Why You Should Add a Sunroom to Your Home

Author: James Adkins
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Are you considering remodeling your home? The summer months are a great time to make additions or changes to your home’s exterior or interior layout. Whether you’re adding a room, getting new carpet, building a deck, or re-roofing your house, summer remodeling improves your satisfaction with the home and avoids the interference of sludge and snow that comes with the colder months.

When considering a home remodeling project, homeowners should always consider the addition of a sunroom to their house. Sunrooms can consist of a small room or take up a large portion of the house and are accompanied by a slew of benefits.

Sunrooms, foremost, are an optimal way to increase the natural light in your home. When a wall, porch, or a large portion of the house becomes a panel of windows, it provides more light and automatically decreases the need for electric lighting, ultimately reducing energy consumption and cost to the homeowner. This is a favorable option in comparison to purchasing expensive solar panels or continuing to consume excessive electric energy while paying mounting bills for lighting.

Additionally, sunrooms naturally increase the internal temperature of the house. Because of the greenhouse effect of the glass, your home will more easily maintain a warm temperature during the cold winter months and will thus reduce your heating expenses.

Sunrooms also hold appeal for botanists, gardeners, and plant-lovers. The greenhouse effect once again comes into play and boosts humidity and warmth within the house or sunroom, allowing for the growth of tropical and humid-loving plants and flora. Homeowners can grow organic, fresh fruits, vegetables, and other plants from the comforts of home and can enjoy the benefits of nutritious foods from within the walls of their own house.

Homeowners should also consider adding a sunroom to their house because it provides direct access to Vitamin D throughout the year and can help mitigate the symptoms of seasonal depression. Vitamin D deficiencies are a result of too-little sun exposure and can lead to headaches, exhaustion, and increased-likelihood of contracting illness or disease. With a sunroom, however, homeowners can soak up the sun’s rays year-round and get healthy levels of Vitamin D while avoiding seasonal depression.

Whether homeowners are looking for a way to increase natural light, decrease heating and lighting bills, grow an indoor garden, or live a healthier lifestyle, sunrooms are a great option that can be incorporated into a home’s remodeling. For more ideas about home remodeling or to learn about how we can help you achieve your home renovation goals today, visit our website at adkinsbuilt.com

James Adkins

22 years in commercial, industrial, and residential construction roles solving a broad array of building, construction and real time application challenges.

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