There are several different styles of sunrooms to choose from. Of course the design of the sunroom plays a role in this, but there are also other important factors. In fact, there are three main factors that will determine the type of sunroom you build. The factors include:
- The amount of glass you want in your sunroom.
- How many seasons you plan to use the room for.
- Whether or not you want to create new space or alter an existing space.
Styles of Sunrooms
- Screened Rooms/Porches
- Full Glass Rooms
- Partial Glass
- Three Season Sunrooms
- Four Season Sunrooms
- Additions to Existing Walls
- Converting Existing Rooms
A screened porch is basically a standard porch that screen walls have been added to. The large screened panel walls allow fresh air to circulate within the porch while keeping insects out. Turning your regular porch into a screened porch/room will definitely bring more action to the space. It can be used during the summer and warmer portions of the spring and fall months.
Three Season Sunrooms
Three seasoned sunrooms are typically unequipped with a fully insulated ceiling, insulated walls and insulated-glass windows. They may have one or two of these features, but not all three. For this reason, they cannot be comfortably used every season of the year. But they are still enclosed glass rooms that offer great enjoyment and comfort during the seasons in which the temperature is still pleasant.
Four Season Sunrooms
Four season sunrooms are equipped with a fully insulated ceiling, insulated walls, and insulated-glass windows. These features allow the home's heating and cooling system to extend itself into the sunroom to cerate a comfortable space on even the most blazing summer day or the most freezing winter night.
For homes in which the existing heating and cooling system can not manage to accommodate to the additional load of the sunroom, then additional heaters and coolers can be added. Such systems include a baseboard heater or window-unit air conditioner.
Additions to Existing Walls
Building an addition to existing walls is the best option for those that desire more living space. For some homeowners, the main reason they want a sunroom is to create more space and a new room to enjoy.
Converting Existing Rooms
For some homeowners, an existing space such as an unused patio or deck or perhaps an architectural alcove may make an ideal new sunspace. This type of sunroom is often an easier project and also less expensive because part of the structure is already in place.
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There are several different styles of sunrooms to choose from. Of course the design of the sunroom plays a role in this, but there are also other important factors. In fact, there are three main factors that will determine the type of sunroom you build. The factors include 1.) The amount of glass you want in your sunroom, 2.) How many seasons you plan to use the room for, and 3.) Whether or not you want to create new space or alter an existing space.
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