A steam shower is a enclosed shower area with a bench rather than flowing enjoy a traditional shower, where the water is turned. Steam produces a large amount of humidity, and homeowners may wonder what type of ventilation is necessary to maintain the surplus moisture from accumulating in the bathroom.

Steam Shower Ventilation

Steam showers are enclosed on all sides and also have a doorway, so unless a person leaves or enters the shower at the center of the steam bath, a relatively little amount of humidity is discharged into the bathroom area. Much of the steam in the shower will gradually float and run down the drain. It not required, although ventilation to get a steam shower is suggested to help regulate humidity in the home. Homeowners can opt to put in a mechanical vent fan or ceiling-mounted bath fan in the toilet ensure once the steam shower is in use, moisture isn’t accumulating on toilet surfaces and to control humidity.

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