In the midst of summer and the fast approaching fall months, most homeowners wish they had a sun room adjoining their homes to enjoy the nice weather in. This enclosed space is an extension of your home and allows you to relax, entertain guests, read a book, or just sit and enjoy beautiful views of your garden or backyard.
And there are so many wonderful designs to choose from that sometimes it can be overwhelming to create the perfect oasis.
Don’t worry, though. We have brought you some amazing sun room ideas that can transform the look and feel of your home, add value to your property, and give you a stunning space to rest and relax without experiencing the rigors of nature.
Mesmerizing Sun Room Designs
While you could add a sun room that blends with the existing architecture and design of your home, there are other ways to create a beautiful sun room.
Porch Enclosure: If your home has a porch, you can easily enclose it with the help of large French windows. Alternatively, you can build knee-high walls and then install vinyl frames and glass panes. This design is perfect for a rear or side porch with the doorway leading to your garden.
All Season Sun Room: Typically, sun rooms are for the warmer seasons, as they don’t usually have central heating — which can make them uncomfortable during the winter months. However, engineering technology has advanced substantially to ensure that you can enjoy your sun room every single day of the year.
You can add a gabled roof and glass panels to your deck and ensure the contractor puts in thermal breaks that let you heat as well as cool the sun room in a cost-efficient manner. If you don’t want a gabled roof, you can opt for a single-slope roof to cover your deck or patio. Add a skylight, so that natural light can filter in.
Loft-Styled Sun Room: You could have a sloping roof made from glass, giving your sun room a loft-like appearance. The glass panels in the ceiling are perfect for letting the warmth of the sun and natural light in and make it great for sitting at night and enjoying a little star-gazing. With a few green plants and a fireplace, this sun room can become cozy and relaxing, perfect for your home.
Extension Sun Room: You can install a pre-fabricated vinyl frame and add double-glazed glass to the frame of the part of your home that receives maximum sunlight.
This extension can be as big or small as you want, depending on your interests and budget. If you are looking for a sun room that is cost-effective but still blends in with the architecture of your home, think of adding a shed roof or gentle sloping roof. This is easy to integrate and offers one of the most affordable sun room design options.
This sun room design not only lets you enjoy expansive views of your garden and surroundings, it also expands your living space, giving you a cozy getaway.
These are some of our favorite original and functional sun room designs to add to your home. A sun room makes your living space flexible and offers you more room to rest, relax, and entertain family and friends in a casual setting.
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