Electrical safety should be one of the main points to review when purchasing a sauna. Since saunas generate a lot of heat and use electricity, multiple steps should be taken to prevent fire hazard or equipment failure.
When buying a sauna, make sure to ask if the wires are inside a coated flexible steel conduit. The steel conduit helps in the following:
Because heaters work in a close proximity to dry wood, each heater should have a temperature sensitive switch.
Carbon fiber heaters should include the following:
If you are buying a ceramic heaters, make sure of the following:
Finally, make sure the sauna has passed safety certificiation such as the Electrical Testing Laboratories (ETL) (Intertek's ETL SEMKO Standards for the United States and Canada).
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