Ocala Sunrooms – Here Is Why You Need A Sunroom For Your Ocala Home – Today’s guest blog is by Assalone and Associates. The opinions expressed by the author in this and all guest blogs are not necessarily those of Ocala Screen and Patio.
Here Is Why You Need A Sunroom For Your Ocala Home
When people are looking for an existing home or building a new one, people may not consider having a sunroom addition. Sunrooms are not a new concept and have been around for ages, though maybe not as popular as they once were. Recently, Sunrooms are gaining new attention and more people are willing to add a sunroom to their existing home, given the benefits that come with them.
A sunroom is an extra room attached to your house which is almost entirely made of glass including the roof. Although, some may choose to build the roof conventionally as well. It is basically a separate room made to bask in the sun. It’s an enclosed place surrounded by nature and lit up by natural sunlight. The usefulness of a sunroom may depend upon where you live and the design can be altered according to your needs. A sunroom is made to be transparent so that you’re surrounded by the outdoors while staying indoors.
Adding a sunroom to your house is not illegal unless you’re planning to use it for criminal activity; although that would not be wise, because they are literally see-through. If you’re living in a desert and experience the scorching sun all year round, a sunroom might not be suitable for you. It is more suitable for tropical to mildly cold regions.
Advantages of Ocala Sunrooms
A sunroom is a wonderful place for some peaceful alone time and a great place to relax with family and friends as well. It’s an ideal space to sunbathe in the winter afternoons and a convenient room to keep potted plants. A sunroom with a glass roof is great for carrying out activities in natural sunlight all day and getting to stargaze all night. You can even think of it as camping, minus the harshness of the outdoors and fear of bugs.
Areas that experience extremities in one or more of the seasons can always opt for a customized four-season sunroom that comes with air conditioning or central heating. You can use energy-efficient glass to keep it warm in winters and cool in summers. It may serve as a great spot for doing some reading or painting in broad daylight, working out in a natural environment, having breakfast/lunch with a picnic feel, and growing your very own indoor garden.
The sunroom will work like a mini greenhouse that brings sunlight from all sides and only allows minimum heat to escape. Thanks to the controlled environment, you can grow certain herbs, fruits, or vegetables all year round. Another great idea is to surround the outsides of your sunroom with greenery like a canopy; this will decrease the intensity of sunlight/direct heat and provide a more sheltered escape.
At night, the sunroom can be used as a theatre for movie time with your loved ones; imagine the unique and exotic experience! Writers, lawyers, college students, and teachers who spend most of their day doing research and study can utilize it as a library or getaway, where they shall unwind and get work done.
Ocala Screen and Patio specializes in Ocala Sun Rooms and offers free estimates. If you would like to find out how easy and affordable adding a sunroom to your home can be, call us at 352-316-5889.