STRUCTURE

Build a Sunroom on Screw Piles

A sunroom is a great addition to almost any home. They add extra living space, with a light, airy atmosphere, which can be used to enjoy the outdoor view without suffering through inclement weather, provide a casual setting to relax, or even be used to create an indoor garden. Properly designed, a sunroom is an important part of a passive solar home design.

When used for passive solar, the sunroom must be located on the south side of the home, without being shadowed by trees or other construction. The sunlight shining through the sunroom’s many windows needs to strike dark colors, which naturally convert the sunlight to heat.  

Any home becomes richer and more elegant looking with a sunroom attached. The expanded living space makes it possible to have multiple seating areas for entertaining or just relaxing. When the home is sold, this type of addition provides an added attraction for selling, increasing the sale price of the home.  

By using Postech Screw Piles for the construction of the sunroom, the overall cost of the sunroom is lowered considerably. The reduction in the foundation cost leaves more money available for the attractive parts of the sunroom, the windows, trims and flooring.  

One challenge in building sunrooms is that they are heavier than normal construction, largely due to the weight of the glass and the supporting framework. This isn’t a problem for Postech Screw Piles, which can easily support the additional weight. The screw piles also provide a foundation that is highly resistant to problems caused by the weather.  

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Postech’s trained contractors can install Postech Screw Piles for your sunroom foundation quickly and easily, with minimal fuss. The equipment used makes it easy to install them directly adjacent to your existing home’s foundation.  

With a foundation made of Postech Screw Piles, building your sunroom is quicker and easier. As no excavation is required, the installation of screw piles won’t damage your existing landscaping, other than the actual footprint of the screw piles. That means that you can get your project started quicker and that you won’t have to spend extra time and money repairing landscaping damaged by excavating for a concrete foundation.