Soapstone – ideal stone for saunas
24 10 / 2018

Soapstone – ideal stone for saunas

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Soapstone is natural material known for a long time; it formed approximatelly 2 billion years ago. This wonderfuls tone has many different names – talkochlorite, talko-magnezite, ceramic stone or soapstone. Talkochlorite is a soft stone, which is composed from two minerals: talko and chlorite. Soapstone has wonderful qualities, it is resistant to high temperatures when accumulating warmth, which is why sauna enthusiasts love it so much – it is one of the best stones. Steam from these stones is very similar to the steam from jade stone. Soapstone (talkochlorite) – is a stone consisting out of hard and soft minerals, which are easily suspectable to processing. During formation, talko particles become magnetized, thus, they are connected by very strong bonds and constitute solid stone mass.

Sauna wood – cedar and its qualities
24 10 / 2018

Sauna wood – cedar and its qualities

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Even though the cedar is one of the priciest types of wood, it is ideal for use as sauna wood. When choosing the sauna wood, the most important qualities to which you should adhere to are strenght, average mass of dry wood, shrinking, expenditure and toxicity. The toxicity of the wood is detrimental for the majority of clients, who intended to build a sauna. Many people look for ways to eliminate harmful materials and toxins in everyday city life. Which is why, when you are heating in the sauna, the wood should not emit harmful materials, alergens and toxins, moreover, various resins should not be vapoured, because they also could have negative influence on the human organism.

Jade stone for saunas
24 10 / 2018

Jade stone for saunas

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Jade stone is considered to be one of the best stones for saunas. When building a sauna, sooner or later a question will emerge which stones to choose, which stone would be best suitable for your sauna, would best maintain heat and cool the slowest? Jade stone is that stone, which conforms the criterions applied to saunas the most. Rocks and stones may have different origins, but the best stones for sauna are of vulcanic origins.

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