How many times have you planned to get out to the gym, just to have life get in the way? You may be shocked to learn that Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships this past year—and that 67% of people who are members of a gym never end up going. When you consider that the average cost of a gym membership is $58 per month, you might want to reconsider—especially if you find you’re part of that group that never walks through the gym’s front door.
Steam Bathing is Finally Getting its Moment in the Australian Sun
Australia is known for many things—its unusual wildlife (some adorable, some deadly), its outgoing people, its extraordinary beaches, its cosmopolitan and pleasingly accessible cities, a lexicon of slang words inscrutable to English speakers from other parts of the world, and, of course, vegemite. (This is admittedly an incomplete list.)
Barton Gorelik, MrSteam’s Remodeling Category Manager, aka Bart, is happy to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about remodeling a home bathroom with a MrSteam steam shower. This article is another 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.
If you're planning a home steam shower and are interested in learning what's involved, you'll find this MrSteam 3-minute video which describes how to install a steam generator worth watching. It's of particular value to steam shower professionals so feel free to share it with your licensed plumber/electrician.
Connected to the world by devices we carry around in our pockets. That is the world many of us now live in. With our smart phones and tablets, we can hook into our homes through advanced automation systems and operate our home’s “intelligence” remotely. It’s definitely the age of the smart home!
Do you know the difference between a steam shower and a sauna?
The terms “steam shower” and “sauna” are often used interchangeably. The two systems are actually quite different from one another, both in how they work and in the therapeutic benefits they provide. Let's explore how steam showers and saunas differ from one another.
Around the world on steam power with Dan Reinert
When it comes to imagining a dream job—something less caloric than “Taster at a Belgian chocolate factory” and lower-risk than “Formula-1 race car driver”—you might land on what Dan Reinert does for a living: As VP of Sales for MrSteam, he travels the world experiencing spa treatments, meeting interesting people, and spreading the message of steam therapy. Often while wearing a towel.
Timothy Mullally, MrSteam’s Building Category Manager, better known to all as TJ, is happy to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about constructing a MrSteam steam shower in a home setting. This article is another 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.
Whether you’ve embraced the current “tiny home” trend, or simply have a home that lacks room to enlarge your bathroom, it’s critical to learn how best to maximize a bathroom in a small space. The last thing you want is to feel cramped and uncomfortable. So MrSteam has compiled some great design tips for you, whether you are redesigning your small bathroom or just looking for some optical illusions to give you a greater sense of spaciousness.
Imagine this: as part of a major bathroom redesign, your plans include a long-dreamed-of steam shower. You are excited about what this will bring to you and your family in terms of health benefits and sheer rejuvenation. And believe us, after all the mess and dust and exposed plumbing pipes of the demolition, the delays and unexpected issues of the remodel, you’re ready for the relaxation and feeling of respite that brand new steam shower promises!