Sunrooms can be a great option in adding a room to your home. A sunroom can give you the beauty of the outdoors and will keep you bug free and so much more. It is a great way to enjoy the sunshine while not being bothered by the elements, bugs and other outdoor problems. Yet sometimes the average cost of a sunroom can be daunting.
There are options for people who want a sunroom, but have a tighter budget. Below is a summary of average sunroom costs and what to look for.
There are many types of Sunrooms from a simple, prefabricated, to a fully insulated addition called a four-season room. The main types of sunrooms are three-season and four-season sunrooms. A three-season sunroom is an attached structure with access to your home, but without insulation. This type of sunrooms average cost is $10,000 and $40,000.
Now a four-season sunroom is a sunroom addition that includes plumbing, HVAC and electricity. A four season sunroom the average sunroom cost can be between $24,000 and $80,000.
Most sunroom contractors will give you a price that’s based on the square footage of the sunroom you’re going to install. This price will likely include labor and materials, but it’s a good idea to know what’s included before getting started.
The average sunroom cost per square foot is around $85 to $240 for a three-season sunroom, and upwards of $200 to $400 for a four-season sunroom. Below will give you an idea of sunroom prices by square footage.
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There are several different types of sunrooms to add to your home. Here are some with a breakdown of the average sunroom’s price.
An all glass room thats fixed to your home is called a solarium. It is not insulated or climate controlled, but looks amazing and plants thrive in its environment. The average sunroom cost for a solarium can be from about $30,000 to $76,000.
A three-season sunroom is one of the best places to be in except for the winter. They usually dont have insulation, climate control or electricity. The price of this type of sunroom is cheaper than a four season and is a popular choice. A three-season sunroom, without no heating or cooling, run between $9,000 and $39,000.
Out of all of the sunroom types a 4 season sunroom is the most like having a full addition to your home. A four-season room is insulated, has electricity and is climate controlled so you can use it year round. A four-season sunroom average cost is between $26,000 and $80,000.
A conservatory is much like a solarium, it’s an all-glass enclosure, yet these rooms will be temperature-controlled and have electricity. The average cost of a conservatory Sunroom will be around $50,000 to $148,000.
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The installation cost of a sunroom usually is about one-half to one-third of the material costs. But, that can go up fast if you decide to have HVAC costs, roofing or electrical work costs. That is the reason sunroom installation cost is higher in comparison to that of a three-season room, where no HVAC or roofing work is needed.