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Add Sunshine to Your Log Home with a Solarium

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Many log homeowners love enjoying an overlook of the stunning landscapes and beauty of nature. There is no better place to take in the radiant scenery or the natural beauty of the outdoors than from the comfort of your own beautiful log home. A solarium is a room built mainly of glass to allow sunlight into your home. A classic glass solarium can be added to perfectly accent your traditional or contemporary log home with just the right measure of warmth and symmetrical finish to match.

Advantages of Adding a Solarium

Solariums may be just the right addition to your log home. Here are some reasons to love solariums:

Sensible and fitting the sunroom creates a new dimension to any log home. It may even become the focal point of your home, seamlessly inviting the picturesque outdoors in.

With a sunroom, you can relax in an environment of warmth and natural flood of sunlight, without even getting out of your favorite armchair. Solariums designed to enjoy the maximum sunlight exposure, naturally warm up from the sun’s rays.

Glass panes in a solarium ensure energy-efficiency, as the room gets enough natural light during the day. You do not need to turn on the lights as much, and this ensures savings on your energy bills.

Solariums are ideal for growing plants all year long. Tending to plants indoors may enable you to defend them from harmful pests and harsh environmental conditions.

Doctors recommend sun exposure for at least 20 minutes a day to help the body produce essential Vitamin D naturally. Relaxing in a sunlit solarium, maybe with a cuppa or your favorite book, can vastly improve your overall health, as Vitamin D is crucial for cell regeneration, good bone health and absorption of calcium. Delay those joint aches from osteoporosis by reinvigorating yourself in the sunroom.

Many people experience winter depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that occurs from not being exposed to enough sunlight during the winter months. They turn to distasteful artificial lights in place of sun exposure.  But the best option when it comes to getting natural sun exposure is solariums that can help you de-stress and lift your mood.

Having a solarium may add to the properly resale value of your log home and it makes for a convenient and cheap way of adding much needed extra space in your log home. With an extension of your living area into the sunroom you also get soul and leisure along with space in the log home of your dreams.

You can creatively express with your sunroom, and design the space for a breakfast corner or an entertaining space. Some people fulfill their dreams by installing a hot tubs or Jacuzzi in their sunrooms for the ideal relaxation retreat. Depending on the size and space available you can use the solarium, as you please to turn it into you dream room.

With so many benefits on offer, if you don’t have one already, let some sunshine into your home with a custom built solarium! Do remember that solariums and your log home need regular cleaning and maintenance to keep it looking beautiful and new through the years.

As the best log home builders and repair experts, we at Performance Log Finishers know how to handle your building project expertly. Call us at 800-781-2551, to keep your log home looking extraordinary through all seasons.

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