Steam Bath Origin

Ancient Rome Thermae in Spain



Steam bathing is an old tradition that was first made practiced by the ancient Greeks and Romans. A steam room is an enclosed heated room that detoxifies your body and eases your mind.


Ancient Roman Thermae

Ancient Roman public bath began during the height of the Roman Empire. This practice was an integral was a tradition of the Rome citizens. Roman public bath houses or "thermae" were available in some temples for all Rome citizens, unlike "balneum" or private Roman bath houses, which were open to the public for a fee. Additionally, Ancient Roman Thermae was the perfect place to seal business deals.


Ancient Greek Bath house

Greek steam bath history begins in the sixth century B.C when Sparta citizens upgrade the original greek bathing idea-which consists of a quick plunge into the icy water- by introducing a hot-air into their bathing. They name this new practice "Laconica." Then, the Spartan's new steam bath technique improve into the idea of a spa along with public bathing. 


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Greek steam bath history begins in the sixth century B.C when Sparta citizens upgrade the original greek bathing idea-which consists of a quick plunge into the icy water- by introducing a hot-air into their bathing. They name this new practice "Laconica." Then, the Spartan's new steam bath technique improve into the idea of a spa along with public bathing. Hammam Turkish baths were very popular across the Middle East, North Africa, Islamic Spain, Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and Central and Eastern Europe. By the mid 19th Century, Hammam baths were introduced to Britain and then to the USA in 1863.


Modern Home Steam Room

Nowadays, with the appearance of steam equipment and new steam room design ideas, the steam bathing practice had become popular again in addition to all the myriad health benefits that steam rooms bring to your body. Building a steam room has never been so easy with Scandia MFG Advanced Hybrid Steam Room (AHSR). Our steam room honors the ancient steam bath practice and our present technology era, unlike traditional steam rooms. The AHSR features Ozone technology to keep your steam room clean and disinfected and reduce maintenance to just clean benches.


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Advanced Hybrid Steam Room

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 Our AHSR does not feature the traditional tile steam room design since it is the perfect environment to grow mold, mildew, virus, and bacterias. Instead, we use a commercial-grade acrylic paneling system that allows you to customize the steam room walls.

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