At first glance, these two rooms are remarkably similar. The main difference between the two is that four-season rooms are insulated and engineered to be heated and cooled year-round. Three-season rooms are rarely insulated and are not hooked up to an HVAC unit, and are not meant to be used year-round. The main deciding factor between a three-season and a four-season room depends on if you are … [Read more...]
Screen Rooms: Pros and Cons
A screen room—also known as a screened-in-porch or screened-in-patio—is a great way to experience the outdoors while still being indoors. There are several screen room pros and cons to consider. The screens will provide protection from the annoyances of the great outdoors—including insects, critters, and yard waste such as leaves and sticks. And the roof will protect you from the sun. Screen rooms … [Read more...]
Room Additions- Prefab or Stick Built?
There are a few options you can choose from when looking into room additions including: sunrooms, four-season rooms, and screen rooms. Your decision on when you want to use your addition and what you will be using this new space for will help you choose between prefabricated and stick built. Types of Room Additions If you plan on using your space all year round, a four-season or sunroom will be … [Read more...]
Sunroom Addition vs. Patio Enclosure — Is There a Difference?
So, the short answer is – not really. Patio rooms, solariums, patio enclosures, sunrooms, and even screen porches all usually fall under the same category. But sunroom addition vs. patio enclosure-- is there really a difference? In the end, they fulfill the same purpose – to provide an enclosed room allowing access to the outdoors without exposure to the elements. They have gained so much … [Read more...]