How to Design your Sun Room

Posted On: May 21, 2014

A sun room can be constructed in the patio or porch to enhance the beauty of, as well as increase the living area in, the home. A sun room in Columbus, Ohio and all of central Ohio, including Springfield, Zanesville, Mansfield, and Chillicothe can be constructed to savor the outdoors, while having all the comfort and ease of the indoors. If you have got a sun room or patio enclosure in your home, then you can decorate it in a variety of ways that are environmental friendly and appealing.


A Modest Design

There are so many beautiful decorative items available in the market for your sun room or patio enclosures, that it can be difficult to not buy everything you see. However, keeping the design simple and attractive should be your priority. Especially if you have your living room inside full of accessories and products, you should design your sun room or patio in a modest way and not over accessorize.

Keeping it Versatile

One reason to build a sun room, or create patio enclosures, is to have some fun and private moments alone, or with close friends and family members. The sun room can be designed accordingly, for various occasions including family dinners and friendly get-togethers.

A seating arrangement and a dining table in the sun room can fulfill such meeting purposes and urge you to frequently visit the place. You can also set up a small office for yourself in the sun room, with appropriate furnishings, such as a supportive chair, an office table, and a Wi-Fi connection.

Comfortable and Cozy Seating

Since you will be using your sun room as a second living room or lounge, the seating should be cozy and pleasant. Upholstered furniture, plush cushions, and pillows, as well as casually arranged tables, will give a perfect, yet simple, look to your sun room.

Protection from Direct Sunlight

Direct sun light exposure into patio enclosures can be harmful, for both furniture and the inhabitants. The proper arrangement of shades and curtains can protect the sun room interior and its inhabitants, from unhealthy UV radiation.

Indoor and Outdoor Throw Rugs

The sun room can be made good looking by installing plush rugs on the hard flooring. This will also help with keeping your feet warm on chilly mornings, if you want to sit on your sun porch for your morning coffee.

Ensuring Proper Electrical Fittings

The sun room should be supported with proper electrical fitting to light up the table lamps in the dark or for the office purposes.


(Image and excerpt from “11 Elements of the Perfect Sun Room”)


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