Options and Features
Sunrooms come in many different styles and sizes. Like any other home improvement project, it's smart start with a plan. Consider the following key points:
- What kind of activities do you wish to use your sunroom for?
- Will it be a seasonal space or do you want it to be fully functional year around?
- Where will the sunroom be attached to the house?
- Will you use an architect's plan and a builder or purchase a kit? Is it going to be a DIY project?
- Will you use a glass roof, a partial glass roof, or sky lights?
- Will you need ceiling fans and vents?
- Do you want windows that open? What about screens for summer?
- Is security an issue?
- Do you want to use it all year long?
- What kind of budget do you have?
You can add value - as well as space - to your home with a new sunroom. On average, nearly 60% of the cost of a sunroom adds to the resell value of your home. Whether you want a comfortable, relaxing place to enjoy your morning coffee and newspaper, an additional room for entertaining or games, or to bring more natural light into your home, a sunroom can be a terrific choice.
Beautiful - and Energy Efficient
Sunrooms, solariums, garden rooms and conservatories are primarily glass-constructed rooms enclosed with screens and used during nice weather, or depending on where you live, can be all-season spaces. And given today's high-technology, energy-efficient windows, a sunroom can save you money as well as provide an aesthetically pleasing extension of your home.