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Top 10 Year-Round Plants For Your Outdoor Space or Sunroom

10. CREEPING JENNY This perennial plant is a fast-growing evergreen with round golden yellow leaves. Working well in rock gardens, between stepping stones, and around ponds, Creeping Jenny will vigorously “creep” around anywhere you wish it to cover. Provide enough water and you’re well on your way to never getting rid of this plant







9. PANSY If you are picky about color, pansies come in an array of colors, some in multiple colors per flower. Much smaller than Calendulas, Pansies grow eight inches tall and grow best in containers or in groupings against trees or bushes. If you live in a frost-free region, this flower will add plenty of color to your landscaping.




8. PETUNIA These plants are tough and do extremely well in the cool weather. They come in many different colors, sizes, and shapes and only rely on sunlight, a little fertilizer and water to bloom. If you live in a frost-free region, these plants can be planted in the winter without any issues.


7. DUSTY MILLER Soft to the touch, this …

Holiday Decor for your Outdoor Space

A little holiday inspiration can go a long way and whether you have a Four Seasons Sunroom with floor to ceiling glass, a patio cover with simple roman columns, or the sleek and revolutionary LifeRoom by Four Seasons, there are many trendy décor styles you can use to spruce up your outdoor living space this Holiday season. We compiled our favorite holiday décor for your outdoor living space so you can have a warm and cozy holiday surrounded by friends, family, and all that make spirits bright and merry this holiday season.
FOR THE SUNROOM OR ADDITION SOLUTION Converting your sunroom or addition solution into an enchanted winter escape should start by choosing a color scheme. Whether you decide on white and blue hues or red and green tones, keeping with a color scheme will make it easy when it comes time to choose your decorations. Our favorite décor for your sunroom or addition solution is light wrapped garland. Pin garland around the perimeter of your sunroom or addition solution ceili…

Preparing your LifeRoom for Winter

It is important to prepare your LifeRoom’s CoolMist system ahead of winter to avoid a plumbing malfunction caused by freezing temperatures. If you come across any issues during the Winterization Process outlined below, please contact customer support at 844-MYLIFEROOM.


First, disconnect the main water supply by removing the adapter from the tap.Turn the pump on for five seconds, which will allow the water resting within the mist unit to purge through the pump and nozzles, blowing remaining water from the unit.Next, at the pump, press in the locking collect and pull out the tube. You will repeat this for both tubes located on the bottom of the pump.Remove the filter from the pump and ensure that it is drained fully. We suggest storing the filter inside to prevent frost damage. The remaining water left within the pump will flow out naturally by way of gravity.Utilizing a sturdy tape, tape over all open ends of the tubes to avoid dirt and debris from entering during the winter season.Rai…

3 Tips When Throwing an Outdoor Party

Throwing a party is easy when you can expect warm weather, clear skies, and sun-drenched days. However, hosting a party becomes a bit more difficult when you throw in the unpredictability that comes with the fall months; fluctuating temperatures, rain, cloud-covered skies and invasive wind can really ruin a party. Consider these top 3 fall tips when throwing an outdoor party in the fall so all that hard work doesn’t go to waste in a split second.
Plan the Menu Cold fall days are expected, so keep your guest’s bones warm with hearty warm soups and stews, and fall-inspired hot drinks fit for both adults and children. Our fall favorite is Jacques Pépin’s quintessential Beef Stew in Red Wine Sauce, which is packed with chunks of flat iron steak and a melody of fall flavors such as mushrooms, carrots, bay leaves, thyme and dry red wine. Pair this meal with a layered polenta dish that will knock the fluffy socks off your guests. Don’t forget to bring the entire meal together with a traditiona…

Fall Décor for your Outdoor Space

Unique gourds and colorful pumpkins, friendly scarecrows and dried decorative corn husks, layered greenery and an abundance of fall foliage; it’s easy to be a little extra when decorating your outdoor space for Fall.Avoid that overwhelming feeling that comes with “idea overload” brought on by Pinterest after Pinterest search and leave it to Four Seasons Sunrooms and Windows. We’ve compiled our favorite Fall décor for your outdoor space, so you can spend less stressing and more time relaxing in your cozy Sunroom this November.
Pumpkins, Gourds, and Squash From white and sugar pie pumpkins to muscat gourds and pattypan squash, Fall gives us some of nature’s best decorations. Our favorite outdoor space décor tip involves filling outdoor lanterns with an array of pumpkins, gourds, and squash. This simple, yet unique, décor adds a pop of color, a splash of fall, and a hint of classic all at once.This décor works best when done with multiple lanterns of varying sizes.
Bonus Tip: Having an outd…

Beautiful and Unique Autumn Party Ideas for Your Sunroom

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all," so says Stanley Horowitz, and who wouldn't agree? This is a beautiful time of year, when the leaves turn all those magic colors and the air gets crisp. The sun shines brighter, somehow, in the midst of cooler days, and we walk around in wonder at the world's changing beauty.

We walk around, or we snuggle up with a cozy blanket and bask in the sunshine allowed by our floor-to-ceiling glass wall sunroom.



Doesn't it make you want to simply gather and enjoy the company of your friends? It would be lovely, a party in your sunroom where you sit and laugh and converse about the changing lives like changing leaves, all the while the sun goes down and brings a perfect stillness under the stars.

Imagine a pot of roasted butternut squash soup served with kale apple salad and a loaf of crunchy bread, fall cocktails served all night long

On the tables, you would set lavish …

Falling Into Early Winter: 5 Decorations That Make For A Cozy Sunroom Living Space

With leaves twirling gently to the ground, families gathering around football games, and pumpkin patches bursting with color, fall is breezing in as a welcome respite from the humid days of summer.
From sporting events, to holidays, to the invigorating autumn air, fall brings so much to celebrate. As loved ones gather to reconnect, you'll want to make your home a haven. Here are 5 easy decorations to make your sunroom or living space cozy for fall.

Orange & Clove CenterpieceGather 16 oranges and a jar of whole cloves. On a round plate or cake plate, arrange 7 oranges, with sides touching, in the center of the plate. Top with a second layer of 5 oranges, then a layer of 3, followed by 1, to form a tower of oranges. Press whole cloves into the oranges in a decorative pattern for a sunroom centerpiece with striking aromatic appeal. For added beauty, tuck fall-colored silk or fresh flowers into the spaces between the oranges.
Pumpkin TopiarySelect 3 pumpkins (a small, medium, an…

How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Movie Night

As summer waves goodbye and fall begins to make its presence known, ideas for how to enjoy cooler fall weather begin to look more appealing. One perfect event to host as the evening temperatures reach near-perfection is an outdoor movie night. It takes careful planning and attention to detail to make a movie night a huge success. Here are a few suggestions to make your outdoor movie night the event of the fall season.
The Screen Matters Kristine Thomason writes for HGTV.com that the screen definitely has to be considered first and foremost. You can't just roll some 42 inch television out to the deck with an extra long cord running into the house. Projectors have gotten much more affordable over the years and there are a lot of options for a screen. Renting a large inflatable screen is one way to show your fall outdoor movie. Another easy solution is a covered patio solution, like LifeRoom by Four Seasons, with automatic screens. LifeRoom screens make for the ultimate big screen e…

Bringing Fall Inside: Sunroom Decor Ideas That Burst With Color

Fall is here, and with it come great opportunities to make some festive changes to your sunroom for the new season. Especially as the days get shorter, your sunroom is the perfect place to spend quality time during the fall season - sipping hot tea or cider in the cool autumn breeze.
Fun Flower Displays   Flowers might not be what you first imagine when you think 'fall', but there are actually some gorgeous fall flowers to add some light to your sunroom. Think of warm chrysanthemums, bright pansies, or even the delicious smelling dianthus. When it comes to fall flowers, there's no shortage of ways to keep your sunroom feeling fresh.
Fresh Throw Pillows and Shag Rugs  Throw pillows are a go-to when it comes to changing up decor for a new season or trend. This is because they're easy and inexpensive to swap out, but they can add so much life to a room! Also on trend? Shag rugs are making a big come back with various earthy colors and knit textures. This fall, try mixing…

How to Host The Ultimate Game Night in Your Sunroom

Remember when the sole mission of summer was having fun with friends? Listening for the sound of the ice cream truck, making belly-flops in the pool, catching fireflies in a jar, collecting seashells on the shore... Our childhood summers centered around the single mission of entertaining ourselves and our friends.

Just because summer is over, does not mean that the fun cannot continue!  Your sunroom provides the perfect backdrop, amid the twinkling stars and night air, to extend the feeling of summer fun right in your own home! Here are some tips to make it a hit!



Choose a Chatty Game- A game where each player takes individual turns works best, so that players can chat, enjoy snacks, or take breaks when it's not their turn. Mahjong, Bunco, and Yahtzee are great for groups because of their conversational nature and ability to accommodate many players. Set the Stage- A folding table, card table, or your patio table and chairs will work great in your sunroom. Get a few yards of dark …

How High Quality Windows Will Pay for Themselves

Too often people look at the initial cost of items like doors and windows without thinking about the long term affect. New construction is a great time to think about these things, but there is no bad time to consider upgrading the windows for any home. Spending a little bit more on higher quality windows for your home is an incredibly wise investment for a number of reasons.
Energy Efficiency Let's not forget that energy efficiency is good for our planet. Being environmentally friendly is our responsibility, but it also equals more cash in your pocket. The more energy efficient your home is, the more you will save on heating and cooling bills. Quality windows are built to keep outside air from getting inside. They withstand the test of time better and provide better insulation, allowing the temperature of your home to be more well regulated. There are several different options in quality windows that can add even more efficiency. This savings on your utility bill will eventually…

5 September Parties for Indoor and Outdoor Fun

As summer draws to a close, Labor Day is around the corner!  Want to make plans? Here are five ideas to help you and your loved ones enjoy the most that early September has to offer-- whether in the great outdoors or in the comfort of your home.


Outdoor First, consider a classic. If you have a grill, you can throw a Labor Day barbecue! This event is casual, and it can accommodate small or large crowds. All you need is some outdoor furniture for your guests. It's also a nice base for other fun activities. Horseshoes? Dancing? Cooling off in the patio room? It's up to you!

Speaking of classics, everyone loves the beach (especially in warmer parts of the country)!  Have a swimming pool? Why not throw a beach themed party in your backyard? Invite people to bring their swimsuits, towels, and beach balls. Decorate with inflatable toys shaped like palm trees or sharks. You could even set up wave sound effects! And remember to give your guests a place to dry off. A cool, covered area,…

5 Party Ideas For A Back-To-School Bash

School is fast approaching, and students will be complaining about it. They are absorbed in the idea of getting less sleep and having to do homework. You know that this is something to be celebrated, though. It is another step into the future and a further widening of your kid's potential. Why not celebrate the return of school with an outdoor party? That will get folks excited for the coming year and spice up an otherwise dull Summer day.

To give you some ideas, here are 5 ideas to get your Back-To-School party started.
Fairy Lighting On Your Patios Having your party at night? Nothing quite says great party like fairy lights strung all along the patio. Your guests will appreciate the extra lighting for one thing, and, for another, it will look as transient and magical as the last days of summer. You can get them in school-themed shapes or colors to fit your theme for an extra touch of festiveness.


School Color Banners Over The Outdoor Furniture If you have blankets or banners in…

Why Invest In Quality Replacement Windows?

When you go looking for windows, whether you have to replace one that got broken or you are just feeling that your house is in need of a window upgrade, it may be tempting to buy some off the shelf of your local home improvement store, checking only to see that they fit the space left by the old window.  There are two advantages to spending a little more time on finding the perfect window.
Saves Energy By Fitting The Climate Every location has its own climate. Some places are cool most of the year and some places are warm. This is why it is a good idea to have your glass windows tailored to the weather conditions that your home will face.

For instance, if you live in a cooler climate, you will want windows that are well insulated. In science-sounding terms, it should have a high R-Value or thermal resistance, a number that expresses how much a material slows down the transfer of heat to cold spots. The US Department of Energy has a map detailing which R-values are best for your home …