Thinking of Having a Sunroom? Here’s How to Get the Most Out of It

A sunroom can have as many functional purposes as it does styles. A four-season, multi-functional sunroom, for instance, can be a great way to introduce both sun and space to your home. Here are a few sunroom ideas that you can use to maximize your planned home addition:

Playroom

Is your living room a bit cramped to accommodate a billiard table? How about putting one in your sunroom? With plenty of natural light, your sunroom can be a great place to enjoy a friendly pool game or two.

Living Area

As a room that receives plenty of natural light, a sunroom makes for an ideal place to study, listen to music, and even socialize with friends. With a bit of design savvy, you can turn your sunroom into a warm living area where you can enjoy your favorite pastimes.

Reading Nook

If you’re a massive booklover, then you’re probably running out of places to put your books. You can transform a section of your sunroom—or perhaps all of it—into a reading nook where you can curl up and get lost in the pages of a good novel. The best part about building a room for this purpose is having all the shelves you need to house your book collection. Your books can be as organized as you’ve always wanted them to be.

Greenhouse

Enjoy nature right at your home by bringing potted plants and flowers into your sunroom. Of course, you’ll have to make your sunroom more conducive to plant life all year round, so you’ll have to install features that regulate UV rays and heat. A trusted home remodeler can help you come up with a sunroom design that can do just that.

Sources:
Sunrooms Shine in Different Ways, houzz.com
Ideas for a Sunroom, ehow.co.uk

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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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