Sunrooms: Homeowners Making These Their Home’s Second Living Room

Over the years, several products and amenities used by consumers has significantly improved to adapt to our changing needs and preferences. Take, for example, a house which used to be made of stone and wood in the early days, but is now composed of a variety of materials and designed in a range of architectural themes. Therefore, it shouldn’t surprise you that sunrooms have come a long way since their inception.

Also known as sun parlors and sun porches, sunrooms began as simple covered porches of old farm houses. Back then, sunrooms were utilized only during spring and summer, and likewise served a second purpose as greenhouses. Today, the structure and material composition of sunrooms have evolved, making them a popular addition to homes.

In the hands of a professional, sunrooms can be turned into a “second living room” where families can spend quality time together year-round. Sunrooms can be furnished with stylish light fixtures as well as comfortable seating furniture, insulated with first-rate materials, and installed with efficient heating and cooling units. Depending on your family’s interests, the sunroom can be equipped with surround sound speakers, home entertainment system, and/or bookshelves.

If you’ll be spending a lot of time in the sunroom, it’s best to have it designed and constructed by an experienced professional from start to finish. This way, you can ensure that the sunroom remains cozy and beautiful regardless of the season. Sunroom contractors can also make the most of the space you have and choose the right lighting and furniture for a welcoming ambiance. Every minute you spend in a well-designed and well-built sunroom is time well spent.


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About valleyhomeimprv

Steve Silverman is Cape Cod native with a BA in psychology from Bates College. He moved to the Pioneer Valley in 2004 and became a VP with VHI a year later, then bought the 20 employee company in 2013. He and his wife and two teenagers have a farm in Southampton where he spends time growing food and learning new ways to live in harmony with the land.

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