Advantages of Adding a Sun Room to Your Home
Some studies suggest that adding a sunroom or conservatory onto the back of a home is one of the most popular home improvements – after the kitchen, that is. The weather being what it is, it’s not always possible to sit outside and enjoy the plants and the birds that many gardens attract. A sunroom allows you to enjoy your garden all year round, rather than just when the weather allows.
Save on Energy with a Sun Room
One of the major effects of having a sunroom is that it brings more light, and therefore the warmth of the sun, into your home. Many people who already have a sun room say that it does make a difference to the warmth and comfort of their home, and lowers their energy bills.
Enjoy Your Garden
Lots of people spend a great deal of time and money getting their garden to look just the way that they want it, and because of the weather, then have limited time to enjoy it. Adding a sunroom means that you can enjoy the results of your hard work in the garden, all the year round, rather than just high summer. You can watch the birds making use of the water bath and food that you have provided, without scaring them off!
Let in More Light
A sunroom lets more natural light into your home, which experts say is good for you. When people don’t get sufficient natural light, they can often suffer from depression, as the figures on seasonal affective disorder (SAD) show. Enjoying what the outside has to offer, as well as basking in natural light, are just some of the benefits of adding a sunroom to your home.
An Extra Room
Having a sunroom/conservatory is a great way of adding an extra room to your home without the same kind of disruption that indoor changes may cause. A sunroom makes a great breakfast/dining room if you are short on space. Live-in kitchens are great, but if you invite people to dinner, it’s sometimes nice to eat in another room. A growing number of people with young families now find that the sunroom can make a great play space for young children. Having somewhere for them to play indoors, without having to put everything away the minute someone turns up, can save a lot of nagging!
Somewhere to Relax
If you like to read in peace and quiet, rather than having to listen to the noise of the television, or a teenager’s music, a sunroom is a great place for you to escape and relax. If you haven’t considered adding a sunroom until now, maybe you haven’t realised the benefits of having one.