Central SC Porch To Sunroom Conversions

Can we convert your porch to a sunroom? Yes, we can.


As your most trusted Central South Carolina outdoor living designer and builder, we want you to know that if you are considering converting your open or screened porch into a sunroom, in most cases, it is absolutely possible!

There is a lot to love about porches in the South. Summer days spent in a summer daze, sweet tea in hand, surrounded by family and friends on a southern porch, are a rite of passage for South Carolinians. Porches of the South are the model for porches in other parts of the country. Think rocking chairs and ceiling fans on a porch with room for large gatherings but quiet and quaint enough to make us feel like we’re the only people on Earth.

Another porch staple in Central SC is humidity – and in the summertime, it’s doled out in large doses. Sure, we have learned to endure the heat and humidity on our open porch or screened porch, and we get by. But have you asked yourself if the space might serve you better if it were converted to a sunroom?


We are specialty outdoor living builders – if your porch can be converted to a sunroom, we can do it!

It is essential that you choose an outdoor living builder for your porch-to-sunroom conversion project for many reasons. First and foremost, Archadeck of Central SC only builds outdoor living projects. We are knowledgeable about building sunrooms that truly live up to our clients’ outdoor living expectations. We custom-tailor each project specifically for one client’s home and family. It matters that your new sunroom is the perfect one for you, a space you’ll be able to enjoy any time, year-round.


Not only that, but we work diligently to keep our custom sunroom building projects on schedule and on budget. We are not a fly-by-night builder thinking they can somehow deliver on a custom sunroom project! We are a sunroom design and build firm, one that guarantees your project will be built per specifications and per contract. Along with that independent guarantee, we offer craftsmanship and structural warranties and manufacturers’ warranties.

Proper permitting then for your porch, proper permitting now for your sunroom construction

Permitting is a consideration when converting one type of outdoor living space to a different one. If you have an open or screened porch in Central South Carolina, that porch was permitted before building. Once your porch was built, it passed proper inspections before it was deemed a safe and usable living space. Before a conversion, your structure must be re-assessed to sunroom structural specifications.

—Imagine converting this lakeside screened porch to a sunroom ; the views!

Fact is, we would never assume an existing porch structure is sturdy enough to carry the weight of a sunroom. Porches do not weigh as much as sunrooms do, so we always recommend that the foundation be reinforced for such a conversion. Sunrooms have framed walls with windows, and that weight must be accounted for when planning to modify the structure. It’s not just about adding walls – it’s about properly adding walls and keeping your family safe from structural failures. Archadeck of Central SC will make certain your structure is sound before beginning your porch-to-sunroom conversion.


Why might you decide to convert your porch to a sunroom?

Wanting a room with lots of natural light but none of the negative weather elements is what drives most of our clients to want a sunroom. And sure, South Carolina summers are steamy, but converting a porch to a sunroom isn’t just about weather. Have you considered the many uses of a new sunroom?

Sunrooms make great playrooms!


If you have children, and don’t have an interior room devoted to playtime and learning, a sunroom is a wonderful way to gain it. Sunrooms are so flexible, they can serve many purposes, especially for expanding families. Create a bright and inviting space for your children to enjoy, and for you to enjoy with them.

Sunrooms can grow with your kids, too! A playroom today can be study room later – to accommodate homework, school projects, and a gathering space for pre-teens and teens to spend time with their friends.

Sunrooms are great for flexible spill-over spaces.


With the flexible space a sunroom offers, you can create the space you need just about any time you need it. Set up additional dining tables for cook-outs and parties. Use it as a second or third TV room. How about a quiet reading nook, or a space for uninterrupted meditation and daily devotionals? Throw in a pull-out sofa, and you’ll have additional sleep space for visiting out-of-towners.

Tell us how you would love to use your sunroom so we can tailor it to your needs!

Have you been asking yourself, Can I convert my porch into a sunroom? Get in touch with Archadeck of Central SC today to discuss your new porch-to-sunroom conversion! You can reach us by phone at (803) 603 – 2160 or via email at [email protected]

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