How much would cost your sauna upgrading?

How much would cost your sauna upgrading?

Investing in sauna upgrades can be an exciting way to enhance your sauna experience and increase the value of your Ontario cottage or home. Consider which features will best suit your lifestyle and preferences, and consult with a sauna specialist to ensure the upgrades are installed correctly and safely. Enjoy your journey to a more luxurious and personalized sauna experience!

Here’s a breakdown of popular upgrade options and their approximate (very approximate!) costs:

Heating System Upgrade

  • Wood-fired to electric or infrared: Switching from a traditional wood-fired heater to an electric or infrared system can be more convenient and easier to control.
    • Cost: $500 – $2,500

Lighting Enhancements

  • LED Mood Lighting: Install LED lights that can change color and create a relaxing ambiance.
    • Cost: $100 – $500
  • Chromotherapy Lighting: Specialized lighting designed to improve mood and wellness.
    • Cost: $200 – $1,000

Sound System Integration

  • Bluetooth Speakers: Add waterproof Bluetooth speakers to enjoy music or guided meditations.
    • Cost: $100 – $400
  • Built-in Sound System: High-end sound systems integrated into the sauna’s design.
    • Cost: $500 – $2,000

Aromatherapy Systems

  • Essential Oil Diffusers: Simple and effective ways to add aromatherapy to your sauna sessions.
    • Cost: $20 – $100
  • Integrated Aromatherapy Systems: More advanced systems built into the sauna.
    • Cost: $200 – $600

Custom Wood Options

  • Interior Wood Upgrades: Choose premium woods like Western Red Cedar or Nordic Spruce for a more luxurious feel.
    • Cost: $1,000 – $3,000 depending on the size and type of wood.

Advanced Control Systems

  • Digital Control Panels: Upgrade to digital controls for more precise temperature and timer settings.
    • Cost: $300 – $1,000
  • Smart Controls: Integrate with smart home systems for remote control and monitoring.
    • Cost: $500 – $2,000

Comfort Features

  • Ergonomic Benches and Backrests: Add more comfortable seating and backrests.
    • Cost: $100 – $500
  • Headrests and Footrests: Enhance comfort with additional support features.
    • Cost: $50 – $200

Insulation and Efficiency Upgrades

  • Improved Insulation: Enhance insulation to improve energy efficiency and heat retention.
    • Cost: $500 – $2,000

Exterior Enhancements

  • Exterior Finishes: Stain or paint the exterior to match your home or landscape.
    • Cost: $200 – $1,000
  • Decking and Landscaping: Create an inviting area around your outdoor sauna.
    • Cost: $500 – $5,000 depending on the extent of landscaping.

Safety and Accessibility Features

  • Handrails and Non-Slip Flooring: Improve safety with handrails and non-slip mats or flooring.
    • Cost: $50 – $300

Contact Sauna Depot for a free cost estimate

Upgrading your sauna can range from a few hundred dollars for basic enhancements to several thousand for more comprehensive upgrades. The total cost will depend on the specific upgrades you choose and the size of your sauna..


The Sauna Depot customer support team is available to assist you with any questions or concerns. You can reach us via phone, email, or through the contact form on our website:


You can also visit the Sauna Depot showrooms to see the saunas close up and discuss your upgrading options with the knowledgeable staff. There are two locations (but first contact to schedule a visit):

  1. 3791 Hwy. 89, Cookstown, ON, L0L 1L0, CANADA
  2. 2921 ON-11, Oro Station, ON, CANADA

Happy sauna upgrading!