a spray bottle or watering can.

Let them sit for a few minutes so they can absorb all of the water before proceeding to the next step.

Test-Run Your Sauna

Once everything is set up and you’re ready to use your sauna, pour a small amount of water over the rocks (just enough to create steam), and then sit back and enjoy!

If everything is working properly, you should start feeling sweaty within minutes. Just be sure not to stay in for too long—saunas can be dehydrating, so make sure you drink plenty of water before and after using yours!


Saunas offer a unique way to relax and detoxify our bodies, all while enjoying some time socializing with friends (or alone!).

They have many benefits including reducing stress, improving circulation relieving pain improving heart health, among others.

If you’re looking for a sauna kit, Divine Health Plus is the place for you.