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Gibson Island Vacation House
Gibson Island Vacation House
North View Landscape Design LLC
Sunroom - coastal white floor and dark wood floor sunroom idea in DC Metro with a standard fireplace, a stone fireplace and a standard ceiling
Dobbs Ferry Classical Conservatory
Dobbs Ferry Classical Conservatory
Michael Lewis Architects PC
Large elegant light wood floor and brown floor sunroom photo in New York with no fireplace and a standard ceiling
Lodge Meets Cottage
Lodge Meets Cottage
Marty Rhein, CKD, CBD - BAC Design Group
This 3,738 Square Foot custom home resides on a lush, wooded hillside overlooking Arbutus Lake. The clients wanted to thoughtfully combine a “lodge” and “cottage” feel to their space. The home’s style has been affectionately and effectively called “Cott-odge” A beautiful blend of neutrals compose the home’s color palette to reflect the surrounding setting’s stone, sands, woods and water. White casework and rustic knotty beams round out the careful blend of “cott-odge” style. The great room’s multi-colored ledge stone fireplace and large beams create a cozy space to gather with family, while the efficient kitchen adorned with custom cabinetry accommodates optimal work-flow. The pairing of the varied styles creates an inviting lakeside, family retreat.
Chevy Chase Renovation, Sunroom and Patio Addition
Chevy Chase Renovation, Sunroom and Patio Addition
Howard Katz Architects LLC
Sunroom addition leads off the family room which is adjacent to the kitchen as viewed through the french doors. On entering the house one can see all the way back through these doors to the garden beyond. The existing recessed porch was enclosed and walls removed to form the family room space.
Newton
Newton
Reid Design
Example of a transitional sunroom design in Boston with a standard ceiling
The Oaks, Mokena
The Oaks, Mokena
Rigsby Builders Inc.
Picture Perfect House
Elegant gray floor sunroom photo in Chicago with a skylight
#rosenredo
#rosenredo
Redo Home and Design
Aimee Mazzenga Photography Design: Mitzi Maynard and Clare Kennedy
Beach style sunroom photo in Nashville
Renovation | Chestnut Hill, PA
Renovation | Chestnut Hill, PA
Period Architecture Ltd.
Angle Eye Photography
Example of a mid-sized classic brick floor and gray floor sunroom design in Philadelphia with a standard ceiling, a standard fireplace and a stone fireplace
Sunroom
Sunroom
Trish Albano Interiors
Larry Canner
Sunroom - mid-sized transitional medium tone wood floor and brown floor sunroom idea in Baltimore with no fireplace and a standard ceiling
Beach Style Sunroom
Beach Style Sunroom
Sunroom - coastal terra-cotta tile and orange floor sunroom idea in Boston with a standard ceiling
A 1914 Historic Renovation
A 1914 Historic Renovation
Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc.
Judy Davis Photography
Inspiration for a transitional black floor sunroom remodel in DC Metro with a standard ceiling
This Old House 2017 Idea House
This Old House 2017 Idea House
Sweenor Builders Incorporated
Inspiration for a coastal light wood floor sunroom remodel in Providence with a standard fireplace, a metal fireplace and a standard ceiling
Antique Woods
Antique Woods
Terry Architecture, LLC
Example of an island style sunroom design in Bridgeport with a standard ceiling
Traditional Sunroom
Traditional Sunroom
Example of a large classic sunroom design in Boston with no fireplace and a standard ceiling
Best Of Ohio 2017 - Grand award Winner
Best Of Ohio 2017 - Grand award Winner
Daniel DeVol Custom Builder
Inspiration for a country sunroom remodel in Other
Raleigh Hills Sunroom Addition
Raleigh Hills Sunroom Addition
TELFORD+BROWN STUDIO ARCHITECTURE
We were asked to add a small sunroom off a beautiful 1960's living room. Our approach was to continue the lines of the living room out into the landscape. Opening up and glazing the walls on either side of the fireplace gave more presence to the Dale Chihuly piece mounted above while visually connecting to the garden and the new addition. Ostmo Construction Dale Christopher Lang, PhD, AIAP, NW Architectural Photography
Mere Point Residence
Mere Point Residence
Whitten Architects
photography by Trent Bell
Sunroom - transitional concrete floor sunroom idea in Portland Maine
2018 Artisan Home Tour
2018 Artisan Home Tour
Housing First Minnesota
2018 Artisan Home Tour Photo: LandMark Photography Builder: Pillar Homes Partner
Transitional brick floor sunroom photo in Minneapolis with a standard fireplace, a brick fireplace and a standard ceiling
Woods Hill House
Woods Hill House
place architecture:design
Photo Credit: ©Tom Holdsworth, A screen porch was added to the side of the interior sitting room, enabling the two spaces to become one. A unique three-panel bi-fold door, separates the indoor-outdoor space; on nice days, plenty of natural ventilation flows through the house. Opening the sunroom, living room and kitchen spaces enables a free dialog between rooms. The kitchen level sits above the sunroom and living room giving it a perch as the heart of the home. Dressed in maple and white, the cabinet color palette is in sync with the subtle value and warmth of nature. The cooktop wall was designed as a piece of furniture; the maple cabinets frame the inserted white cabinet wall. The subtle mosaic backsplash with a hint of green, represents a delicate leaf.
River Road Remodel
River Road Remodel
j miller interiors
Trendy gray floor sunroom photo in Minneapolis with no fireplace and a standard ceiling

When you have a sunroom, less-than-ideal weather conditions can’t stop you from enjoying your surrounding landscape. A step up from an exposed deck or patio, sunrooms provide shelter from rain, wind and bugs, extending the outdoor season — hence the terms three- or four-season rooms. With plenty of sunrooms to draw inspiration from, including comfortable furniture and sturdy flooring ideas, it’s helpful to know some of the basics about these structures before you start your addition or remodel.

What can I use my sunroom for?

There are no limits when it comes to uses for a sunroom addition. Commonly, people take advantage of the plentiful sunlight and use them as informal conservatories or a garden room. If you don’t have a green thumb, you might use it as an additional indoor living space to relax and read, or create an indoor-outdoor feeling, like an enclosed patio or porch. You may also want to use the extra space as a playroom for little ones or a hangout for teens. Transform it into a separate dining area if you want to mimick al fresco dining year round.

What materials are sunrooms built with?

A combination of brick, cement and wood often make up the base, or “knee wall”, which supports the large windows. Clear insulated glass or storm windows are used for the majority of the walls — they allow the maximum amount of sunlight into the space while also trapping heat. With the close relative, screened-in porches, the glass might be replaced with window screens to allow for airflow in warmer climates. Check out plenty of pictures of sunrooms and pay close attention to how they are constructed to draw inspiration for your own.

Roofing on sunroom designs can vary. Depending on the preference of the homeowner, the roof may be consistent with their conventional roofing, or could also be glass/plastic panels that let in lots of light. If you’re willing to pay a bit more, these panels are available with coating designed to reflect ultraviolet rays. Flooring in sunrooms was traditionally tiled to deal with possible leaks, but improved building methods allow for all types of flooring to be installed. Browse different style sunroom ideas and see what catches your eye for each aspect of the space, since the material options are pretty wide open.

What type of sunroom decor do I need?

Chances are the decor and furniture in your sunroom design will see a high amount of direct sunlight. Keep this in mind when choosing pieces, since some fabrics and materials can quickly fade or become uncomfortably hot. Outdoor furniture will generally stand up well to the heat and light exposure of all-season rooms and patio enclosures, but don’t be afraid to mix and match with indoor pieces as well. Anything made from wicker or seagrass are good sunroom decorating ideas, while you might want to steer away from plastic or metal pieces. Installing shades or blinds is a smart way to prolong the life of your sunroom furniture and accessories when the space is not in use.

Can sunroom additions double as conservatories?

Absolutely. If your solarium roof lets in light, a conservatory or garden room is an excellent use for the space. You will want to fill it with plants that like lots of sunlight and are resistant to temperature change (conservatories can be hot during the day and chilly at night). Succulents and more exotic plants tend to do well, but if you are prepared to pay close attention to your plants, you can grow most varieties in a sunroom, including fruits and vegetables.

Now get out there and make your sunroom ideas a reality!


Whether you want inspiration for planning a sunroom renovation or are building a designer sunroom from scratch, Houzz has 58,113 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Rigsby Builders Inc. and Trish Albano Interiors. Look through sunroom pictures in different colors and styles and when you find a sunroom design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful sunroom photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.