We are all done with being cooped up inside after a long winter and quarantining. However, as happy as we are to spend those extra hours on your patio baking in the heat, it might be a little too much sometimes. Even with the warm weather, there are always problems with mosquitoes, bugs, and rain.


A sunroom allows you to bring the outside in.

A sunroom can completely transform a home by providing a vibrant, inviting gathering area. Glass-enclosed transitional spaces, also known as solariums, conservatories, or patio rooms, provide a link to the outdoors by letting in plenty of natural light while shielding you from the elements. Sunrooms can be used as a home office, playroom, lounge, art studio, music room, or more. Here’s what you should know about adding a sunroom to your home.


What kind of houses are best for sunrooms?

Most homes are good candidates for a sunroom, particularly if the back of the house receives good natural light throughout the morning or during the day.

Three-season or four-season rooms are the most common types of sunrooms. Three-season sunrooms aren’t normally insulated or connected to your home, meaning you won’t be able to use them during the winter months if you live in a cold environment. Sunrooms, on the other hand, can also be used all year in warmer climates. Four-season sunrooms are more insulated and have heavy-duty, double-paned glass, allowing them to be used all year long, regardless of where you live.


How much do sunrooms cost?

Sunroom prices vary widely, as they do with most renovation projects, depending on where you live, the size of the space, the materials you select, and the level of craftsmanship.

Costs can also increase if your home has unexpected challenges like a sloped property or older deck removal.


Energy and other added costs

While sunrooms don’t necessarily need central heating and cooling, many custom-built sunrooms do have electric or fan-powered heaters and are electrically wired. Sunrooms, on the other hand, can help increase the value of a home by providing additional living space, which appeals to buyers.


At D&W Windows and Sunrooms, we build sunrooms so anyone can enjoy the outdoors year-round without having to worry about rain, insects, or harmful UV rays. We manufacture our own sunrooms, and our team of highly trained, experienced installers provides professional installation services. For more information on sunrooms contact us at        800-833-9831 or visit our website for an estimate.