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Four Season Porches

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Unlike a three season porch, four season porches (sun porch, solar porch, sun room, solarium, and conservatory) usually have

  • insulated walls and ceilings
  • insulated glass windows and doors
  • heating/cooling systems controlled by thermostats (i.e. climate control
  • few structural elements to achieve maximum exposure to sun

Do you have the luxury of having a sun room? Our good friends, Dan and Rosemary, have one and they tell us that they spend hours there every day - listening to music, reading and relaxing.

Four season porch

Properly oriented sun porches and their counterparts act as solar heaters. The heat can then be transferred to other parts of the home.


Four Season Porch Pictures

Conservatory as an entrance to your home

How about a conservatory as an entrance to your home?



Four season porch decked out for the holidays

All season porch decked out for the holidays



This spacious sun porch is a great place for a pool table

This spacious sun porch would be a great splace for a pool table












Imagine sitting here in the warmth of your cozy home during the winter

Imagine sitting here in the warmth of your cozy home during the winter



Installing fans will keep your four season porch cooler

Installing fans will keep your year-round porch cooler



Wonderful space for dining

Wonderful space for dining



A comfortable four season porch

Comfortable wicker furniture on this four season porch



Double-hung windows and beautiful blue carpet make inviting room

Double-hung windows and& beautiful blue carpet make inviting room



A sunny spot to enjoy in this sunroom

A sunny spot to enjoy




Four Season Porch Plans



Here are some home and porch plans that you can acquire from Family Home Plans to build your home or to use for adding a great porch!



Double-hung windows and beautiful blue carpet make inviting room



Double-hung windows and beautiful blue carpet make inviting room



Double-hung windows and beautiful blue carpet make inviting room



Double-hung windows and beautiful blue carpet make inviting room



Double-hung windows and beautiful blue carpet make inviting room



For these and other home and porch plans visit Family Home Plans. They have an amazing library of plans to suit your needs.



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See our response to a query regarding converting a screen porch to a four season room.





Sunrooms

Ideas for your Sunroom - ways to use this wonderful room...

  • workout rooms
  • greenhouse
  • spend fun time with grandchildren
  • party room
  • family meals
  • formal sitting area
  • enjoy your hobbies
  • playing games
  • respite for reading and listening to music
  • entertaining family and friends

Four season porch - Lou and Helens
This all season porch belongs to our friends, Lou and Helen.
Notice their fun seashell collection from New England where they used to live.



Sun Porch Addition

The easiest and simplest way to add a sun porch to your home is to purchase a manufactured or prefabricated structure. These are built to attach easily to your home and come in many different styles, sizes, configurations, and shapes.

Look at some of the options you will have with manufactured sun rooms:

  • wood or aluminum frames
  • glass roofs or conventional (shingles)
  • different roof heights and slopes
  • different wall heights
  • built in or installed shades/blinds
  • heating / cooling options

Most building codes require a foundation with a perimeter footing below the frost line. Check your local building codes.




A DIY Project

Building an existing porch into a 4 season porch is doable if you have the right skills and knowledge or willing to invest time into learning exactly what's needs to be done. Check out our Build your own front porch section for more details before you tackle this project!








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