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How To Plan A 4 Season Room Installation

How To Plan A 4 Season Room Installation

A 4 season room is similar to a screened-in porch, but with many more benefits.

Do you crave exposure to the fresh air and outdoors but prefer to remain secluded from the brutal weather conditions and critters that would love to keep close company with you? If this is the case, then you should think about installing a 4 season room to your home. A 4 season room is similar to a screened-in porch, but with many more benefits that make it useful for all four seasons. When considering installing a 4 season room into your home, you must take all things into consideration. Here are a few aspects to consider when planning your 4 season room.

Room Placement

When planning where to place your 4 season room, it makes the most sense to put it on the south side of your home to take advantage of the winter sun. This lets some shade to that side of your home during the summer. Also, make sure it has easy access to the kitchen for convenience’s sake.


If you’ve got a larger family or plan on hosting guests, you need to think about the size of your 4 season room. If you want a smaller room, you’ll be more cozy but closer to the windows regardless of the seating arrangement. Either way, you’ll need to consult with your professional and qualified contractor on what your existing house can support size-wise. Lot size, code requirements, and house structure will all play a large part in your 4 season room installation.


Usually, the bigger the budget, the better the choice of features you can pick. However, even with a limited budget, you can still build a 4 season room that you didn’t have before.


The plan is typically to have three walls of large, floor-to-ceiling windows for a one hundred eighty-degree view in your 4 season room. Do you want them braced in durable vinyl or solid wood? Do you want triple-pane models for insulation? These are all questions you must ask yourself before installation.


The sky is the limit when it comes to flooring choices. Hardwood, tiles, stone, or carpet would all add a sense of luxury to your 4 season room.


Your roof design can match your existing roof, or you can use this as an opportunity to allow in more natural light into your home. Skylights or an all-glass roof will let in all of the natural light into your 4 season room. You can even make it seem more like a patio enclosure composed of fiberglass or aluminum. 

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When you embark on your next project to erect a pergola on your property, trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio to help. We service Bethany Beach, Ocean City, Lewes, Salisbury, and the Delmarva area. You can request a quote today! If you have questions or concerns, call us at 302-436-9520 or send us an email at For updates and ideas, follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Youtube.

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