Five Reasons to Consider a Sunroom
Sunrooms are a lovely addition to any home. Creating a space in your home for a sunroom can have many benefits. From making your home look bigger and increasing its value to creating a special place just for you, there are a few good reasons to consider a sunroom.
Bring the Outdoors In
Studies have proven numerous times that getting outdoors will do you good. Now we may not always have the time or the energy to go on a weekly hike or bike ride, and a sunroom offers a winning alternative. Sunrooms utilise the access it has to the sun and homeowners who build these from scratch have a clear goal. Get the sun in. Large windows and glass doors are usually a good fit in any sunroom. Being able to see the garden clearly or the outdoors if your views are impeccable, makes for a better home and lifestyle.
Sustainability at Heart
A sunroom is at the heart of any home that is trying to reduce their carbon footprint. Sunrooms can effectively heat rooms in the colder months and save you money on heating the room otherwise. Sunrooms are also an effective way to increase the value of your home. Adding square footage will always have that advantage. You will also use less artificial light in a sunroom, saving you even more costs.
Live in Harmony
If you are looking for the perfect place for your house plants, this may be it. Extra plant life in your busy sunroom has many benefits. The glass walls or widows and sunroom ceilings are created to generate heat. This will be a cosy place not only for you but for your house plants too. The extra plants and added sunlight is also a natural mood stabiliser. The calm and warmth is excellent for relaxing. Sunrooms are great for yoga, reading, family games and a great nap station for toddlers.
Some people may decide to use their sunrooms as a kid-free zone. Designing your sunroom with a boutique style bar and a steaming jacuzzi is an option for many. It is a great place to entertain guests or even have a small party. This is a clever way to enjoy the “outdoors” year-round. From having your morning coffee in a sunroom to having a stiff Martini in the evening, this is where you want to enjoy it.
There is no reason for a sunroom to look outdated. Current trends in sunroom design include décor with trendy furniture, boho appeal with many living plants and cool artworks that are incorporated into the space. Flooring in sunrooms are leaning towards wood, concrete and carpets. Mosiac flooring along with eccentric tapestries work well in sunrooms too.
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