Summer plans may have changed as we all deal with the new reality of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the season.
The Atlanta area is a great place to enjoy the outdoors for several months during the year. Investing in your outdoor space is one of the best ways to improve the value of your home and enhance the usability of your yard.
Over our next several blog posts, we’ll be looking at ways you can improve your outdoor space. We’re also going to share the stories of Atlanta Design & Build customers that have seen a significant difference in their lives with new outdoor living projects.
The most important part of the decision is finding a solution that works for you and your family. An experienced remodeler like Atlanta Design & Build can walk you through the process and make sure that you get a deck, patio, sunroom or other outdoor space that you’ll enjoy for years to come.
Spa like bathrooms have been all the rage for a while, but
some homeowners have taken home wellness to the next level with the installation
of infrared saunas. These compact saunas are perfect for including in your
remodeled master bath or other retreat. Why are saunas such a boon to wellness?
Here are some of the benefits infrared saunas can offer:
Relaxation: Not only do your muscles feel
more relaxed from the heat, but your time in your home sauna can be a welcome
retreat from your day to day stresses. You can use your time in the sauna for
peaceful meditation or simply quiet relaxation away from your everyday
Sweat: Sweating is detoxifying and can aid
weight loss and lead to clearer, more youthful, skin.
Heart Health: Decreased blood pressure. Due to vasodilation that occurs in blood vessels, saunas can actually lower blood pressure. Studies have found that taking saunas can regulate an irregular heart rate and improve circulation by raising heart rate.
Pain Relief: Improvement of inflammation is one benefit of infrared saunas. Heat penetrates the muscles and leads to an increase in relaxation. Saunas are particularly helpful at easing post-workout soreness.
Infrared Sauna Precautions:
Consult your physician before beginning to take
saunas, especially if you are on blood pressure medications or have heart
problems. Saunas can lower blood pressure.
Hydrate before entering the sauna and upon
leaving slowly drink several glasses of water.
Do not take saunas if you’re pregnant or trying
to conceive (this includes men who are trying to conceive).
Do not drink alcohol or take any mind-altering
medications before taking a sauna.
If you are ill or have a fever, do not use a