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Is it safe to install my sauna on a carpeted floor?

Health Mate saunas can be placed anywhere there is a flat, dry surface that can support the weight of the sauna. This includes wood flooring, tile, concrete, laminate, pressure-treated wood, and carpeted floors!

Heat doesn’t transfer from the inside of the sauna to the outside. This means you don’t need to worry about your carpet or other flooring getting too hot or absorbing moisture. However, you’ll want to make sure you place your sauna where it won’t get damaged or cause any damage to the surface it’s placed upon. 

Saunas may be placed inside or outside. Keep in mind the following when finding the ideal place for your sauna: 

-If you’re considering placing the sauna outdoors, make sure the area has an overhang or awning, as on a balcony or patio. Provide enough space and clear away or move nearby items. Don’t lean anything against the sauna or put anything on top of it.  

The same rules about space apply when placing your sauna inside. Also, make sure the room is large enough to accommodate the unit. Don’t force it into place or you could cause damage. 

-Place your sauna somewhere it can remain for long periods so you won’t have to move it. If you decide to relocate the sauna, you’ll want to take it apart rather than trying to move it as a whole unit. The exception to this is our Essential saunas, which are more portable and lighter.