7 Great DIY Home Sauna Ideas

If you’ve ever spent time in a sauna, you know just how relaxing they can be, especially after a hard workout. Aside from the physical benefits, saunas have been shown to improve health as well.

Unfortunately, having one installed at home is a luxury that many people cannot afford. But what if you could build one yourself?

You can! Here are 7 creative home sauna designs to inspire your own DIY sauna project.:

1. Outbuilding conversion

7 Great DIY Home Sauna
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A husband and wife converted an outbuilding into their own personal sauna. It’s a beautiful design. There is an entrance area, a changing room, a storage area, and a sauna.

2. Shed sauna

7 Home Sauna Ideas

Are you starting to see the trend?

If you have an outbuilding that you don’t use, then you should seriously consider turning it into a sauna.

The post does a great job of showing how they turned this shed into a sauna. Aside from great pictures, there are also detailed instructions so you can get a good idea of what it will take before you begin.

3. Pre-purchased sauna designs and plans

You can download free sauna plans from this website in a number of different designs.

This particular article shows how to convert a room inside your house to a sauna, complete with lots of details and images.

These plans help you to easily visualize what you’re planning to build and best of all, they’re free!

4. Cedar barrel sauna

You can also buy sauna kits, like this cedar barrel sauna.

If you’d like a sauna but you don’t feel comfortable building it yourself, this could be a viable option.

However, if you’re confident in your DIY skills, this can also serve as an inspiration for your own round sauna build.

Who doesn’t love the smell of cedar?

5. Outdoor sauna kit

If you are nervous about building a sauna from scratch, but don’t have the funds to hire someone to do it for you, a sauna kit could be the right choice.

This 4 x 5 foot sauna is a kit that includes the heater and accessories. It looks like a great little addition to any home.

6. DIY wood burning sauna

This sauna was constructed from the ground up using both new and recycled materials.

The article has detailed instructions, together with pictures and updates to modifications made from the original design.

If you’d like to build your own working sauna entirely from scratch, this could be the design you’re looking for.

7. 4’x6’ Interior home sauna kit

So far we’ve seen outdoor saunas, but it is possible to build one inside your home as well.

The kit shown here is a good choice for just about any home. The kit comes with boards that are all pre-cut, so it’s easy to assemble it yourself.

Keep in mind that kits normally cost a little more because you’re paying for convenience, however there are benefits in that they make any project a little easier.

You now have different sauna designs to help you start designing, ordering, or building your very own sauna. 

Before you know it, you could have a little oasis all to yourself where you’ll soon be relaxing and partaking in the detoxifying benefits your very own home sauna can provide.

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