You take great pride in your home’s yard because you love the joy and solitude of the outdoors. You carefully selected your home to sit on an attractive lot. You have planted and landscaped your yard to be as aesthetically pleasing as possible. Isn’t it a shame that you can’t enjoy this area of your home year round?
By adding a sun room to your home you can enjoy the solitude and beauty of sitting in your yard year round regardless of the weather. A sunroom is an addition to your home that has a glass roof and walls. Besides the aesthetic ability to enjoy the look of the outdoors year round, there are many reasons to enhance your outdoor living area with a beautiful new sun room.
Sun Rooms Are Energy Efficient
Because sunrooms are constructed largely of glass windows, they utilize the light from the sun to heat the space just like in a greenhouse.Keep in mind, that sunrooms must face the south and should be free from obstructions to obtain as much sunlight as possible. Many Sunrooms also possess a dark thermal wall to help store the heat from the sun. It is also important to ensure that the sun room is properly insulated and ventilated to control the flow of hot and cold air from the sun room during the day and night.
Sun Rooms Are a Cost Effective Way to Add on to your House
If you want to build additional living space onto your home, sunrooms are a relatively inexpensive option.Sun rooms are considerably less expensive to build than standard constructions. Sun rooms do not require the same foundation as normal constructions as they are often built on floating concrete piers or wooden support posts. Many People have successfully converted existing patios and porches into sun rooms at even lower costs.
Sun Rooms Can Add Value to your Home
The additional space and aesthetic features sunrooms offer can add value to your home. The value a sun room adds varies based on a number of factors. These factors include where you live, the value of the other homes in your neighborhood and how well the design of the sun room is in keeping with the aesthetics of the rest of the home. For instance, the value of a sunroom will be slightly higher in warmer, sunny areas, but a little lower in colder areas like the upper Midwest.
If you are interested in a finding out if a sun room is right for your home, you should contact a professional home renovation company near you.
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