Sunrooms Provide An Alternative To Adding On
Homeowners who choose to add a sunroom onto their home do so for a number of reasons. Whether it’s to give themselves some much-needed space, or to dramatically alter the appearance of a room, the choice is one that adds some solid value to a home.
For those who don’t want to change the way the interior of their homes look, but who still like the idea of a sunny getaway where the outdoors and indoors merge in all their beauty, a sunroom addition is still more than a viable option.
By using an existing exterior wall to create a sunroom, a homeowner achieves the effect of adding on to the home without changing the way any of the interior rooms look to begin with. Aside from needing an access point, a sunroom can work as an add on to just about any room on a ground floor.
If the desired effect is to create a separate structure, distinct from other rooms, even the access one, the use of the actual wall is a great way to go. Like adding on a porch, this method takes advantage of the exterior wall, but still adds on the extra space and gives the benefits of a sunroom.
The benefits of a glass sunroom to a homeowner are many. Not only do they provide added space and offer more protection from the elements than a traditional porch, they can be functional rooms that can endure year-round use. In short, a well-designed sunroom can serve just about any purpose a homeowner dictates, from a place for entertaining to even a home office, bedroom, dining room or more. Sunrooms aren’t just for housing pools any more.
If you doubt the effect a sunroom can have on a home, picture an elegant dinner party laid out in a sunroom. The sun has set and as candle lights flicker, guests can look up from their tables and enjoy a sky full of stars along with their suppers. Add to this the beauty a small garden would offer as a view and the picture of how versatile a modern sunroom can be becomes quite clear.
These aren’t your grandmother’s front porches!
Considering the design options available to homeowners when it comes to adding a sunroom onto a home and it becomes pretty clear how well designed these rooms can be. Depending on the model chosen, a good sunroom can provide a useable space year-round, snow and all. They are a great investment in a home and the family that lives there.