Pergola Sunroom

Compared to most sunroom iterations, pergolas tend to be a much more budget-friendly option. But they still come with a range of options in terms of type of wood, hardware and accessories, and covering material—along with furniture and features. One of the big choices is covering material. A fabric cover with a mechanical crank for […]

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Pool and Spa Sunroom

These can have very different looks and feels depending on the type of water feature and the nature of the household. Specifically, sunrooms for hot tubs and spas that are primarily used by adults may have more an emphasis on privacy, while pools for kids need a sunroom that is almost entirely transparent for safety. […]

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Solarium

Like a “Florida room,” a solarium is often used as just another name for a sunroom. But this style of sunroom is made almost entirely out of glass so as to let in a maximum amount of light. These can also refer to artificial tanning beds, but a sunroom solarium is a great way to […]

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Florida Room

A gabled roof isn’t the only way to make your sunroom a more fully protective enclosure. The term Florida Room is sometimes used interchangeably with sunroom, but we always thought of it as a sunroom that could stand up to the Florida climate. We built these sunrooms to be waterproof, airtight, and dust-free when closed […]

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Sliding vs. Hinged Doors for Sunrooms

New sliding doors may feel like they’ll last forever, but hinged doors typically provide a more secure and durable option for entering and leaving your sunroom. By comparison, sliding doors can help maximize the floor space and decorating options. Often, the decision comes down to feasibility and affordability in design, including where the property permits […]

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Gabled Sunroom

Your sunroom can have a flat, sloped, or gabled roof. In theory, you could also build a sunroom with a hip roof, though that’s pretty uncommon as it limits the options for extra windows in the gable. Gabled sunrooms tend to look a lot sturdier and can often be fashioned to look like the main […]

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How to Decorate a Sunroom: Know the “Big Four”

Even people who know they want a sunroom, even people who have dreamt of having a sunroom for years if not decades extending back into childhood, can get overwhelmed by the sheer number of interrelated choices. Where do you start? Sure, you can flip through magazines until your hand cramps, and some of this magazine […]

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What is a Sunroom? Different Designs and Styles

Everybody knows what a sunroom is, but until they start researching, few people can truly appreciate the number of options they’ll have to choose from. Between colors, materials, size/dimensions, windows and door placement, there are an endless number of variations and combinations. This informal glossary of sunroom designs and styles just covers the broad strokes. […]

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