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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 …

Fall Cleaning Tips for your Outdoor Space

Another season favorite is almost here. It is time to clean up your outdoor space of its summer decor and transition to fall. The leaves are about to change, the weather is going to cool down, and the days will be become short, and now is the best time to prepare your backyard for this yearly change.
Cleaning out your Gutters Cleaning out your gutters is one of the most important things you will need to do to avoid leaks, roof damage, and potential clogging. Throughout the summer, gutters tend to be great homes for bird nests and as the leaves begin to change and fall, they clog the gutters even further. Before additional debris is added, starting the fall season with a clean gutter system will only be beneficial to you and your home.
Fertilize your Lawn The winter months can be detrimental to grass. Snow and brutal cold temperatures tend to destroy lawns that haven’t been adequately prepared for the season. Fall is the best time to fertilize your lawn, preparing it for the winter and…

The Trendiest Colors to Bring a “POP” of Color to your Outdoor Space

It is not too late. The sun is still shinning, and you can still add the trendiest colors to your backyard to make the rest of your summer bright. Do not settle for anything less; make your outdoor space something you’ll love and are proud to show off to your friends, neighbors, and family. 2019 has a few trendy colors that are sure to blend into 2020 and stick around for a while. We’ve compiled our favorite, most universal trending colors to help inspire your inner interior designer.

Plush Purple There are many tones of purple. From a light lavender to a royal deep hue, purple is an easy color to tastefully add to any space. Mixing any tone of purple with neutral colors, such as beige or white will allow this trendy favorite to stand out without being overwhelming. Small changes, like purchasing purple-toned pillows and matching it to a patterned outdoor umbrella of the same hue can be a subtle, yet trendy touch you can add to your outdoor space that will brighten up your backyard in…

How a Sunroom can Benefit your Health

It is never too late to add a sunroom to your backyard or patio space. It is a common misconception that sunrooms are only useful during the summer, but we greatly disagree. Four Seasons Sunrooms is an all-season room and is great all-year round, offering access to nature and all the benefits the sun has to offer.
Protect your Skin and Gain Vitamin D Everyone is so nervous to be out in the sun for too long because of the effects the UV rays have on your body and skin. UV rays are extremely dangerous for your skin and can lead to cancer. By adding a sunroom to your backyard or patio space you still will get the direct sunlight you are looking for, but with the comfort of knowing you and your family are safe. This is a benefit that will be great for the summer months and into early fall, when the sun is at it’s harshest. Having a sunroom also provides people with access to Vitamin D. Lack of this nutrient causes your muscles to become weak. With access to a Four Seasons Sunroom, you can …

Must-Haves to Make the Perfect Backyard for Entertaining

Summer is the time to enjoy your outdoor space, whether this means just sitting outside with a good book or throwing the best party of the summer. If throwing the best summer party is on your to do list this year, we have listed the must haves to make your backyard ideal for entertaining.
Outdoor Weather-Friendly Speakers Music is a must have when hosting a summer party. However, nothing is more tedious than moving indoor speakers outdoors for the day, only to forget them and destroy them days later after a summer storm arises. If throwing parties with the sounds of summertime ballads in the background is your thing, outdoor speakers are a must have. From high tech speakers hoisted on the walls, or hidden speakers nestled neatly amongst your garden and shaped like rocks, there are many speakers on the market to fit your style. Whatever you choose, we suggest finding one that is completely wireless and runs solely on Bluetooth and solar powered. This will ensure an easy installation and…

Late Summer Blooms to Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds

It is not too late to make your outdoor space amazing so you can enjoy the rest of your summer. Bringing nature into your backyard creates a calm and cooling vibe to help you relax all summer long. Butterflies and hummingbirds are the perfect animals to create the perfect relaxing feeling you might be looking for. We found the five best blooms that will attract all the butterflies and hummingbirds to your backyard this summer season.


SUNFLOWERS The most obvious flower to add to your outdoor space are tall vibrant sunflowers. This flower couldn’t be more perfect to invest in now as it’s blooming season begins now and lasts through fall. Sunflowers are easy to maintain; all they need is to be planted in an area with high sun-exposure and watered lightly. Sunflowers can be purchased at any home improvement store such as Lowes, at your local Walmart store, or a flower nursery near you.

COSMOS Cosmos is another flower that will help attract mystifying hummingbirds and colorful butterflies. Co…

Why a Sunroom Should be your Next Addition!

Ever want to create your own personal nook? Adding a sunroom to your house allows you to do just that. Nothing transforms a home like a sunroom. Space is added. Sunlight and nature are brought in, but even more so, family fun just seems to follow. Your sunroom becomes the bright, friendly place for gatherings, game nights, parties, quiet chats or time alone.
Designed for year-round living, our solarium, patio enclosure and sunroom designs can be customized to fit your lifestyle and will enhance the beauty and value of your home. Traditional and contemporary sunrooms and conservatories will add light, elegance and a spacious look that will blend perfectly with any style home.
Natural Light and Adding Space Fill your home with natural light and add the space you've always wanted – with one easy sunroom addition. Four Seasons Sunrooms, patio rooms and conservatories will bring your home to life! Enjoy the beauty, serenity, and energy of nature, all year-round, in a sunroom addition from…

Amazing Ways to Illuminate your Pergola

Don’t let a dark or dimly lit pergola stop your outdoor summer fun once the sun goes down. During those long summer months, when company stays throughout the night, you need to make sure you have the best lighting to keep the party going. We’ve compiled a list of the top four best ways to illuminate your pergola to keep the party going well into the night.
Built in Lights We understand that adding a pergola to your backyard is a big decision. Do it right from the start by having built in lights installed directly into your pergola. This ensures that you when it gets dark out, you won’t need to scramble to turn find lighting or retreat indoors. With a flick of a switch, you can host company all summer long, day or night, with ease! Four Seasons Sunrooms & Windows offers puck lighting for all our patio covers and covered pergolas.
String Lights If you already have your pergola installed but overlooked installing lighting, don’t worry! String lights are so easy, whimsical, and budget-f…

Our Favorite Privacy Solutions for your Backyard

Summer is your time the best time to hang out and spend time with the people you love. Making sure your backyard is quiet and free of prying eyes is a must. We found the best solutions to create privacy in your backyard so you can enjoy the time with your family and friends while maintaining your privacy.
Fountains: Natural Zen Adding a fountain to your backyard is a great way to keep out the peeping toms, while maintaining a natural and organic look. As an additional bonus, adding a fountain creates a white-noise effect, masking out unwanted external noises. With a wide range of variety, styles, and prices, there is a choice of fountain for every home style from east to west.
Fences and Walls When it comes to privacy, low-hanging fruit options are fences or makeshift walls. Putting up a fence or wall allows you to enclose your backyard from neighbors, strangers, and animals (both domestic and wild). If a boring old wall or fence isn’t your style, our favorite creative option is a “l…

Utilizing Curtains on your Pergola

Summertime is the best time, but while the days are long, the summer months are unfortunately rather short. Don’t let the heat keep you from going outside; with the creative use of outdoor curtains on your pergola, you can have the privacy you need this summer, while keeping both the sun, wind, and bugs out. This will not only keep you and your family safe but will protect expensive outdoor furniture.
There are massive differences between indoor and outdoor curtains, in both style and fabric type. For outdoor curtains, our favorite options feature cotton canvases, polyester blends, acrylic and olefin. In fact, Olefin is considered a prime fabric to use. Research has shown that because of its lightweight, soft, and extremely durable weave, Olefin does not fade and is sure to last.
Providing Shade from the Sun Sitting outside in the summer heat can be tiring. Adding modern curtains to your pergola will keep you safe from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Not only is this perfect for a quiet r…

Enhance your Outdoor Space with Budget-Friendly Decor Ideas

For some, time spent in your backyard is limited to only a few months out of the year. In North Eastern states such as New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania, it’s safe to say that the only opportunity you have to enjoy your outdoor living space is between May and September. Because of this, over-spending on outdoor luxuries such as lounge chairs, table-top bars, and décor isn’t a top priority, and is often overlooked. We get it! However, you don’t have to settle for low-quality furniture and décor because of it. We compiled a list of our favorite outdoor furniture to give your outdoor space a design upgrade on a budget, so you don’t overextend and over-spend in preparation for this coming summer season.
MODERN FURNITURE WITH A SIMPLISTIC STYLE Modern is in. This year’s trend yearns for sleek, simple and sharp lines with neutral and earth-toned colors. If this style is your “cup of tea”, this 7-piece Rattan Sofa Set from Wayfair is for you. Seating 7 of your closest fri…

4 Tips to Throw the Best Memorial Day Outdoor Party

The kickoff to summer is finally here. Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner. Americans have been celebrating Memorial Day since May 30th, 1868. Wow, it’s been 151 years. In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson declared Memorial day’s birthplace in Waterloo, N.Y. Many people celebrate and honor soldiers for their duty in the armed forces. Everyone celebrates in different ways so, here we have the best tips to help you throw the greatest Memorial Day party for your friends and family.

Tip #1: Food, food, and more food. Everyone one loves a good barbecue and it being the start of the summer it might be the first of many. Go to your local super market and pick up some hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries and chips. These are all the essentials you need for your party. Before your start the BBQ grab some finger foods to be passed around, so your guests don’t get too hungry. Some of the best finger foods include crackers and cheese, a simple shrimp platter with red sauce and some tomato…

How to Embrace the Hue that's always on Trend: Blue

The color blue has been a popular color for quite some time now. A lot of people are incorporating it into their homes, clothing, and just their overall lifestyle. Luckily summer is here, and this is the best time to start adding some blue into your outdoor space keep your home trendy!

If you’re not sure if you’re going to like it, start off small. Add a little blue into your life with a blue accent pillow to put onto your couch, or blue potted flowers in whichever shade of blue you prefer. Feeling bold?  You could also add a blue area rug at a diagonal to not only elongate the space, but also help to make the room pop. Revamping a kitchen or dining area with a small pop of blue hue is also very easy and cost-effective. Our favorite additional is blue salt and pepper shakers; this is a fun and easy way to test out if blue is for you.

However, if you're ready to make a bold statement and are looking for a more robust and "in your face" way to bring on the blue, there is a…