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5 Tips for Buying a Sunroom

5 Tips for Buying a Sunroom

Buying a sunroom is an investment that requires research in order to make an informed decision.  Here are a few tips to consider while choosing your sunroom.

Meeting – Don’t accept a price for a sunroom (or any home improvement) over the phone.  A quality contractor will want to meet with you, measure the desired space, and give you a choice of materials. If you are offered a price over the phone you will likely end up with a low quality product and questionable workmanship.

Foundation – Sunrooms can be built on a code compliant deck or patio.  You may choose to reinforce your deck or patio for added strength. If you don’t yet have a deck or patio you will have that price factored into an estimate.

Electric – Protect your home by choosing a sunroom that is manufactured with built-in electric raceways that meet national code, such as Betterliving® Sunrooms.

Screens – Make sure the sunroom’s screens are glare free as to not obstruct your outdoor view. Black aluminum screens minimize glare and are stronger than fiberglass screens.

Warranty – Choose a sunroom manufacturer that offers excellent warranties. Also check with your contractor to make sure there’s an acceptable workmanship guarantee.

For sunroom inspiration visit our Pinterest Sunroom board or our work portfolio!