• Why You Should Add a New Sunroom to Your Home as You Get Older

    November 16, 2022 | Blog | Jordynn Bloss
  • The need to age in place is top of mind for many older adults. Older people make up 50% of the clients that are renovating homes, according to iProperty Management. Making your home more comfortable and accessible as you get older doesn’t have to be a major undertaking. One way to do this is to add a sunroom. Let’s look at some reasons why such a home addition can benefit you as you age.

    1. Enjoy More Natural Light

    Older adults need more light than younger people because the human eye doesn’t absorb light as well as it did when we were younger. Inadequate lighting can cause eyestrain, headaches, and even depression. Sunroom additions are a great way to add more light to your home.

    2. Have a Comfortable Space to Relax

    Sunrooms are the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors without having to deal with the elements. You can furnish your addition with comfortable chairs, couches, and tables and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in the morning or evening.

    3. Use as an Exercise Space

    A sunroom is also a great place to exercise. Walking and stretching in a sunroom can help increase flexibility and improve balance. Equip your new room with exercise equipment such as treadmills, ellipticals, and free weights. You can enjoy looking out at nature while improving your physical health.

    4. Add Value to Your Home

    Sunroom additions can also add value to your home. If you’re thinking of selling your home in the future, then this addition will make it more appealing to potential buyers and give you a better ROI.

    5. Improve Mood and Overall Health

    Exposure to natural light has been shown to improve mood, increase vitamin D levels, and boost the immune system. So, sunroom additions can make you feel happier and healthier as you grow older.

    A sunroom is a great way to make your home more comfortable and enjoyable as you age. Get in touch with us to start planning a home addition project with our experienced team.