Sunrooms are becoming very popular in Florida.
In our previous article, we discussed – How Long Does It Take To Build A Sunroom? In this article, we’re going to discuss – Why sunrooms are one of the most popular home improvement projects for Florida residents?
Sunrooms have become a popular home improvement project for many Florida homeowners. Often, Florida homeowners who decide to invest in a sunroom say that it’s their favorite room in the house. Also commonly referred to as a Florida room, four season sunroom, patio enclosure, solarium, glass room enclosure, conservatory, sunrooms are an excellent solution for many Florida homeowners who are looking for the best alternatives to a traditional stick-built/cement block room addition. Sunrooms are becoming very popular among many Florida residents because they give homeowners the ability to add the same amount of additional living space as a traditional room addition, but instead of using wood or cement block, the new room addition is built using a specially designed window wall system with energy efficient windows.
What are the benefits of a Sunroom that make it a popular home improvement project?
1) More Enjoyable Living Space
Sunrooms are a popular home improvement project because they can liven up and enhance your homes living space, with increased natural light and open views of the outdoors, a sunroom can be one of the most versatile rooms in your home. Since there are many ways to enjoy a sunroom, many Florida homeowners decide to turn their sunroom into a living room, family room, TV/theater room, home office, game room, playroom, dining area, or recreational room.
2) Increase The Value Of Your Home
Since you will be increasing the amount of living space that your home has to offer, in return you will also be increasing the curb appeal and overall value of your home. Sunrooms are also very economical to build in comparison to the cost associated with the construction of a traditional wood-framed or cement block room addition, this will ultimately save you money and give you the best return on your investment.
3) Enjoy Winter & Summer
With a custom sunroom, you can enjoy any season of the year from the comfort of your home with unobstructed views of the outdoors. Despite the warm climate that Florida offers, weather conditions can vary immensely especially during the summer months. Frequent high temperatures, humidity, and rain can often put a damper on the day but with a Florida, Sunroom is the perfect place to retreat to during these times. A Florida sunroom allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of the outdoors all while staying cool and comfortable year round.
4) Increase Work Productivity
A Florida Sunroom is a perfect place for a home office. Research has proven this can increase your productivity! The study from Northwestern University stated, “employees with windows in the workplace received 173 percent more white light exposure during work hours and slept an average of 46 minutes more per night than employees who did not have the natural light exposure in the workplace.”
5) Numerous Health Benefits
Florida Sunrooms can easily improve your overall quality of living and health. There are many health benefits that come with adding a Florida Room to your home, better mood- natural sunlight triggers the release of the hormones serotonin as well as endorphins. These hormones are responsible for maintaining a healthy and happy mind. Natural sunlight has also been proven to help aid in depression, exposure of the body to natural light frequently helps the body produce these hormones that help make us happy!
Lower Blood Pressure- Dr. Michael Holick, who is the director of the Heliotherapy Light and Skin Research Center at Boston University Medical Center states ” When sunlight touches skin, a compound called nitric oxide is released into the blood vessels a process that brings blood pressure levels down-which can lower the risks of heart attack and stroke.”
Potential to Reduce the Risks of Certain Cancers- We receive Vitamin D from natural sunlight, this aids in regulating our hormones, and helps support the growth of strong bones. New research has indicated that Vitamin D also can aid in the decrease of some cancers. “Vitamin D has been found to have several activities that might slow or prevent the development of cancer, including promoting cellular differentiation, and decreasing cancer cell growth,” National Cancer Institute.
6) Perfect Space for Your Plants
A Florida Sunroom may not be quite the same as a greenhouse but if you’re a plant enthusiast it’s the next best thing. With the abundant amount of natural light, your plants will receive the perfect atmosphere to grow and flourish. Many Florida Homeowners take advantage of this added benefit to using their plants as part of their Florida Room decor. Having a large number of plants in your Florida Sunroom will also increase the air quality, provide an overall sense of well being and plants and flowers are beautiful to look at which can easily raise anyone’s spirits.
At Lifestyle Remodeling, we always have the best interest of the customer in mind. We encourage you to read our customer reviews and view our photo gallery and our portfolio of before & after sunroom projects that we have completed. If you are ready to have a beautiful new Florida sunroom addition installed onto your home or if you have any questions please contact Lifestyle Remodeling at (813) 448-3711 today or contact us online.