Benefits of Adding a Sunroom: Is it worth spending on?

Are the benefits of adding a sunroom, others call it solarium, really worth the money you’re going to spend on this home addition?

Filled with sunlight and cozy furniture, a sunroom is an ideal place to relax. Imagine reading a book while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee during your leisure hours in it. These in-between spaces connect the outdoors to your home. The best thing is that it also protects you from the elements outside. It’s the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living.

However, sunrooms are often seen as a space of luxury. For this reason, a lot of property owners think that they are not getting something of real value besides the pleasure of just having one. Plans for adding a sunroom in homes are often delayed or postponed indefinitely because of practical reasons. A remodeled bathroom, kitchen, or living room are more attractive selections when it comes to spending for home renovations. When it comes to home renovations for the purpose of leisure, a lot of families would rather choose home theaters or gaming arenas as they are appealing in today’s generation.

Increase the value of your home

A sunroom is a valuable addition to your home because it does increase its value through expanding its square footage. According to homeadvisor, a sunroom also has a potention on average of a 49% return of investments. For example, if your sunroom addition costs $20,000, it could add $10,000 to your property’s resale value. Corresondingly, having a sunroom addition can be a very persuasive attraction for buyers in the future.

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Health benefits of adding a sunroom

The priceless value of a sunroom is actually on its benefits to you and your family. Sun rays have actual benefits for our health. The Vitamin-D boost you can get from the sun can strengthen your immune system. Spending time in a sunroom during your leisure hours can actually put you in a better mood. The state of our mood is affected by our exposure to light and dark. Furthermore, exposure to natural light during the morning can actually harmonize your circadian rhythm: the internal process that regulates the sleep–wake cycle. As a result, you have a deeper and more sound sleep at night.

Ability to grow plants

Not everyone is a green thumb but plants inside the house have numerous benefits. Indoor plants can boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity by reducing the stress factors by helping clean indoor air and adding beauty to the room. Plants can also produce oxygen and filter harmful toxins in the air such as formaldehyde, which is normally present at low levels. Also, plants are therapeutic to care for.

Don’t Put Off Your Plans of Adding a Sunroom

If you have been planning to get a sunroom as a home addition and already ready with all the budget, it is wise to consider of proceeding with it. If you are located around New Jersey, AHR Design Solutions can provide you the guidance and services you need for you home additions and home remodeling plans.

We are a reliable contractor with almost 3 decades of experience in the industry. We can surely work with your budget so don’t hesitate to call at +1 732-290-1119 or contact us by filling out a form. You can read more of our client’s review on our portfolio on HOUZZ.