5 Big Benefits of Adding a Sunroom to Your Home

by Matthew BreyerMarch 25, 2019

Have you been thinking about adding on to your home? If you are looking for a new space the whole family can enjoy throughout the year, a sunroom may be the perfect choice.

Building a sunroom allows you to create a versatile space without breaking the bank. These five benefits of a sunroom may convince you to talk to a contractor and start planning your new project:

1. Bring the Outside Indoors

A sunroom is an extremely effective way to bring in natural light and brighten up your home. You can enjoy the view without being out in the elements. A sunroom is also a viable space for creating an indoor garden. With plenty of sunlight, you can grow a variety of indoor plants or even start seedlings for an outdoor garden.

2. Increase Your Home’s Value

Similar to most home improvement projects, the addition of a sunroom can increase your home’s value. Because it tends to cost less than other additions, it is easier to recoup most construction expenses during resale. This makes a sunroom a smart financial investment for homeowners.

3. Space for Everyone

If properly heated and insulated, a sunroom is a space that members of the household can enjoy year-round. This space can function as an office, sitting, playroom, or however else you would like to use it.

A sunroom is a great way to add extra living space that can be used in a variety of ways. When planning your project, communicate your plans for space with your contractor. He or she may provide solutions or recommend accessories, such as furniture.

4. Design Options

Very rarely are two sunrooms exactly the same. When you work with a contractor, they will likely suggest materials and styles to complement the rest of your home. However, you control the design and features you would like to incorporate into your space. From ceiling fans to energy-efficient windows, flooring to built-in storage, you can customize your sunroom to make it truly one-of-a-kind.

5. Increased Curb Appeal

A sunroom can add a lot of curb appeal to your home. If you choose to sell your home, this curb appeal may result in more buyers coming to your door. Seeing that the space is already constructed can be a powerful selling point for interested home buyers.

From extra space to extra value, a sunroom is a smart investment for any homeowner. If you are interested in making this addition to your home, speak with your local home improvement contractor. Before long, you will be able to enjoy all of the benefits of a sunroom with your family and friends.

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About The Author
Matthew Breyer
Matthew Breyer is the owner of Breyer Construction & Landscape, a family-owned residential remodeling company in southeastern Pennsylvania that specializes in designing and building custom outdoor living areas and other home improvements. Matt wears many hats in this role, including Lead-Designer where he works directly with clients as well as supporting the rest of the BCL design team as they work to understand our client’s dreams, needs, and concerns — and create a unique solution to ensure the finished project exceeds expectations. When not working, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, as well as serving as president of the North American Deck and Railing Association.

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