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Planning Your Florida Home Additions and Enclosures

Are you thinking about building a sunroom, screen room or screened pool enclosure, but don’t know where to start? Below are things to consider before moving forward with the project.

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How will the enclosure be used?

Identifying the main purpose of the room will give you some direction. A good way to begin the project is to sit down with your family and discuss what the addition will be used for, such as:

  • screen in an existing area for protection from bugs and yard debris
  • enclose an existing area with glass and screen to keep elements out
  • create a new space for entertaining, relaxing, hobbies, etc.
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1. Get Inspired

Where will the enclosure be located?

Walk around your house to determine where you’d like the enclosure to be built. Consider the view you’ll have and where the sun rises and sets. Think about these options:

  • enclosing an existing patio or lanai
  • adding an enclosure under an existing porch/lanai roof
  • enclosing your pool or hot tub area
  • creating an entirely new space
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2. Plan Your Sunroom

With so many types and styles to choose from, planning your sunroom can be overwhelming. We're here to make it as easy as possible. Figuring out how you're going to use your room is a good starting point.

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What is your budget?

Establishing a budget will help you determine the scope of your project. Consider:

  • financing options
  • credit cards
  • dipping into your savings account

Who will build your enclosure?

When researching companies to complete your home improvement project, it's important to select companies that are reputable in the enclosure and sunroom industry. Before choosing, find out if the company will:

  • listen to your ideas
  • custom design and build a room to fit your needs
  • design a room to complement your home's architecture
  • visit your home so they can suggest location, type of room, etc
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3. Why Choose Us

One of the most recognized brands in the sunroom industry, Patio Enclosures brand sunrooms have been trusted by homeowners in the U.S. and Canada since 1966.

Happy Customers

We wanted to say thanks for the amazing porch and deck you built for us! It is absolutely perfect. We can not thank you enough for all of the hard work it took to make our dream room a reality!"- Sarah & Dave S., Louisville, KY
Our three season room is almost two years old now, and I LOVE IT!!! We sit out here comfortably from April to November, and in the cold months, we put our plugin electric fireplace out there."- Lori M., Indianapolis, IN
We love our new patio room! We'd like to thank you for all of your help planning out our vision. It's perfect. Patio Enclosures has set a standard I don't think anyone else could ever meet. Thanks!"- Liane & Hank M., Buffalo, NY
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When should you get an estimate?

Once you've answered the questions above, the next step is to schedule a free, in-home design consultation. A design consultant will meet with you and your family to:

  • talk about how your family wants to use the room
  • discuss the different options and styles available
  • look at the location you're considering and take basic measurements
  • make recommendations for the perfect enclosure
  • provide an exact project cost and review financing options
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Ready to plan your Florida enclosure addition?


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