Lori Gilder is an award-winning Architectural Interior Designer known for her clean, architectural lines and comfortable California Modern style. She has been a featured guest of multiple HGTV shows and as a contributor to television, print and digital media platforms. Her award-winning firm, Interior Makeovers Inc., specializes in custom solutions for homes and vacation properties throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Taking a Steam, the Ultimate How To
In some parts of the world, steam bathing is such an established part of daily life (we’re thinking of you, Finland) that an article oﬀering advice on how to properly steam would be met with a polite chuckle, as if we’d inquired about the main ingredient in fish-head soup (still you, Finland.) But here in the States, where traditional methods of relaxation often feature large, puﬀy reclining chairs oriented toward large flatscreen televisions, we’re still catching up with the pleasures and practicalities of one of the world’s healthiest ways to unwind.
Skin diseases don’t just threaten health; they can have a devastating effect on self-esteem, mental health, and general wellness. Those who suffer from psoriasis know this all too well.
Dan Reinert, Vice President of Sales, is happy to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about MrSteam commercial steam baths. This article is the third in a series of MrSteam Team blog posts, in which we bring you first-hand knowledge you can use as you integrate steam into your home or commercial venue – from initial design through installation, use and maintenance.
A look at some of the most famous lens-fogging steam room scenes in movies.
Steam has a way of curling languorously into a room, making itself at home, and softening faces and figures into mysterious forms, while encouraging sweat to bead on a perfectly formed brow or philtrum*. It’s positively cinematic. Which might be why there are so many memorable scenes throughout movie history set in steam rooms.
Martha Orellana, MrSteam’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is often fondly referred to as “Mrs. Steam.” In this article, Martha discusses designing your bathroom as a haven of wellness. It is the second in a series of MrSteam Team blog posts, in which we bring you first-hand knowledge you can use as you integrate steam into your home or commercial venue – from initial design through installation, use and maintenance.
Keep your skin radiant and youthful with the power of steam therapy. Here’s how.
Don’t be alarmed, but you’re under attack every day. But don’t take it personally—it’s your skin that’s under attack, and every single person is at risk. Skin is constantly under siege from pollutants, allergens, and toxins that fill the air from artificial and natural sources. Even indoors your skin isn’t immune from irritants that can clog pores and damage tissue. Makeup alone can do a number on your skin.
When you buy something brand new – a new car, a smart phone, a computer – are you the type of person who reads the instruction manual cover to cover, figuring out all the features to become a super-user? Do you enjoy taking full advantage of all your various devices? Or, instead, are you the type of consumer who wants to push a button – a single button, generally – on a device that simply does what you need it to do? The user who just wants something to work, never mind the more complex functionality?
Maybe you've heard that updating your bathroom is a surefire way to increase your home's appraised value. But does adding a steam shower pay off, and what happens when your home is appraised?
Kris Lee, MrSteam’s Plumbing Channel Manager, is happy to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about installing a MrSteam steam shower in a home setting. This article is a first in a series of MrSteam Team blog posts, in which we bring you first-hand knowledge you can use as you integrate steam into your home or commercial venue – from initial design through installation, use and maintenance.