Our Guide To Getting Your Sunroom Ready for This Summer
If you are lucky enough to have a sunroom on the back or the side of your home. There is a real good chance that this is one of the favorite rooms in your property. Conservatories and orangeries provide good natural light during the daytime and beautiful views of our garden and landscapes. Sunrooms are relaxing and comfortable and can help you to unwind after a long day of work.
Sunrooms first arrived in the early 17th century, however, they became most popular during the 19th century. Because of the 19th-century materials such as steel and other materials became much more affordable. Sunrooms aka conservatories and orangeries allow viewing of the outdoors from the comfort of your own home.
Sunrooms today are one of the main features of new home builds and historic buildings around the UK. They can be fitted with a wide range of door styles such as bi-folding doors, french doors, and patio sliding doors. Made using wood, aluminum or brick in a wide array of designs.
Conservatories and orangeries formally called sunrooms, can come with glass roofs or roof windows. Many conservatories and orangeries can be used all year round, these sunrooms that can last over the four seasons are a great extension to our homes. Some even have central heating installed for extra comfort.
Interior design can be very minimal, adding curtains, plants, furniture and other accessories can really bring life to your sunroom. Here are our ideas that you can use to make your sunroom more comfortable and relaxing.
Sunroom Design Ideas
A sunroom extension on added to your home can become a very important room when selecting colour. Why not try adding accessories and pillows that match the colours around your current home.
Try using neutral colours in the room such as navy and great are a really good base colour to start with. You can layer the sunroom with a wide range of beautiful bold colours for spring and summer. This can be changed up to warmer colours during the winter months.
When it comes to adding furniture to your sunroom. Designers are seeing a big increase in furniture and accessories that look more suited for the inside of your home. Sunrooms are now a great place for adding comfortable seating in a wide range of fabrics such as leathers, velvets, and more. Choose something that will be comfortable but at the same time will tie in with your current home.
Changes in the season can make us not want to use our sunrooms. However, when the spring and summer time have come and gone. Sunrooms make a great area for a tv room or a place to read your books in peace during the winter months. Furthermore, you could also add an electric heater or portable heater for extra warmth and comfort.
Flooring types in sunrooms are usually one of the following, brick, wood, tile, or concrete. Adding rugs to your sunroom will surely add comfort and texture to a large sunroom. Other choices to use wooden flooring, laminate flooring, brick patterns, mosaic tiles or even carpet. These can all have different benefits and add style to your sunroom.
A wide range of plants do well at growing in sunrooms. Plants will naturally filter the air and bring the great outdoors indoors. Plants that you can pick for your sunroom will be low maintenance and product colour all year round. Check out your local garden center or home improvement store for a wide range of different indoor plants and bushes that can blossom all year round.
All types of lilies are a perfect choice for adding colour and greenery to your extension. They will grow pretty tall and help to fill up the unused space in the corners of the sunroom. Creating an even balance with the bigger furniture.
Furthermore, the sunroom can be a great place to chill out and enjoy with family and friends all year round. Would you like to know more about our conservatories and orangery sunrooms contact us today on 01744 611203 for more information.