In romantic Tuscany, there lies a special thermal spa where visitors can indulge in the pleasures of steam. The Adler Thermae Spa & Relax Resort resides in the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, amid world-renowned wine and cuisine along the Mediterranean coast. For a dedicated seller of steam, it's the destination of a lifetime to experience firsthand the history of steambathing.
According to plumbing showroom Hajoca Solana in San Diego, California, many customers are choosing to add “wellness rooms” – a designated space for health-boosting amenities like fitness equipment and steam showers.
ProSource Plumbing Supply is all about surpassing customer expectations when it comes to high-end plumbing, hardware and lighting fixtures. Founded by Grover and Tonya Martin 20 years ago in an old trucking terminal with five employees, the company has grown to include five showrooms serving South Carolina and North Carolina.
Northern Georgia-based Plumbing Distributors Inc. (PDI) has noticed a steam shower-based wellness trend that blends the steam experience with yoga. Located in Lawrenceville, GA, about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, PDI has been serving area designers, architects, plumbers and home builders for more than 43 years through several locations.
N&S Supply prides itself on making steam showers simple for customers. Based in Fishkill, N.Y., N&S Supply has been a valued resource for local plumbing and HVAC contractors since the Great Depression, when it began as a second-hand retail business called “Lou’s New and Used.” Today, the supply house has grown to seven locations, including four luxury showrooms throughout the Hudson Valley and the Southeastern Connecticut area.
Western Nevada Supply, a premiere steam supplier with eight branches and three showrooms throughout the Southwest, has been bringing the benefits of steam to area homeowners for much of its 52-year history. While many people know what a steam shower is, some do not understand just now feasible it is to have one installed in their home.
Montrose, Colorado sees more than its fair share of adventurers. Lying between the famous ski resorts of Telluride and Crested Butte, the town has become a base camp for the thousands who descend upon the mountains each winter to test their mettle on the steep slopes.
Although steam showers are typically enjoyed in resorts, hotels and high-end spas, many homeowners are bringing this luxury home for daily indulgence. Residential steam shower sales have increased in recent years – and getting one in your own home may be easier and more affordable than you think.
"Stop and smell the eucalyptus" is the mantra that Expressions Home Gallery, a division of Morrison Supply Company, repeats whenever it talks spa steam showers.