As we grow and our family grows, we will need to start making additions to our overall floorplan. One of the drawbacks to this is if we stay in the home for many years and become empty nesters this space will go to waste. This is why many people are really considering adding on sunrooms to their homes. With sunroom additions in Vancouver BC we can have extra space added on to our homes as well as use it after everyone has gone.
The process is fairly simple and can be really inexpensive if you really plan out what you need. The first step is to locate where you want the sunroom installed. Typically, this is done on the back of the house off of a kitchen area. This is not always the case but is a great place to start.
Once you have chosen your location a slab will need to be poured to create the foundation for your room. This slab will determine the size of your sunroom. When deciding on this you want to make it large enough to be comfortable and have usable space, but you don’t want it so huge that you are paying for space that you will never touch.
After your slab is installed you can easily construct the shell of the room. This is usually done with fiberglass or aluminum sections that will either have attached glass or screening. A door is usually installed near one of the corners of the room to allow access to the outside. From there you can add additional features and functionality.
Since each sunroom is different and the owners of the home have different tastes, the rooms are usually universal and can be changed and updated depending on who is using them or the mood of the user. It also is great to have for resell value of your home since you are getting additional square footage and a desirable space.Continue Reading