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Sunroom on Screw Piles

A sunroom is an ideal addition to almost any home. They add an extra living space with a light and breezy atmosphere. It can be used to enjoy the outdoor view without suffering from the weather, provide a casual setting to relax, or even be used to create an indoor garden. Properly designed, a sunroom is an important element of a passive solar home design.

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The benefits of adding a sunroom

When used for passive solar, the porch should be located on the south side of the house, unshaded by trees or any other structures. Sunlight coming through many of the porch windows should hit dark colours, which naturally turn sunlight into heat.

Every home becomes blissful and more elegant with an attached sunroom. The extension of the living space allows for multiple sitting areas for entertainment or relaxation. When selling a home, the addition of a sunroom is an added selling feature, increasing the selling price of the home.

By using Postech screw piles to build a sunroom, the overall cost of the sunroom is significantly reduced. The reduced cost of the foundation leaves more money available for the most appealing parts of the sunroom, the windows, trim and flooring.

The challenges

One of the challenges of building sunrooms is that they are heavier than a normal construction, largely due to the weight of the glass and support structure. This is not a problem for Postech’s screw piles, which can easily handle the extra weight. Screw piles are also a very resistant foundation to problems caused by the weather.

We can overcome any obstacles

Postech’s experts can install screw piles for your sunroom foundation quickly and easily, with minimal effort. The equipment used allows them to be installed directly next to the foundation of your existing home.

With a foundation built on screw piles, the installation of your sunroom is faster and easier. Since no excavation is required, installing screw piles for your sunroom will not damage your existing landscaping, except for the actual footprint of the screw piles. This means you can start your project sooner and won’t have to spend extra time and money repairing the landscape damaged by excavation for a concrete foundation.