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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 ...