About Us


Mike Remilong and whole Dead River Family!

Your Build isn’t Just Another Job with Us

Dead River Saunas is a locally-owned, family-run business with 26 years of building experience behind them. As lifelong Yooper, owner Mike Remilong loves the Upper Peninsula and focuses on it’s capturing it’s beauty in every build he does!

Each Dead River Saunas project is custom built for your location and to your specifications. Mike will come build on site and put a sauna in your basement, as an add-on to your house, or even out at deer camp so you can relax after a long day of hunting! Each build is unique and made with high quality materials meant to last through the harsh U.P. winters for years of relaxation to come.

  • We come to you
  • We customize our builds
  • We know how to capture the U.P.
  • We have the experience
  • We make unique builds
  • We love spreading the Finnish Tradition
Sauna Example

Builds Across the UP

Dead River Saunas travels all around the Upper Peninsula, all year long, to build custom saunas.

Years of Experience

Mike has 26 years of building experience that he will put to good use when designing your custom sauna! When you get a sauna from Dead River you get a unique sauna that is built to last.

Start Your Project

Are you ready to start your sauna build?

Send us a message to get a quote or to talk with our professional builders about what they can make just for you!