homeowner, it’s normal to want to upgrade your home with home remodeling projects. However, many homeowners are afraid of a pricey
and lengthy renovation process that wreaks havoc on their budget and patience.
For some, the benefits of remodeling (like increased
home value, functionality, and comfort) just don’t seem to outweigh the costs.
Fortunately, there are many home remodeling projects that aren’t time-consuming, expensive, or
stressful, and can add significant value to your home without the hassle of a
traditional renovation. In particular, one great idea is to add a patio
enclosure to maximize your living space and enhance your home value—without
spending a fortune in remodeling costs or
undergoing months of renovation headaches.
Construction, we’ve been helping homeowners transform their exterior and
interiors with beautiful patio
enclosures. If you’ve been looking for a
way to enhance your home with a beautiful patio enclosure, take a look at some of the benefits of this
home addition and some of our favorite ideas for personalizing your new space.
Benefits of Custom Patio Enclosures
enclosures is a practical way to boost the appeal and functionality of
your outdoor space. Below are the different pros of getting a patio enclosure
for your home.
You’ll get an additional enclosed space and use it in whatever way you
want—for relaxation, exercise, entertainment, etc.
You’ll have more privacy while still enjoying natural light and the
Your family will be safe from mosquitoes, bees, and insects that sting.
A custom-made patio enclosure can be designed according to your personal
preferences. Therefore, you will have a better-looking
home exterior that has a personal touch.
enclosures can increase the overall value of your property and make it
more appealing to buyers in case you want to sell it.
Creating Your Custom Patio Enclosure: Types of Sunrooms
Patio enclosures come in a variety of styles and types and can be customized to suit your
preferences and your budget. If you’re thinking of adding a patio enclosure to your
home, here are some of our favorite ways to install one.
Screen Room: As the name suggests, this type of patio
enclosure involves a screen frame and rolling screen panels that will allow you
to enjoy the beauty of your outdoors, the natural light, and cool outdoor breeze while keeping mosquitoes and insects at
Three Season Room: This type of patio enclosure lets you enjoy
your outdoor space from spring to fall. You can choose between single-pane or
double-pane glass, and use a portable heater or a ceiling fan because it is not
designed to be climate-controlled.
Four Season Room: You can enjoy this type of weather-resistant
patio enclosure throughout the year because of its insulated glass windows and
door rolling panels.
Solarium: You can transform your open patio into a
solarium by installing top-to-bottom glass walls and ceiling. When you choose
this type, you will be able to fully enjoy natural light and go star gazing at
Customization Tips for Your Patio Enclosure
the right patio enclosure type for your needs and your budget is the first step
to your home renovation. Once your construction plans are set, however, it’s
time to begin personalizing your space with the following ideas.
Outdoorsy Furniture Theme: It is not recommended to bring out your old
sofa from the basement to place on your newly built outdoor space. As a space
that encourages spending time in nature, decorating your patio enclosure with
furniture that reflects this purpose makes sense. Instead, furnish your
revamped patio with furniture made with natural materials and decorate the
space with elements that blend with nature such as fresh flowers. You can also
place wind chimes, a bird feeder, or even a fountain to achieve a great outdoor
Flooring Choices: Choose the most suitable type of flooring for
your patio enclosure depending on the look that you are trying to achieve.
However, more than the appearance, you should also be mindful of the
functionality, as well as your budget and time constraints. For instance,
insulated flooring is perfect for a four season room, but simple concrete
flooring may be sufficient if you want the project to be completed fast.
Window Treatments: Install vertical blinds or a solar shading
system to enhance the comfort of your patio. On particularly sunny days, solar
protection will be quite important, so make sure to speak with a design
consultant to choose the best materials and products to cover your home’s
window areas—especially in your enclosed
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