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New Heater with a Steaming Function for Gentle and Humid Sauna

The Wall Combi

This heater has been designed for you who appreciate humid sauna bathing and ambience provided by the sauna scents. Having sauna with a Wall Combi heater with an integrated steaming function is a multi-sensory experience with a versatility that cannot be compared. One heater provides multiple ways of enjoying sauna. Wall Combi -heater adapts to your personal, friends’ and family’s sauna preferences. Enjoy sauna just the way you like it.

Enjoy Steady Humidity

The Wall Combi sauna heater is a new heater equipped with a steamer in the wall heater range, which has become a Harvia product family in its own right. The integrated steamer of the Wall Combi heater generates and maintains steady humidity in the sauna – with precision down to the percentage. The steam makes the sauna heat more pleasant, providing a soft and humid bathing experience. You can add fragrances to the stone cup of the sauna heater.
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Humidity Precisely to Your Preference

With Wall Combi and the control panel of your choice, you can adjust the humidity in the sauna room precisely to your preference. The Wall Combi features separate heating elements in the water tank that work independently. You can adjust the humidity and the temperature of the heater separately. The Wall Combi heater is wall-mounted and takes up little space, so you can have a gentle and humid bathing experience even in a small sauna. The Wall Combi heater requires a separate control unit that controls both the heater and the steamer and makes the heater user-friendly. Also, sauna- and user-specific settings are possible. The Wall Combi heater’s steam can be adjusted with the control unit regardless of the temperature of the heater.
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The Wall Combi heater has a separate water tank equipped with its own heating elements. The water tank holds enough water for one bathing. There is a separate dish for sauna fragrances in the front part of the heater. The use of the stove and emptying the water tank is simple and safe. The stainless and stylish outer shell is easy to keep clean in a humid environment. The Wall Combi heater is durable, easy to maintain and has a long lifespan. The heater can also be used without a steamer.
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More than an Ancient Pharmacy – Sauna’s Health Benefits are Science Backed

Watch the video of the Health benefits of sauna by doctor Hans Hägglund.

Sauna feels warm and fuzzy, everybody knows that. That’s why so many of us can’t have enough of it. But can sweating naked in a confined space in burning heat really be healthy? Should medical practitioners actually start prescribing healing with heat as a treatment? Several studies from the recent years indicate exactly that. But long before research started to pinpoint sauna’s potential in fighting illnesses, we people were already self medicating with it.

The history of using sauna bathing for wellness is almost mystical, especially in the Nordic countries. All the way up from the bronze age to the mid 20th century, sauna was the dedicated place for giving birth, escorting your deceased to the other side, and everything in between. The reason was that for ages poor hygiene was the main cause of illness and death. Saunas were usually the driest, warmest and cleanest places available.

In Sweden, 10.000 saunas were built between the years 1920–1949, increasing health, hygiene and wellbeing nationwide. This moment in time sparked off the nation’s path towards becoming one of the most prosperous democracies. Finland, where there exists a sauna for every two people, has topped the rankings for the happiest country in the world for several years.

Surely all this wellness cannot be a coincidence. No wonder that the northern folk have always intuitively known that sauna is good for you – or that it was at some point coined as the ancient pharmacy. Everybody who has stood in open air with steam rising from their shoulders is familiar with that feeling. The bliss that can run through the human body after an intense sauna session. If something feels that good, it usually is.

The Science of Sauna

But what actually happens inside our bodies during those hot moments? Studies indeed show that frequent sauna bathing has many health benefits – for the body as well as the mind. The almost spiritual indications of the past have slowly been replaced with scientific ones. Study teams led by cardiologist Jari Laukkanen have discovered that increased frequency of sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality (source). 2 to 3 times a week in sauna reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases by more than 20% when compared to people who use the sauna once a week. Using it more frequently can reduce the risk even up to 65%.

In addition to cardiovascular diseases, people with ailments such as dementia, hypertonia, pulmonary diseases, strokes and different psychic conditions have been shown to benefit from increased minutes in the sauna. On the other hand, as our body is a holistic entity, much of sauna’s health potential actually comes from indirect sources.

Studies have shown that we sleep better and more deeply after sauna. The social implications could be even more evident. Meetings in mutual nakedness let us be more truly ourselves and connect with each other on a deeper level, even among perfect strangers. In the middle of constant digitalised bombardment of information, the offline environment of sauna works as a perfect antidote for stress. A more relaxed existence can in itself add years to your life.

So be it electric or wood warmed, infrared, steam or smoke sauna, let’s take advantage of its health benefits. But with covid still in the air, we should bathe safely in limited company and take all the needed precautions.

Key Health Benefits of Increased Sauna Bathing

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A Safe Sauna can also be a Cozy Sauna

The sauna has changed from a place where to wash to a wellness area where you can relax and enjoy.

The importance of safety is emphasized especially in families with children. Young children often enjoy the warmth of the sauna, as well as adults do but children rarely feel comfortable sitting in their seats for a long period. In the sauna, it’s a good thing to have guardrails to avoid accidents caused by children’s still little insecure steps.

When designing a sauna it’s important to take into account different users from children to the elderly. It must be ensured that it’s safe to move in the sauna and also adequate lighting is important, says Arto Harvia, Harvia’s Product group manager.

To prevent unintentional start-ups of the heater, the heater indicates that it’s on for example with lights. The start-up of the heater is prevented by a child lock or the control panel of the heater is placed out of the reach of children.

The sauna must be maintained in the same way as other home systems, the heater and benches must be maintained regularly. The sauna is designed as a sauna, not as a storage room. Sauna is also a completely wrong place to dry clothes, towels, and other tablecloths. A clothesline made of nylon that has been hung over the heater stretches in a hot sauna and the risk of fire is guaranteed, Harvia reminds.
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A properly made and installed guardrail is a safe and beautiful eye-catching element. The clear and streamlined design of the guardrail is well suited to current sauna trends. Besides, the guardrail brings posture to the sauna and binds the heater to its intended place.

Sauna starts up by the mobile device

The remote start of electric heaters has been increasing both in homes and cottages. Properly installed remote start doesn’t heat the sauna without prior confirmation where the remote start has been put into standby mode. The one who is turning the heater on is responsible for heating the sauna, even if he is not present. Therefore, the door sensor prevents the heater from starting if the door is opened after the check-up.

Harvia’s door sensors together with a compatible control unit remotely start the electric heater and other functions in the sauna room safely. Safety is a key factor in all Harvia products, such as the new Harvia Cilindro and the Wall heaters.

Harvia has expanded from a heater manufacturer to a comprehensive sauna and spa experience maker. Harvia provides everything you need for a sauna, including the design of your dream sauna.