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Replace top glass panels of a solarium

We have a solarium that is original to the house, 1970s. The top glass panels are fogged over, the double pane seal is broken. The side panels are fine. We are having difficulty finding a contractor ...
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Need advice on porch conversion to sunroom

First, a huge THANK YOU to the community for helping me through a major kitchen and living room renovation. Couldn’t have done without your advise and guidance. I am now exploring the possibility of ...
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Insulating and leveling sunroom floors

We have an old, 1911 house in Minnesota. Our front room is a converted porch which is drafty and quite sloped. Our plan is to rip up the old linoleum floors, get down to the joists, and essentially ...
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Attaching double 2x10 beams to 4x4 post

What is the proper way to attach two double-2x10 beams that butt together at a 4x4 post? Do you notch 3" of the 3.5" post and butt them together there, or does Simpson make a connector for ...
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Sunroom - detached vs attached

we have been talking about building a extension room on the concrete patio. Watched some online videos and all involving attaching a ledger board to the house. However that looks very difficult ...
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Decreasing heat in glass porch

We have a glass porch (10ft x 20ft) with glass walls and glass roof, connects to the main building through a door. What is the way to decrease the heat inside the room? Similar to that: We can cover ...
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Converting Screened Room to 4 Season Room - Looking for confirmation / suggestions

12 years ago I added a 12'x14' screened porch to the back of my house in Maryland. The screen porch was permitted and inspected when I original built it. I'm now thinking of upgrading the room to a 4 ...
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Is there gutter around this sunroom?

This sunroom is interesting because: The long edge attached to the house is lower below the gutter. Then it has multiple edges with a pointed top (cathedral?). How does the water run off? ...
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option for hot sunroom floor

i have a sunroom, summer time sunroom can be hot over>100 F degree, laminate or vinyl planks which one is better and can tolerated hot weather?
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Filling in holes in a wooden porch frame made by bees

I have a question on filling in holes on the post of my sunroom. left image: sunroom and a hole on the red box. right image: a hole (on the red box). The hole is about a half depth of the post. Would ...
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How can I seal between siding and sunroom to block bee access?

I have a sunroom which is right next to the siding of my houses: However, as shown below, there are some gaps between the siding and the sunroom, and some bees go inside the gaps and make holes. I’d ...
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Options to cool attached sunroom

I live in the northeast US and recently bought a home with an attached solarium facing south. Roof is composed of reflective double-pane Anderson windows. Sides are nearly floor to ceiling double-...
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Is vinyl click-plank flooring appropriate for 3-season rooms in cold climates?

Has anyone had experience with floating click-vinyl plank flooring in a 3-season sunroom? My room has south west exposure. The floor is insulated with vapor barrier and is well supported. My main ...
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