Patio Enclosures Durham Region

 

Patio Enclosures Durham Region

One of the biggest and exciting perks to incorporating patio enclosures Durham Region to your outside space is the additional square footage it adds to your home (and by ‘extension’, adding even more value and entertaining space…a great investment strategy and future resale bonus!). As many Canadians enjoy their backyards in all weather and even more, their patio space (who doesn’t love to get outdoors and fire up the BBQ in the wintertime?), it is a win-win situation when homeowners convert their patios into a patio enclosed space for year-round enjoyment! A great first step is to ascertain if your new patio enclosure will be used in all seasons, some seasons, as a privacy shield, or just as a protective and enjoyable guard against the hot sun and bothersome insects. Upon choosing the style of patio enclosure, you will then want to consider door, window & hardware options (a great chance to personalize your patio enclosure even more!).

Patio Enclosures Styles

Firstly, you will want to decide if you want a solid, year-round structure that will protect from the outside elements and provide privacy, or, do you want a more simplified (and cost effective) answer to just being able to use your patio bug free? The patio space that is a big part of your home is your direct space that connects you to the world outside. Many homeowners want to ‘draw in the outside from inside’ for its health benefits and heightened enjoyment. You have a wide array of options when it comes to choosing your personal patio enclosure style, depending on how you wish your patio enclosure to function best for you. There are traditional patio enclosures that are sometimes called sunrooms, three season patio enclosures, four season patio enclosures, solariums, simple patio covers and screened patio enclosures. There are many perks and plus’s when it comes to each of the styles available to you, and our helpful team of patio enclosures Durham Region specialists can assist you with in-depth information.

Patio Enclosures Materials

Glass: there are a couple of different types of glass, there is single glass pane (great for use during three of the Canadian seasons) and double glass pane (which is thermal-friendly and energy efficient throughout all four Canadian seasons). We offer our customers optional choices like tinting the glass, low-e glazing and interchangeable glass for screens.
Screens: screen material is a highly durable aluminium mesh that is painted black, to deflect some of the harmful UV rays that come through with natural sunlight and keeping insects out, using our high-grade screening that is made to be durable against the weather elements, and strong for longer life (our screen/mesh panels resist corrosion and sagging).
Aluminium: a great choice for its lower costs, its high rigidity, almost maintenance free, a larger variety of colours & sizes, it is lightweight, but it is a conductor which will require a thermal break in the aluminium framing.
Vinyl: is a top choice for its durability, maintenance-free appeal, resistant to mold, offering a wealth of colour palettes & wood-look or metal-look manufacturing, and is easier to install. The most cost-effective choice is vinyl for its versatility and made in various shapes, offering a smaller colour palette, is easily accessible and is a decent insulator (vinyl lasts for many years).
Wood: is the more expensive choice, but it is a natural material, it has a warm appearance, it is versatile for all sized constructions, it is an superb insulator of noise & heat (there are now rot-proof and exotic natural woods available), but it requires treatment (painting or staining) and regular maintenance.
Steel: is strong, pleasing to the eyes, is a higher quality material, is versatile for various sized constructions, but it has a low insulation factor and requires reinforced steel & anti-rust treatments (it is parallel in cost to wood), but can last for many years.

Patio Enclosures Extras

If you are handy and love those DIY projects around your home, then you do have the opportunity to go with a kit (pre-assembled) and install your patio enclosure yourself. Patio enclosures Durham Region provides great extras you can implement into your personal design, that are optional like tempered glass, insulated knee-walls or kick plates, in-swing doors, customized sills, sliding doors to save on space in smaller areas, transoms & sidelites and hardware & security options. Self-install entrance enclosures are now easier to work with than you may think, you receive our all ready-made wall sections and included are simplistic ‘one way only’ to assemble instructions, taking the guess work out of assembly and installation!
 
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