Guide For Choosing the Right Steam Shower

Steam rooms have been around for a long time. A steam room is created when a water-filled generator pumps steam into an enclosed space, causing moisture to be present in the air while people sit in it. A steam room's temperature is typically between 110°F and 114°F, with a humidity level of 100 percent. Modern steam rooms are commonly found in gyms or spas, but many people are installing them in their homes to relax and relieve stress in the privacy of their own home.If you are looking to buy a steam shower but have no experience, here are some simple steps to take when selecting the right steam shower.

Think About Your Enclosure

Steam can easily be introduced into an existing shower enclosure thanks to modern steam generator technology, but it must be enclosed, insulated, and sealed. You wouldn’t want your steam to escape. If you have a traditional shower door, you can keep it; however, you must add a fixed panel at the top to completely seal the normal opening above the door. Most shower door companies can create a top panel for an affordable price.

Examine Your Surfaces

You should also ensure that the shower walls and ceiling are tiled or surfaced with a waterproof material, such as stone or a man-made sheet product. The following materials are commonly used in shower enclosures: tile, natural stone, acrylic, fiberglass, or composites. Each material has different heat retention properties, which will influence the generator you select.

Determine the Size Required

There are different generators for various shower sizes. High ceilings or particularly large spaces, for example, will necessitate a larger steam room generator. If you aren't sure, please seek out assistance from a professional. 

Selecting the Style

Would you prefer modern or something traditional? Whether you prefer minimal and cool or timeless and classic, there are a variety of styles which will fulfill your needs. Ensure that the style matches the style of your bathroom as this will give it the full look that you want your bathroom to have.


Ventilation is another important factor to consider when designing your steam shower. There should be no other heating, venting, or air-conditioning components inside your steam shower area. Also, ensure that your light fixtures are vapor-sealed. This will keep your light from malfunctioning.

If you follow these simple steps, you should be able to purchase a steam shower that will fit your bathroom perfectly. Here at primefair we have a wide variety of steam showers and if you have read up to this point, we are confident that you will be able to choose the right one for you.