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Font for a bath - types, characteristics, how to choose and how to do it yourself

Font for a bath

The fashion for Russian bath was not always the case. That the Turks were trying to impose their own bath traditions of Russians, the Greeks, the Finns. However, our habits and addictions were stronger than any trends and brands. Today, Russian bath - it is, above all, a way to relax, get a powerful boost of energy and vitality, improve your health and have a good time. Russian bath and returned to take its rightful place among the other institutions of a similar type. With her back and traditions, among them the baptismal font for a bath. Let's take a closer look at this remarkable device which may have a health.


  • What is Hot and why it is needed
    • Types of fonts for baths
    • How to choose a container

  • Installing a wooden font
  • How to build font itself?

What is Hot and why it is needed

The baptismal font is a large barrel,made of wood, metal or plastic. During the reign of King Peas, such a structure stood virtually every bath or near it, and where possible it has not been set, people just dived into the hole or the nearest body of water. Over time, the shape of the font has undergone some changes, and the material for its production, too, was different.

Hot bath - a very useful thing forhealth. Water it should be cool, ideally generally cold. The man flushed and vigorous hot bathhouse birch broom, diving into the font, receives such a powerful energy boost that it may be enough for a whole week, or even two. Hardening is always welcomed by doctors, and an abrupt change in temperature conditions works wonders: improved blood circulation and heart function, the skin becomes smooth and elastic, the mood rises. In addition, the wooden font "charges" the water of life and that becomes alive. Rich in minerals and beneficial oils water has beneficial effects on the human body, creating an additional barrier to the penetration of various infections.

Types of fonts for baths

Pools for baths and saunas can be classified by the following features:

1. In form:

  • round;
  • oval;
  • square.

2. According to the type of material:

  • wood;
  • plastic;
  • metal;
  • concrete.
Hot Metal

Oval Hot metal does not require special skills of future installers

Plastic Hot

Round Plastic Hot - democratic at the price of an option with excellent performance

Font made of concrete

Concrete font decorated with mosaics on the technology of the device resembles the construction of a home pool

In turn, the wooden baptismal font can also be divided into several types:

  • Font made of cedar

Cedar Hot bath is found everywhere. Cedar is very rich in essential oils that have beneficial properties. Their action is manifested at the cellular level, so do not be surprised if in a few hours after the procedure, you will notice an improvement in skin condition. The water in the cedar barrel is full of sweet smells that help to strengthen the immune system.

  • The font from larch

Larch is used for many centuries duringcreating fonts. This natural material is durable and strong, almost does not rot and has a very positive effect on the human body: relaxing, increases immunity and the overall tone, reduces the pressure.

Round Hot-barrel Larch

Font-barrel of the larch - the traditional Russian is a very useful option

  • Font Oak

Oak wood has a highanti-inflammatory and regenerative properties. Bathing in oak font helps in wound healing and scarring, improves metabolism, strengthens the nervous system and normalizes sleep.

Oval Hot

Oval font of oak with a ladder can be used by adherents of bath procedures any age

In addition to these materials Pools for saunasis made of pine, birch and beech. In any case, natural materials rather artificial, because they not only outwardly look much more aesthetically pleasing, but also have a number of advantages just mentioned above.

Different fonts and sizes: some may be very large, multi-adults, while others are shaped like barrels, which can accommodate only one person. In addition, the size of the font in the form of barrels allow you to set it even in the apartment.

How to choose a container

Modern wooden font can besupplemented by a special filter for the water, bench, stairs, hydro-massage and heating system. If you still do not need it, you can save a decent amount you can spend on a variety of accessories for your bath-house. But aesthetes and those who appreciate comfort and convenience, be sure to think ten times before you give up on this or that additional options. For example, Hot Tub perfect for bathing children, and some adults will not give up their warm up the frozen bones, especially after hours of standing in the winter at the bus stop waiting for the bus.

Pay attention to the size and shape of the font,so you did not have disagreements with the bath room, which is simply "does not want to" take a neighbor due to the fact that the latter is not prolazit the doorway.

Check hoops tightening Hot - theyThey must be made of stainless steel and fit snugly to the tree, and the adjusting screws must sit firmly in their nests do not hang out in different directions.

Also, the font can be treated with naturalwax or polymer composition. These components help to keep the timber capacity in virtually any temperature (from -50 to +100 degrees) in excellent condition.

Pools large, as a rule, delivered unassembled, but to collect them yourself is not difficult, because in the set includes instructions.

Installing a wooden font

The wooden baptismal font for a bath is set toperfectly flat surface. If the floor is uneven, you should use special pads made of plastic, which podpihivayutsya a font legs. Once the container has taken its place, the drain hose is supplied, however, there is a small caveat - the sink should not be placed higher than 10 centimeters from the floor. The hose with one end secured by a gasket in the hole of the font, and the second - is lowered into the sewer drain.

After completing all installation work, checkfastening hoops tightening plates font. If their tension is in doubt, it is better to pull them with bolts. Only after that, the capacity can be filled with water.

How to build font itself?

How to build font itself and whether it is possibleto do? It is possible, but this process does not take one day or even one week. Typically, handwritten font is made of concrete. To do this, first you have to dig a hole the right size and clean it "to shine." Then, on the bottom of the pit and its wall fixed metal fittings, set wooden formwork and poured into a formed between the wall and the concrete formwork gap solution. After it has dried boards are removed, the surface is leveled font with care putty.

Next come the primer and paint work. You can lay out the tiles font and can simply be painted with special paint. We can only bring water and can swim.

To add a concrete font can be metal or wooden stairs.

Digging a hole under Hot

Digs a hole and clean the bottom

Preparatory work on installing formwork

Fix the valve and install the formwork

Pouring concrete

Fill concrete

Work on leveling the surface of the font

Aligns the bottom of the wall and plaster

Staining font surface

Lovely stained with paint and set the ladder. Font is ready!

To summarize: a sauna with a cold pool - an ideal place for rest and relaxation, a place where a person receives energy "kick" in the back, a place where you want to come back again.

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