Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

A Two Story Sunroom, A Customer's Story

Posted on Sun, Apr 14, 2013

Blog Notes:  This is the story of an amazing two story sunroom built to enjoy the views of Lake Erie.  It should be noted that this project won 1st place 2013 COTY Award.  The following is an account as told by the customer.

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Tags: Design, Outdoor Space, Sunrooms, Sunroom Uses, Ohio, Patio Enclosure

Start Your Spring Gardening in Your Sunroom

Posted on Thu, Mar 29, 2012


Start your spring gardening right in your sunroom or deck or patio enclosure!  Looking to get a jump on your planting?  Why not try out building your own pop bottle subirrigated planters!  It’s fun and easy; a great project to get the kids involved in.


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Tags: Sunrooms, Sunroom Uses, Ohio, Deck Enclosure, Patio Enclosure, gardening

3 Reasons for a Patio Enclosure

Posted on Sun, Jan 08, 2012

A patio enclosure provides the best of both worlds. They are a great way to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors while still being in the comfort of your home.  A patio enclosure quickly becomes your favorite room in the house.  Here are 3 great reasons to have a patio enclosure.


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Tags: Studio Sunroom, Sunrooms, Cleveland Sunrooms, Patio Enclosure, Home Improvement

Can I Put a Patio Enclosure on My House?

Posted on Sat, Aug 27, 2011

The extra space of a patio enclosure sounds like the perfect solution to adding on additional space to your house.  What a great space it would be, a wonderful room to enjoy the outdoors while being indoors.  A patio enclosure, also called a sunroom, is constructed of three walls and attached to home which creates the fourth wall.  Now you wonder if a patio enclosure can actually be put on to your house. 


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Tags: Sunrooms, Deck Enclosure, Patio Enclosure

Enclosed Patio Rooms, 3 Great Ideas

Posted on Sun, Jul 17, 2011


Creating an outdoor space is popular trend as people expand their living spaces to include the outdoors.  Enclosed patio rooms are a great way to transition from your home to the outdoors.  Having a space that is protected from the rain, scorching sun and pesky bugs allows families and friends to expand the amount of time spent in the outdoors.  There are three great options for enclosed patio rooms:  a year round sunroom, a three room sunroom or a screen room.


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Tags: Sunrooms, Screen Room, Patio Enclosure

What is Involved with the Costs of Building a Sunroom?

Posted on Tue, Jul 05, 2011




Most people, when looking at a sunroom/patio enclosure display, usually ask how much does one like this cost.  Just give me a “ballpark”. Well….. That is a difficult question to answer.  First, what you are looking at is a “sample” sunroom with many different options, features and either built in a showroom or built as a display at a show, not on your home.  Things to consider:  What size sunroom are you interested in? Are you thinking of a three or four season sunroom? What style of sunroom best suits your homes style? At this point, what is really needed is to have a customized estimate based on what you want in your sunroom. Most sunroom builders/manufacturers will come to your home and give you a free no obligation estimate. Once you do this, you will then know exactly how much your sunroom will cost.

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Tags: Sunrooms, Cost, Patio Enclosure