10 Key Features That Make A Great Sunroom
Nowadays, there are many different additions that you can add to your home to make it perfect for you and your family. Whether it is a rec room, and in home theater, or even a sunroom, there is no beating all of the possibilities. Sunrooms, or all season rooms, have definitely had many innovation throughout the past few years, with new key features that make them one-of-a-kind, and a room that you want to spend all of your time and day in and day out. In this article today, we are going to reveal ten key features that you should have, or need to have, when creating the sunroom that is perfect for your home. With that said, let’s get started with our count down.
1. Making A Multi-Purpose Space
The best thing about having an extra room for you and your family is that you can make it a space that can serve many different purposes. This is a specially important for a sunroom. Well you can make a comfortable and quaint second living space, you can also make it another place for your children to use as a play room, Or even add a small kitchenette area or even a bar to the room to make it an excellent spot for entertaining. Just make sure to accommodate your family, and make it a room that will be able to serve everybody’s needs.
Of course, one of the most important things that you will want to have in your sunroom our screens on every window. Having screens will allow you to enjoy the fresh air and warm sunshine while also being protected from the bugs and other things that can come out. If you live in an area that gets colder during the winter months, it is, of course, nice to make sure that you have window treatments along with the screens to keep the cold out and any other damage that could ensue. In any case, screens are a must when it comes to designing and planning for your new sunroom in your home.
Having a sunroom is the perfect opportunity for you and your family to add a few eco-friendly and environmentally friendly options to your home. Whether you want to add the option of solar panels on your roof, or maybe just add a few potted plants to the space to give it a more earthy feel, there is no stopping what you can achieve by going green in your own sunroom.
4. Curtains Or Drapes
This may seem like something that would not make sense for a sunroom, but just hear us out. While it is amazing to have a room that is floor to ceiling windows to enjoy the beauty of your yard and your surroundings, it is also nice to have those features in there that can allow you the privacy that you may need from time to time. All you need to add or a few light curtains or drapes, or even just the option of Roman shades to pull down for those times when you want privacy for just you and your family.
5. Comfortable Furniture
While outdoor and patio furniture has made some great innovations the past few years in terms of comfort, just because it is a sunroom doesn’t mean that you have to have outdoor furniture in it. Make sure that you are thinking about the family and what they would want. Pick pieces that allow you to have the comfort that you need while not overwhelming the space either.
6. Ceiling Fan/Fireplace
These two features can often be pieces that are left out of the design plan. The majority of the time, sunrooms or all season rooms do not have a central heating and air-conditioning system attach, given that it is a room entirely made up of windows, and serves as an indoor/outdoor space. With that said, is important to make sure that you install a ceiling fan for those warm days to help let the air flow in the room. On the other hand, it can also be beneficial to add a fireplace to the room for those days when the sun isn’t shining as bright and brightly, and the air is not quite as warm ( particularly, those fall and winter months ). Accommodating for these features will help to make your room more enjoyable throughout the entire year, and more comfortable for family and guests.
In some cases, this can be another feature that is sometimes not find about when adding a sunroom to your home. However it is important to make sure that you add outlets to your room, even just a couple. Having these outlets allows for, of course, many uses; however, the most important is that you are able to have floor and table lamps in the room for those time spent in the space when the sun is not out.
8. Make It Entertaining
This is probably one of the more important pieces to consider when crafting your sunroom for your home. Do you want a space that can be used for relaxation, but you also want to make it a space that is perfect for entertaining any guests, friends, or family that make their way to your house. Make sure to accommodate for enough seating for plenty of gas, and it is also nice to plan for your sunroom to have a somewhat close proximity to the kitchen space in your home for when it is time to grab a quick bite.
9. Add A Fun Rug
Just because your sunroom serves as an indoor and outdoor space, and is probably a tiled or concrete floor, does not mean that you can’t add a little touch of delicacy to the floor. This place is the perfect chance to add a find a rug for that additional bit of comfort for when you are relaxing. You can find a multitude of different indoor/outdoor rugs, or any other rug that suits your style, to dress your room.
10. Keeping It Simple
While we can all agree that it is a blast to be able to decorate our home to our hearts content, it is important to remember what that with the sunroom, the more simple, the better. You don’t want to come overboard with the design of the space. Come up with an inspiration, and add those little bits and pieces here and there throughout the room to make it unique. Other than that, just let nature take it’s course with the amount of beauty that comes through the windows alone.
The sunroom is the perfect place to bring all of your design wishes to life. There are so many options when creating that room for your home, and there really is no limit to the possibilities.