I have some exciting news to share! The Encompass Design Build brand is now under Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.

We are still personally honoring all existing contracts, warranties, and obligations. If you have any warranty items or concerns in regards to your project under the Encompass Design Build name, please contact us at 703-242-9818. For all future home improvement needs, please contact Sun Design at 703-425-5588 or via email at info@sundesigninc.com.

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Sun Design has the same high level of commitment to a positive client experience as Encompass. Please visit www.sundesigninc.com to learn more about the company.

Thank you for your support over the years. Sun Design looks forward to the opportunity to serve you and your home improvement needs.

Sincerely,

Troy Fenley, Sales 
Consultant of Sun Design
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Steam Showers: Like Redbull, but Healthier and Long Lasting

Kohler Steam Shower

When we hear the words “steam shower,” our brains are littered with images of ancient Roman bathhouses and funny Hollywood scenes that occur in saunas. Normally, we associate steam rooms with public domains; it doesn’t occur to us that we could have that type of luxury in our own houses. As it turns out, it’s actually very feasible, healthy, and environmentally friendly. All that and it increases the value of your home.

It feels good to jump in the sauna at the gym after a good workout, but why? Steam can alleviate your sinuses, allergies, and other respiratory problems such as asthma and bronchitis. It helps your body cleanse itself of germs and toxins. Blood vessels expand, circulation increases, and muscles rejoice because the production of lactic acid decreases. Just 15 minutes of steam therapy is invigorating.

“Luxury” is usually heaped with a side of environmental guilt but not the case here. One steam shower session uses less than a gallon of water, whereas an average bathtub uses about 70 gallons of water. Three fills on the tub could equal a years worth of weekly steam therapy.

Modern steam units come standard with music options and aromatherapy. Now we’re listening to Taylor Swift as wafts of lavender gently reduce our anxiety. And all we can think is Darth Vader never would have been seduced by the Dark Side if he was sitting in this sauna.

Written by Christie Doebel.

Posted By Derek Davis | 10/14/2010 4:01:13 PM
 







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