Introduction: How To Use This Guide
Has adding a sunroom been on your homeowner bucket list for a while? Or perhaps a friend just added one, and seeing the light-filled room — with its panoramic view, and warm, comfortable feeling — has you researching what kind of sunroom is best for your home.
Either way, a sunroom can change the way you live.
Homeowners have long been making investments in their homes, creating beautiful sanctuaries and bright venues for entertaining friends and family. That trend has only gotten stronger, and sunrooms are at the center of it.
Adding a sunroom is generally less expensive than a traditional room addition. And with so many options for types of sunrooms, it's one of the most flexible additions there is.
This guide is all about helping you figure out which style of sunroom is right for you and which materials will best help you bring your vision to life. We've stuffed the guide full of ideas to inspire your creativity, from decorating tips to suggestions on the different ways you might use your sunroom.
We'll review everything you need to know, from the different types of sunrooms to the most frequently asked questions that homeowners have, like "Can I have electrical outlets in my sunroom?" (Short answer: Yes!) We'll talk about glass, about the difference between sunrooms and screened-in porches, and about how to work with your contractor.
As you peruse this guide, remember that a Champion representative is always just a click or a call away. Some homeowners may prefer to hire a separate contractor and source materials themselves. But we're here to make the process easy for you, from permitting to install to warranty. We manufacture sunrooms and windows right here in the U.S. And because we do all the installation work ourselves, we guarantee our products.
We love windows. We love sunrooms. And we love serving customers.
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Is a Sunroom Right for Me?
Sunrooms come in different designs and styles. The type of sunroom that you add on to your home will depend on your budget and plans for the room.
Which Sunroom is Right for My Home?
See side-by-side comparisons on the most popular types and styles of sunrooms and outdoor spaces, including cost differences.
Sunroom Features: What Do I Need To Know?
Learn the various structural elements and comfort features of custom sunrooms. Including sunroom window and door styles, glass, and energy-efficiency features.
How Much Should I Budget for My Sunroom?
Screen rooms start at $25,000 and for full additions range all the way up to $178,000.
How To Add a Sunroom Addition?
The process of adding a custom-built sunroom to your home doesn't have to be confusing or convoluted. There are seven basic steps homeowners need to understand.
If you're looking to bring some personality and style into your new, sun-splashed living space, we've got four helpful decorating tips.