THE SUNROOM PLANS

October 13, 2015

With the many visitors that parade through when you buy a house, our space which won the popular vote and “most likely to succeed” was the sunroom.

EXTERIOR BEFORE from Rachel Schultz

We are fans of it too. I would love to get this room up and running because 1) so great for entertaining, especially guest with young children and 2) the sunshine.

Our living room’s only light source is from the sun porch’s sliding door. With it being totally covered, the living room is getting very low light. Like, need-lights-on-all-day low light. If we have to pay the price in living room lighting, I want to be able to enjoy my vitamin D in the sunroom three seasons a year.

  1. Remove carpeting
  2. Paint floors white
  3. Build table and bench
  4. Possible loveseat
  5. Add hanging lights
  6. Create grill station
  7. Repair holes in screens

I like my outdoor spaces to be minimal and weather friendly. When I see rugs or cushions on a deck, I immediately envision them as completely faded and water damaged after the first rain. Maybe people know secrets I do not, but I prefer to stick with materials that are very sturdy to the elements. (Weather, and also children).

EXTERIOR BEFORE from Rachel Schultz-5

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