Whatever the crazy Calgary weather is doing, your new Desert Sun sunroom or screened patio is going to be the place to be in your home. Whether you’ve chosen a cozy 4 season room that will see you through the long winter months, a 3 season sunroom that doesn’t require a heater or extra insulation, or a screened patio that allows the fresh breezes and warm air for true “indoor-outdoor” living, you’ll be thankful for the extra space in your house.
Here at Desert Sun Patios, we believe that there’s a sunroom reason for every season, and this series of blog posts will give you plenty of ideas of what to do with your sunroom or screened porch, whatever the weather is doing. While the future posts will go into more detail, this is what you’ll find when you check back over the course of this year:
- Reasons to have a sunroom in fall – the cooling temperatures coupled with the fall foliage colours and still, light evenings make fall the perfect to have a sunroom. The big window space allows you to feel like you’re outside without actually having to wrap up, and there’s nothing like a warm apple cider as you watch the children run around in the leaves. You’ll find ideas for decoration as well as practical tips for keeping the falling debris from ruining your view.
- Reasons to have a sunroom in winter – while the long and harsh Calgary winters can feel endless and depressing, having a sunroom will give you the best way to enjoy those sparkling sunny days when the snow seems almost blinding. For this season, the main focus will be on keeping warm in your sunroom as well as protecting your glass from ice and freezing nighttime temperatures.
- Reasons to have a sunroom in spring – as the world starts to warm up again and the flowers start to emerge from their long hibernation, a sunroom is the best place for quiet reflection and a cool space before the heat of the summer kicks in. Here, you’ll get information about how to plant around your sunroom for the best visual effect and thoughts on balancing internal and external heating.
- Summer is the perfect time to think about extending and improving your outside space, so when the heat gets going, you’ll find blog posts about different options for patio covers and pergolas, including lighting options and the pros and cons of the different construction materials available to Calgary customers.
This is just a flavour of what you can expect to find on this page over the coming year, so make sure you’ve bookmarked us and check back regularly. Whether you already have a sunroom or screened patio, or you’re looking for justification to go ahead with the project, there’s a reason for every season at Desert Sun Patios, and we can’t wait to share our ideas and knowledge with you!