The Advantages of Sunrooms

April 26, 2016

Sunrooms can be wonderful additions to your custom home plans that have endless possibilities in function, decoration, and purpose. Sunrooms have been used throughout the years as a place for entertaining, crafting, cooking, and even growing an indoor garden. There are plenty of reasons why if you are able to you should invest in a sunroom. Your family will be able to get plenty of use out of the space and it will always bring space and light (yes even in the rain) into your home. Here are a few advantages of sunrooms that may make you want to consider adding a sunroom to your custom home design:


As mentioned, a sunroom introduces a massive amount of light into your home. If you are like me and love to garden and, this can be a wonderful temporary greenhouse. In the spring many people enjoy growing plants from seed. It can be an incredibly rewarding experience and helps you cultivate a beautiful garden for years to come. The best part about making your sunroom a greenhouse is that when all the plants are out in the garden, your sunroom can turn into a family room, bedroom, or entertainment area. You don’t have to worry about keeping the greenhouse warm enough or maintaining the greenhouse. You can easily remove the tables and lights after the seed season and put them back up next the spring when you are ready.


Though you may have room in your home for your family, having a bit more space can help create ease in the home and offer more opportunities for the family to have fun together. Sunrooms offer the possibility of having game nights without tearing the living room apart or movie nights where everyone can relax and unwind without squeezing into a bedroom or sprawling all over the living room. A sunroom can also be a spot where your imagination runs wild. Always wanted a craft room? Now you have the space and the beauty of your backyard surrounding you. Never had a breakfast nook? A sunroom will bring light and beauty into your home all while you are sipping coffee.

Outdoor option

Creating a sunroom with outdoor options can make your home feel more inviting and closer to nature. Many sunrooms have removable windows so you can let fresh air in during the summer while others have large opening doors that are perfect for inviting guests outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather or scenery.

With a sunroom, you can really allow your imagination to run wild.