A Custom Porch Conversion in York, ME

by | Aug 31, 2017 | Construction

Clients often spare no expense as they envision the spaces of their dreams. That’s to be expected in the world of custom glass design! There’s a big difference between a prefabricated enclosure and a custom engineered glass structure assembled from the industry’s finest materials. A transformative renovation project introducing a skylight, addition, or enclosure is a serious commitment that can bring incredible value to your home, and it’s natural to want to maximize that value.

We leverage our experience to provide accurate quotes at competitive prices. This holds true across the spectrum, from our smallest to our most lavish projects. Today’s construction showcase post features a porch enclosure completed in York, Maine. The client wanted to convert their porch into a custom enclosure to create an excellent space for relaxation and entertainment that could be enjoyed well into the year’s later months. Rather than introduce a new enclosure to the property, a conversion of the existing porch was preferred as a way to save both time and money.

The existing porch area was converted into a three-season room via the addition of a maintenance-free wall system. Key features include tall windows and lovely sliding glass doors. The project began late in the season and it was important for us to work quickly. We did just that by completing the project in just over a week. This is one of the benefits of working with the existing deck or porch of your residence as opposed to beginning a more complicated renovation: you can enjoy great results in a fraction of the time.

Any porch with a roof is a great candidate for this system; you’ll extend the usable time of your porch late into the fall season. The optional introduction of insulated glass and a heat source will fully winterize your space if desired. Remember: we’re a New England company that has a deep working knowledge of the construction standards necessary for a local space to fully withstand the elements. Let us know what you hope to achieve, and we’ll put together the ideal strategy for your limitations and budget. Let’s take a closer look at how this project came together:

A "before" photo of a York, Maine client's existing porch prior to the start of a Sunspace Design three-season porch enclosure renovation

A view of this residence’s front porch prior to the start of work.
This space will provide additional shelter and warmth when we’re complete.

A "before" photo of the side of this York, Maine client's open concept porch taken immediately before renovation begins

Work is about to begin.
Custom porch enclosures are great options for clients seeking beautiful results at reasonable prices.

Sunspace Design crewmen continue the three-season porch enclosure project by adding supports and beginning work on the frames

We begin to install new frames.
Soon this wall will be filled with glass that introduces amazing natural light to the space!

Construction equipment rests on a protected work area as railings and ready posts are removed from the walls of the porch

The crew removes the railings and ready posts so that construction can continue.

A Sunspace Design crewman stands at the far end of the porch being renovated as work continues in the process of installing new window walls

The crew begins installation of the first set of new window walls.

This view of a York, Maine porch renovation project features an exterior look of a new front wall system

An exterior view of the new front wall system.
The design will pair wonderfully with the home’s existing architecture.

The interior of this three-season porch enclosure is partially finished, with tall windows lining the walls

A look at the partially finished interior.

The completed exterior of this porch conversion project features tall, elegant windows which have been touched by a fresh morning dew

A view of the completed exterior of the residential porch enclosure.

Brand new sliding glass doors have been introduced to the side entry of this enclosed porch

New sliding doors have been installed for entry.

A relaxing seating area visible through the open sliding doors of a porch enclosure

A view of the space from the sliding doors…

A view of the seating area inside an enclosed porch from the perspective of the sliding doors opening to the home's interior

…and a view of the space taken from the entry to the home’s interior.
This is going to be the perfect spot for quiet relaxation late into the year.

If you’re a homeowner seeking a cost effective way to convert your existing patio, deck, or porch into a gorgeous and functional enclosed space, contact Sunspace Design. Submit your details via our online contact form, email us at info@sunspacedesign.com, or call us at 1-800-530-2505. We look forward to introducing sunlight to your family home.

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