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Heavenly Heat Saunas – Review & Interview

Heavenly Heat Saunas – Ultra Pure Detoxification

Heavenly Heat Sauna company has a fantastic reputation in the industry for having ultra clean saunas.  This review is actually an easy and fun review to complete as the company and its infrared saunas are so different from the almost all others in the industry.


So what makes Heavenly Heat Saunas so different?

Purity – They are built with pure, clean detoxification in mind.  They are targeted primarily for people with extreme chemical sensitivities or existing chemical injuries, not using any glues or toxic materials in their construction.  Only the highest grade of what they call “clear” white poplar is used.  Even the glass window gaskets are made from pieces of poplar rather than synthetics.  The light fixtures are glass and metal rather than plastic housings for the bulbs, eliminating even that small amount of plastic out gassing.

Hopefully it is obvious that this approach that Bob Morgan, the owner, has taken with the company is so very different from 95% of all companies.  As mentioned before, 90% of all saunas sold in the US are mass produced in 4 factories in China and simply resold under different brand names.

Hand Built in the USA – In direct contrast to the China mass produced units, if you purchase a Heavenly Heat Sauna, you will own a product manufactured in the USA since 1988 and designed to last for decades.  These are hand built using stainless steel screws instead of glues or nails as almost all others are.

The only other company that builds it products in North America using the cleanest components available is Saunacore, located in Canada.


Powerful Ceramic Heaters

The heaters used are purchased from Saunacore in Canada, the only other company to produce premium ultra pure infrared saunas.  Saunacore manufactures these heaters from medical 304 surgical stainless steel. They are non corrosive, do not give out any toxic metal fumes and with a concave shape are 96% efficient.  Most old style ceramic tube heaters in the industry are 50% effective.

User controlled Heater – Another interesting feature is the ability of the user to control the temperature of the heater closest to their body.


Powerful Functionality over Aesthetics

It should be noted that one thing that is instantly apparent is that the units also look much different than virtually all others in the industry.  They are built more for functionality than for aesthetics. While this could be a reason for some to not gravitate towards this company as they prefer a sauna to look like a finished, varnished beautiful piece of furniture, it is also a positive aspect for those that desperately need a medically- focused sauna.

Dr William Rea, a cardiovascular and surgeon considered the foremost authority on chemical sensitivity has used a Heavenly Heat Sauna personally and for his patients since 1994, demonstrating how effective Heavenly Heat products are.

However, anyone would be benefited greatly by Heavenly Heat, not just the chemically sensitive.  These have the most powerful ceramic heater available anywhere and the cleanest cabin of any company, providing detoxification and health benefits that are virtually unequaled.



One thing I wish the company would improve is the look of its website as the product images do not always portray the units in the best light.  However it is clear to see that the focus of this company is caring for each individual customer and on building extremely functional and detoxifying units, not on glossy fancy marketing.

Don’t be misled by companies that have that reversed.  There is one very popular brand that has that backwards with glitzy marketing, product gimmicks but a lack of real quality in its products.

The main purpose for an infrared sauna is true deep tissue detoxification and Heavenly Heat Saunas excel in this regard.

Two highly respected detoxification programs designed for the chemically injured are located at the EHC-Dallas and the Nova Scotia-EHC which is the clinic for Canadians that have been diagnosed with “multiple chemical” sensitivities.  Both of these clinics have used Heavenly Heat infrared saunas for years.


Air Circulation and Ventilation

These are one of only two manufacturers that circulates the air.  The other being Saunacore which also manufactures a remarkably clean Purity Medical Line.

Air is brought in underneath the heaters and vented out the top of the cabin.  This not only circulates the air, but it also is removing the toxins you sweat out while you are in the unit.

Air Filter – As the air is vented out the top of the unit, it is passed through a carbon filter.  The idea is – why inhale the toxins in the ambient room air once you finish your infrared therapy session?  This is the only company I am aware of that has this feature.  Again, these have been designed with one thing in mind – provide the ultimate clean, pure experience for those desperately needing detoxification.  Which is really all of us.

But that does not mean these should only be owned by that small percentage of users that are extremely chemically sensitive. Anyone can benefit from this level of purity.


A Small Company with a Dedicated Owner

This is a small company, started in 1988 by Bob Morgan who is still the owner.  This is rare in the industry as 90% of companies are short lived businesses.  In fact, 40% of companies  selling these products that existed 10 years ago are no longer in business.  Other companies such as Clearlight, which was started by a Doctor 18 years ago and still owned by him, and Saunacore share this same reputation for longevity and reliability.

In fact, when you call the company, Bob is the person that will answer the phone and talk with you.  But don’t let the smallness give you the wrong impression.  Heavenly Heat is an extremely high quality company and their saunas are remarkable.

In short, if you choose a Heavenly Heat Sauna, you will have a product  that will last you for decades and provide detoxification that is likely unrivaled.

Another benefit of the company and its size and Bob Morgan’s dedication to people’s health is that you will receive clear, expert information and advice with a very low pressure approach.  This is a very welcome change from what customers receive from a couple other large companies in this industry.


Product Lines

Again the company offers a bit different options than most competitors.

Far infrared – They have a straightforward far infrared sauna line using ceramic heaters with options for a one, two, three or four person sauna. The one person unit has the door on the side allowing for an additional heater to be directly in front of you when you are seated.

These include the passive air circulation, filtered air vent and pure construction materials.

Traditional – Here is another way the company differentiates itself from most other companies as it also offers a traditional line. This offers the consumer a wet sauna experience inside a toxin-free cabin that is also portable in contrast to most traditional types which are permanently built in one spot.

CombinationA combination traditional and infrared unit that is a traditional sauna with both types of heaters, wet and infrared, in one unit. As they use infrared ceramic heaters that are premium, 304 surgical stainless steel, the heaters will not corrode as most ceramic heaters do. These heaters are purchased from Saunacore in Canada.


Lifetime Warranty

Heavenly Heat Saunas carry an excellent Warranty.  Most of the parts are covered for life including labor and shipping.  This includes the heaters, wood construction and electronics.  The only part carrying less is the control panels which carry a 5 year warranty.

With all of the qualities of this company being crafted with such attention to exactness, I wish the control panels also carried a lifetime warranty which would give it a warranty equal to the best in the industry which is offered by Clearlight, a top rated and recommended brand.

But even with this one section of the warranty being a 5 year coverage, this is an excellent warranty.


Overall this is a company the excels in quality with a complete focus on helping each customer as an individual improve their health.  Its infrared saunas are highly recommended.

Should you choose to purchase from Heavenly Heat, you will own something that will not only last for decades, but dramatically improve your health and wellness.  You can see how this company stacks up against other brands in this comparison table.

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Saunacore Infrared Saunas – Are They the Highest Quality?

Saunacore Infrared Saunas – Obsessed with Quality?

Saunacore claims its mission is to be obsessed with quality in building its Infrared saunas as well as its Traditional indoor and outdoor units.  Does this hold up under close scrutiny?  Short answer is yes it does.  And this company is vastly different than 95% of its competitors.

But for you, the consumer wanting to know which infrared sauna is the best for you and how will one of their units benefit you, does this obsession to quality benefit you?

Again, the short answer is that for those desiring a medically pure sauna for extremely chemically sensitive people or wanting a customized options, this is one of only two companies in the industry that should even be considered.

However, these are not limited to just the chemically ill patient. For the average person wanting an in home sauna therapy, this is still one of the top, if not the top company to consider. You do not have to be an ultra chemically sensitive to own one.  It simply means you will have that extra detoxification and safety for yourself as well.


How Saunacore Infrared Saunas are Superior

What instantly makes them different from 95% of all other companies is that they are the actual Manufacturer.  90% of all saunas sold in the US are mass produced in one of 4  factories in China, most of which use greatly inferior materials.

When wanting actual detoxification and healing, the materials used and how they are combined and put together is what determines whether or not, and how much, you actually benefit from its use.

For informed consumers a close examination of this company’s products reveals tremendous quality differences that will positively affect your health during your infrared sessions.  The heaters are where the greatest benefits for you exist.


What Infrared Sauna Heaters are used?

This is one area the company stands almost alone above all others. The ceramic heaters used are premium medical grade, 304 surgical stainless steel.  What this means is when in use, there are no metal fumes being released by the heaters.  Companies which used out dated sand filled ceramic tube heaters are in fact producing some of the very toxins you are trying to eliminate out of your body.

These are the purest ceramic heaters in the industry.  It is interesting to note that one other highly rated company, Heavenly Heat Sauna, buys and uses heaters from Saunacore.  In fact Heavenly Heat’s units and the Horizon Purity line from Saunacore (page 32 of their brochure) are the only ultra-pure units and are the ones recommended for those that are extremely chemically sensitive or already chemically ill.  While Heavenly heat manufacturers only the one extremely clean product line, Saunacore also manufacturers other lines.  However its Purity line is equaled perhaps only by Heavenly Heat.

The heaters are also concave providing up to 96%  efficiency in directing the infrared to your body.  Understand that many inexpensive (read cheap) products using ceramic rod heaters have efficiency of 50% or less.  Many companies use inexpensive heaters that were actually designed for purposes such as drying paint on automobiles and other non-sauna related purposes.


What Other Materials Does Saunacore use?

The company is very particular about the woods and other components used in constructing the wood cabins.  In the Infra-core line, very little glues are used and those used are water based non toxic glues.  The Purity line uses no adhesives at all and no varnishes or finishes.  Non corrosive screws are used to secure the wood pieces together.


Horizon Purity Line

This is the Medical grade line designed for home use.  It is their purest line using only non-corrosive screws to assemble the cabin.  The wood used is solid poplar or cedar.  I do think this sauna could be improved a little.  A stereo and speakers does come with this unit which I would actually prefer to see not included when designed for the ultra chemically sensitive. For 99% of users, however, this should not be an issue at all.

Additionally I wish the air circulation system was included in this line.  However Saunacore has informed me that the Opti-Cool circulation system was omitted to allow this line to be priced as affordable for home use.

This is still one of the absolute cleanest units you can find.


Opti-Cool Air Circulation in the Infa-Core Line

The company’s large product line of Infa-Core units have a unique optimization cooling system which cools and circulates the air inside the cabin.  A fan brings in cool outside air and circulates that in the cabin and out a ceiling vent and out each heater and through the hollow venting inside the cabin walls.   This is an expensive process that provides two great benefits for you.

First, it vents out the toxins you are excreting through sweat and provides additional comfort.  Secondly ceramic heaters are known for being very hot.  The cooler an infrared heater is, the closer it gets to a better resonance frequency for your body’s cells and the better the body’s cells shake off toxins.

There is a lot of technical work that goes into this but basically your body will detox better with this circulation than with the exact same unit that does not have this. Combine this with the already vastly superior ceramic heaters and it is a combination that is unbeaten in the industry. Please re-read and understand that last sentence.  It is the key to these remarkable health supporting products.

The only other manufacturer that has an air circulation system is Heavenly Heat, which as mentioned, also uses Saunacore’s medical grade heaters and is also obsessed with purity.

These Infa-Core air circulated units are designed with a wellness clinic or medical related office in mind.  In these settings often the units are run 8-10  hours a day with up to 20 patients using them each day.  The air circulation not only cleans the air but keeps the units cooler throughout the day.  40% of the company’s infrared units are sold for these types of medical applications.  60% end up in residential homes.

These do lack a carbon filter for the expelled air as Heavenly Heat uses, but these move more air than Heavenly Heat.


Infra-Floor Heating

The high end Infra-Core line also offers an optional upgrade which includes full floor heating.  This same concept is offered standard with only two other companies , Heavenly Heat and Clearlight, although Sauncaore’s is full floor heating.  The heat is 12 watts per square foot which is a low heat, enough to keep the feet  from becoming the coldest part of the body.  The feet contain almost 20,000 pores and there are strong opinions that this infrared to the feet can add an extra benefit.


Finn-Core Line

Finn-Core is their lower end line targeted to compete directly with the typical units sold by most mid-grade companies.  It is superior to the 90% of mass produced $1000 ones sold at large retail chains but not exceptional compared to a few other brands. I believe Clearlight’s lines would be superior to this Finn Core line with its stronger heating panels and better warranty.



Infra-Core and Horizon Purity line carries a 5 year warranty on parts with lifetime coverage on the heaters. While this is a great warranty, I wish the parts other than the heater carried a longer warranty then 5 years.  This is an impressive company producing products that will likely last your for decades.  Perhaps in the future the warranties will increase, more accurately reflecting this.

However, this is still a great warranty on products that will likely never disappoint any owner.

The lower end Finn-Core carry only 1 year on parts and 5 year on the heater.


Traditional Line

The company also offers Traditional Steam units for indoor or outdoor use in many styles as well as stand-alone electric and wood burning heaters to be used as add on parts.  It also sells DIY kits and parts including doors and heaters.

Their accessory line includes thermometers, foot massagers, steam controllers, chromo therapy color lights and other related items.  This company has an expansive product line and has all aspects of beneficial sweating and detoxification therapy covered.


Review Summary

If you are wanting to own a customized sauna or the best the industry has to offer and price is not a factor, you should look no further.  You will not do better than Saunacore.

For a medical practice with daily patient use, this company and Heavenly Heat should be your top considerations.  Both actually manufacturer their own units and provide air circulation.

For home use with an ultra chemically sensitive person their Purity Line is rivaled only by Heavenly Heat. The Purity is also  ideal for any home for the average person.

If you are looking for a high quality sauna with a price on the lower end of high end units, I think Clearlight offers better options than Saunacore’s lower end Finn-Core line.  As well, for 95% of users, Clearlight’s units offer exceptional detoxification.


If you are serious about wanting an infrared sauna that will truly improve your health, I suggest you seriously consider this company and study the comparison table as well as read the reviews of Clearlight and Heavenly Heat.

Please remember that 90% of all saunas are mass produced in 4 factories in China and are simply purchased and then re-sold by “re-sellers” with different names in the US.  Some of these are average units producing average results and some are sub-par and more for recreational use with little to no therapeutic value for the user.


Saunacore actually manufactures its own saunas which is what allows it to offer not only customized cabins, customized heater placements, glass doors etched with company logos, etc, but also allows it to build pure, quality units from exceptionally superior components.

You would never be disappointed with a sauna from Saunacore.

To your Health.

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Health Mate Saunas – Strongest Ceramic Sauna Heater?

Why Choose a Health Mate Sauna?

Is your health your most treasured possession?  If you are like most people, you immediately answered yes.  And knowing quality infrared detox therapy is one of the best methods towards great health and a pathway to deep healing as well, you would do well to consider a HealthMate Infrared Sauna.

The strengths of this top-rated brand include:

  1. The Company’s Extensive 30-year History
  2. Patented Heater
  3. Strong Warranty
  4. Low EMF levels
  5. Non-toxic wood

When you choose a HealthMate sauna for your infrared therapy, you are choosing over thirty years of experience in research and production. Health Mate is in the business of producing the best you can buy.  This is not a sideline to the company. Producing the very best saunas is all they do. This dedication and focus is reflected in the rock solid A+ rating it has received from the Better Business Bureau.

Building upon these 30 years of history, these are affordable, as well as convenient to set up and use and utilize true far infrared radiant heat to provide the very best health benefits currently available.

What Kind of Warranty?

The company has five production facilities, located on three continents, which do nothing but produce the components and materials used in every HealthMate sauna.  Every aspect of sauna production is handled exclusively by these facilities.  Unlike most competitors, a Health Mate sauna has been designed and assembled, from start to finish, in a company owned factory by its own employees. This provides you, the consumer, with an unparalleled level of quality assurance.

Its mission is to strive for one hundred percent customer satisfaction.  From top notch craftsmanship, to original and fresh design, to superior customer service, everything it does is aimed towards providing their customers with the best sauna experience humanly possible.

As a result of this, they provide a lifetime warranty on the heater and electrical components in both their Full Size and Health Partner lower-body saunas.  I do wish that the lifetime part of their warranty covered the entire sauna as does the warranty on competing Clearlight Saunas. However, this warranty does cover the expensive and most critical aspects of the product- the heater and electrical components – for your lifetime (and all other components for limited numbers of years).

This is a warranty that is exceptional in the industry and is hard to beat.


What About Their Heaters?

The company claims their  heaters avoid many of the weaknesses of the standard ceramic heater rods used by other companies.

Standard ceramic heaters are known for higher heat and a quick warm up time.  However they are also known for uneven heat and cool spots on the ceramic rods.  Additionally most ceramic rods are fragile with the normal effective life of these being around 5 years, industry wide.  This fragile nature is often a result of the weaker sand filled pipes typically used in the heaters of most cheaper units.

Instead, HealthMate takes a somewhat standard ceramic heater and encases it in encoloy and adds an alloy and carbon based center to the heater rod.  This process eliminates those cool spots in both the heater rods and the cabin space, providing the user with an extremely even heat normally absent from this type of heater.  Only a HealthMate Sauna can bring you this important feature.

This is likely why there is a lifetime warranty on the heaters – which is rare in the industry, but is something to strongly consider when making your purchase decision.

So is there any evidence to back up the company’s claim of such a unique and powerful heater?

Health Mate Tecoloy® heaters are certified by Underwriters Laboratories.  This means that they have been independently proven to be more effective and efficient than any other ceramic-based sauna heater on the market. This is because the patented Tecoloy® heaters provide their heat in the far infrared spectrum.  Far infrared radiant heat is the only form of radiant heat capable of penetrating the human body to a depth of two to three inches. This penetrating heat is what provides the deep muscle relaxation and detoxifying effects which make a sauna beneficial to your health.


Low EMF Levels

While not the lowest in the industry, the EMF levels a few inches away from the heaters, where users sit, are at acceptable levels and far below the dangerous levels of most cheaper and a few expensive brands.  Keep in mind that, high price cannot always be a good indicator of a safe sauna, although a cheap price is almost certainly indicative of unsafe EMF levels. A safe EMF level is typically declared to be below 3.0 milligauss (mG).

If you are concerned about deep healing and your overall health, it is very wise to avoid cheap saunas.  They may look similar to the better ones, but by providing you with little infrared therapy while at the same time exposing you to high levels of EMF, a cheap unit is not a value or a bargain.


Non-Toxic Wood and Quality Construction?

Another plus is that every Health Mate sauna is constructed with only the finest, handpicked, materials, including the highest quality wood of Western Red Cedar and Hemlock.  This wood is sourced directly from Canadian forests and transported to the company’s three hundred thousand square foot lumber mill for processing.  Only the center cut of each long is used to produce the wood in your Health Mate sauna.

In addition, each piece of this wood is individually inspected and hand selected for quality. You will never find defective pieces or knots in your Health Mate sauna.  The wood is air dried for weeks and then kiln dried to prevent cracking and splitting when it is later exposed to all of the heat cycles you will put it through over the many years of its service.


A Top Recommendation?

As you are in the market for a sauna, a Health Mate Infrared Sauna is one of your finest choices. It is among our very top recommended brands and should be one of your top considerations. Utilizing a patented effective and safe heater in a cabin of quality selected wood, based on decades of manufacturing experience and carrying a very strong warranty, it is no wonder why it has a history of so many satisfied customers.

You consider your health to be your most important asset.  Health Mate helps you keep this asset safe, returning benefits, for years to come.


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Clearlight Infrared Saunas – Are They Really the Best?

Clearlight Saunas – Clearly the best by Design?

You have likely heard that Clearlight Saunas are the best far infrared sauna on the market.  What makes Clearlight infrared saunas so much better that they are endorsed by and used by the top doctors and health professionals?  Is it the right sauna for you?

We have compiled information from 2 years of research including comparisons of many saunas and discussions with many infrared sauna manufacturers and will summarize all of that research here to help you make the best decision for you and your family.


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Sauna Works, the maker of the Clearlight Sauna, was founded by Dr. Raleigh Duncan  almost 2 decades ago with the goal of providing quality, effective infrared saunas that are safe to use in a market full of inferior and sometimes dangerous saunas.  But are their  claims of providing the best saunas backed up by evidence?


Clearlight sauna reviews – What do they reveal?

The many Clearlight sauna reviews that are available show that consumers and medical leaders alike are exceptionally pleased with their saunas. Very notable are Doctors and clinics such as Doctor Whitaker of the Whitaker Wellness Clinic and Hippocrates wellness center that endorse and use Clearlight Saunas with their patients.  Other nutrition and longevity-aware industry leade3rs also use this brand of sauna in their own homes.  In fact the owner of the Top health related blog own two in his home.

It was after this careful study and discussions with many of these true experts and reading their reviews that I purchased a Clearlight infrared sauna for my personal use in my home and have been exceptionally pleased with it.  I interviewed several experts including a case manager at Whitaker Wellness Clinic, Hippocrates, the top prolotherapy doctor in the US, and others and without exception they recommended Clearlight.


What makes Clearlight Infrared Saunas So Different?


Unique blend of Carbon and Ceramic Fiber Heaters











A second feature of the Clearlight saunas which provides tremendous benefits are the heaters themselves.  Many heaters are weak carbon or even sprayed on carbon with offers little to no infrared benefits at all.  Comparing saunas, many look the same with carbon heaters extending nearly up to the ceiling at the back and on the sides.  This is often done to compensate for the low output heaters that are used in inferior saunas.  This is needed to provide enough heat to warm up the interior of the sauna.


While almost every carbon heater sauna looks the same, it is very noticeable that Clearlights heaters extend only about halfway up the sides of the sauna interior, stopping about at the shoulder level.   This is mainly due to the powerful heaters the company uses.  Their heaters are actually a combination of the beneficial Carbon heaters with Ceramic fibers in the carbon.  The ceramic provides stronger, focused heat.  This provides the user with a faster warm up time and better infrared penetration.  As well, the cranium itself is not directly heated as there is no real need to heat up a users head.

Heaters behind the legs and to the sides and importantly also in the front provided infrared to the entire body.


This process is benefited  by incorporating natural fiber in your diet in the form of fruits, vegetables and even smoothies for detox which have become very popular.  The fiber will bind to the toxins that are released into the digestive system during the sauna session, preventing them from being reabsorbed into the body.

True low emf heaters?

While other sauna manufacturers are finally beginning to reduce the dangerous emf output of their heaters, Sauna Works was the first to pioneer and offer Clearlight as a truly low to no-emf infrared sauna and a few sauna companies have now attempted to copy their results.

The company doesn’t just state low emf but they back that up with independent test results.   Those results are posted on this website.  EMF not only surrounds us daily  from all forms of electronic devices, but EMF can be dangerous and harmful to long term health if exposed at high levels.  Keeping the emf levels below 3.0 Milligauss is considered a safe level for extended sauna sessions. Currently Clearlight’s saunas are nearly zero EMF with ratings of 0.2 mgs.  Many other saunas have EMF ratings of 10-30 and at least one has levels over 170.

Low EMF readings


Other Safety Features

Another critical aspect of a safe sauna is one that does not use any toxic glues or other

Essential Line Sauna

chemical in and on the wood.  Heating those toxic chemical in a confined space combined with deep breathing is a situation that, while prevalent with cheaper saunas, should be avoided entirely.

The benches on the upper lines of saunas have reversible benches, chromotherapy, smart phone charging stations and many other features not found on their Essential line of saunas.

Half of the models can be plugged into an normal 15 amp socket without requiring  additional wiring.  The others require a 20 amp socket.

Infrared saunas provide a host of health benefits including cardiovascular improvements, improved skin condition, heavy metals detox far more than a traditional sauna, relief of joint pain, weight loss and improved sleep.

Saunas are air dried and carry a lifetime warranty which few other companies offer and covers everything on the sauna, wood, heaters, even the Radio.   The heaters are rated for 30,000 hours of use.  The only thing not covered for a lifetime are the lights and this warranty has the backing of over 15 year history of the company.

The saunas are first assembled at the factory, run for 8 hours and then disassembled and shipped. The assembly of the saunas, which arrives pre-wired,  requires no tools as the panels snap together.  Assembly takes about 1 hour for 2 poeple and assembly instructions are provided.

Infrared saunas are one of the best things a person can do to improve their health and AllInfraredSaunas will provide the sauna and information to help anyone make the proper choice for a sauna that will fit their needs.