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What is Best for Your Home…a Sunroom or Screened Porch?

Florida SunroomWe all know the most significant benefit of living in Florida is our super weather. Your patio or lanai is the perfect spot to sip a sweet drink while enjoying the outdoors. It also has bugs, heat, and humidity, which is no good. Screened-in porches and sunrooms allow you to enjoy the beautiful Florida weather while avoiding things like mosquitoes or rain. 

It is an excellent way to add usable living space to your home.

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Winter Prep for Patio Screens

Winter is coming, are your patio screens ready for the chill? There are few things more relaxing than enjoying a hot cup of coffee on a crisp winter morning on your porch. Screens don't keep out all the cold air, but they're still beneficial in the cold months! It's easy to keep your screened-in porch occupied and enjoyed in the winter just like in the summer. There are a few steps to take to make sure you get the most out of your patio screens all year long.

It doesn't take much to prep your screens for winter. Make sure to follow some of these tips here to ensure that you get the most of your patio screens no matter what time of year it is!

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What Is Uv & How Do Screen Enclosures Help

Florida is known as the Sunshine State, and that label rings true about 60% of the year (since the other 40% it rains). Thousands of people flock to Florida beaches and other water getaways to take a refreshing dip and soak up the hot sun. Some might even be lucky enough to sunbathe in their backyard. But there is a danger lurking in those warm, inviting rays and that danger is called UV rays. 

uv florida screen enclosureYou've probably seen the little stickers on the corner of sunglasses promoting that this specific pair can block harmful UV rays.  It's also all over the labels for various sunscreens. UV stands for Ultraviolet, and it's a type of radiation given off by the sun. UV rays are the leading cause of skin cancer since too much of it can create abnormalities in the skin (and sometimes eyes) and cause the body to react. UV can take it's time to be harmful, but in some cases, those rays can get you in a matter of minutes and leave with you an abnormal mole or marking on your skin the following days. The rays aren't visible but can be felt with the intense heat of the sun on a particularly hot day. 

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Benefits of Adding a Screen Enclosure.

For many of those in Florida, a front porch or a backyard pool are two of the best hangout spots at home. Benefits of Adding a Screen Enclosure. This is especially true during summertime, where the days are longer, and the sun is hotter! But how can you keep your summer chill spot nice and chill? By adding screen enclosures to all your outdoor living areas! Whether it be a spacious front porch, an in/above ground pool area, or a small, simple patio; a screened in enclosure can make sure you get the most out of being outdoors while still being indoors (kind of). Here we list some of the top benefits to adding a screen enclosure to your home in Florida!

Cut down on harmful UV rays! Adding the screens to your outdoor hangout area will work overtime to make sure you don't have a summer full of sunburns. Along with the help of an SPF sunscreen for your skin, the screen enclosure helps keep those harmful sun rays at bay so you can enjoy your outside time without constant sunscreen application or hiding in the shade.

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