Skip to main content

How to Embrace the January Sunlight in Your Home


The process of adding more natural light to a home design brings many benefits to a homeowner. Daylighting, as it is known, comes with many health benefits and assists in reducing the cost of energy consumed in that residence. By expanding windows facing the west, introducing a single skylight to a hallway, or even adding TDDs (tubular daylighting devices) in your kitchen will not only brighten your home but it can also assist in uplifting your home comfort.

Currently, there are many ways to incorporate daylight into your residence. It is vital to note that what works in one Hamptons residence will not necessarily work in another. The following are ways to embrace the January sunlight in your house:

Winning with Windows

These are old standards, but remodels of this nature will maximize the exposure of your house to the sun. For example, installing large floor to ceiling windows in your family room will bring in light without altering your interiors. The kitchen is another ideal location for windows as the natural light makes it easier to cook compared to electrical bulbs.


Tear Down Your Walls and Widen the Doors

This remodeling idea is associated with great room living concepts. Great rooms, sunrooms and conservatories have been known to eliminate walls that may be present in-between spaces. They are also associated with adding open living and connectivity spaces in a home. More open doorways and reduced walls means that more natural light will find its way into your house.

Open Up to the Idea of Glass Doors

Dim or dark rooms could be harsh for some people. When you add solid panel doors, the result can be a bit dreary. But this shouldn’t always be the case. Sunrooms, conservatories and many styles of glass doors will assist in getting in more light to a house without shutting out any part of the building from another. By adding single doors, french doors, or sliding glass doors you will be opening up your house for more natural light without really exposing the residence to security risks.




Looking for more home and sunroom design inspiration? Stop in and visit us on Facebook at @Sunroom, on Pinterest @FourSeasonsHP or on Instagram @SunroomsWindows or visit us online at www.FourSeasonsSunrooms.com 

Popular posts from this blog

Budget Friendly Fall Decor for your Sunroom

Just because summer is over, doesn't mean you still can't enjoy your outdoor space or sunroom. There is plenty of cost-effective options to transition your sunroom from summer to fall. Let us help you find the best way to re-do your sunroom just in time for the upcoming season. Check out our favorites below:
Wreaths One fun easy way to bring the fall season to your sunroom is adding a fall wreath to wall. There is so many choices to choose from when it comes to this idea. wayfair.com sells a ton of wreaths as low as $17! Feeling crafty? Check out this DIY Fall Wreath made with assorted artificial leaves, fall berries, rustic grape vines and seasonal fuzzy sprigs!

Table Décor Another one of our favorite ways to decorate for the fall season is buying all different kinds of table toppers and tablecloths/ runners. This allows you to be festive for when you have company over or just for yourself. Some fall table toppers include pumpkins, gourds and cornucopias. All these items can …

The Best Plants to Naturally Repel Ticks & Fleas

November is here which means flea and tick season is upon us. Both pests feed on blood and cause irritating bites. Their bites both transmit different diseases; Fleas transmit tapeworms and ticks can carry Lyme disease and the Rocky Mountain fever. These illnesses can cause major health issues if go untreated, so keeping yourself, your family and your furry friends safe is a top priority as we roll into the season. Utilizing plants is a great (and natural) way to repel these pests. We have found the best garden plants that you can plant to help keep you and your pets safe this flea and tick season.
Rosemary If all natural is your thing, then rosemary is for you! Rosemary is an herb that is a natural flea and tick repellent. Herbal essential oils are often a good eco-friendly pest repellent. Rosemary carries a strong scent. So only dusting a few spring around the garden will help keep the fleas and ticks away. The good thing is, is that rosemary also repels mites, flies and aphids.
Worm…

Spooky Sunroom Decorating Tips for all Hallows Eve

The best time of year is here. Halloween is a celebrated every year on October 31st. Everyone dresses up in their favorite costumes and begin to decorate their homes. Join in on the fun! Below we have listed some fun ways for you to decorate your sunroom or house for this festive holiday.
Pumpkins: The most classic and festive way to decorate for Halloween is with pumpkins. Pumpkins are the symbol of fall. Gather different variations of pumpkins and gourds and leave them around the sunroom. Also, lighting a pumpkin scented candle will fill the room with the Halloween vibes.
Candy Corn: Whenever you see those little white, yellow and orange candies you know Halloween has arrived. You can purchase a candy corn banner from Etsy that will ring in the season. Putting out a bowl of candy corn on the table will make for a sweet treat while hanging out with your family and friends.
Skulls: Another spooky way to honor the Halloween season is to add some skulls into your sunrooms. You can purch…