Screen Rooms: Allowing You to Make the Most of Your Summer

You've got to love warm weather and sunshine, but you may not love the black flies and mosquitoes that come with it. These pesky critters can ruin any backyard gathering or deck party. An effective solution could be to include a screen room in the design of your new home. They can be built any size or shape, allowing you to accommodate as many friends and family members as you wish. 

These rooms are often built from pressure-treated lumber and custom-made screens. Also available are pre-manufactured kits, which can be fitted to suit your space and budget. Style options range from rustic and minimal, to a more elaborate extension of everyday living space. Some kits also come with sliding glass windows and doors, which can extend your screen room season by several months.

3 season room

If you decide to have a screen room built on your home, it's important to consider safety along with style. Familiarize yourself with the safety requirements for handrails, and be sure to select the correct fibreglass screen. A good one will last for years, rather than the screens that only last a season or two.

With a room such as this, you can make the most of your summer by enjoying some fresh air and quality outdoor time even when the weather doesn’t cooperate.

Keith Sawlor Sawlor Built Homes Custom Home Builder in Nova Scotia

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor is the second generation Owner of Sawlor Built Homes. With more than 35 years experience building custom homes in Nova Scotia, Keith has built a team that mirrors his professional knowledge and values.

Keith is a Certified Residential Builder who is also certified with many leading industry organizations. He is a Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified Builder, a Net Zero Energy (NZE) Certified Builder, a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) R-2000 Certified Builder, and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Keith is a Board Member of the Atlantic Home Warranty Program as well as the Canadian Home Builders' Association Nova Scotia. He is involved in many other industry programs and associations, such as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.

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